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Rhythms of Religious Ritual

On the CST Bookshelf this month: Rhythms of Religious Ritual: The Yearly Cycle of Jews, Christians, and Muslims written by CST’s Gerald H. Kennedy Professor of Homiletics and Liturgics, Dr. Kathy Black, and published by Claremont Press. Her book explores the religious cycles and calendars of the Abrahamic faiths and is an edited volume that [...]

2018-10-17T19:27:49+00:00October 17th, 2018|CSTBookshelf, News|0 Comments

New Book from CPS Director

New from the Executive Director of the Center for Process Studies, Wm. Andrew Schwartz, The Metaphysics of Paradox: Jainism, Absolute Relativity, and Religious Pluralism. Andrew says, “I enjoy asking ‘big questions’ about the kinds of things we usually just take for granted. That's what this book does. I wanted to push myself to a new [...]

2018-09-21T19:40:20+00:00September 21st, 2018|CSTBookshelf, News|0 Comments

Current Student/Alumnus and Professor Collaborate on Book Chapter

Current Ph.D. student and alumnus Jason Mitchell, M.A. ’15, partnered with Professor Deepak Shimkhada to write a chapter for Lavanya Vemsani’s edited volume, Modern Hinduism in Text and Context. Jason and Dr. Shimkhada’s collaboration on “Sacred Groves: The Playground of the Gods” began three years ago when Jason was one of Dr. Shimkhada’s students. Dr. [...]

2018-08-16T19:14:37+00:00August 16th, 2018|CSTBookshelf, News|0 Comments

Student and Professor Put Together an Edited Volume

Ph.D. student and alumnus Andrew Davis, M.A. ’13, and Dr. Philip Clayton partnered to put together How I Found God in Everyone and Everywhere: An Anthology of Spiritual Memoirs, a book featuring renowned spiritual leaders from across traditions – including our own John Cobb and Marjorie Suchocki! Other contributors include Deepak Chopra, Ilia Delio, Richard [...]

2018-08-16T19:17:34+00:00August 16th, 2018|CSTBookshelf, News|0 Comments

Students and Professors Collaborate in Book Projects

This month on The CST Bookshelf we find publications produced by students and professors in collaboration with one another. First, current Ph.D. student and alumnus Jason Mitchell, M.A. ’15, and adjunct professor Dr. Deepak Shimkhada partnered to write a chapter titled “Sacred Groves: The Playground of the Gods” in an upcoming book on modern Hinduism. [...]

2018-08-16T22:54:50+00:00August 16th, 2018|CSTBookshelf, News|0 Comments

Finding God in the #CSTToolbox: Lessons for the Road Ahead

In the CST Toolbox this month, “Paths to Spiritual Depth: Insights from Leaders of our Age,” Ph.D. student and alumnus Andrew Davis, M.A. ’13, identifies five spiritual lessons for the road ahead that he’s gleaned from the contributors to the forthcoming book, How I Found God in Everyone and Everywhere: An Anthology of Spiritual Memoirs, [...]

2018-08-16T19:35:58+00:00August 16th, 2018|CSTBookshelf, News|0 Comments

#CSTBookshelf with Dr. Roland Faber

The Garden of Reality: Transreligious Relativity in a World of Becoming contemplates the relativity of religious truth, religious pluralism, transreligious discourse, postmodern cosmology, and multireligious mysticism. Its transreligious approach aims at a future multireligious, peaceful society in an ecological and cosmic context. Dr. Faber proposes that the future of humanity is bound to conviviality with [...]

2018-07-23T21:27:46+00:00July 13th, 2018|CSTBookshelf, News|0 Comments

CST Bookshelf with Rev. Dr. Timothy Murphy

Written with church small groups in mind, Sustaining Hope in an Unjust World is a resource for persons committed to working for a more just world and includes discussion questions at the end of each chapter. Timothy says, “While I combine process and liberation theologies in addressing these issues, I wanted it to be accessible [...]

2018-07-23T21:28:31+00:00July 13th, 2018|CSTBookshelf, News|0 Comments