Critical Theology, v. 2, no. 4 (Summer 2020)

URL: https://criticaltheology.net/ct-v2-no4/


Table of contents

  • Introduction, Scott Kline
  • A Sign of Hope in the COVID-19 Pandemic, Don Schweitzer
  • The Virus and the Climate: Linked in the Anthropocene, Harold Wells
  • The Social Recession and the COVID-19 Pandemic, Joe Mancini
  • COVID-19, Asian-phobia, and Lament, Eliana Ah Rum Ku
  • Loneliness on the Island of Isolation: A Reflection, Megan Shore

Critical Theology, v. 2, no. 3 (Spring 2020)

URL: https://criticaltheology.net/ct-v2-no3/

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Table of contents

  • Introduction, Don Schweitzer
  • Those We Do Not Know: Thinking as Church about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Jane Barter
  • “What We Lose in Certainty”: Re-grieving Jean Vanier, Carolyn Whitney-Brown
  • “Ready to Pardon?” An Ecclesial Analysis of the Death Penalty and Catholic Abolitionism, Michael M. Canaris
  • Jesus Christ for Koreans in The United Church of Canada, Don Schweitzer and Ohwang Kwon

Critical Theology, v. 2, no. 2 (Winter 2020)

URL: https://criticaltheology.net/ct-v2-no2/

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Table of contents

  • Introduction, Christine Jamieson
  • When God Visits, What Does He See?, Marie-France Dion
  • Where the Spirit of the Lord Is, There Is Irony: The Unexpected, Inappropriate Good News of Ruth, Martha Elias Downey
  • Humanizing Human Rights, Jon Waind
  • Book Review
    • Adele Reinhartz. Cast Out of the Covenant: Jews and Anti-Judaism in the Gospel of John. London: Lexington-Fortress, 2018, 248 pp.
    • Sara Parks. Gender in the Rhetoric of Jesus: Women in Q. London: Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2019, 202 pp.
    • Richard Allen. Beyond the Noise of Solemn Assemblies: The Protestant Ethic and the Quest for Social Justice in Canada. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018, xxxi + 388 pp.

Critical Theology, v. 2, no. 1 (Fall 2019)

URL: https://criticaltheology.net/ct-v2-no1/

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Table of contents

  • Introduction, Rosemary P. Carbine
  • Grace as Flowing Light in Global Catholicity, Sophia Park, SNJM
  • The Necessary Inner Liberative Dimension: An Asian North American Perspective on How Paul Might Speak to Migrant Workers’ Adversities, Julius-Kei Kato
  • Unintelligible Cruelty, Rachel Bundang
  • Book Review
    • Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics
      T&T Clark Handbook of Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics. Edited by Uriah Y. Kim and Seung Ai Yang. New York: T&T Clark, 2019. xviii + 526 pp.
    • A Nudge from the Spirit
      James Coriden. The Holy Spirit and an Evolving Church. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. xiii + 210 pp.

Critical Theology, v. 1, no. 4 (Summer 2019)

URL: https://criticaltheology.net/ct-v1-no4/

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Table of contents

  • Useless Experience: Community Engaged Learning and a “Culture of Encounter”, Reid B. Locklin
  • Too Chicken to Cross the Road? Jean Vanier and Getting to the Other Side, Carolyn Whitney-Brown
  • Catholic Social Teaching and Service Learning: The Case of Social Justice and Peace Studies at King’s University College, Megan Shore
  • Student Affairs and Learning from Jean Vanier, Joe Henry
  • Protecting Minors: Canadian Bishops Issue Guidelines on Sexual Abuse, David Seljak

Critical Theology, v. 1, no. 3 (Spring 2019)

URL: https://criticaltheology.net/ct-v1-no3/

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Table of contents

  • Dear Church, Now What? Moving from Reconciliation to Reparations, Jennifer Harvey
  • A Theological Interpretation of BTS and ARMY, Hoeun Lee
  • The Commonwealth Interfaith Forum: Relevance in a Relic?, James Taylor Christie
  • Book reviews:
    • Jan Assmann. The Invention of Religion: Faith and Covenant in the Book of Exodus. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2018. xviii + 391 pp.
    • Elizabeth Johnson. Creation and the Cross: The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril. Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril.

Critical Theology, v. 1, no. 2 (Winter 2019)

URL: https://criticaltheology.net/ct-v1-no2/

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Table of contents

  • Introduction, Christine Jamieson
  • Christianities and Indigenous Peoples: The Urgency for “New Paths”, Michel Andraos
  • Strangers on the Land: What “Settler-Aware” Biblical Studies Learns from Indigenous Methodologies, Matthew R. Anderson
  • Indigenous and Christian Spirituality: Theological and Pastoral Reflections for Reconciliation, Benjamín Luján
  • Book reviews:
    • Tanya Talaga. All My Relations: Finding the Path Forward. CBC Massey Lectures. Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2018, 258 pp.
    • P.R. John, John Mundu, and Joseph Lobo, eds. Searching Christology Through an Asian Optic. Delhi: ISPCK/JERES, 2017, xvii + 226 pp.

Critical Theology, v. 1, no. 1 (Fall 2018)

URL: https://criticaltheology.net/ct-v1-no1/

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Table of contents

  • The Ecumenist becomes Critical Theology, Editorial Team
  • Critical Theology in the 21st Century, Don Schweitzer
  • Critical Constructive Theology as a Praxis of Worldmaking, Rosemary P. Carbine
  • Critical Theology and Evil, David Seljak
  • Critical Theology in Progress: Responding to the 21st-Century Challenges, Christine Jamieson
  • Critical Theology and Critical Nationalism, Scott Kline

The Ecumenist, v. 55, no. 3 (Summer 2018)

URL: https://criticaltheology.net/ecumenist-v55-no3/

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Table of contents

  • The Ecumenist Is Changing
  • Gregory of Montreal, David Seljak
  • Mission and Migration: Korean Canadians in The United Church of Canada, HyeRan Kim-Cragg and Don Schweitzer
  • Singing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land: Identity and Mission of the Mar Thoma Church in the Diaspora, Jesudas M. Athyal
  • The Church as Migrant: A New Model of the Church for a ‘Cross-ing’ People, Michael M. Canaris
  • Book notes:
    • On the Current State of Ecumenism: A Festschrift for John A. Radano
      Donald Bolen, Nicholas Jesson, and Donna Geernaert, eds. Towards Unity: Ecumenical Dialogue 500 Years After the Reformation: Essays in Honour of Monsignor John A. Radano. Toronto: Novalis, 2017, 382 pp.

The Ecumenist becomes Critical Theology

The Ecumenist, founded in 1962 by Gregory Baum, has now become Critical Theology: Engaging Church, Culture and Society. 

Novalis Publishing is pleased to announce that the launch of Critical Theology: Engaging Church, Culture, and Society. Critical Theology is the new incarnation of The Ecumenist, a journal created by Gregory Baum in 1962. In fact, while the Ecumenist never lost interest in ecumenical and interfaith dialogue, it has, since the 1970s, increasingly focused on issues of faith, peace, and justice. The editorial team decided that it was time to update the journal, giving it a new look, a web presence, and a more accurate title.

Gregory Baum developed the concept of “critical theology,” a theology in solidarity with the exploited, marginalized, victimized, and excluded. We are proud to be heirs to that concept.