Directory of Scholars in Religion





Major publications

Rahim Acar

Marmara University Faculty of Theology Philosophy of Religion, Islamic Philosophy “Creation: Avicenna’s Metaphysical Account,” in David Burrell, Carlo Cogliati, et alii (ed.), Creation and the God of Abraham Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010), pp.77-90. “Avicenna,” in Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Religion, ed. Chad Meister & Paul Copan. London: Routledge, 2007. Talking about God and Talking about Creation: Avicenna’s and Thomas Aquinas’ Positions, Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2005. “Reconsidering Avicenna’s Position on God’s Knowledge of Particulars,” in Jon McGinnis (ed.), Interpreting Avicenna: Science and Philosophy in Medieval Islam, Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2004. “Avicenna’s Position Concerning the Basis of the Divine Creative Action,” The Muslim World, 94/1 (2004), pp. 65-79. “Intellect vs. Active Intellect,” in David Reisman and Ahmed H. al-Rahim (ed.), Before and After Avicenna: Proceedings of the First Conference of the Avicenna Study Group, Brill: Leiden, Boston, 2003.

Ellen Aitken

McGill University School of Religious Studies Early Christian History and Literature, New Testament The Bible in the public square: reading the signs of the times, edited by Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, Ellen Bradshaw Aitken, and Jonathan A. Draper. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2008. Jesus’ death in early Christian memory: the poetics of the passion. Göttingen: Fribourg: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht; Academic Press, 2004. Philostratus’s Heroikos: religion and cultural identity in the third century C.E., edited by Ellen Bradshaw Aitken, Jennifer K. Beresnson MacLean. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2004. Flavius Philostratus: Heroikos, translated with an introduction and notes by Jennifer K. Berenson Maclean and Ellen Bradshaw Aitken; with a prologue by Gregory Nagy and an epilogue by Helmut Koester. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2001.

Ömer Mahir Alper

Istanbul University Department of Philosophy Islamic Philosophy and Theology, Arabic Philosophy Existence and Man: Reconstruction of a Conception in the Context of Kamālpashazāda, Istanbul: Klasik, 2010. Ibn Sīnā (in Turkish), Istanbul: ISAM, 2008. The Nature of Philosophy (in Turkish), Istanbul: Metropol, 2006. The Pleasure of Reason: Ibn Kammuna’s Philosophy of Knowledge (in Turkish), Istanbul: Ayışığı, 2004. An Annotated Bibliography on the Philosophical Works in Ottoman Turkish (in Turkish), Istanbul: Kitabevi, 2004. Relationship between Reason/ Philosophy and Revelation/Religion in Islamic Philosophy: The Case of al-Kindī, al-Fārābī and Avicenna (in Turkish), Istanbul: Ayışığı, 2000. The Study of Religion in The West (in Turkish), ed., Istanbul: Metropol, 2002. Translation (from Arabic to Turkish) of al-Fārābī’s Kitāb al-Burhān, Istanbul: Klasik, 2008. Translation (from English to Turkish) of Introduction of Arabic Philosophy into Europe, edited by Charles E. Butterworth and Blake Andree Kessel, Istanbul: Ayışığı, 2001.

Sajida Alvi

McGill University Institute of Islamic Studies Islamic Studies, cultural studies The Muslim veil in North America: issues and debates, edited by Sajida Alvi, Homa Hoodfar and Sheila McDonough. Toronto: Women’s Press, 2003. Muḥammad Bāqir Najm S̲ānī, Advice on the art of governance: an Indo-Islamic mirror for princes, Persian text with introduction, translation, and notes by Sajida Sultana Alvi. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1989.

Isabelle Arseneau

McGill University

French Literature

Littérature médiévale 

Le roman médiéval 

Les romans dits « réalistes » (Jean Renart, Renaut, Gerbert de Montreuil et Philippe de Rémy)

Les romans à insertions lyriques

Poétiques du roman

Théories de l'intertextualité

La parodie médiévale

Le merveilleux

« Du faiseur de miracles au bonimenteur : formes du surnaturel et poétique des genres aux XIIe et XIIIe siècles », Memini. Travaux et documents, no 11, 2007, p. 147-165. « Gauvain et les métamorphoses de la merveille : déchéance d’un héros et déclin du surnaturel », dans Francis Gingras (dir.), Une étrange constance. Les motifs merveilleux dans les littératures d’expression française du Moyen Âge à nos jours, Laval, Les Presses de l’Université Laval, coll. « Symposiums », 2005, pp. 91-106. D'une merveille l'autre. Écrire en roman après Chrétien de Troyes (forthcoming)

Bilal Bas Marmara University Faculty of Theology History of Religions “Orthodoxy of Origen of Alexandria’s Trinitarian Doctrine: Is his Theology Arian or Nicene?” Marmara University Faculty of Theology Journal 37/2 (2009): 93-110. “Creation and the Incarnation in Athanasius’s Doctrine of Salvation.” Kutatgubilig: Felsefe Bilim Arastirmalari 16/2 (2009): 277-299. "Monoteist Bir Hıristiyanlık Yorumu: Aryüsçülük.” Divan Ilmi Arastirmalar 9:2 (2000): 167-199. Interpretation of scripture in Eusebius of Caesarea’s ‘Imperial Theology’in Philosophy and the Abrahamic Religions: scriptural hermeneutics and epistemology, edited by Torrance Kirby, Rahim Acar, and Bilal Bas. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2012.
Tahira Basharat Punjab University Lahore Department of Religious Studies Comparative Religion, Hinduism and Islam “The Contemporary Hindu Women of India: An Overview,” Research Journal of South Asia 24 (July 2009), 242-247. “Baptism and Holy Communication: An Analytical Study,” Al-Qalam 13.13, 2009, 28-41. “Sita, Mary and Khadija: their Status in Hinduism, Christianity and Islam,” Al-Adwa, 22.30 (Dec. 2008), 47-57. “Concept of God in Hinduism and Islam in Perspective of their Sacred Scriptures,” Al-Qalam 12.12 (2008), 31-54.
Eric. B. Beresford Atlantic School of Theology Faculty of Theology Philosophy of Religion, Environmental Ethics Care in Dying: A Consideration of the Practices of Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide. Toronto: Anglican Book Centre, 1999. “Assessing the Promise of Genetically Modified Food” in Jeffrey Golliher, ed. Healing Gods Creation. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing, 2004, 50-54. “Community and Diversity: The Role of Perspective in Debates about Human Sexuality” in Greig Dunn and Chris Ambidge, eds. Living Together in the Church: Including Our Differences. Toronto: ABC Publishing, 2004, 224-241. “Conflict and Communion: Homosexuality and Church Practice in Anglicanism” in Sider-Hamilton, C., ed. The Homosexuality Debate: Faith Seeking Understanding. Toronto: ABC Publishing, 2003, 176-215. “Scripture and the Moral Life” Practice of Ministry in Canada, 19:1 Spring 2002, 17-19. “CreationTM? Life and the Limits of Ownership” Life Patent Pending: A Discussion Guide on Biotechnology and the Oncomouse. Toronto: Canadian Council of Churches, 2002, 17-18. “Making All Things New?” in Cole-Turner, R. ed. Beyond Cloning: Religion and the Remaking of Humanity. Harrisburg PA: Trinity Press, 2001, 50-63.

