20.1 (Spr. 1988) - 24.3 (Aut. 1992)

24.3 (Autumn 1992)

Articles

  • Louis A. Ruprecht, Jr., “Mark’s Tragic Vision: Gethsemane”
  • Jo Ann Cavallo, “Agricultural Imagery in the Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of Truth”
  • John J. Murphy, “Willa Cather and the Literature of Christian Mystery”
  • Richard Freis, “Scobie’s World”

Book Reviews

  • Ritamary Bradley, SFCC on:
    • Evelyn Underhill, The Ways of the Spirit
    • Evelyn Underhill, Modern Guide to the Ancient Quest for the Holy
    • Dana Greene, Evelyn Underhill: Artist of the Infinite Life
  • John D. Cox on:
    • René Girard, A Theater of Envy: William Shakespeare
    • Max Harris, Theater and Incarnation
    • Cynthia Marshall, Last Things and Last Plays: Shakespearean Eschatology
  • John Gatta on:
    • Edwin Haviland Miller, Salem is My Dwelling Place: A Life of Nathanial Hawthorne
    • Sacvan Bercovitch, The Office of The Scarlet Letter
  • David Hammond on:
    • S.A. Grave, Conscience in Newman’s Thought
    • Stephen Thomas, Newman and Heresy: The Anglican Years
    • Ian Ker, Newman on Being a Christian

Book Notices

  • David Stern, Parables in Midrash: Narrative and Exegesis in Rabbinic Literature
  • Jewel Spears Brooker, ed., The Placing of T.S. Eliot
  • Averil Cameron, Christianity and the Rhetoric of Empire: The Development of Christian Discourse
  • Alison Weber, Teresa of Avila and the Rhetoric of Femininity

24.2 (Summer 1992)

Articles

  • Donald Marshall, “Making Letters Speak: Interpreter as Orator in Augustine’s De Doctrina Christiana
  • Sharon Carson, “Shaking the Foundation: Liberation Theology in Narrative of hte Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Judith Deutsch Kornblatt, “The Transfiguration of Plato in the Erotic Philosophy of Vladimir Solov’ev”
  • W. Dale Brown, “‘To Be a Saint’: Frederick Buechner’s The Final Beast and Rewriting Graham Greene”

Book Reviews

  • Roger C. Schlobin on:
    • Edwin M. Good, In Turns of Tempest: A Reading of Job with a Translation
    • David Penchansky, The Betrayal of Job: Ideological Conflict in Job
    • Bruce Zuckerman, Job the Silent: A Study in Historical Counterpoint
  • C.F. Delaney on:
    • James Hoopes, ed., Peirce on Signs: Writing on Semiotic by Charles Sanders Peirce
    • Roberta Kevelson, ed., Peirce and Law: Issues in Pragmatism, Legal, and Semiotics
  • Mary Gerhart on:
    • Mark S. Burrows and Paul Rorem, eds., Biblical Hermeneutics in Historical Perspective
    • Robert Detweiler and William G. Doty, eds., The Demonic Imagination: Biblical Text and Secular Story
    • Stephen Prickett, ed., Reading the Text: Biblical Criticism and Literary Theory
  • John C. Meagher on:
    • Northrop Frye, Myth and Metaphor: Selected Essays 1974-1988
    • Northrop Frye, The Double Vision: Language and Meaning in Religion
    • Northrop Frye, Words With Power, Being a Second Study of the Bible and Literature

Book Notices

  • J. Hillis Miller, Victorian Subjects
  • Jean-Michel Rabate, Joyce Upon the Void
  • Conrad E. Ostwalt, Jr., After Eden: The Secularization of American Space in the Fiction of Willa Cather and Theodore Dreiser
  • Lee K. Abbott, Living after Midnight
  • John H. Timmerman, John Steinbeck’s Fiction: The Aesthetics of the Road Taken
  • John Neary, Something and Nothingness: The Ficiton of John Updike and John Fowles

 

24.1 (Spring 1992)

Articles

  • Mustansir Mir, “Dialogue in the Qur’an”
  • Frances M. Malpezzi, “’As I Ride’: The Beast and His Burden in Donne’s ‘Goodfriday’”
  • Robert A. Kantra, “Undenominational Satire: Chesterton and Lewis Revisited”
  • John K. Roth, “From Night to Twilight: A Philosopher’s Reading of Elie Wiesel”

