Faculty Books Roundup 2021

November 30, 2021

Candler professors and emeriti faculty published seventeen new books in 2021, as always tackling a range of engaging subject matter for seminary students, clergy, academics, and laypeople alike.

Commodified Communion: Eucharist, Consumer Culture, and the Practice of Everyday Life (Fordham University Press); Antonio Alonso, assistant professor of theology and culture 

Youth Ministry as Peace Education: Overcoming Silence, Transforming Violence (Fortress Press); Elizabeth Corrie, associate professor in the practice of youth education and peacebuilding

Mother Earth, Mother Africa and Biblical Studies: Interpretations in the Context of Climate Change (University of Bamberg Press); Musa Dube, acting professor of New Testament

Migration and the Making of Global Christianity (Eerdmans); Jehu J. Hanciles, D.W. and Ruth Brooks Professor of World Christianity

World Christianity: History, Methodologies, Horizons  (Orbis); Jehu J. Hanciles (editor)

Narrative Mode and Theological Claim in Johannine Literature: Essays in Honor of Gail R. O’Day (SBL Press); Susan E. Hylen, associate professor of New Testament

Mordecai Would Not Bow Down: Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and Christian Supersessionism (Oxford University Press); Timothy P. Jackson, Bishop Mack B. and Rose Stokes Professor of Theological Ethics

Christian Interculture: Texts and Voices from Colonial and Postcolonial Worlds (Penn State University Press); Arun W. Jones, Dan and Lillian Hankey Associate Professor of World Evangelism (editor)

The Hong Kong Protests and Political Theology (Rowman & Littlefield Press); Kwok Pui Lan, Dean’s Professor of Systematic Theology (co-editor)

Postcolonial Politics and Theology: Unraveling Empire for a Global World (Westminster John Knox); Kwok Pui Lan

For the Good of the Church: Unity, Theology and Women (SCM Press); Gabrielle Thomas, assistant professor of early Christianity and Anglican studies

A Worship Workbook: A Practical Guide for Extraordinary Liturgy (Abingdon Press); Khalia J. Williams, associate dean of worship and music and associate professor in the practice of worship (co-editor)

Theological Foundations of Worship: Biblical, Systematic, and Practical Perspectives (Baker Academic); Khalia J. Williams (co-editor)

New Testament Interpretation: A Practical Guide (Cognella Academic Publishing); Walter T. Wilson, Charles Howard Candler Professor of New Testament

Two emeriti faculty members also had new books come out in 2021: Robert W. Woodruff Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Christian Origins Luke Timothy Johnson published the second of a two-volume work Interpreting Paul: The Canonical Paul Vol. 2 (Eerdmans), as well as A Catholic Consciousness: Scripture, Theology, and the Church (Paulist). Charles Howard Candler Professor Emerita of Old Testament Carol A. Newsom published The Spirit within Me: Self and Agency in Ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism  (Yale University Press).