Category: Biblical Studies


Sarah Hinlicky-Wilson "Plato Was Wrong" In Christianity Today. 2004

Lectionary reflections on John 1 and a psalm.

Elizabeth Huwiler "Authorized Conflicts: the Bible in Church Conversations" 34 In Biblical Theology Bulletin. 2004 : 41-45

Suggests that arguments within biblical-heritage religions are often between those whose greatest fear is fall into chaos and those whose greatest fear is oppression from tyrannical forces. The Bible reflects corresponding arguments within ancient Israel and the nascent church. The use of biblical texts often functions to fuel those arguments rather than to resolve them.

Elizabeth Huwiler "Review: Wise and Discerning Hearts: an Introduction to Wisdom Liturgical Theology" In Theology Today 58. 2001 : 446-448
Elizabeth Huwiler "Review: Searching the Scriptures, Volume 1: A Feminist Introduction" In Homiletic 19/2. Winter 1994 : 19-21
Elizabeth Huwiler "Review: Reading Isaiah" In Homiletic 17/1. Summer 1992 : 20-21
Carol LaHurd "Luther‘s Legacy in the Women‘s Bible Study" Spring In Dialog: A Journal of Theology. vol. 45, no. 1, 2006 : 29-35

The article traces the history of Lutheran women’s Bible studies in the United States back to the late 1800s, reports reflections of contemporary Bible study authors and participants, and analyzes the role of biblical critical methods and Lutheran theology in such studies. With Susan McArver and Diane Jacobson.

Carol LaHurd "Response to Mark McVann: Exactly What’s Ritual about the Experience of Reading/Hearing Mark’s Gospel?" In Semeia. vol. 67, 1994 : 199-208

In response to McVann’s “Reading Mark Ritually: Honor-Shame and the Ritual of Baptism,” this essay summarizes McVann’s application of Victor Turner’s ritual model and assesses support for McVann’s thesis about Jesus’ status transformation in Mark’s gospel, while raising larger questions about the functioning of ritual in relation to boundaries and the experiences of reading and hearing narrative texts.

Carol LaHurd "Rediscovering the Lost Women in Luke 15" Summer In Biblical Theology Bulletin. vol. 24, no. 2, 1994 : 66-76

Drawing on personal interviews with six Arab Christian women living in the United States, the article reinterprets the Luke 15 parables in light of the women’s own responses to the parables and their experiences of life in the modern contexts of Egypt and Lebanon.

Carol LaHurd "Reader Response to Ritual Elements in Mark 5:1-20" Winter In Biblical Theology Bulletin. vol. 20, 1990 : 154-160

This article is an expansion and updating of the chapter described in The Daemonic Imagination edited by Detweiler and Doty.

Carol LaHurd "Rhetorical Criticism, Biblical Criticism, and Literary Criticism: Issues of Methodological Pluralism" In Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society Proceedings. vol. V , 1985 : 87-101

The essay answers the question of how and when biblical critical methods can be used in combination and ways in which the texts themselves encourage shifts from one method to another. The particular test case is George Kennedy’s rhetorical analysis of the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5-7.