15.1 (Win. 1983)-19.3 (Aut. 1987)

Volume 19.3 (Autumn 1987)

Articles

  • Kinereth Meyer, “Visionary Poetry and Breaking of the Tablets”
  • Charles A. Huttar, “_Paradise Regained_, the Hermeneutical Circle, and Christian Anticipations of Post-Modern Theory
  • Sue Mitchell Crowley, “Mr. Blackmur’s Lowell: How Does Morality Got into Literature?”
  • Richard Grigg, “Language, the Other, and God: On Italo Cavino’s Last Novels

Book Reviews

  • Louis Dupré on Hans Urs von Balthasar, The Glory of the Lord, vols. I-III. Hans Urs von Balthasar
  • Robert Detweiler​​​​​​ on Paul Ricoeur, Time and Narrative, vols. I-II.
  • John H. Yoder on René Girard, The Scapegoat
  • Robert Entzminger on:
    • Hugh MacCallum, Milton and the Sons of God: The Divine Image in Milton’s Poetry
    • Kathleen M. Swaim, Before and After the Fall: Contrasting Modes in Paradise Lost

Book Notices

  • David C. Fowler, The Bible in Middle English Literature

Volume 19.2 (Summer 1987)

Articles

  • Chaim Potok, “The Culture Highways We Travel”
  • H. Mark Roelofs, “George Orwell’s Obscured Utopia”
  • Donald Davie, “R. S. Thomas’s Poetry of the Church in Wales”
  • David Walsh, “Dostoevsky’s Discovery of the Christian Foundation of Politics”

Book Reviews

  • Michael Vander Weele on:
    • Hans-Georg Gadamer, The Relevance of the Beautiful and Other Essays
    • Kurt Mueller-Vollmer, ed., The Hermeneutics Reader: Texts of the German Tradition of the Enlightenment to the Present
  • Thomas R. Whitaker on David Daiches, God and the Poets: The Gifford Lectures. 1983
  • Eugene Webb on Thomas J. J. Altizer, History as Apocalypse
  • Mary Gerhart on:
    • Heinrich Böll, Frauen vor Flusslandschaft: Roman in Dialogen und Selbst Gerprachen
    • Heinrich Böll, A Soldier’s Legacy
    • Heinrich Böll, The Stories of Heinrich Böll
    • Heinrich Böll, What’s To Become of the Boy? or: Something To Do With Books

Book Notices

  • Katerina Clark and Michael Holquist, Mikhail Bakhtin
  • Amy Schrager Lang, Prophetic Women: Anne Hutchinson and the Problem of Dissent in the Literature of New England

Volume 19.1 (Spring 1987)

Articles

  • Duncan Robertson, “The Experience of Reading: Bernard of Clairvaux, Sermons on the Song of Songs, I”
  • Kathleen Verduin, “The Lord of Heroes: Hemingway and the Crucified Christ”
  • James Lindroth, “Simone Weil and Wallace Stevens: The Notion of Decreation as Subject in ‘An Ordinary Evening in New Haven’”
  • Catherine Brown Tkacz, “The Bible in Medieval Literature: A Bibliographic Essay on Basic and New Sources”

Book Reviews

  • Julia Bolston Holloway on:
    • Elizabeth Alvida Petroff, ed., Medieval Women’s Visionary Literature
    • Hildegard of Bingen, Scivias
    • Hildegard of Bingen, Illuminations
    • Abbess Hildegard of Bingen, A Feather on the Breath of God: Sequences and Hymns
  • John C. Meagher on C. A. Patrides and Joseph Wittreich, ed., The Apocalypse in English Renaissance Thought and Literature
  • James Walter on Louise Cowan, ed., The Terrain of Comedy

Volume 18.3 (Autumn 1986)

Articles

  • Elisa New, “Difficult Writing, Difficult God: Emily Dickinson’s Poems Beyond Circumference”
  • Rowena Revis Jones, “‘A Royal Seal’: Emily Dickinson’s Rite of Baptism”
  • Charles Isenberg, “Satan in Goray and Ironic Restitution”
  • Dianna Vitanza, “The Cloister and the Hearth: A Popular Response to the Oxford Movement”

Book Reviews

  • Edward J. Gallagher on:
    • Kenneth Silverman, The Life and Times of Cotton Mather
    • Mitchell Robert Breitwieser, Cotton Mather and Benjamin Franklin: The Price of Representative Personality
  • Martin Bidney​​​​​​ on Richard E. Brantley, Locke, Wesley, and the Method of English Romanticism

Book Notices

  • Sara E. Melzer, Discourses of the Fall: A Study of Pascal’s Pensées.
  • Nathan A. Scott, Jr., The Poetics of Belief

Volume 18.2 (Summer 1986)

Articles

  • Dennis M. Welch, “’Cloth’d with human beauty’: Milton and Blake’s Incarnational Aesthetic”
  • Emily Archer, “‘Stalking Joy’: Flanner O’Connor’s Accurate Naming”
  • James E. Robinson, “Murder in the Cathedral as Theatre of the Spirit”
  • Michon Marie Matthiesen, “Narrative of Suffering: Complementary Reflections of Theological Anthropology in Johann Metz and Elie Weisel”