David Boruchoff

McGill University

Hispanic Studies

Literature and Culture of the Spanish Golden Age (Renaissance & Baroque); Literature and Culture of Colonial Spanish America; Historiography; Inter-American Studies (16th-17th Centuries); Trans-Atlantic Studies (16th-17th Centuries)

Isabel la Católica, Queen of Castile: critical essays. Ed. David A. Boruchoff. New York and Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003;. “El imaginario bíblico y la historiografía misionera novohispana.” La Biblia en la literatura del Siglo de Oro. Ed. Ignacio Arellano and Ruth Fine. Biblioteca Áurea Hispánica 56. Madrid: Editorial Iberoamericana; Frankfurt: Vervuert, 2010. 63-76;  

“Piety, Patriotism, and Empire: Lessons for England, Spain, and the New World in the Works of Richard Hakluyt.” Renaissance Quarterly 62.3 (2009): 809-58; “New Spain, New England, and the New Jerusalem: The ‘Translation’ of Empire, Faith, and Learning (translatio imperii, fidei ac scientiae) in the Colonial Missionary Project.” Early American Literature 43.1 (2008): 5-34; “The Politics of Providence: History and Empire in the Writings of Pietro Martire, Richard Eden, and Richard Hakluyt.” Material and Symbolic Circulation Between England and Spain, 1554-1604. Ed. Anne J. Cruz. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Co., 2008. 103-22; “Doctrina, vivencia y libertad cristianas.” Cervantes y las religiones. Ed. Ruth Fine and Santiago López Navia. Biblioteca Áurea Hispánica 51. Madrid: Universidad de Navarra; Editorial Iberoamericana / Vervuert, 2008. 121-35.


Spencer Boudreau

McGill University Faculty of Education Integrated Studies in Education We were brothers: the stories of Salesian seminarians who followed a dream. Calgary: Detselig Enterprises, 2009. Catholic education: the Quebec experience. Calgary: Detselig Enterprises, 1999. Encounter with Christ / Office de catéchèse du Québec; [conceived and written by Mireille Dubuc; adaptation and translation into English, Spencer Boudreau and Honore Kerwin- Borrelli]. Montréal: Éditions d’enseignement religieux F.P.R., 1993. What children say about God. Montréal: Fides, 1981.
Maurice Boutin McGill University School of Religious Studies Philosophy of Religion “The Current State of the Individual: A Meditation on ‘The Falling Man,’” in Arvind Sharma (ed.), The World’s Religions after September 11, vol. 2: Religion and Human Rights. Westport, CT & London: Praeger Publ., 2009, x + 285 p.; pp. 3–12. “‘Ex parte videntium:’ Hermeneutics of the Eucharist,” in Torrance Kirby, Emilio Campi & Frank James III (eds.), A Companion to Peter Martyr Vermigli. Leiden, the Netherlands: E.J. Brill, 2009, pp. 195–206. “Mémoire sélective et tradition,” in Robert Mager & Serge Cantin (eds.), Modernité et religion au Québec: Où en sommes-nous? Quebec City: Les Presses de l’Université Laval, 2010, xiv + 416 p.; pp. 67–76. “Virtualité et identité: L’identité narrative selon Paul Ricoeur, et ses apories:” journal Studies in Religion/ Sciences Religieuses 38/2 (Summer 2009): 323–332. “Fluctuations du mal-être et gestion de l’humeur: La promesse du médicament:” revue Frontières 21/2 (2009): 9–14. “The Correlation of the Eucharist with Christ: Vermigli’s Oxford Treatise and Disputation (1549):” Toronto Journal of Theology 26/2 (2010): 203–213.

Lara Braitstein

McGill University School of Religious Studies Classical Tibetan; Mahayana Buddhism Lojong: Der buddhistische Weg zu Mitgefühl und Weisheit. German translation of The Path to Awakening: a Commentary on Ja Chekawa Yeshe Dorje’s Seven Points of Mind Training. Translation by Tina Draszczyk prepared from my translation and includes my “Translator’s Preface” (“Einleitung der Herausgeberin der englischen Ausgabe”). Oy-Mittelberg, Germany: Joy Verlag, 2010. Lo Djong: la Voie vers l’Éveil. French translation of The Path to Awakening: a Commentary on Ja Chekawa Yeshe Dorje’s Seven Points of Mind Training. Translation by Dominique Thomas prepared from my translation and includes my “Translator’s Preface” (“Préface de la traductrice”). La Remuée, France: Rabsel Éditions, 2010. The Path to Awakening: a Commentary on Ja Chekawa Yeshe Dorje’s Seven Points of Mind Training. (editor and translator). Author: Shamar Rinpoche. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass. 2009. “Exploring Saraha’s Treasury of Adamantine Songs,” Tibet Journal 33.1 (Spring 2008), pp. 40–65

Hillel Braude

McGill University

Faculty of Medicine Faculty of Medicine Hillel Braude & Jonathan Kimmelman. “The Ethics of Managing Affective and Emotional States to Improve Informed Consent: Autonomy, Comprehension, and Voluntariness.“ Bioethics 26.3 (2012): 149-156. “The Target of the Self and the Arrows of Volition and Self-Representation.” American Journal of Bioethics 9.1 (2009): 46–47. “Clinical Intuition Versus Statistics: Different Modes of Tacit Knowledge in Clinical Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Medicine.“ Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 30.3 (2009). “Cosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in Nature” (Review). Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 45.2 (2002): 307-309.

Dorothy Bray

McGill University


Medieval studies, specialising in Celtic and Anglo-Saxon; early Irish hagiography; heroic tradition; Celtic folklore and mythology; women saints and women’s spirituality.

‘Miracles and Wonders in the Lives of the Early Irish Saints’ in Celtic Hagiography and Saints’ Cults, ed. Jane Cartwright (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2002): 136-147; ‘Malediction and Benediction in the Lives of the Early Irish Saints.’ Studia Celtica 36 (2002): 47-58; ‘The Study of Folk-Motifs in Early Irish Hagiography: Problems of Approach, and Rewards at Hand.’ In Studies in Irish Hagiography: Saints and Scholars, ed. John Carey, Máire Herbert, Pádraig Ó Riain (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2001): 268-277; Suckling at the Breast of Christ: a spiritual lesson in an Irish hagiographical motif." Peritia 14 (2000): 282-296; "The Manly Spirit of St. Monenna," in Celtic Connections, Vol. 1, ed. R. Black et al. (East Linton, 1999): 171-181.

A List of Motifs in the Lives of the Early Irish Saints (1993).


David Burrell

University of Notre Dame Faculties of Philosophy and Theology Islamic Philosophy and Theology Creation and the god of Abrahm. Cambridge: CUP, 2010. Freedom and Creation in Three Traditions. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1993. Original Peace: Restoring God’s Creations. with Elena Malits, C.S.C.). New York: Paulist, 1997. Friendship and Ways to Truth. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2000. Al-Ghazali on Faith in Divine Unity and Trust in Divine Providence (translation of Bk. 35 of Ihya’ Ulum ad-Din). Louisville, KY: Fons Vitae, 2000). Faith and Freedom: An Interfaith Perspective. Oxford / Malden MA: Blackwell, 2004. Deconstructing Theodicy. Grand rapids MI: Brazos Press, 2008. Aquinas: God and Action. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul/Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1979. Knowing the Unknowable God: Ibn-Sina, Maimonides, Aquinas. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1986. Al-Ghazali on the Ninety-Nine Beautiful Names of God, translation from Arabic with Nazih Daher. Cambridge: Islamic Texts Society, 1992.