Book Reviews

  • Gerald L. Bruns on Daniel Boyarin, Intertextuality and the Reading of Midrash
  • Laura Laffrado on William L. Andrews, Sargent Bush, Jr., Annette Kolodny, Amy Schrager Lang, and Daniel B. Shea, eds., Journeys in the New Worlds: Early American Women’s Narratives
  • Gail M. Kienitz​​​​​​​ on Herbert F. Tucker, Tennyson and the Doom of Romanticism
  • George B. Tennyson on:
    • Deborah L. Collins, Thomas Hardy and His God: A Liturgy of Unbelief
    • David Miller, W. H. Hudson and the Elusive Paradise
    • John Thacker, Edwin Drood: Antichrist in the Cathedral
    • Michael Wheeler, Death and the Future Life in Victorian Literature and Theology
  • Clifford Marks on: 
    • David M. Bethea, The Shape of Apocalypse in Modern Russian Fiction
    • Joseph Dewey, In a Dark Time: The Apocalyptic Temper in the American Novel of the Nuclear Age

Book Notices

  • Jill Robbins, Prodigal Son/Elder Brother: Interpretation and Alterity in Augustine, Petrarch, Kafka, Levinas
  • Walker Percy, Signposts in a Strange Land
  • Jan Nordby Gretlund and Karl-Heinz Westarp, Walker Percy: Novelist and Philosopher
  • Donald J. Crowley and Sue Mitchell Crowley, eds. Critical Essays on Walker Percy

 

23.3 (Autumn 1991) - Special Issue on Women's Religion

Women’s Scripture

  • Alicia Ostriker, “A Word Made Flesh: The Bible and Revisionist Women’s Poetry”
  • Carolyn A. Mitchell, “’I Love to Tell the Story’: Biblical Revisions in _Beloved_”
  • Janet L. Larson, “Lady-Wrestling for Victorian Soul: Discourse, Gender, and Spirituality in Women’s Texts”

Women’s Lives

  • Margaret P. Hannay, “’Wisdome the Wordes’: Psalm Translation and Elizabethan Women’s Spirituality”
  • Mitzi M. Brunsdale, “Stages on her Road: Sigrid Undset’s Spiritual Journey”
  • Marcia Flank, “Strange Plant: Nature and Spirituality in the Poetry of Zelda”

Women’s Mysticism

  • Carole Slade, “Alterity in Union: The Mystical Experience of Angelo of Foligno and Margery Kempe”
  • Karla F.C. Holloway, “Holy Heat: Rituals of the Spirit in Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • Sonia Gernes, “Transcendent Women: Uses of the Mystical in Margaret Atwood’s _Cat’s Eye and Marilynne Robinson’s _Housekeeping_”

23.2 (Summer 1991)

Articles

  • Robert Vacca, “The Theology of Disorder in the Iliad
  • Anthony R. Grasso, C.S.C., “Theology and Structure in ‘The Dream of the Rood’”
  • Felicia Bonaparte, “Carrying the Word of the Lord to the Gentiles: Silias Marner and the Translation of Scripture into a Secular Text”
  • Yoseph Milman, “The Sacrifice of Isaac and Its Subversive Variations in Contemporary Hebrew Protest Poetry”

Book Reviews

  • Stephen M. Fallon on:
    • Nathaniel H. Henry, The True Wayfaring Christian: Studies in Milton’s Puritanism
    • Dennis Danielson, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Milton
    • Michael Lieb, The Sinews of Ulysses: Form and Convention in Milton’s Works
    • Mary Ann Radzinowicz, Milton’s Epics and the Book of Psalms
  • J.T. Scanlan​​​​​​​ on Bertram Davis, Thomas Percy: A Scholar-Cleric in the Age of Johnson
  • Philip C. Rule, S.J. on:
    • Anya Taylor, Coleridge’s Defense of the Human
    • J. Robert Barth, S.J., Coleridge and the Power of Love
    • James S. Cutsinger, The Form of Transformed Vision: Coleridge and the Knowledge of God
  • Jerome Loving on:
    • Albert J. von Frank, ed. David M. Robinson, Intro., The Complete Sermons of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I
    • Teresa Toulouse and Andrew Delbanco, ed., The Complete Sermons of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume II
    • Wesley T. Mott, ”The Strains of Eloquence”: Emerson and His Sermons
    • Alan D. Hodder, Emerson’s Rhetoric of Revelation: “Nature,” the Reader, and the Apocalypse Within
    • Evelyn Barish, Emerson: The Roots of Prophecy
  • John F. Desmond on:
    • Norman Sherry, The Life of Graham Greene Volume I
    • Anne T. Salvatore, Greene and Kierkegaard: The Discourse of Belief
    • Maria Couto, Graham Greene: On the Frontier
    • Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan, Graham Greene’s Childless Fathers
    • Neil McEwan, Graham Greene
    • Grahame Smith, The Achievement of Graham Greene

