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Early Mamlūk Ashʿarism against Ibn Taymiyya on the Nonliteral Reinterpretation (taʾwīl) of God’s attributes (2020)
Book Chapter
Hoover, J. (in press). Early Mamlūk Ashʿarism against Ibn Taymiyya on the Nonliteral Reinterpretation (taʾwīl) of God’s attributes. In A. Shihadeh, & J. Thiele (Eds.), Philosophical theology in Islam : later Ashʿarism East and WestLeiden, Netherlands: Brill Academic Publishers

Modern research on theological production in the early Mamlūk sultanate of Egypt and Syria has focused primarily on the prolific Ḥanbalī theologians Ibn Taymiyya (d. 728/1328) and Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya (d. 751/1350).2 This does not mean, however, th... Read More about Early Mamlūk Ashʿarism against Ibn Taymiyya on the Nonliteral Reinterpretation (taʾwīl) of God’s attributes.

Pharaoh’s Daughter: The Adoptive Mother’s Sacrifice (2020)
Journal Article
Quine, C. (in press). Pharaoh’s Daughter: The Adoptive Mother’s Sacrifice. Feminist Theology,

In Exodus 2 Moses has two mothers; his Hebrew mother, who nurses him, and the daughter of Pharaoh, who financially supports his Hebrew mother, adopts him, and names him. Pharaoh's daughter appears in scholarly discussions, yet little attention is giv... Read More about Pharaoh’s Daughter: The Adoptive Mother’s Sacrifice.

Theology of Wagner's Ring Cycle I (2020)
Book
Bell, R. (2020). Theology of Wagner's Ring Cycle I. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock

Considers how Wagner's Ring Cycle developed over its 26 year composition and how the composer appropriated his sources. The aim is to uncover the theology implicit in the artwork.

Victory As Defeat: Narrative Subversion of Omride Strength in 1 Kings 20 (2020)
Journal Article
Quine, C. (in press). Victory As Defeat: Narrative Subversion of Omride Strength in 1 Kings 20. Journal of Theological Studies,

This paper argues that 1 Kings 20 is a literary composition that creates an idealised picture of kingship and military victory wherein the king combines with the elders, prophets and deity to reject the impositions of vassalage and defeat their enemy... Read More about Victory As Defeat: Narrative Subversion of Omride Strength in 1 Kings 20.

The Host of Heaven and the Divine Army: a reassessment (2019)
Journal Article
Quine, C. (2019). The Host of Heaven and the Divine Army: a reassessment. Journal of Biblical Literature, 138(4), 741-755. https://doi.org/10.15699/jbl.1384.2019.3

That YHWH was perceived to command a divine army in the heavens brooks no argument. Traditionally, the phrase "host of heaven" (‫השׁמים‬ ‫)צבא‬ has been associated with this divine army. This article, however, reassesses the relevant evidence and argu... Read More about The Host of Heaven and the Divine Army: a reassessment.

Jehu's slaughter of Judah's royal family at Beth-Eked (2 Kings 10:13-14) : a closer look (2019)
Journal Article
Quine, C. (2019). Jehu's slaughter of Judah's royal family at Beth-Eked (2 Kings 10:13-14) : a closer look. Zeitschrift für die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, 131(4), 537-548. https://doi.org/10.1515/zaw-2019-4001

Why were the brothers of king Ahaziah at Beth-Eked in Israel, following the deaths of king Ahaziah and his northern ally, king Joram? This paper takes a closer look at the events of Beth-Eked in 2Kgs 10:13-14 and proposes that the brothers of Ahaziah... Read More about Jehu's slaughter of Judah's royal family at Beth-Eked (2 Kings 10:13-14) : a closer look.

Personhood and Creation in an Age of AI: Can We Say “You” to Artefacts? (2019)
Journal Article
Burdett, M. (in press). Personhood and Creation in an Age of AI: Can We Say “You” to Artefacts?. Zygon,

This paper explores the extent to which the I-You relation should be applied to domains other than the human and the divine focusing particularly on artefacts and technology. Drawing first on the work of Martin Buber, Gabriel Marcel and Martin Heideg... Read More about Personhood and Creation in an Age of AI: Can We Say “You” to Artefacts?.

Preaching in Britain’s “Parish Church”: Sermons at London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral, in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (2019)
Journal Article
Knight, F. (2019). Preaching in Britain’s “Parish Church”: Sermons at London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral, in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Sermon Studies, 3(1), 5-18

This paper will address the conference themes of ‘space, place and context’ with an examination of the development of preaching at St Paul’s Cathedral in London, over the course of two hundred years. Completely rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1666, o... Read More about Preaching in Britain’s “Parish Church”: Sermons at London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral, in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.

Digital Christianity (2019)
Book Chapter
Hutchings, T. (2019). Digital Christianity. In The Bloomsbury Handbook to Studying Christians, 223-226. Bloomsbury Publishing

Introduction to the key theories and principles of the study of digital Christianity.

The Victorian city and the Christian imagination: from gothic city to garden city (2019)
Journal Article
Knight, F. (2019). The Victorian city and the Christian imagination: from gothic city to garden city. Urban History, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0963926819000890

This article discusses some of the ways in which ideas about the city influenced the thinking of British Christians from 1840 to the early twentieth century. First, it explores nonconformist conceptions of the city, suggesting that, although the urba... Read More about The Victorian city and the Christian imagination: from gothic city to garden city.

Emotion, Ritual and Rules of Feeling in the Study of Digital Religion (2019)
Book Chapter
Hutchings, T. (2019). Emotion, Ritual and Rules of Feeling in the Study of Digital Religion. In A. Possamai-Inesedy, & A. Nixon (Eds.), The Digital SocialDe Gruyter

This chapter will attempt to encourage greater engagement with emotion among scholars of digital religion by introducing two theoretical approaches. In the first half of the chapter, we will consider the place of emotion in the study of ritual, begin... Read More about Emotion, Ritual and Rules of Feeling in the Study of Digital Religion.