Emidio Campi


University of Zurich Institute of Swiss Reformation History, Faculty of Theology Ecclesiastical History, Reformation History Heinrich Bullinger De scripturae sanctae authoritate et epsicoporum institutione et functione, Zurich, TVZ, 2009 [Heinrich Bullinger Werke: Theologische Schriften, 4]. A Companion to Peter Martyr Vermigli, Leiden: Brill, 2009 [ed. with Torrance Kirby and Frank James III]. Consensus Tigurinus (1549). Die Einigung zwischen Heinrich Bullinger und Johannes Calvin über das Abendmahl. Werden – Wertung – Bedeutung, Zurich: TVZ, 2009. [ ed. with Ruedi Reich]. Scholarly Knowledge. Textbooks in early modern Europe, (ed.), Geneva: Droz 2008. [ed. with al.] Alexander Schweizer (1808-1888) und seine Zeit, Zurich: TVZ , 2008. [ed. with Ralph Kunz, Christian Moser] Heinrich Bullinger. Life – Thought – Influence, Zurich, Aug. 2529, 2004, International Congress Heinrich Bullinger (1504-1575), Zurich: TVZ, 2007, 2 vols, 1005 pp. [ed. with Peter Opitz]. Italian Reformation. MicroficheEdition of the works from the Fondo Guicciardini, Central National Library, Florence, Leiden: Brill IDC Publishers, 2007. Bullinger Schriften, vols 1 – 7, Zurich: TVZ 2004 – 2007. [ed. with Detlef Roth, Peter Stotz]. Peter Martyr Vermigli Commentary on Aristotle’s Nicomachean ethics, Kirksville, Mo.: Truman State University Press, 2006 [The Peter Martyr Library 9, with Joseph C. McLelland]. The Architect of the Reformation. An Introduction to Heinrich Bullinger (1504-1575), Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House 2004. [ed. with Bruce Gordon]. Heinrich Bullinger und seine Zeit. Eine Vorlesungsreihe, Zurich: TVZ , 2004. Ticino e Protestanti. Figure e movimenti del protestantesimo in Ticino tra Cinquecento e Novecento, Locarno: Dadò, 2004. Der Nachfolger. Heinrich Bullinger (15041575). Katalog zur Ausstellung im Grossmünster Zürich, 11. Juni - 17.Oktober 2004, Zurich: TVZ 2004. [ed. with Hans Ulrich Bächtold, Ralph Weingarten]. Peter Martyr Vermigli. Humanism, Republicanism, Reformation, Geneva: Droz, 2002.

George Carras

Washington and Lee University Departments of Classics and Religious Studies Oriental/Jewish Studies, Classics, Intertextuality Two Diaspora Jews: Josephus and Paul - A Historical, Social and Theological Comparison of Hellenistic Jewry, (Arbeiten zur Geschichte des antiken Judentums und des Urchristentums), Leiden: Brill, (projected 2013). Paul, Josephus and Judaism: The Shared Judaism of Paul and Josephus (1990 mss, Oxford, digitized) “Dependence, Paraphrase or Common Tradition in Philo’s Hypothetica and Josephus’ Contra Apionem,” Studia Philonica Annual 5 (1993), 24-47. “Philo’s Hypothetica - Josephus’ Contra Apionem and the Question of Sources” in D. Lull (ed.), 1990 Society of Biblical Literature Seminar Papers, Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1990, 431-450. “Observant Jews in the Story of Luke and Acts: Paul, Jesus and Other Jews” in J. Verheyden (ed.), The Unity of Luke-Acts, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1999, 693-708. “Luke and the OT: Intertextuality between Numbers 15.22-31 & Luke 23.34” in C.M. Tuckett (ed.), The Scriptures in the Gospels, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1997, 605-616. “Romans 2.1-29: A Dialogue on Jewish Ideals,” Biblica 73 (1992), 183-207. “Jewish Ethics and Gentile Converts: Some Remarks on 1 Thess. 4.3-8” in R.F. Collins (ed.), The Thessalonian Correspondence, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1990, 306-315.

Daniel Cere

McGill University, Institute for Study of Marriage, Law and Culture School of Religious Studies Religion, Ethics and Public Policy Divorcing Marriage, co-edited with Douglas Farrow. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2005. Le Mariage Attaqué, sous la direction de Daniel Cere et Douglas Farrow avec la collaboration de Jacques Henripin. Montreal: Editions des Oliviers, 2005. The Future of Family Law. New York: IAV, 2005. The Experts' Story of Courtship. New York: IAV, 2000. “Should Same-Sex Marriage Be Accepted?” (Jonathan Rauch and Daniel Cere in Debate) Crosscurrents: Contemporary Political Issues, Fifth Edition, edited by Mark Charlton and Paul Barker, (Thomson Nelson, 2006). “Marriage, Subordination and the Development of Christian Doctrine,” in Does Christianity Teach Male Headship? Equal Regard and its Critics, edited by David Blankenhorn, Don Browning and Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen, Grand Rapids: W.B.Eerdmans, 2004, 92-110. “The Problem of ‘Nature’ in Family Law” in The Jurisprudence of Marriage and Other Intimate Relationships ed. Scott Fitzgibbon, Lynn Wardle, and A.Scott Loveless. Buffalo NY: William S. Hein & Co. 2010, 257–89.
Jennifer Davis Independent Scholar     Religious experience and symbols of presence amongst the people of Eastern James Bay / Jennifer Mary Davis. Montreal: McGill University Library, PhD Thesis, 2007.

Kenneth Dean

McGill University

East Asian Studies

Taoist studies, popular culture, Chinese literature.

Kenneth Dean and Zheng Zhenman, Ritual alliances of the Putian plain. Leiden; Boston:  Brill,  2010.

Lord of the three in one: the spread of a cult in Southeast China. Princeton, NJ; Chichester, UK: Princeton University Press, 1998. Taoist ritual and popular cults of Southeast China. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993.

Diane Desrosiers

McGill University

French Literature

Littérature du XVIe siècle

Marot, Rabelais et Montaigne

Femmes écrivains de la Renaissance

Rhétorique - polémique religieuse

Les Imprimés réformés de Pierre de Vingle (Neuchâtel, 1533-1535). 1, Diane Desrosiers-Bonin et William Kemp (dir.), Littératures, no 24-1, 2007; « Présentation », Littératures, numéro Les Imprimés réformés de Pierre de Vingle (Neuchâtel, 1533-1535). 1, Diane Desrosiers-Bonin et William Kemp (dir.), no 24-1, 2007, p. vii-xiv.

« Procédés éristiques dans le Livre des marchans d’Antoine Marcourt », Littératures, numéro Les Imprimés réformés de Pierre de Vingle (Neuchâtel, 1533-1535). 2, Diane Desrosiers-Bonin et William Kemp (dir.), no 24-2, 2007, p. 1-12. En collaboration avec William Kemp, « Marie d’Ennetières », dans Encyclopedia of Women in the Renaissance. Italy, France, and England, Diana Robin, Anne R. Larsen et Carole Levin (dir.), Santa Barbara (CA), ABC-Clio, 2007, p. 113-115.

Alnis Dickson Independent Scholar   Tibetan Buddhism Organizing Religion: Situating the Three-Vow Texts of the Tibetan Buddhist Renaissance. Montreal, McGill MA Thesis, 2009.

Diana Dimitrova

Michigan State University   Hinduism Religion in Literature and Film in South Asia. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Gender, Religion, and Modern Hindi Drama. Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008. Western Tradition and Naturalistic Hindi Theatre. New York: Peter Lang, 2004.

Jaqueline Du Toit


University of the Free State Department of Religion Afroasiatic Studies, Interfaith Studies Canada’s Big Biblical Bargain: How McGill University Bought the Dead Sea Scrolls, ed. Jason Kalman and Jacqueline du Toit. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010.

