restricted access   Volume 32, Number 2, Fall 2016

Table of Contents

Editors’ Introduction

pp. 1-4


The Soaring and (Final) Settling of Rita Gross 1943–2015

pp. 5-10


Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza New Scholar Award First-Place Winner

A Mother’s Martyrdom: Elite Christian Motherhood and the Martyrdom of Domnina

pp. 11-26

Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza New Scholar Award Second-Place Winner

Where is Women’s Wisdom in the Life of the Church?: A Feminist Perspective on the International Theological Commission’s “Sensus Fidei in the Life of the Church”

pp. 27-43

Reconstructing Subversive Moral Discourses in the Spiritual Autobiographies of Nineteenth-Century African American Preaching Women

pp. 45-62

Circles of Sisterhood: Formal and Informal Collaboration among American Nuns in Response to Conflict with Vatican Kyriarchy

pp. 63-82

“Traffic Violations”: Hospitality, Foreignness, and Exploitation: A Contextual Biblical Study of Ruth

pp. 83-94

In a Different Voice: DOUBT

There Is a Doubter in Every Believer

pp. 95-97


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Concerning the Existence of God, and: Steam Espresso Bar

pp. 99-100

Guides, and: and the word was

pp. 101-103

May 3 Is the Feast of St. Philip, Apostle, and: The Pig Nut Hickory

pp. 104-105

Meditation on the I Ching, Hexagrams 2 & 43, and: Fire

pp. 106-109

Roundtable: Feminism and Islam: Exploring the Boundaries of Critique

Secular and Feminist Critiques of the Qurʾan: Anti-Hermeneutics as Liberation?

pp. 111-121

On Critique and Careful Reading

pp. 121-126

In Defense of Historical-Critical Analysis of the Qurʾan

pp. 126-130

Can One Critique Cancel All Previous Efforts?

pp. 130-134

Claims to the Sacred

pp. 134-138

Beyond the Text: Between Islam and Feminism

pp. 138-142

Feminist Edges of Muslim Feminist Readings of Qurʾanic Verses

pp. 142-148

A Response

pp. 148-151

Across Generations

Interview with Mercy Amba Oduyoye: Mercy Amba Oduyoye in Her Own Words

pp. 153-164