Book Notices

  • Robert M. Polhemus, Erotic Faith, Being in Love from Jane Austen to D.H. Lawrence

23.1 (Spring 1991)

Articles

  • Gail Hinich Sutherland, “Aśvaghosa an Saigyō: A Comparison of Two Buddhist Poets”
  • Ronald W. Cooley, “Iconoclasm and Self-Definition in Milton’s Of Reformation
  • Maria R. Lichtmann, "The Incarnational Aesthetic of Gerard Manley Hopkins_
  • Dennis McCort, “Kafka Koans”

Book Reviews

  • K.S. Narayana Rao on: 
    • Robert P. Goldman, trans. and ed., The Ramayana of Valmiki: An Epic of Ancient India. Volume I: Balakanda
    • Sheldon I. Pollock, trans., Robert P. Goldman, ed., The Ramayana of Valmiki: An Epic of India. Volume II: Ayodhyakanda
  • Nancy E. Arneson​​​​​​ on Beatrice Batson, John Bunyan’s Grace Abounding and the Pilgrim’s Progress: An Overview of Literary Studies, 1960-1987
  • Darlene Unrue on: 
    • John Gatta, Gracious Laughter: The Meditative Wit of Edward Taylor
    • Allen C. Guelzo, Edwards on the Will: A Century of American Theological Debate
    • Michael G. Hall, The Last American Puritan: The Life of Increase Mather
  • Brian Hinton on Thomas Dilworth, The Shape of Meaning in the Poetry of David Jones

Book Notices Reviews

  • Pamela Raabe, Imitating God: The Allegory of Faith in Piers Plowman
  • Margot K. Louis, Swinburne and His Gods: The Roots and Growth of an Agnostic Poetry
  • Rochard Giannone, Flannery O’Connor and the Mystery of Love

 

22.2-3 (Summer-Autumn 1990)

Articles

  • Nathan A Scott, Jr., “Steiner Interpretation”
  • Patricia A. Ward, “Ethics and REcent Literary Theory: The Reader as a Moral AGent”
  • David Lyle Jeffrey, “Mistakenly ‘Logocentric’: Centering Poetic Language in a Scriptural Tradition”
  • James M. Keee, “‘Postmodern’ Thinking and the Status of the Religious”
  • Susan Handelman, “Facing the Other: Levinas, Perelman and Rosenzweig”
  • Gerald L. Bruns, “Dialogue and the Truth of Skepticism”
  • Krzysztof Ziarek, “The Language of Praise: Levinas and Marion”
  • Caryl Emerson, “Russian Orthodoxy and the Early Bakhtin”
  • Anthony Ugolnik, “Textual Liturgics: Russian Orthodoxy and Recent Literary Criticism”
  • Giles Gunn, “Faulkner’s Heterodoxy: Faith and Family in The Sound and the Fury
  • J. Hillis Miller, “Naming and Doing: Speech Acts in Hopkins’s Poems”
  • René Girard, “The Crime and Conversion of Leontes in The Winter’s Tale

 

21.2 (Summer 1989)

Articles

  • Walter J. Ong, SJ, “T.S. Eliot and Today’s Ecumenism”
  • Michel Despland, “To Interpose a Little Ease: Chateaubriand on Christianity and the Modern World”
  • J.R. Goodall, “Theories of the Unheimliche and Rilke’s Phantom Hand
  • Alan Jacobs, “Beyond Romanticism: Auden’s Choice of Tradition”

Book Reviews

  • Thomas Jemielity on
    • Philip Davis, In Mind of Johnson: A Study of Johnson the Rambler
    • Nicholas Hudson, Samuel Johnson and Eighteenth-Century Thought
  • T.R. Wright on
    • Margaret R. Ellsberg, Created to Praise: The Language of Gerard Manley Hopkins
    • Jeffrey B. Loomis, Dayspring in Darkness: Sacrament in Hopkins
    • Walter J. Ong, SJ., Hopkins, the Self, and God
  • Kathleen Verduin on
    • Lyndall Gordon, Eliot’s New Life
    • Barbara Reynolds, The Passionate Intellect: Dorothy L. Sayers’ Encounter with Dante

Book Notices

  • René Girard, Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World
  • Willard J. Courtenay, Schools and Scholars in Fourth-Century England
  • Lawrence Besserman, Chaucer and the Bible: A Critical Review of Research, Indexes, and Bibliography
  • Gene Koppel, The Religious Dimension of Jane Austen’s Novels

 

21.1 (Spring 1989)