Michael van Dussen



Late-medieval English and Anglo-Latin literature; Middle English language; underground religious literature; medieval heresy; manuscript culture; History of the Book; travel literature; apocalyptic and visionary writing; medieval mysticism;

“Three Verse Eulogies of Anne of Bohemia.” Medium Aevum 78 (2009): 231-260; “Bohemia in English Religious Controversy before the Henrician Reformation.” The Bohemian Reformation and Religious Practice, vol. 7: Papers from the Seventh International Symposium on the Bohemian Reformation and Religious Practice, Vila Lanna, Prague, Czech Republic, 21-23 June 2006, edited by Zdeněk V. David and David R. Holeton. Prague, 2009.

“Conveying Heresy: ‘a certayne student’ and the Lollard-Hussite Fellowship.” Viator 38 (2007): 217-234.

“Betokening Chastity: Margery Kempe’s Sartorial Crisis.” Forum for Modern Language Studies 41 (2005): 275-288.

Current research: From England to Bohemia: International Communication and Heretical Texts, 1381-1416(in progress)

Heidi Epstein

St Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan Department of Religion and Culture Feminist and Queer Theologies; Women in Western Religions; Theories of Sacred Music in Western Religions Melting the Venusberg: A Feminist Theology of Music, New York: Continuum Publishing Group, 2004. “Penderecki’s Iron Maiden: Intimacy and Other Anomalies in the Canticum canticorum salomonis,Bible Trouble: Queer Reading at the Boundaries of Biblical Scholarship. Semeia Studies Series, Society of Biblical Literature. Ken Stone and Teresa Hornsby, eds. “Chastening Tale: Refiguring Woman Across the Christian Fundamentalist-Feminist Divide,” Fundamentalism and Women in World Religions, Arvind Sharma and Katherine K. Young, eds. New York: T. and T. Clark, 2007. “Sour Grapes, Fermented Selves: Musical Shulammites Modulate Subjectivity,” The Bible and Critical Theory, Volume 5/1 (2009): Monash University ePress: Victoria, Australia. 3.1–3.16. DOI:10.2104/ bc090003. “Re-Vamping the Cross: Galas’s Musical Mnemonic of Promiscuity,” Theology and Sexuality, Volume 15 (2001): 57-77. “Immanence as Music Incarnate: Prelude to a Feminist Theology of Music,” The Annual Review of Women and Religion, Arvind Sharma and Katherine K. Young, eds. Albany NY: State University of New York Press, Vol. 5, 1999: 90-116.

Douglas Farrow

McGill University School of Religious Studies Theology, Religion and Public Policy, Ethics, Ascension theology. London; New York: T & T Clark, 2011. Nation of Bastards: essays on the end of marriage. Forward by William D. Gairdner. Toronto: BPS Books, 2007. Recognizing religion in a secular society: essays in pluralism, religion, and public policy, edited by Douglas Farrow. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004. Divorcing marriage: unveiling the dangers in Canada’s new social experiment / Daniel Cere and Douglas Farrow, editors; foreword by Maggie Gallagher. Montreal: Published for the Institute for the Study of Marriage, Law and Culture by McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004. Ascension and ecclesia: on the significance of the doctrine of the ascension for ecclesiology and Christian cosmology. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1999.

Gaëlle Fiasse

McGill University School of Religious Studies and the Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts Ancient Philosophy, Relationship between Philosophy and Christianity, Contemporary European Philosophy G. Fiasse, Paul Ricœur. De l’homme faillible à l’homme capable, Paris: Presses Universitaires de France (Débats philosophiques), 2008. L’autre et l’amitié chez Aristote et Paul Ricoeur. Analyses éthiques et ontologiques, Louvain: Peeters, Éditions de l’Institut supérieur de Philosophie (Bibliothèque philosophique de Louvain, 69), 2006. “The Golden Rule and Forgiveness.” In A Passion for the Possible. Thinking with Paul Ricœur, ed. Brian Treanor and Henry Venema, Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy, New York: Fordham University Press, 2010, 77-89. “La phronèsis dans l’éthique de Paul Ricœur.” In Le jugement pratique: Autour de la notion de phronèsis, eds. D. Lories et L. Rizzerio, Paris: J. Vrin (Bibliothèque d’histoire de la philosophie), 349-360, 2008. “Aristote. Physique,” in Philosophie de la substance. Ousia dans la philosophie grecque des origines à Aristote. Travaux du Centre d’études aristotéliciennes de l’Université de Liège, ed. A. Motte et P. Somville, avec la collaboration de M.-A. Gavray, A. Lefka et D. Seron, Louvain: Peeters (Aristote. Traductions et études), 2008, 209-228. “Asymétrie, gratuité et réciprocité.” In Paul Ricœur. De l’homme faillible à l’homme capable, ed. G. Fiasse, Paris: Presses Universitaires de France (Débats philosophiques), 119-156, 2008. “Droit naturel, finalité, nature et esclavage chez Aristote.” In Droit naturel. Relancer l’histoire?, sous la dir. de L-L Christians, F. Coppens, X. Dijon, P. Favraux, G. Fiasse, J.-M. Longneaux et M. Ruol, Brussels: Bruylant, 133-154, 2008. “Le tragique de l’action. Ricoeur et Antigone,” in: Le projet d’Antigone. Parcours vers la mort d’une fille d’Oedipe, ed. Louise Grenier, Montréal: Liber, 2005, 139-153. “Aristote. Ethiques,” in Philosophie de la forme. Eidos, Idea, Morphè dans la philosophie grecque, des origines à Aristote, ed. André Motte, Louvain: Peeters (Aristote. Traductions et études), 2004, 508-537. “Paul Ricoeur, lecteur d’Aristote,” in Éthique à Nicomaque VIII-IX, ed. Guy Samama, Paris: Ellipses, 2001, 185-189.

Carlos Fraenkel

McGill University Departments of Jewish Studies and Philosophy Philosophy and the Abrahamic Religions, Philosophical Religion From Maimonides to Samuel ibn Tibbon: The Transformation of the Dalâlat al-Hâ’irîn into the Moreh ha-Nevukhim. Jerusalem: The Hebrew University Magnes Press, 2007. Philosophical Religions from Plato to Spinoza—Reason, Religion, and Autonomy, Cambridge University Press (forthcoming). Traditions of Maimonideanism, ed. Carlos Fraenkel, Leiden: Brill, 2009. The Rationalists: Between Tradition and Innovation, eds. Carlos Fraenkel, Dario Perinetti, and Justin Smith. The New Synthese Historical Library, Springer Academic Publishers, 2010. “The Problem of Anthropomorphism in a Hitherto Unknown Passage from Samuel ibn Tibbon’s Ma’amar Yiqqawu ha-Mayim and in a Newly-Discovered Letter by David ben Saul,” Jewish Studies Quarterly, 2004, pp. 83–126. “Maimonides’ God and Spinoza’s Deus sive Natura,” Journal of the History of Philosophy 44, No. 2 (2006), 169–215.

