Current Issue

54.3 (Autumn 2022) 




Esra Santesso, “Halal Fiction and Female Agency”

Christopher Iacovetti, “‘Entering Into God’s Point of View’: Marilyn McCord Adams and Marilynne Robinson on the Practice of Christian Forgiveness”

Brandon Schneeberger, “The Eighth Day: A Liturgical Reading of The Man Who Was Thursday

John Peterson, “‘Ten Lamps of Fire’: Transforming the Darkness in Mary Oliver’s Thirst

Ayşe Naz Bulamur, “Women as Boundary Markers between Islam and Secularism in Julia Kristeva’s Murder in Byzantium (2004) and Elif Şafak’s The Bastard of Istanbul (2007)”

Molly Robey, “World Religions and the College Girl: Secularism and New Womanhood in Elizabeth W. Champney’s Three Vassar Girls Series”

Jordan Burke, “Last Tango in Belle Isle: Walker Percy, Cinéma Vérité, and New Language”

Book Reviews

Tristan Kay on Dante’s Christian Ethics: Purgatory and its Moral Contexts by George Corbett

Rosemary Williams on Liturgical Song and Practice in Dante’s Commedia by Helena Phillips-Robins

Kathryn Kerby-Fulton on Piers Plowman and the Reinvention of Church Law in the Late Middle Ages by Arvind Thomas

Phillip J. Donnelly on Milton and the Parables of Jesus: Self-Representation and the Bible in John Milton’s Writings by David V. Urban

Clive Holmes on A History of American Puritan Literature edited by Kristina Bross and Abram Van Engen

Laura Dassow Walls on A Language of Things: Emanuel Swedenborg and the American Environmental Imagination by Devin P. Zuber

Sarah Rivett on The Pragmatist Turn: Religion, the Enlightenment, and the Formation of American Literature by Giles Gunn

Mark Chapman on Unearthly Beauty: The Aesthetic of St John Henry Newman by Guy Nicholls, Cong. Orat.

Drishadwati Bargi on The Sacred Act of Reading: Spirituality, Performance, and Power in Afro-diasporic Literature by Anne Margaret Castro

Jennifer Caroccio Maldonado on Drawing on Religion: Reading and the Moral Imagination in Comics and Graphic Novels by Ken Koltun-Fromm

Kimberly Beek on David Mitchell’s Post-Secular World: Buddhism, Belief and the Urgency of Compassion by Rose Harris-Birtill


Religion & Literature Issue 54.1-54.2 front cover with painting by artist Maria Tomasula titled
Maria Tomasula, I Can Feel You Even Now, oil on panel, 36” x 24”, 2022.