STILLPOINT Archive: last updated 05/09/2016

Faculty Books

Timothy Sherratt has recently published Power Made Perfect? Is There a Christian Politics for the Twenty-First Century? (Cascade Books, 2016). Sherratt surveys major Christian political initiatives and schools of Christian political thought, with a particular emphasis on American politics, before outlining ways in which Christians in churches can practice faithful political engagement. 

Gregor Thuswaldner and (University of Colorado) colleague Robert Dassanowsky have published a translation of Felix Mitterer’s Jägerstätter, about an Austrian farmer who refused to fight for Hitler because of his Catholic faith (University of New Orleans Press, 2015). Dr. Thuswaldner wrote the introduction to the volume, and also recently published another translation with his wife, Pamela Thuswaldner: a children’s book by Gregor’s father, Werner Thuswaldner, Everyman for Every Child. It is a retelling of Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s 1911 play Jedermann, which is based on the medieval mystery play Everyman.

Paul Borthwick’s latest book Great Commission, Great Compassion: Following Jesus and Loving the World was released by InterVarsity Press in 2015 and was featured as a “Book of the Day” at last December’s Urbana 2015 Conference.

Bert Hodges published a chapter titled “Conformity and divergence in interactions, groups, and culture” in The Oxford Handbook of Social Influence (edited by S. Harkins, K. Williams, &
J. Burger; Oxford University Press, 2015).

Elaine Phillips published “Theology of Prayer in the Wisdom Literature,” a chapter in Praying with Ancient Israel: Exploring the Theology of Prayer in the Old Testament (edited by P. Camp and
T. Longman III; Abilene Christian University Press, 2015).