Jamie Fumo

McGill University English Late medieval English literature, especially Chaucer; medieval mythography and conceptions of the classical past; Latin and vernacular Ovidianism in the Middle Ages; vision and visuality in medieval culture; fifteenth-century Scottish literature The Legacy of Apollo: Antiquity, Authority, and Chaucerian Poetics. University of Toronto Press, 2010. “The Consolations of Philosophy: Later Medieval Elegy.” The Oxford Handbook of the Elegy. Ed. Karen Weisman. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. pp. 118-34; “Romancing the Rose: Apuleius, Guillaume de Lorris, and Moral Horticulture.” Modern Philology 107.3 (2010): 343-79; “The God of Love and Love of God: Palinodic Exchange in The Prologue of the Legend of Good Women and the ‘Retraction,’” in The Legend of Good Women: Context and Reception, ed. Carolyn Collette. Boydell and Brewer, 2006. Pp. 157-75; “An Interpretive Crux in Januarie’s Garden: Chaucer’s Merchant’s Tale and the Crucifixion.” Mediaevalia 23 (2002): 1-37. “The Ends of Love: (Meta)physical Desire in Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde.” Sacred and Profane in Chaucer and Late Middle English Literature: Essays in Honour of John V. Fleming, ed. Robert Epstein and William Robins, University of Toronto Press, 2010. pp. 68-90.
Brandon Gallaher University of Oxford Faculty of Theology, Regent’s Park College Theology, Russian Orthodox Thought ‘The Christological Focus of Vladimir Solov’ev’s Sophiology’, Modern Theology, 25.4 (October 2009), 617-646.’Graced Creatureliness: Ontological Tension in the Uncreated/Created Distinction in the Sophiologies of Solov’ev, Bulgakov and Milbank’, Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies, 47.1-2 (2006), 163-190. ‘Ho orthos tropos anagnoses tou Viou hagiou Serapheim, kata ton p. Georgio Phlorophsky’, Synaxi, 98 (April-June 2006), 55-65 [translation of article below]. ‘Georges Florovsky on reading the life of St Seraphim’, Sobornost, 27.1 (2005): 58-70. [with Irina Kukota] ‘Protopresbyter Sergii Bulgakov: Hypostasis and Hypostaticity: Scholia to the Unfading Light’, St Vladimir’s Theological Quarterly, 49:1-2 (2005), 5-46. [translation of Bulgakov from Russian, introduction, notes and appendix] ‘Bulgakov’s Ecumenical Thought’, Sobornost 24.1 (2002), 24-55. ‘Bulgakov and intercommunion’, Sobornost 24.2 (2002), 9-28.

Barbara E. Galli

Independant Scholar   Philosophy of Religion On wings of moonlight: Elliot R. Wolfson’s poetry in the path of Rosenzweig and Celan. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007. The star of redemption / Franz Rosenzweig; in translation by Barbara E. Galli. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2005. Cultural writings of Franz Rosenzweig, edited and translated from the German by Barbara E. Galli with a forward by Leora Batnitzky. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 2000. Franz Rosenzweig and Jehuda Halevi translating, translations, and translators; foreword by Paul Mendes-Flohr. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1995.

Susan Patterson Glover

Laurentian University Department of English English Literature, Religion in New France Engendering Legitimacy: Law, Property, and Early Eighteenth-Century Fiction. Bucknell Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture, Bucknell University Press, 2006. “Battling the Elements: Reconstructing the Heroic in Robert Rogers.” The Journal of American Culture 26:2 (June 2003): 180-187. “Glossing the Unvarnished Tale: Contra-Dicting Possession in Castle Rackrent.” Studies in Philology 99 (Summer 2002): 295-311. “East goes West: The Technicolour Environment in Northwest Passage.” In The Landscape of Hollywood Westerns: Ecocriticism in an American Film Genre, ed. Deborah A. Carmichael. University of Utah Press, 2006.

Yael Halevi-Wise

McGill University Jewish Studies/ English Studies in the novel, history and theory of the novel, Israeli literature and society, modern Jewish fiction Sephardism: Spanish/Jewish History & the Modern Literary Imagination. Stanford University Press, 2012. “The Life and Times of the Picaro-Converso from Spain to Latin America,” in Sephardism, Ed. Y. Halevi-Wise (Stanford UP, 2012):143-66. “A Taste of Sepharad from the Suburbs of Mexico: Rosa Nissan’s Ladino in Novia que te vea and Hisho que te nazca,” in Sephardic Identity in the Americas, Ed. M. Bejarano and E. Aizenberg. Syracuse UP, 2012. “Reading Agnon’s In the Prime of Her Life in Light of Freud’s Dora.” Jewish Quarterly Review 98.1 (2008): 29-40. “‘The Double Triangle Paradigm’ in Hebrew Fiction: National Redemption in Bigenerational Love Triangles from Agnon to Oz.” Prooftexts: A Journal of Jewish Literary History 26 (2006): 309-343. “Ethics and Aesthetics of Memory in Contemporary Mizrahi Literature.” The Journal of Israeli History 20.1 (Spring 2001): 49-66.

Ian H. Henderson

McGill University School of Religious Studies New Testament The changing face of Judaism, Christianity, and other Greco-Roman religions in Antiquity, edited by Ian H. Henderson and Gerbern S. Oegema; with the assistance of Sara Parks Ricker. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2006. Jesus, rhetoric, and law. New York: E.J. Brill, 1996.

Victor Sōgen Hori

McGill University School of Religious Studies McGill University Buddhism in Canada, edited by John S. Harding, Victor Sōgen Hori and Alexander Soucy. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010. Lectures on the ten oxherding pictures / Yamada Mumon; foreword by Priscilla Daichi Storandt; translated by Victor Sōgen Hori. Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawai’i Press, 2004. Zen sand: the book of capping phrases for kōan practice, compiled, translated, and annotated by Victor Sōgen Hori. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i, 2003. Teaching Buddhism in the West: from the wheel to the Web, edited by Victor Sōgen Hori, Richard P. Hayes, James Mark Shields. London: Routledge Curzon, 2002.

Jason Kalman

Hebrew Union College   Hebrew Union College Canada’s Big Biblical Bargain: How McGill University Bought the Dead Sea Scrolls, ed. Jason Kalman and Jacqueline du Toit. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010.

Jim Kanaris

McGill University School of Religious Studies Philosophy of Religion Kanaris, Jim, and Mark J. Doorley. In Deference to the Other: Lonergan and Contemporary Continental Thought. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2004. Bernard Lonergan’s Philosophy of Religion: From Philosophy of God to Philosophy of Religious Studies. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2002. 2000. “Bernard Lonergan, SJ (1984-84).” Theology Today 62.3 (2005), 330-341.

Maggie Kilgour

McGill University


Renaissance literature; classical literature (esp. Augustan); the Gothic novel

From Communion to Cannibalism: An Anatomy of Metaphors of Incorporation (1990). "Satan and the Wrath of Juno." English Literary History 75: 2008:653-71. "'One Immortality': The Shaping of the Shelleys in The Last Man" European Romantic Review 16.5 (2005): 563-88. Milton and the Metamorphosis of Ovid. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).

Torrance Kirby

McGill University

School of Religious Studies

Church History, History of Christian Thought, Patristics

 The Zurich connection and Tudor political theology. Studies in the History of Christian Traditions, vol. 131. Leiden and Boston: Koninklijke Brill NV, 2007. Richard Hooker, Reformer and Platonist: a reassessment of his Thought. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Press, 2005. The Theology of Richard Hooker in the Context of the Magisterial Reformation. Studies in Reformed Theology and History, E. David Willis (gen. ed). New Series, vol. 5. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton Seminary Press, 2000. Richard Hooker’s Doctrine of the Royal Supremacy. Studies in the History of Christian Thought, vol. 43. Leiden and New York: Brill, 1990. Philosophy and the Abrahamic Religions: scriptural hermeneutics and epistemology, edited by Torrance Kirby, Rahim Acar, and Bilal Bas. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2012. A Companion to Peter Martyr Vermigli, edited by Torrance Kirby, Emidio Campi, and Frank A. James III. Leiden and Boston: Koninklijke Brill NV, 2009. A Companion to Richard Hooker, ed. Torrance Kirby with a foreword by Rowan Williams. Leiden and Boston: Koninklijke Brill NV, 2008. Richard Hooker and the English Reformation, edited by W.J. Torrance Kirby. Studies in Early Modern Religious Reforms, vol. 2. London and Dordrecht: Springer-Kluwer, 2003.