Book Reviews

  • Elena Malits, CSC on Anne Hunsaker Hawkins, Archetypes of Conversion: The Autobiographies of Augustine, Bunyan, and Merton
  • James S. Cutsinger on:
    • Anthony John Harding, Coleridge and the Inspired Word
    • David Jasper, Coleridge as Poet and Religious Thinker
  • Daniel C. Noel on:
    • Agnes McNeill Donohue, Hawthorne: Calvin’s Ironic Stepchild
    • William Hamilton, Melville and the Gods

Volume 18.1 (Spring 1986)

Articles

  • William E. Rogers, “Ricoeur and the Privileging of Texts: Scripture and Literature”
  • Carole Slade, “Saint Teresa’s Meditaciones sobre los Cantares
  • Joyce Lorraine Beck, “Denise Levertov’s Poetics and Oblique Prayers
  • Janine Langan, “Icon vs. Myth: Dostoevsky, Feminism, and Pornography”

Book Reviews

  • Paul Mariani on:
    • Milton J. Bates, Wallace Stevens: A Mythology of Self
    • David M. LaGuardia, Advance on Chaos: The Sanctifying Imagination of Wallace Stevens
    • Marylou Motto, Mined with a Motion: The Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins
  • Joseph Wittreich on Mark Bracher, Being Form’d: Thinking Through Blake’s Milton
  • Jack R. May on Douglas Robinson, American Apocalypse: The Image of the End of the World in American Literature

Volume 17.3 (Autumn 1985)

Articles

  • David Jasper, “The New Testament and Literary Interpretation”
  • Jeffrey A. Hammond, “‘Make Use of What I Leave in Love’: Anne Bradstreet’s Didactic Self”
  • Merrill Meguire Skaggs, “A Good Girl in Her Place: Cather’s Shadows on the Rock
  • Bernard Doering, “Jacques Maritain, George Bernanos, and Julien Green on the Mystery of Suffering”

Book Reviews

  • John J. McDonald on:
    • Robert Detweiler, ed., Art/Literature/Religion: Life on the Borders
    • Mark C. Taylor, Erring: A Postmodern A/theology
  • Anne Marie Mallon on:
    • Arthur F. Kinney, Flannery O’Connor’s Library: Resources of Being
    • Carter W. Martin, ed., The Presence of Grace and Other Book Reviews
    • Frederick Asals, Flannery O’Connor: The Imagination of Extremity
    • Marion Montgomery, Why Flanner O’Connor Stayed Home
    • Robert Coles, Flannery O’Connor’s South
    • Carol Shloss, Flannery O’Connor’s Dark Comedies: The Limits of Inference
  • Susan Dickman on:
    • Richard Kieckhefer, Unquiet Souls
    • Clarisse W. Atkinson, Mystic and Pilgrim: The Book and the World of Margery Kempe

Book Notices

  • Martha Tuck Rozett, The Doctrine of Election and the Emergence of Elizabethan Tragedy
  • Robert Reed, Jr., Crime and God’s Judgment in Shakespeare
  • Allen J. Frantzen, The Literature of Penance in Anglo-Saxon England

Volume 17.2 (Summer 1985)

Articles

  • Eric O. Springsted, “Contradiction, Mystery and Use of Words in Simone Weil”
  • Diogenes Allen, “George Herbert and Simone Weil”
  • John M. Dunaway, “Estrangement and the Need for Roots: Prophetic Visions of the Human Condition in Albert Camus and Simone Weil”
  • Ann Loades, “Eucharistic Sacrifice: Simone Weil’s Use of a Liturgical Metaphor”

Book Reviews

  • Anthony Low on:
    • Ira Clark, Christ Revealed: The History of the Neotypological Lyric in the English Renaissance
    • John Klause, The Unfortunate Fall: Theodicy and the Moral Imagination of Andrew Marvell
    • Richard Strier, Love Known: Theology and Experience in George Herbert’s Poetry
  • David Lavery on:
    • Annie Dillard, Living by Fiction
    • Annie Dillard, Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encounters
    • Annie Dillard, Encounters with Chinese Writers
  • Melita Schaum on Mark Krupnick, ed., Displacement: Derrida and After

Book Notices

  • Theodore Bogdanos, Pearl: Image of the Ineffable
  • Charles E. Pierce, Jr., The Religious Life of Johnson
  • William H. Robinson, Phillis Wheatley and her Writings
  • Giles Gunn, ed., The Bible and American Arts and Letters

Volume 17.1 (Spring 1985)

Articles

  • Joseph A. Mazzeo, “Medieval Hermeneutics: Dante’s Poetic and Historicity”
  • Michael Vander Weele, “History, Irony and the Heavenly Phoenix of Interpretation”
  • Eugene Webb, “The Alchemy of Man and the Alchemy of God: The Alchemist as Cultural Symbol in Modern Thought”
  • Daniel M. McVeigh, “Coleridge’s Doctrine of the Imagination and the Enigmatic Name of God”

