Faculty publications from the Department of Theological Studies at LMU can be found here.

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Submissions from 2016

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Blaming the Stranger: Parishes Must Resist the Myth of the Latino Threat, Brett C. Hoover

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Help My Unbelief, Brett C. Hoover

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Human Capacities and the Problem of Universally Equal Dignity: Two Philosophical Test Cases and a Theistic Response, Brett C. Hoover

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Longing and Gender: A Response to Holly Hillgardner and Tracy Sayuki Tiemeier, Amir Hussain

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Muslims and the Making of America, Amir Hussain

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The Future of Islam and Jesuit Universities, Amir Hussain

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Systematic Theology: A Roman Catholic Approach, Thomas P. Rausch

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Go Into the Streets: the Welcoming Church of Pope Francis, Thomas P. Rausch and Richard R. Gaillardetz

Submissions from 2015

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Survey of Catholic Social Teaching, James L. Fredericks

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Watered Down or Dried Up?, Brett C. Hoover

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Muslim Traditions, Amir Hussain

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A Concise Introduction to World Religions, Amir Hussain, Willard G. Oxtoby, Roy C. Amore, and Alan F. Segal

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Faith, Hope, and Charity: Benedict XVI on the Theological Virtues, Thomas P. Rausch

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Theology’s New Turn: A Survey of Contemporary Movements, Thomas P. Rausch

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Micah: A Commentary, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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Thinking on Islands, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Submissions from 2014

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American Innocence: Niebuhr and the Ironies of History, An Exchange, James L. Fredericks

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Confucianism, Catholic Social Teachings, and Human Rights, James L. Fredericks

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Francis's Interreligious Friendships: Soccer and Lunch, Followed by Dialogue, James L. Fredericks

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Faith from Nowhere: Feminist Ecclesiological Reflections on the ‘Liquid Catholicism’ of New Media, Brett C. Hoover

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Lost and Found: Immigrant Conversion Stories, the New Evangelization, and Parish Life, Brett C. Hoover

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The Shared Parish: Latinos, Anglos, and the Future of U.S. Catholicism, Brett C. Hoover

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Toward a Muslim Theology of Migration, Amir Hussain

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Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker, Thomas P. Rausch

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This is our Faith: An Introduction to Catholicism, Thomas P. Rausch

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A Postcolonial Reading of Apocalyptic Literature: On Mixing Monsters, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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Reading the Christian Old Testament in the Contemporary World, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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Singing Lamentations and Reading the Blues, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Submissions from 2013

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The Eternal Present: Slow Knowledge and the Renewal of Time, Douglas E. Christie

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The Joy of Feeling Close to God: The Practice of Prayer and the Work of Accompaniment, Douglas E. Christie

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Christian Hospitality and Muslims, Amir Hussain

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Book Review of Franklin I. Gamwell, Existence and the Good: Metaphysical Necessity in Morals and Politics, Matthew R. Petrusek

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A Humble, Bold Scholar, Thomas P. Rausch

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Termi di Benedetto XVI per Il Prossimo Futuro, Thomas P. Rausch

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Daniel and Diaspora, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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Immigrants and Foreigners in the Bible, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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The River Jordan in Early African American Spirituals, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Submissions from 2012

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Sevenfold Yoga of the Yogavasistha, Christopher Key Chapple

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Sidhis in the Yogasūtra, Christopher Key Chapple

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Practicing Paradise: Contemplative Awareness and Ecological Renewal, Douglas E. Christie

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"Things that used to be familiar...become strange": de Certeau and the Possession at Loudun, Douglas E. Christie

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The Art of Dying: Heaven, Hell, and Dying Well - Images of Death in the Middle Ages, James L. Fredericks

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Confronting Misoislamia: Teaching Religion and Violence in Courses on Islam, Amir Hussain

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Putting on the Mind of Ælred: Reflections of a Translator, Marie Anne Mayeski

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Catholic Anthropology, Thomas P. Rausch

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Cattolici e Pentecostali: Riflessioni su una storia travagliata, Thomas P. Rausch

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Eschatology, Liturgy, and Christology: Towards Recovering the Eschatological Imagination, Thomas P. Rausch

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Who Speaks for the Church?, Thomas P. Rausch

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Reading Exile Then: Reconsidering the Methodological Debates for Biblical Analysis in Dialogue with Sociological And Literary Analysis, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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Review of Michael S. Moore, Wealth Watch: A Study of Socioeconomic Conflict in the Bible, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Submissions from 2011