Cory Labrecque Emory University Centre for Ethics Religion and bioethics,
Religion and medicine,
Religion and environment,
Personhood, Transhumanist philosophy, Ethics of ageing/longevity
In Saecula Saeculorum: Transhumanist Philosophy, Biogerontology, and the Roman Catholic Magisterium on the Ethics of Radical Life Extension. Montreal: McGill University Library, PhD Thesis, 2010. Transcending the Functional Self: A Discourse on the Continuity of Personhood in Degenerative Dementia, Montreal: McGill University Library, MA Thesis, 2004.

B. Barry Levy

Faculty of Arts, McGill University   Jewish Studies Fixing God’s Torah: The Accuracy of the Hebrew Bible text in Jewish Law. Oxford University Press, 2001. Rabbinic Bible Interpretation after the Holocaust. Strange Fire: Reading the Bible After The Holocaust, edited by T. Linafelt, New York University and Sheffield Academic Press, May 2000. Jewish, Christian and Muslim Responses to the Hebrew Bible. ARC, 27, 1999, pp. 161-205.
Nathan Loewen Vanier College Philosophy Philosophy of Religion Rethinking evil with Jacques Derrida. Montreal: McGill University Library, PhD Thesis, 2009.

Joseph McLelland

McGill University, Presbyterian College School of Religious Studies Philosophy of Religion, Philosophical Theology, Reformation Thought Pluralism without relativism: religious studies à la mode. Toronto: Clements Academic, 2008. Peter Martyr’s Loci communes: a literary history; with a bibliography of Vermigli studies by Jason Zuidema; edited by W.J. Torrance Kirby. Montreal: McGill University, 2007. Understanding the faith: essays in philosophical theology; edited by John A. Vissers. Toronto: Clements Pub., 2007. Commentary on Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics / Peter Martyr Vermigli; edited by Emidio Campi and Joseph C. McLelland; with introduction and annotations by Joseph C. McLelland. Kirksville, Mo.: Truman State University Press, 2006. The Oxford Treatise and Disputation on the Eucharist, 1549 / Peter Martyr Vermigli; translated and edited, with introduction and notes by Joseph C. McLelland. Kirksville, Mo.: Truman State University Press, 2000. Philosophical works: on the relation of philosophy to theology / Peter Martyr Vermigli; translated and edited with introduction and notes by Joseph C. McLelland. Kirksville, Mo.: Sixteenth Century Journal Publishers, 1996. Prometheus rebound: the irony of atheism. Waterloo, Ont.: Published for the Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion/Corporation canadienne des sciences religieuses by Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1988.

Matthew Milner

McGill University


Early Modern English History, Late Medieval England, Sensation, Senses and Sensory History, Liturgical History in Tudor England, Religious Life & Practices, Ritual Practice & Public Making

The senses and the English Reformation. Farnham, Surrey, UK, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011. ‘To Captivate the Senses: Sensory Governance in Heresy and Idolatry in Mid-Tudor England’ in Religion and the Senses in Early Modern Europe, eds. Wietse de Boer, Christine Goettler, Herman Roodenburg (Leuven: Brill, forthcoming 2012).

 Academic Research Environments:

Forms of Conversion (SSHRC Insight Development Grant – 2011-2012)

Making Publics 2011-present

The Making Publics Project (SSHRC MCRI 2008-2011) 

"’Hubbub’: Filth, Noise, and Stench in England." Journal of British Studies. 47.3 (2008): 687-689.
Garth Minott United Theological College of the West Indies Faculty of Theology Practical Theology Liberation concerns in the Latin American church: Jose Severino Croatto’s interpretation and application of Exodus 1-15 / Garth Minott. Montreal: McGill University Library, MA Thesis, 2000.
Rowshan Nemazee Champlain College, VT Core Studies Programme Religious Studies, Women and the Christian Tradition The politics of heaven: a feminist eschatological reading of Augustine’s City of God. Montreal: McGill University Library, PhD Thesis, 2007. ”Ave Crux, spes unica”: the theology of the cross in the life and works of Edith Stein. Montreal: McGill University Library, MA Thesis, 2000.

Kristin Norget


Anthropology geographical specialization: Mexico, Latin America, the Caribbean
research areas & interests: religion; popular culture; discourse; politics of culture; theorization of ritual and performance; globalization and religion; indigenous and social movements; material culture and aesthetics; ideological and religious syncretisms

Days of Death, Days of Life: Ritual in the Popular Culture of Oaxaca (New York: Columbia University Press, 2006).

2008 ‘Hard Habits to Baroque: Catholic Church and Popular-Indigenous Religious Dialogue in Oaxaca, Mexico’, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos; 2007 ‘Dialogues of Religion and Liberation: Decolonization and the Politics of Syncretism’, The International Education Journal, 34:1, 72-97; 2007 ‘Ritual’. In Scupin, Raymond (ed.) Religion and Culture: an Anthropological Focus, 2nd edition (Prentice Hall), 97-127.
Aimee Patterson Independent Scholar      
Gert Prinsloo University of Pretoria Biblical Studies Hebrew Bible “Reading Habakkuk 3 in its literary context: A worthwhile exercise or futile attempt?” Journal for Semitics 11 (2002), 83-111. “Psalm 130: Poetic patterns and social significance.” Old Testament Essays 15 (2002), 453-469. “Reading Proverbs 3:1-12 in its social and ideological context.” Hervormde Teologiese Studies 58 (2002), 1375-1400. “A contextual and intertextual reading of Psalm 118.” Old Testament Essays 16 (2003), 401-421. “Psalms 114 and 115: One or two poems?” Old Testament Essays 16 (2003), 669-690. “Habakkuk 1 – a dialogue? Ancient unit delimiters in dialogue with modern critical interpretation.” Old Testament Essays 17 (2004), 621-645. “Daniel 3: intratextual perspectives and intertextual tradition.” Acta Patristica et Byzantina 16 (2005), 70-90. “Historical reality and mythological metaphor in Psalm 124.” Old Testament Essays 18 (2005), 790-810. “The role of space in the twl[mh yryv (Psalms 120-134).” Biblica 86 (2005) , 457-477. De Villiers, GG & Prinsloo. Understanding Gilgamesh – his world and his story. Journal for Semitics 14 (2005), 165-181. Prinsloo, GTM 2006. 
Jordan Propoky Independent Scholar      

Peter Raina

Christ Church, Oxford University   Modern Political History Die Krise der Intellektuellen. Walter-Verlag, Olten u. Freiburg, 1968. Internationale Politik in den Siebziger Jahren. S. Fischer Verlag, Frankfurt/Main, 1973. Independent Social Movements. London School of Economics, London, 1981. Poland 1981: Towards Social Renewal. George Allen & Unwinn, London, 1985. The Constitutions of New Democracies in Europe. Merlin Books, Bampton, 1995. George Macaulay Trevelyan: A Portrait in Letters. Pentland Books, Edinburgh, 2001. Bishop George Bell: The Greatest Churchman. Churches Together in Britain and Ireland. London, 2006. Bishop George Bell: House of Lords Speeches and Correspondence with Rudolf Hess. Peter Lang, Oxford, 2009. A.V. Dicey: General Characteristics of English Constitutionalism. Peter Lang, Oxford, 2009.
Yazeed Said Cambridge University Faculty of Divinity Islamic Political Philosophy Ghazālī and the Poetics of Imagination. by Moosa Ebrahim. Pp.x, 349. Chapel Hill, Univeristy of North Carolina Press, 2005.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society. 18.2 (2008): 226-228. “Knowledge as Fiqh in the political theology of Al-Ghazali.” Philosophy and the Abrahamic Religions: scriptural hermeneutics and epistemology, edited by Torrance Kirby, Rahim Acar, and Bilal Bas. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2012.

