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

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Submissions from 2009

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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

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Re-reading Nelson Graburn's 'Introduction' to Ethnic and Tourist Arts: Cultural Expressions from the Fourth World, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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Review of David A. Bernat and Jonathan Klawans, Religion and Violence: The Biblical Heritage, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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Review of Emran Qureshi and Michael A. Sells, The New Crusades: Constructing the Muslim Enemy, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Submissions from 2008

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Sacrifice and Sustainability, Christopher Key Chapple

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The Goddess and Ecological Sensitivity: the Cultivation of Earth Knowledge, Christopher Key Chapple

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Yoga and the Luminous : Patanjali's Spiritual Path to Freedom, Christopher Key Chapple

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The Birth of the Word in the Soul, Douglas E. Christie

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Masao Abe: A Bodhisattva's Vow, James L. Fredericks

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Film and the Introduction to Islam Course, Amir Hussain

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‘Listen to the Dark’: Death and Dying in Music, Film and Literature, Amir Hussain

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An 8 Day Retreat for Priests, Religious, Deacons, and Lay Ministers, Thomas P. Rausch

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I Believe in God: A Reflection on the Apostles’ Creed, Thomas P. Rausch

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Merton and the Opening to the East, Thomas P. Rausch

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Gideon at Thermopylae: Mapping War in Biblical Narratives, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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Review of Wayne G. Rollins and D. Andrew Kille, Psychological Insight into the Bible: Text and Readings, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Submissions from 2007

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Disciplines and Vows (Yamas and Vratas): How the Mystical Yields to the Ethical in Yoga and Jainism, Christopher Key Chapple

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"Foreword" from The Writings of Swami Sivananda: A Bibliographical Study, Christopher Key Chapple

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Demons and the Making of the Monk: Spiritual Combat in Early Christianity by David Brakke (Review), Douglas E. Christie

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Hesychia: The Practice of Stillness, Douglas E. Christie

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Spirituality: Its Uses and Misuses, Douglas E. Christie

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Vision Becoming Joy: The Desert in History and Imagination, Douglas E. Christie

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Dialogue and Solidarity in a Time of Globalization, James L. Fredericks

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Andrew Greeley’s Religious Imagination: A Theological Perspective, Thomas P. Rausch

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To Embrace the Other, Thomas P. Rausch

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Prophetic Realism: Beyond Militarism and Pacifism in an Age of Terror, by Ronald H. Stone, Jonathan Rothchild

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Jonah, Jesus, and Other Good Coyotes: Speaking Peace To Power in the Bible, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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The Quiet Words of the Wise: Biblical Developments Toward Nonviolence as a Diaspora Ethic, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Submissions from 2006

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Dying and Death: Jaina Dharma Traditions, Christopher Key Chapple

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Inherent Value without Nostalgia: Animals and the Jaina Tradition, Christopher Key Chapple

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Jainism and Ecology: Transformation of a Tradition, Christopher Key Chapple

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Yoga and the Mahabharata: Engaged Renouncers, Christopher Key Chapple

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St. Antony’s Fire, Douglas E. Christie

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The Work of Loneliness: Solitude, Emptiness, and Compassion, Douglas E. Christie

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Dialogue and Solidarity: Nostra Aetate after Forty Years, James L. Fredericks

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Virtual Church for Young Adults, Brett C. Hoover and Michael Hayes

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Oil and Water: Two Faiths, One God, Amir Hussain

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Teaching about Hindus and Muslims in the USA: ‘And all they will call you will be deportee’, Amir Hussain

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Being Catholic in a Culture of Choice, Thomas P. Rausch

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The Azusa Street Revival and the Historic Churches, Thomas P. Rausch

Submissions from 2005

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Death Teaches Us About Life, Christopher Key Chapple

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Yoga and the Gita: Isvara-Pranidhana and Bhakti, Christopher Key Chapple

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Simplicity, or the Terror of Belief: The Making and Unmaking of the Self in Early Christian Monasticism, Douglas E. Christie

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Unlikely Signs: Hope in a Culture of Optimism, Brett C. Hoover

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An Urban Bishop in a Changing World: The Exegesis of Caesarius of Aries, Marie Anne Mayeski

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Towards a Truly Catholic Church: An Ecclesiology for the Third Millennium, Thomas P. Rausch

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Review of Daniel Friedmann, To Kill and Take Possession: Law, Morality, and Society In Biblical Stories, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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Review of Oded Borowski, Daily Life in Biblical Times, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Submissions from 2004

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Religious Dissonance and Reconciliation: The Haribhadra Story, Christopher Key Chapple

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The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals, Christopher Key Chapple

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Shenoute and the Women of the White Monastery: Egyptian Monasticism in Late Antiquity, by Rebecca Krawiec, Douglas E. Christie

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Women at the Table: Three Medieval Theologians, Marie Anne Mayeski

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Christian Life Communities for Jesuit University Students?, Thomas P. Rausch

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Evangelizing America, Thomas P. Rausch

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Reform Structures, Focus on the Evidence, Thomas P. Rausch

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Where Do We Go From Here?, Thomas P. Rausch

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Ezekiel in Abu Ghraib: ReReading Ezekiel 16:37-39 in the context of Imperial Conquest, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Submissions from 2003

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Can One Size Fit All? Indic Perspectives on the Declaration of Human Rights by the World's Religions, Christopher Key Chapple

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Guru and Spiritual Direction, Christopher Key Chapple

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Purity and Diversity in the Yoga Traditions of Patanjali and Haribhadra, Christopher Key Chapple

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Reconciling Yogas: Haribhadra’s Collection of Views on Yoga, Christopher Key Chapple

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Yoga and the Luminous, Christopher Key Chapple

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The Love of Nature and the End of the World: The Unspoken Dimensions of Environmental Concern by Shierry Weber Nicholson (Review), Douglas E. Christie

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The Wild and the Sacred, Douglas E. Christie

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Abe Masao: A Friendship, James L. Fredericks

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Muslims, Pluralism and Interfaith Dialogue, Amir Hussain

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‘This Tremor of Western Wisdom’: A Muslim Response to Human Rights and the Declaration, Amir Hussain

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The Flesh of Adam: Women, Bodies and the Sacramental Imagination, Marie Anne Mayeski

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Catholicism in the Third Millennium, Thomas P. Rausch

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Ministry and Ministries, Thomas P. Rausch

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The Lay Vocation and Voice of the Faithful, Thomas P. Rausch

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Who Is Jesus? An Introduction to Christology, Thomas P. Rausch

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Review of Stephen Grosby, Biblical Ideas of Nationality: Ancient and Modern, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Submissions from 2002

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Ahimsa in the Mahabharata: A Story, A Philosophical Perspective, and an Admonishment, Christopher Key Chapple

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Jainism and Ecology, Christopher Key Chapple

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Jainism and Ecology: Nonviolence in the Web of Life, Christopher Key Chapple

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Wisdom: The Hidden Face of God, Douglas E. Christie

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Buddhist-Christian Dialogue, James L. Fredericks

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Review of The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat), Amir Hussain

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New Voices in the Tradition: Medieval Hagiography Revisited, Marie Anne Mayeski

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Secundum naturam : The Inheritance of Virtue in Ælred’s Genealogy of the English Kings, Marie Anne Mayeski

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Another Generation Gap, Thomas P. Rausch

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Another Step Forward, Thomas P. Rausch

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The Roots of the Catholic Tradition, Thomas P. Rausch

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A Biblical Theology of Exile, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

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Review of Gordon Zerbe, Reclaiming the Old Testament: Essays in Honour of Waldemar Janzen, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Submissions from 2001

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Arjuna's Argument: Family Secrets Unveiled, Christopher Key Chapple

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Hinduism and Deep Ecology, Christopher Key Chapple

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Jainism and Buddhism, Christopher Key Chapple

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Pushing the Boundaries of Personal Ethics: The Practice of Jaina Vows, Christopher Key Chapple

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The Living Cosmos of Jainism: A Traditional Science Grounded in Environmental Ethics, Christopher Key Chapple

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Listening, Reading, Praying: Orality, Literacy and Early Christian Monastic Spirituality, Douglas E. Christie

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Theological Pluralism as Repressive Tolerance, James L. Fredericks