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Asian Religions, Ecology, and the Integrity of Nature, Christopher Key Chapple

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Dark Green Religion: Nature Spirituality and the Planetary Future, by Bron Taylor, Christopher Key Chapple

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Indic Traditions and Animals: Imitation, Reincarnation, and Compassion, Christopher Key Chapple

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In Praise of Mother Earth : the Pṛthivī Sūkta of the Atharva Veda, Christopher Key Chapple

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Roots, Shoots, and Ahimsa: The Jain Yoga of Vegetarianism, Christopher Key Chapple

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Saivism in the Diaspora: Contemporary Forms of Skanda Worship, by Ron Geaves, Christopher Key Chapple

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The Dialectic of Violence in Jainism, Christopher Key Chapple

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The Practice of Modern Yoga: Sri Ramakrishna's Four Contributions, Christopher Key Chapple

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View Finders: The Getty's 'In Search of Biblical Lands', James L. Fredericks

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Comfort: An Atlas for the Body and Soul, Brett C. Hoover

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World Religions: Western Traditions, Amir Hussain and Willard G. Oxtoby

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Muslims and Sexual Diversity in North America, Amir Hussain and Momin Rahman

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Engendered Warfare and the Ammonites in Amos 1:13, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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Reading Jeremiah as Frantz Fanon, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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Review of John Rogerson, A Theology of the Old Testament: Cultural Memory, Communication, and Being Human, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Submissions from 2010

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Brahmā Vihāra, Emptiness, and Ethics, Christopher Key Chapple

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Eternal Life, Death, and Dying in Jainism, Christopher Key Chapple

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At the Limits: Raimundo Panikkar’s Long Theological Journey, James L. Fredericks

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No Easy Answers: The Necessary Challenge of Interreligious Dialogue, James L. Fredericks

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Memory and Ministry: Young Adult Nostalgia, Immigrant Amnesia, Brett C. Hoover

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Cham Muslims: A Marginalized Minority Within a Minority, Amir Hussain

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Images of Muhammad in Literature, Art, and Music, Amir Hussain

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North American Muslim Perspectives on Death and Dying, Amir Hussain

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Terminological Problems for Muslim Lives, Amir Hussain

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Courageous Witness?: The Diplomacy of Interreligious Dialogue - Two Views, Robert P. Imbelli and James L. Fredericks

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Early Medieval Exegesis: Gregory I to the Twelfth Century, Marie Anne Mayeski

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In Love I Am More God: The Centrality of Love in Meister Eckhart's Mysticism, Charlotte Radler

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Catholics and Pentecostals: Troubled History, New Initiatives, Thomas P. Rausch

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Educating for Faith and Justice: Catholic Higher Education Today, Thomas P. Rausch

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The Communion of the Church, Thomas P. Rausch

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Thomas Merton: Monk and Prophet for the World, Thomas P. Rausch

Submissions from 2009

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Hare Krishna Transformed, by E. Burke Rochford, Christopher Key Chapple

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The Bhagavad Gita, Christopher Key Chapple

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Yoga and Ecology: Dharma for the Earth, Christopher Key Chapple

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Darwin's Contemplative Vision, Douglas E. Christie

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Evagrius on Sadness, Douglas E. Christie

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Place-Making as Contemplative Practice, Douglas E. Christie

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Solidarity with the Religious Other, James L. Fredericks

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I Am Wholly Your Own: Liturgical Piety and Community Among the Nuns of Helfta, Anna Harrison

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Islam, Amir Hussain

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Islam in the Plural, Amir Hussain

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‘The Fire Next Time’: Sleeper Cell and Muslims on Television Post 9/11, Amir Hussain

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Clothing Maketh the Saint: Ælred's Narrative Intent in the Life of Saint Ninian, Marie Anne Mayeski

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"Like a Boat is Marriage": Aelred on Marriage as a Christian Way of Life, Marie Anne Mayeski

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Christian Community in History, Vol. 2: Comparative Ecclesiology, Thomas P. Rausch

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Mandate of Heaven: Religious Studies Return to China, Thomas P. Rausch

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Pope Benedict XVI: An Introduction to his Theological Vision, Thomas P. Rausch

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Book Review of Miguel A. De La Torre Liberating Jonah: Forming an Ethic of Reconciliation, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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Ezra and Nehemiah, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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On the Pleasures of Prophetic Judgment: Reading Micah 1:6 And 3:12 with Stokely Carmichael, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher