AAR MEMBER NOTES
Kevin Twain Lowery, Olivet Nazarene University
Awarded the 2012 Samuel L. Mayhugh Award for Scholarly Excellence by the university at its 99th commencement. This honor is given to one faculty member annually and includes special recognition and a cash award.
Rebecca Todd Peters, Elon University
Awarded the Distinguished Scholar Award at Elon University. This award is the university's highest award for excellence in scholarship and comes with a $3,500 award and the delivery of a public lecture in the spring.
Books and Major Publications
Andrea Acri, Asia Research Institute (NUS)
Dharma Patanjala; A Saiva Scripture from Ancient Java Studied in the Light of Related Old Javanese and Sanskrit Texts, Gonda Indological Studies XVI; Groningen: Egbert Forsten Publishing, 2011. xviii + 706 pp. ISBN: 978 90 6980 000 4.
Peter Admirand, Mater Dei Institute, DCU
Amidst Mass Atrocity and the Rubble of Theology: Searching for a Viable Theodicy, Cascade Books, March 2012, 978-1-61097-306-9.
Carla Bellamy, Baruch College
The Powerful Ephemeral: Everyday Healing in an Ambiguously Islamic Place, University of California Press, August 2011 release date.
Deborah L. Berhó, George Fox University
Protestant Hispanic Churches of Oregon, Wipf & Stock, March 2012. ISBN 978-1-61097-013-6
Robert Campany, Vanderbilt University
Signs from the Unseen Realm: Buddhist Miracle Tales from Early Medieval China (University of Hawai'i Press, 2012)
Monica A. Coleman, Claremont School of Theology
Not Alone: Reflections on Faith and Depression - a 40 Day Devotional, Inner Prizes, February 2012 release date. ISBN: 978-0985140205
Nancy J. Davis, DePauw University
Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States. Indiana University Press, June 2012. ISBN: 0253002389
Nancy J. Davis, DePauw University and Robert V. Robinson, Indiana University.
Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States. Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-253-00238-9.
Fabrizio M. Ferrari, University of Chester
Ernesto de Martino on Religion. The Crisis and the Presence. Equinox, June 2012, ISBN 9781845536343.
Paul G Hackett, Columbia University
Theos Bernard, the White Lama: Tibet, Yoga, and American Religious Life. New York: Columbia University Press, May 2012; ISBN 978-0-231-15886-2.
Beverley Haddad, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Religion and HIV and AIDS: Charting the Terrain, University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, August 2011 (editor). ISBN 978-1-86914-207-0
James Kraft, Huston-Tillotson University
The Epistemology of Religious Disagreement, Palgrave/Macmillan, 2012 978-0-230-11190-5
Robert N. McCauley, Emory University
Why Religion Is Natural and Science Is Not, Oxford University Press, November 2011 release date; ISBN: 978-0-19-982726-8
A. Charles Muller, University of Tokyo and Cuong T. Nguyen, ed. Wonhyo's Philosophy of Mind. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press. 2011. 416 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8248-3573-6.
James T. Richardson, University of Nevada, Reno
Saints under Seige: The Texas Raid on the Latter Day Saints Community (New York University Press, 2011 (with Stuart Wright)
Bob Robinson, Laidlaw College, New Zealand
Jesus and the Religions: Retrieving a Neglected Example for a Multi-cultural World. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2012. ISBN: 9781610975988
David A. Salomon, The Sage Colleges
An Introduction to the Glossa Ordinaria as Medieval Hypertext, Cardiff, Wales, University of Wales Press, July 2012 release date
Tom Schwanda, Wheaton College
Soul Recreation: The Contemplative—Mystical Piety of Puritanism. Eugene, OR: Pickwick. Released April 2012, ISBN 978-1-61097-455-4
Deanna A. Thompson, Hamline University
Hoping for More: On Having Cancer, Talking Faith, and Accepting Grace, Cascade Books, May 2012 release date.
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