Arvind Sharma


McGill University


School of Religious Studies

Comparative Religion, Cross-cultural Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Human Rights, Method in the study of Religion, Sansrkit, Advaita Vedanta, Women and Religion Hinduism as a missionary religion. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2011. One religion too many: the religiously comparative reflections of a comparatively religious Hindu. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2011. The world’s religions: a contemporary reader, editor. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2011. Christianity for Hindus. New Delhi: D.K. Printworld, 2010. Islam for Hindus. New Delhi: D.K. Printworld, 2009. The world’s religions after September 11, edited by Arvind Sharma. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2009. Hermeneutics and Hindu thought [electronic resource]: toward a fusion of horizons, Rita D. Sherma [and] Arvind Sharma, editors. [New York]: Springer, 2008. Christianity and human rights: influences and issues, edited by Frances S. Adeney and Arvind Sharma. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2007. Are human rights Western?: a contribution to the dialogue of civilizations. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2006. A primal perspective on the philosophy of religion. Dordrecht: Springer, 2006. Goddesses and women in the Indic religious tradition, edited by Arvind Sharma. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2005. Modern Hindu thought: an introduction. New Delhi; New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. Sleep as a state of consciousness in Advaita Vedānta. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2004. The Buddhism omnibus, with an introduction by Matthew T. Kapstein. New Delhi, India; New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. Methodology in religious studies: the interface with women’s studies, edited by Arvind Sharma. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2002.

Philip J. Smith

McGill University Department of History and Classical Studies Classical Studies The archaeology and epigraphy of Hellenistic and Roman Megaris, Greece. Oxford: John and Erica Hedges Ltd., 2008. “Megara and her Colonies: what could the metropolis have exported to her colonies?”, in Philip J. Smith (ed.) Cults, Coins, History and Inscriptions V: Studies in Honor of John M. Fossey III  (= The Ancient World 37 [2006]): 54-59. “Une histoire d’Argos fondée sur les sources, 200-146 av. J.-C.” in John M. Fossey & Philip J. Smith (eds.) Argolo-Korinthiaka I: Proceedings of a Symposion held at McGill University, Montreal, 26-27 November 1993 (=McGill University Monographs in Classical Archaeology and History 20; J.C. Gieben: Amsterdam, 1997): 45-53.

Davesh Soneji

McGill University School of Religious Studies Tamil, Hinduism, Religions of South India, Performance and Ritual Unfinished gestures: devadāsīs, memory, and modernity in South India. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. Bharatanatyam: a reader, edited by Davesh Soneji. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2010. Performing pasts: reinventing the arts in modern South India, edited by Indira Viswanathan Peterson and Davesh Soneji. New Delhi; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. Understanding Bharatnatyam [videorecording], produced by Suvik Communications for Darpana Communications; directors, Davesh Soneji, Mallika Sarabhai; research and script, Davesh Soneji. [Ahmedabad, India]: New York: Darpana Communications; distributed by Insight Media, 2005.

Kimberly Stratton

Carleton University College of the Humanities, Religion Religion and social identity in Antiquity, Ancient Magic Naming the witch: magic, ideology, & stereotype in the ancient world. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007. Ambiguities, Complexities, and Half-Forgotten Adversaries: Crossing Boundaries in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity. Co-edited with Andrea Lieber. Journal for the Study of Judaism Supplements Series, edited by John J. Collins. Leiden: Brill (under contract). “The Eschatological Arena: Reinscribing Roman Violence in Fantasies of the End Times.” Biblical Interpretation: A Journal of Contemporary Approaches, vol.17, nos. 1-2 (January 2009): 45-76. “Curse Rhetoric, Violence, and the Politics of Identity in Early Judaism and Christianity.” In Identity and Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean: Jews, Christians, and Others. Essays in Honour of Stephen G. Wilson. Edited by Philip Harland and Zeba Crook. Sheffield/Phoenix Press, 2007: 18-30. “The Rhetoric of ‘Magic’ in Early Christian Discourse: Gender, Power, and the Construction of ‘Heresy’.” In Mapping Gender in Ancient Religious Discourses. Edited by Todd Penner and Caroline Vander Stichele. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2007: 89-114. “Imagining Power: Magic, Miracle and the Social Context of Rabbinic Self-Representation.” Journal of the American Academy of Religion vol. 73, no.2. June, 2005: 361-393. “The Mithras Liturgy and Sepher Ha-Razim (Introduction and Translation).” In Religions of Late Antiquity in Practice. Edited by Richard Valantasis. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 2001: 303-315.

Alexander Trieger

Dalhousie University Department of Classics and Religious Studies Classical Sufism, medieval Arabic philosophy, Syriac Christian asceticism and mysticism, Christian literature in Arabic Inspired Knowledge in Islamic Thought: Al-ghazālī’s Theory of Mystical Cognition and Its Avicennian Foundation. London: Routledge, 2012. “Watt: Aristotelian Rhetoric in Syriac.” Journal of the American Oriental Society. 127.3 (2007): 394. “Al-Ghazali’s ‘Mirror Christology’ and Its Possible East-Syriac Sources.” The Muslim World. 101.4 (2011). “Monism and Monotheism in Al-Ghazālī’s Mishkāt Al-Anwār.” Journal of Qur’anic Studies. 9.1 (2007): 1-27.

Angela Vanhaelan

McGill University Art History Early Modern art and architecture, specializing in the visual culture of the Dutch Republic; early modern globalization; visual histories of religion and science; historiography and methodology.

The Wake of Iconoclasm: Painting the Church in the Dutch Republic, Penn State University Press, 2012

Comic Print and Theatre in Early Modern Amsterdam: Gender, childhood and the city (Ashgate, 2003)

The Association of Space: Relations and Geographies of Early Modern Publics, co-ed. with Joseph Ward

Professor Vanhaelen has published a number of articles in journals such as Art Bulletin, Art History, Oxford Art Journal, De Zeventiende Eeuw, RES: Journal of Anthropology and Aesthetics, and History of Photography.

Faith Wallis

McGill University Department of Social Studies of Medicine, History and Classical Studies Department of Social Studies of Medicine, History and Classical Studies Bede: On the nature of things and On times, translated with introduction, notes and commentary by Calvin B. Kendall and Faith Wallis. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2010. Medieval medicine: a reader, edited by Faith Wallis. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010. Medieval science, technology, and medicine: an encyclopedia, Thomas Glick, Steven J. Livesey, Faith Wallis, editors. New York: Routledge, 2005. Cædmon’s hymn and material culture in the world of Bede: six essays, edited by Allen J. Frantzen and John Hines. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, 2007. “Anselm and the Articella.” Traditio 59 (2004): 129-174. (with Giles Gaspar). Bede: The Reckoning of Time. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1999. 2nd ed. 2004.

