restricted access   Volume 74, Number 4, December 2006

Table of Contents

From: Journal of the American Academy of Religion

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Defining Judaism: Accounting for "Religions" in the Study of Religion

pp. 837-860

Ascetic Theology Before Asceticism? Jewish Narratives and the Decentering of the Self

pp. 902-925

Honoring the Journey: The Wayward Paths of Conversion in the Catholic Worker and Camphill Movements

pp. 926-953

Holy War in Modern Judaism? "Mitzvah War" and the Problem of the "Three Vows"

pp. 954-982

Book Reviews

Models of the Eucharist (review)

pp. 983-986

Being Given: Toward a Phenomenology of Givenness (review)

pp. 986-989

Maimonides: The Man and His Works (review)

pp. 989-992

Simone Weil As We Knew Her, and: The Christian Platonism of Simone Weil (review)

pp. 992-995

James Baldwin's God: Sex, Hope, and Crisis in Black Holiness Culture (review)

pp. 995-998

The Coming of Lilith: Essays on Feminism, Judaism, and Sexual Ethics, 1972-2003 (review)

pp. 998-1001

Citizen-Saints: Shakespeare and Political Theory (review)

pp. 1001-1003

Origins of the Other: Emmanuel Levinas between Revelation and Ethics (review)

pp. 1003-1005

Goddesses and the Divine Feminine: a Western Religious History (review)

pp. 1006-1008

Does God Belong in Public Schools? (review)

pp. 1008-1011

Black Puerto Rican Identity and Religious Experience (review)

pp. 1011-1014

Black Elk: Colonialism and Lakota Catholicism (review)

pp. 1014-1017

A. Philip Randolph: The Religious Journey of an African American Leader (review)

pp. 1017-1020

America and the Challenges of Religious Diversity (review)

pp. 1020-1023

Islam: A Mosaic, Not a Monolith (review)

pp. 1023-1025

Papal Diplomacy: John Paul II and the Culture of Peace (review)

pp. 1026-1027

Loving the Body: Black Religious Studies and the Erotic (review)

pp. 1027-1030

Literary Cultures in History: Reconstructions from South Asia (review)

pp. 1030-1034

Church, Identity, and Change: Theology and Denominational Structures in Unsettled Times (review)

pp. 1034-1037

A Briefer History of Time (review)

pp. 1037-1039

The Madman's Middle Way: Reflections on Reality of the Tibetan Monk Gendun Chopel (review)

pp. 1039-1042

The Hidden History of the Tibetan Book of the Dead (review)

pp. 1042-1044


Index: Volume 74, 2006

pp. 1045-1052