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Volume 4 (2018)

Issue 1

The Challenges (and Opportunities) of “Secularization”
Henry S. Kuo
2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Graduate Theological Union
When Jesus Spoke Yiddish: Translating the New Testament for Jews
Naomi Seidman
Distinguished Faculty Lecture Response Margaret R. Miles
2018 Reading of the Sacred Texts Lecture, Graduate Theological Union
Can We Do That?  Reading Sacred Texts As They Read Us
Barbara Green, OP
Kierkegaard’s Johannes Climacus on Faith and Reason Derek Nutt
“Without Evidence … But Not Groundless”: The Scientific Basis of Christian Apologetics Camilo Peralta ​
Irreligion in America: A Justification for a New Normative Framework Hannah Pheasant
The Vanishing Messiah and the Advent of the Messianic Society: A Critical Reading of the Gospel of Mark HyongJu Byon ​
A Charitable Warp for the Weft of Will: Building the Framework for a Theoanalytic Typology Gordon Gilmore
Balthasar on the Spiritual Senses: Perceiving Splendor by Mark McInroy Jaesung Ryu​
Our Secular Age: Ten Years of Reading and Applying Charles Taylor by Collin Hansen Joshua Privett

Issue 2

A Declaration from Holy Hill: A Christian Call for Cmpassion and Justice
BJRT Editorial Staff
2018 Luther Lecture, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary Luther Against Luther: Scripture and Christian Anti-Semitism Past Realities and Future Remedies Kirsi I. Stjerna and Brooks Schramm
Ritualizing Bodies: Exploring Religious and Political Affects Shea Watts
A Gift from Death: Necropolitics and Handing Over in James Cameron’s “A Time of Terror” Anthony Jermaine Ross-Allam
The Feeling of Whiteness: Privilege and the Illusion of Invulnerability Kai Moore LeFranc
Leonardo Boff and the Social Trinity Jaesung Ryu
The Self-Emptying God(dess): Death and Salvation in the Iconographies of the Crucifixion and Chinnamasta Laura M. Dunn
The Church: Presbyterian Perspectives by Donald McKim Henry S. Kuo
Cain, Abel, and the Politics of God: An Agambenian Reading of Genesis 4:1-16 by Julián Andrés González Holguín Anthony Ballas