READ THIS BOOK Roundup April 2015

Each month, we ask a member of the Vanderbilt Divinity School faculty to recommend a book they are currently reading. Here is a roundup of the faculty and their recommendations from the 2014 – 2015 academic year.








March 2015
Evon Flesberg, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Pastoral Theology and Counseling
Alone Together:  Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle

February 2015
ames Hudnut-Beumler, Anne Potter Wilson Distinguished Professor of American Religious History
Weird John Brown: Divine Violence and the Limits of Ethics by Ted A. Smith

January 2015
Phillis I. Sheppard, Associate Professor in Religion, Psychology, and Culture
A Womanist Pastoral Theology Against Intimate and Cultural Violence by Stephanie M. Crumpton

December 2014
Herbert Marbury, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible
Eighth Century Prophets: A Social Analysis by D.N. Premnath

November 2014
Ellen Armour, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Chair in Feminist Theology, Director of the Carpenter Program in Religion, Gender, and Sexuality
God, Sex and Politics: Homosexuality and Everyday Theologies by Dawne Moon

October 2014
David A. Michelson, Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity, Affiliate Faculty Member in Classics and Islamic Studies
On Asetical Life Saint Isaac of Nineveh translated by Mary Hansbury

September 2014
Paul Lim, Associate Professor of the History of Christianity, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Affiliate Professor, Department of History
Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery by Siddarth Kara and Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen

August 2014
Bonnie Miller-McLemore, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Religion, Psychology, and Culture
Writing Methods in Theological Reflection by Heather Walton