Book Reviews

  • Kathryn Hellerstein​​​​​​, Reinventing a Tradition
  • Thomas Dilworth, The Arts of David Jones
  • Diana Culbertson, Criticism, the Sacred Text
  • Douglas Thorpe, Re-vision and Transfiguration

Book Notices

  • Horton Davies, Catching the Conscience
  • Peter J. Schakel, Reason and Imagination in C. S. Lewis
  • Jan Karel Kouwenhoven, Apparent Narrative as Thematic Metaphor

Volume 16.3 (Autumn 1984)

Articles

  • Peter Allan Dale, “Heretical Narration: Charlotte Brontë’s Search for Endlessness”
  • David Falk, “Beyond the Volcano: The Religious Vision of Malcolm Lowry’s Late Fiction”
  • Robert E. Doud, “Placing Rahner, Interpreting Roethke”
  • Peter S. Hawkins, “Resurrecting the Word: Dante and the Bible”

Book Reviews

  • Sue Mitchell Crowley on:
    • Ian Hamilton, Robert Lowell, A Biography
    • Vereen M. Bell, Robert Lowell, Nihilist as Hero
    • Mark Rudman, Robert Lowell, An Introduction to the Poetry
  • Rachel Hadas on:
    • James Merrill, From the First Nine: Poems 1946-1976
    • James Merrill, The Changing Light at Sandover
    • David Lehman and Charles Berger, James Merrill: Essays in Criticism

Volume 16.2 (Summer 1984)

Articles

  • Steven Shankman, “Reason and Revelation in the Pre-Enlightenment: Eric Voegelin’s Analysis and the Case of Swift”
  • Janet Larson, “Stories Sacred and Profane: Narrative in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • James R. Lindroth, “A Consistency of Voice and Vision: O’Connor as Self-Critic”
  • John Spencer Hill, “The Phoenix”

Book Reviews

  • Richard Fallis on Gregory A. Schirmer, The Poetry of Austin Clarke
  • Mary Lynn Broe​​​​​​​ on Sonia Gernes, The Way to St. Ives
  • Frank Clough​​​​​​​ on Verlyn Flieger, Splintered Light: Logos and Language in Tolkien’s World

Volume 16.1 (Winter 1984)

Poetry

  • Geoffrey Hartman, “Elegy at the Bodensee”

Articles

  • Elie Wiesel, “Noah’s Warning”
  • André Neher, “The Renaissance of Hebrew in the Twentieth Century”
  • John Felstiner, “Translating Paul Celan’s ‘Jerusalem’ Poems”
  • Robert McAfee Brown, “The Nathan Syndrome: Stories with a Moral Intention”
  • John J. McDonald, “Religion and Literature”

Book Reviews

  • Thomas J.J. Altizer​​​​​​​ on Susan A. Handelman, The Slayers of Moses: The Emergence of Rabbinic Interpretation in Modern Literary Theory
  • Samuel C. Heilman, The People of the Book: Drama, Fellowship, and Religion

Volume 15.3 (Summer 1983)

Poetry

  • Herbert Mason, “Under the Sign of THE SEVEN SLEEPERS”

Articles

  • G. Douglas Atkins, “Partial Stories: Hebraic and Christian Thinking in the Wake of Deconstruction”
  • Stanley Hauerwas, “Constancy and Forgiveness: The Novel as a School for Virtue”
  • Richard E. Palmer, “Postmodern Hermeneutics and the Act of Reading”
  • William Clyde Brown, “The Ambiguities of Thomas Hardy”

Book Review

  • Dayton Haskin​​​​​​​ on Georgia B. Christopher, Milton and the Science of the Saints

Volume 15.2 (Spring 1983)

Articles

  • Lawrence Buell, “Literature and Scripture in New England Between the Revolution and the Civil War”
  • Joseph A. Buttigieg, “The Interest of Irony”
  • Sallie McFague, “The Parabolic in Faulkner, O’Connor, and Percy”
  • Wallace Fowlie, “Faith and Narrative in Dante”​​​​​​​

Volume 15.1 (Winter 1983)

Articles

  • Dolores Warwick Frese, “Wulf and Eadwacer: The Adulterous Woman Reconsidered”
  • John H. Timmerman, “Typology and Biblical Consistency in Billy Budd
  • James Lill, “A Lesson in Futurity: Johnson’s Life of Sir Thomas Brown
  • Regina Schwartz, “Free Will and Character Autonomy in the Bible”

Book Reviews

James Dougherty

Norman Chaney, Theodore Roethke: The Poetics of Wonder

Thomas Gaiton Marullo

Robert Louis Jackson, The Art of Dostoevsky: Deliriums and Nocturnes

John C. Nerone

Nathan O. Hatch and Mark R. Noll, eds., The Bible in America: Essays in Cultural History