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History of Christianity Guide: Faculty Publications

2. Articles and Essays

The following is a selection of recent (last 10 years) articles and essays written in the area of Christian history by Yale Divinity School faculty members:

Attridge, Harold W. "Heracleon and John: Reassessment of an Early Christian Hermeneutical Debate." In Biblical Interpretation, 57-72. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2005.

———. "Philo and John: Two Riffs on One Logos." Studia Philonica Annual 17, (2005): 103-117.

———. "Valentinian and Sethian Apocalyptic Traditions." Journal of Early Christian Studies 8, no. 2 (Sum, 2000): 173-211.

———. "Christianity from the Destruction of Jerusalem to Constantine's Adoption of the New Religion : 70-312 CE." In Christianity and Rabbinic Judaism, 151. Washington, DC: Bibl Arch Soc, 1992.

———. "Liberating Death's Captives : Reconsideration of an Early Christian Myth." In Gnosticism & the Early Christian World, 103-115. Sonoma, Calif: Polebridge Pr, 1990.

———. "New Covenant Christology in an Early Christian Homily." Quarterly Review 8, no. 3 (Fall, 1988): 89-108.

———. "Gnosticism and Eschatology." Perkins Journal 33, no. 3 (Spr, 1980): 9-22.

Collins, Adela Yarbro. "Christian Messianism and the First Jewish War with Rome." In Biblical Traditions in Transmission, 333-343. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2006.

———. "The Worship of Jesus and the Imperial Cult." In Jewish Roots of Christological Monotheism, 234-257. Leiden: E J Brill, 1999.

Fassler, Margot Elsbeth. "Psalms and Prayers in Daily Devotion: A Fifteenth-Century Devotional Anthology from the Diocese of Rheims: Beinecke 757." In Worship in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, 15-40. Notre Dame, IN: Univ of Notre Dame Pr, 2004.

———. "Mary's Nativity, Fulbert of Chartres, and the Stirps Jesse : Liturgical Innovation Circa 1000 and its Afterlife." Speculum 75, no. 2 (04, 2000): 389-434.

———. "Sermons, Sacramentaries, and Early Sources for the Office in the Latin West: The Example of Advent." In Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages, 15-47. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Friede, Eric and Paul F. Stuehrenberg. "Researching World Christianity: Doctoral Dissertations on Missions since 1900." International Bulletin of Missionary Research 29, no. 4 (10, 2005): 188-189.

Hare, John E. "Kant on Recognizing our Duties as God's Commands." Faith and Philosophy 17, no. 4 (10, 2000): 459-478.

———. "Kant's Divine Command Theory and its Reception within Analytic Philosophy." In Kant and Kierkegaard on Religion, 263-277. New York; Houndmills, Basingstoke: St. Martin's Press; Macmillan Pr, 2000.

———. "Augustine, Kant, and the Moral Gap." In Augustinian Tradition, 251-262. Berkeley: Univ of California Pr, 1999.

Lara, Jaime. "A Vulcanological Joachim of Fiore and an Aerodynamic Francis of Assisi in Colonial Latin America." In Signs, Wonders, Miracles, 249-272. Woodbridge, UK; Rochester, NY: Boydell Pr, 2005.

———. "God's Good Taste: The Jesuit Aesthetics of Juan Bautista Villalpando in the Sixth and Tenth Centuries B.C.E." In Jesuits, 505-521. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999.

Outka, Gene H. "Theocentric Love and the Augustinian Legacy: Honoring Differences and Likenesses between God and Ourselves." Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 22, (Fall, 2002): 97-114.

Promey, Sally M. "Mirror Images: Framing the Self in Early New England Material Piety." In Figures in the Carpet, 71-128. Grand Rapids, Mich: William B Eerdmans, 2007.

———. "Taste Cultures: The Visual Practice of Liberal Protestantism, 1940-1965." In Practicing Protestants, 250. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, 2006.

Sanneh, Lamin O. "A Resurgent Church in a Troubled Continent: Review Essay of Bengt Sundkler's History of the Church in Africa." International Bulletin of Missionary Research 25, no. 3 (07, 2001): 113-118.

———. "The CMS and the African Transformation: Samuel Ajayi Crowther and the Opening of Nigeria." In Church Mission Society and World Christianity, 1799-1999, 173-197. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans Pub, 2000.

———. "The First Black Liberation Movement : The Untold Story of the Freed Slaves Who Brought Christ--and Liberty--to West Africa." Christianity Today 44, no. 8 (07/10, 2000): 42-43.

Spinks, Bryan D. "Trinitarian Belief and Worship: A Historical Case." In God's Life in Trinity, 211-222. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2006.

———. "Renaissance Liturgical Reforms: Reflections on Intentions and Methods." Reformation & Renaissance Review 7, no. 2-3 (2005): 268-282.

———. "Conservation and Innovation in Sixteenth-Century Marriage Rites." In Worship in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, 243-278. Notre Dame, IN: Univ of Notre Dame Pr, 2004.

———. "The Origins of the Antipathy of Set Liturgical Forms in the English-Speaking Reformed Tradition." In Christian Worship in Reformed Churches Past and Present, 66-82. Grand Rapids; Cambridge, U.K.: Eerdmans, 2003.

———. "Cranmer, Baptism, and Christian Nurture; Or, Toronto Revisited." Studia Liturgica 32, no. 1 (2002): 98-110.

———. "Johannes Grabe's Response to William Whiston: Some Reflections on a Lutheran Convert's Contribution to 18th-Century Anglican Orthodoxy and Liturgy." In Lord Jesus Christ, Will You Not Stay, 91-104. Houston: The Feuerhahn Festschrift Committee, 2002.

———. "Evaluating Liturgies of the Reformation: The Limitations of the Comparative Methods of Baumstark." In Comparative Liturgy Fifty Years After Anton Baumstark (1872-1948), 283-303. Roma: Pontificio Istituto Orientale, 2001.

———. "What was Wrong with Mr Cosin's Couzening Devotions? Deconstructing an Episode in Seventeenth-Century Anglican "Liturgical Hagiography"." Worship 74, no. 4 (07, 2000): 308-329.

———. "Evaluating Liturgical Continuity and Change at the Reformation : A Case Study of Thomas Müntzer, Martin Luther, and Thomas Cranmer." In Continuity and Change in Christian Worship, 151-171. Woodbridge, Eng: Boydell Pr, 1999.

———. "On Writing a History of Liturgy." Lutheran Quarterly 13, no. 3 (Aut, 1999): 337-350.

Stout, Harry S. "Robert P. Swierenga, Historian and Teacher: An Appreciation." In Dutch-American Experience, 19-31. Amsterdam: VU Uitgeverij, 2000.

Turner, Denys. "Wisdom within Or without : Denys the Carthusian and the Predicament of Late Medieval Mysticism." In Where Shall Wisdom be found, 139-153. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1999.

Volf, Miroslav. "Changing and Changeless: Benedict's Challenge." Christian Century 122, no. 10 (05/17, 2005): 8.