Articles

  • Ronald L. Grimes, “Analogy and Ritualization: Baptism in Flannery O’Connor’s The Violent Bear It Away
  • Janet L. Larson, “Margaret Atwood and the Future of Prophecy”
  • Ted L. Estess, “Walker Percy’s Eschatological Fiction: A Reading of The Second Coming
  • John M. Neary, “‘Ah: Runs’: Updike, Rabbit, and Repetition”
  • Will Soll, “Chaim Potok’s _Book of Lights: _Reappropriating Kabbalah in the Nuclear Age”

Book Reviews

  • Sally Fitzgerald on:
    • Edward Kessler, Flannery O’Connor and the Language of Apocalypse
    • Bruce Marshall Gentry, Flannery O’Connor’s Religion of the Grotesque
    • John F. Desmond, Risen Sons: Flannery O’Connor’s Vision of History
  • Lawrence Cunningham on Robert Detweiler, Breaking the Fall: Religious Readings of Contemporary Fiction

 

20.3 (Autumn 1988)

Articles

  • Brayton Polka, “The Critique of Poetry: Text, Philosophy, and the Bible”
  • Thomas A Vogler, “Eighteenth-Century Logology and the Book of Job”
  • Bernhard Radloff, “The Truth of Indirection and the Possibility of the Holy in Billy Budd
  • J. Gerland Janzen, “Reassessing Frost’s Fair Impression and his Mistrust”
  • David Kaufmann, “Closure as Covenant: The Means Justify the End”

Book Reviews

  • Anthony Low on:
    • Donald R. Dickson, The Fountain of Living Waters: The Typology of the Waters in Herbert, Vaughan, and Traherne
    • Chana Bloch, Spelling the Word: George Herbert and the Bible
    • Stanley Stewart, George Herbert
    • William H. Pahlka, Saint Augustine’s Meter and George Herbert’s Will
  • Sargent Bush, Jr. on:
    • Horton Davies, Like Angels From a Could: The Metaphysical Preachers, 1588-1645
    • Teresa Toulouse, The Art of Prophesying : New England Sermons and the Shaping of Belief

 

20.2 (Summer 1988)

Articles

  • Keith Fort, “Satire and Gnosticism”
  • Jeanne Moskal, “Forgiveness, Love, and Pride in Blake’s The Everlasting Gospel
  • Colin Falck, “The ‘Identity’ of Poetry and Religion”
  • Daniel Schenker, “Favoring the Divine: Wyndham Lewis’s The Human Age

Book Reviews

  • David Jasper on Robert Alter and Frank Kermode, eds., The Literary Guide to the Bible
  • Sanford Schwartz on:
    • Harriet Davidson, T.S. Eliot and Hermeneutics: Absence and Interpretation in The Waste Land
    • Cleo McNelly Kearns, T.S. Eliot and Indic Traditions: A Study in Poetry and Belief
    • William Skaff, The Philosophy of T.S. Eliot: From Skepticism to a Surrealistic Poetic, 1909-1927
    • P.S. Sri, T.S. Eliot, Vedanta and Buddhism

Book Notices

  • Ritchie D. Kendall, The Drama of Dissent: The Radical Poetics of Nonconformity, 1380-1590
  • Margaret P. Hannay, ed., Silent But for the Word: Tudor Women as Patrons, Translators, and Writers of Religious Works
  • Joanne Witke, William Blake’s epic: Imagination Unbound
  • Jerome Taylor, In Search of Self: Life, Death and Walker Percy

 

20.1 (Spring 1988)

Articles

Introduction

  • Issa J. Boullata, “Convention and Invention: Islamic Literature in Fourteen Centuries”

The Qur’an

  • Fazlur Rahman, “Translating the Qur’an”
  • Margaret Larkin, “The Inimitability of the Qur’an: Two Perspectives”
  • Mustansir Mir, “The Qur’an as Literature”

Islamic Mysticism

  • Annemarie Schimmel, “Mystical Poetry in Islam: The Case of Maulana Jalaladdin Rumi”
  • Ali S. Asani, “Sufi Poetry in the Folk Tradition of Indo-Pakistan”

Modern Literature

  • Trevor Le Gassick, “The Faith of Islam in Modern Arabic Fiction”
  • Patrick D. Gaffney, “Magic, Miracle, and the Politics of Narration in the Contemporary Islamic Sermon”
  • Miriam Cooke, “Prisons: Egyptian Women Writers on Islam”

Afterward

  • Herbert Mason, “Impressions of an Arabic Poetry Festival”

Book Reviews

  • Andreas Hamori​​​​​​​ on Maria Rosa Menocal, The Arabic Role in Medieval Literary History
  • Issa J. Boullata​​​​​​​ on Abdullah al-Udhari, trans. and ed., Modern Poetry of the Arab World