David Williams

McGill University


Chaucer; the grotesque; the Bible; saints' lives; medieval language theory; Christian neoplatonism

Language Redeemed: Chaucer's Mature Poetry (2007).

Deformed Discourse: The Function of the Monster in Mediaeval Thought and Literature (1996).

"'Lo how I vanysshe': The Pardoner's War against Signs." in Chaucer and Language. (2001); "Attentio, Intentio, Distentio: Intentionality and Chaucer's Third Eye," Florelegium 15 (1997); "From Grammar's Pan to Logic's Fire: Intentionality and Chaucer's Friar's Tale," in Literature and Ethics (1988): 77-95; "Wilgeforte--Patron Saint of Monsters--and the Sacred Language of the Grotesque," in Scope of the Fantastic (1985): 171-77; "Radical Therapy in 'The Miller's Tale,'" Chaucer Review 5.3 (1981): 227-35; "Flannery O'Connor and the Via Negativa," Sciences Religieuses 8.3 (1979): 304-12; "Exile as Uncreator," Mosaic 8.3 (1975): 1-14.

Saints Alive:Word, Image, and Enactment in the Lives of the Saints. McGill-Queen's UP. Montreal 2010.
Eglise en France, Eglise au Quebec. Edited with introduction. Novalis Press. Ottawa 2006.
Chaucer and Language: Studies in Honour of Douglas Wurtele. Co-editor with Robert Myles. McGill-Queen's UP. Montreal 2001.

Ethics and Literature: Essays in Honour of Archie Malloch. Mcgill-Queen's University Press. Montreal 1988.
Chaucer's Canterbury Tales: A Literary Pilgrimage. G.K. Hall. Boston 1987.
Cain and Beowulf: a Study in Secular Allegory. University of Toronto Press. 1982.


Robert Wisnovsky

McGill University Institute of Islamic Studies Islamic philosophy and theology, Islamic intellectual history, Greek into Arabic Vehicles of Transmission, Translation and Transformation in Medieval Cultures (ed., with F. Wallis, J. Fumo and C. Fraenkel), Turnhout: Brepols (2011) [=Cursor Mundi: Viator Studies of the Medieval and Early Modern World, Vol. IV]. “Yaḥyā ibn ‘Adī’s discussion of the prolegomena to the study of a philosophical text”, in M. Cook et al., eds, Law and Tradition in Classical Islamic Thought, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan (2012) [30 pp.]; “Essence and existence in the Islamic East (Mashriq) in the 11th and 12th centuries CE: A sketch”, in A. Bertolacci and D. Hasse, eds, The Arabic, Hebrew and Latin Reception of Avicenna’s Metaphysics, Berlin: De Gruyter (2011), 27-50. “New texts of Yaḥyā Ibn ʿAdī: A supplement to Endress’ ‘Analytical Inventory’”, in D. Reisman and F. Opwis, eds, Islamic Philosophy, Science, Culture, and Religion: Studies in Honor of Dimitri Gutas, Leiden: Brill (2011), 307-326. “Towards a natural-history model of philosophical change: Greek into Arabic, Arabic into Latin, and Arabic into Arabic”, in R. Wisnovsky, F. Wallis, J. Fumo and C. Fraenkel, eds, Vehicles of Transmission, Translation and Transformation in Medieval Cultures, Turnhout: Brepols (2011), 147-161. “Şiî Kelâmda Ekberî Dönüşümün Bir Yönü” (Turkish translation, by E. Alkan, of “One aspect of the Akbarian turn in Shî’î theology”), Tasavvuf 26 (2010), 237-252. “IBN SINA: A database for research on processing and understanding of Arabic manuscripts images“ (with R. Farrahi Moghaddam, M. Cheriet, M. Adankon, and K. Filonenko), Proceedings of the 9th IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series) (2010), 11-17. İbn Sînâ Metafisiǧi (Turkish translation, by I.H. Ucer, of Avicenna’s Metaphysics in Context), Istanbul: Kure Yayinlari (2010).

Katherine Young

McGill University School of Religious Studies  Hinduism, Religions of Tamil Nadu, Hindu Ethics, Gender and Religion Sanctifying misandry: goddess ideology and the Fall of Man, Katherine K. Young and Paul Nathanson. Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010. Fundamentalism and women in world religions, edited by Arvind Sharma and Katherine K. Young. New York; London: T & T Clark, 2007. Legalizing misandry: from public shame to systemtic discrimination against men, Paul Nathanson and Katherine K. Young. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006. Her voice, her faith: women speak on world religions, Arvind Sharma, Katherine K. Young, editors. Boulder, Colo.; Oxford: Westview Press, 2002. Spreading misandry: the teaching of contempt for men in popular culture, Paul Nathanson and Katherine K. Young. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2001. Feminism and world religions, Arvind Sharma and Katherine K. Young, editors. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1999. Religion and law in the global village, edited by David E. Guinn, Christopher Barrigar, Katherine K. Young. Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars Press, 1999.

John Zucchi

McGill University

History and Classics

Canadian, immigration, ethnic and religious history

Giussani, Luigi. The religious sense; translated by John Zucchi. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1997. Giussani, Luigi. The journey to truth is an experience; translated and annotated by John Zucchi; with the assistance of Patrick Stevenson.  Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2006. Stagni, Pellegrino. The view from Rome: Archbishop Stagni's 1915 reports on the Ontario bilingual schools question; translated with an introduction by John Zucchi.  Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2002.

Jason Zuidema

Concordia University, Farel Seminary Theology Church History, Theology, Reformation Thought Peter Martyr Vermigli and the Outward Instruments of Divine Grace. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprect, 2008. The Life and Thought of David Craig (1937-2001): Canadian Presbyterian Missionary. Clements Academic: Toronto, 2008. 246pp. Vie et pensées de David Craig (1937-2001): missonnaire canadien presbytérien. Trans. Daniel Racine. Toronto: Clements Academic, 2009.] Early French reform: the theology and spirituality of Guillaume Farel / Jason Zuidema, Theodore Van Raalte. Farnham, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, c2011. Reformational Philosophy in Canada: Essays in Honour of Theodore Plantinga. Toronto: Clements Academic, [Provisional Acceptance]. ed., French-Speaking Protestantism in Canada. Studies in Religion in the Americas. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2011. “The Primacy of Scripture in Vermigli’s Understanding of Theological Education,” In Konfession, Migration und Elitenbildung: Studien zur Theologenausbildung des 16. Jahrhunderts. Brill’s Series in Church History, 31. Eds. Herman J. Selderhuis and Markus Wriedt. Leiden: Brill, 2007, 99-108. “‘Levez vos coeurs en hault’: Le fondement théologique de la réflexion de Guillaume Farel sur l’Eucharistie.” Littératures 24/1 (2007): 103-125. “Marginalisation et ‘raison d’être’ du chrétien réformé francophone du Québec” Revue Farel 2 (2007): 1-19. “Vermigli Studies Bibliography,” In Peter Martyr’s Loci Communes: A Literary History. Joseph C. McLelland, Ed. W.J. Torrance Kirby. Montreal: McGill Faculty of Religious Studies, 2007. 65-92. “Le rôle de la christologie dans la pensée de Pierre Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562),” Études Théologiques et Religieuses 84.1 (2009): 81-93. “Vermigli and French Reform.” In A Companion to Peter Martyr Vermigli. Eds. Frank A. James III, Emidio Campi, and W.J. Torrance Kirby. Leiden: Brill, 2009. 467-478.