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Book Review, Speaking to Reconciliation, by John B. Hatch

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Hatch, John B. Speaking to Reconciliation: Voices of Faith Addressing Racial and Cultural Divides (New York: Peter Lang, 2020) 184 pages. Amazon link. Reviewed by Annalee R. Ward, Director of the Wendt Center for Character Education University of Dubuque The powerful film The Apology, by Toronto director Tiffany Hsiung, traces the stories of three women, often called “comfort women,” who …

Book Review, Digital Creatives, by Heidi A. Campbell

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Heidi A. Campbell. Digital Creatives and the Rethinking of Religious Authority. (New York: Routledge, 2021). 236 pages  Reviewed by Zachary Sheldon Doctoral Student, Communication Texas A & M University Early research on the internet included speculations about how this nascent technology might challenge traditional conceptions of authority. This tension was especially felt in religious contexts where authority has long been predicated …

Book Review, Cinematic Faith, by Bill Romanowski

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William D. Romanowski. Cinematic Faith: A Christian Perspective on Movies and Meaning (Baker Academic, 2019). 240 pages. Amazon link. By Adam Sonstroem Assistant Professor, Dept. of Communication Studies Arizona Christian University In the Preface, Romanowski calls his book a “primer for navigating the world of film” from a Christian perspective (p. ix) and considers it a sequel to his earlier …

Publishing Opportunity, Encyclopedia Entries, “Orality” and “Pamphlets and Tracts”

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From David King, University of Miami Professor and Chair Department of Religious Studies David Kling ([email protected]), area editor (American Christianity) for the Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (De Gruyter, 2008–, 18 volumes published, 30 volumes projected), is looking for qualified scholars to write short articles on the following: Orality” (American Christianity); Length: 710 words; Due date: 15 Dec. …