Faculty Kickstart New Decade with Ten New Books in 2020

November 23, 2020

Not even a global pandemic and the sudden switch to online teaching could stop Candler faculty members from writing and editing a wide range of new books in 2020. Learn more about each publication by clicking on the title.

Anchored in the Current: Discovering Howard Thurman as Educator, Activist, Guide, and Prophet (Westminster John Knox Press); Gregory C. Ellison II, associate professor of pastoral care and counseling (editor)

Moral Leadership: Integrity, Courage, Imagination (Orbis Books); Robert M. Franklin, Jr., James T. and Berta R. Laney Professor in Moral Leadership

Ezekiel, Law, and Judahite Identity: A Case for Identity in Ezekiel 1-33 (Mohr Siebeck); Joel B. Kemp, assistant professor of Hebrew Bible

Asian and Asian American Women in Theology and Religion: Embodying Knowledge (Palgrave Macmillan); Kwok Pui Lan, Dean’s Professor of Systematic Theology (editor)

¡Presente!: Nonviolent Politics and the Resurrection of the Dead (Georgetown University Press); Kyle Lambelet, assistant professor in the practice of theology and ethics

Postcolonial Images of Care: Challenges of Care in a Neoliberal Age (Pickwick Publications); Emmanuel Y. Lartey, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Pastoral Theology and Spiritual Care (co-editor)

The Purpose, Pattern, and Character of Worship (Abingdon Press); L. Edward Phillips, associate professor of worship and liturgical theology

Themes and Variations: Music and Imagination (GIA Publications, Inc.); Don Saliers, theologian-in-residence

Neighbors: Christians and Muslims Building Community (Westminster John Knox); Deanna Ferree Womack, assistant professor of history of religions and multi-faith relations

War, Memory, and National Identity in the Hebrew Bible (Cambridge University Press); Jacob L. Wright, associate professor of Hebrew Bible

Two emeriti faculty members also had new books come out in 2020: Robert W. Woodruff Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Christian Origins Luke Timothy Johnson published the first of a two-volume work Constructing Paul: The Canonical Paul Vol. 1 (Eerdmans), and Professor Emeritus of Church Music Carlton “Sam” Young published the compilation Today I Live: Hymns and Songs of Remembrance and Hope (GIA Publications).