FOR JULY 1, 2002 TO JUNE 30, 2003


I.          Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II         Papers and Presentations

III        Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV        External Grants Received




I.                   Publications, Performances, Exhibits



Braxton, Brad R.


No Longer Slaves: Galatians and African American Experience. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 2002.


“Exegetical Articles on Isaiah 64, 40, John 1, 2 Samuel 7, and Isaiah 61, Lectionary Homiletics XIV (December 2002): 1-2, 9-10; 16-17; 23-24; 29-30.


Crainshaw, Jill Y.


“Reflections and Sermon Brief for the Resurrection of the Lord,” in The

Abingdon Women’s Preaching Annual, Year A, Series III.  Edited by

Beverly Zink-Sawyer.  Nashville:  Abingdon Press, 2003.


“Reflections and Sermon Brief for the First Sunday in Advent,” in The

Abingdon Women’s Preaching Annual, Year A, Series III.  Edited by

Beverly Zink-Sawyer.  Nashville:  Abingdon Press, 2003.

“Embodied Remembering:  Wisdom, Character, and Worship,” in

Character and Scripture:  Wisdom Formation, Community, and Biblical

Interpretation, edited by William P. Brown.  Grand Rapids:  Eerdmans,  2002.


“Preaching the Lesson” for Propers 17-21.  Lectionary Homiletics.  September



“Making a Square Table Round.”   The Church Council Bulletin.  July 2002.

*Published from a sermon preached at the North Carolina Council of

Churches House of Delegates Meeting in May 2002.



“And the Desert Will Rejoice:  Leadership, Calling, and Spirit.”  The Lamp: A

Publication of the Center for Congregational Health, Inc.  Fall 2002.


Sermon:  “The Irony of Gardens and Graveyards,” at the ordination service of Elizabeth Parker (M.Div. ’02), October 6, 2002.


Sermon:  “This Is My Story; This Is My Song,” Kaleidoscope Worship Celebration, WFU Divinity School, April 3, 2003.


Sermon:  “Meet Me. . . High Noon:  The Grammatical Complexities of Punctuating the Gospel,” at the ordination service of Linda Browne (M.Div. ’02), April 27, 2003.




Leonard, Bill J.


Baptist Ways: A History, Valley Forge: Judson Press, 2003.


"Baptists in Appalachia," Baptist History and Heritage, Fall, 2002.


"An Almost Reformation People," in  Caritas Et Reformation, Essays on Church History and society edited by David Whitford, St. Louis: Corcordia Publishing House, 2002.




Weber, Samuel F.


Liturgical publication commissioned by Carmelite Nuns, Holy Name Monastery, Green Bay, WI :

      A Still Small Voice : Gregorian Chant settings for the Responsorial Psalms and  Gospel Acclamations for Advent

Liturgical Publications commissioned by Benedictine Monks, St. Bernard’s Abbey, Cullman, AL:

The Psalter, Arranged over Four Weeks According to the Mind of Our Most Holy   Father Saint Benedict with the Ordinary of the Divine Office: Week I

      Sunday at II Vespers: Through the Year

      Compline: Monastic Rite

      Sunday at II Vespers: Lent

      Sunday at II Vespers: Passiontide

      Sunday at II Vespers: Easter Sunday and the Octave

      Sunday at II Vespers: Paschaltide

      Sunday at II Vespers: Ascension of the Lord

      The Passing of Our Most Holy Father Saint Benedict: At II Vespers

      Distribution of the Psalms Based on the Holy Rule of Saint Benedict

      Order of Service for the Divine Office Based on the Holy Rule of Saint Benedict





II.                Papers and Presentations



Bailey, Douglass M.


Keynote Speaker at National Urban Ministry Conference: “The City of God for American Cities,” Washington, D.C.  (June ’03)



Braxton, Brad R.


Respondent to papers in the African American Biblical Hermeneutics Section, Society of Biblical Literature Meeting, Toronto, Canada, November 23, 2002.



Crainshaw, Jill Y.


Paper:  “Daughters of the Voice” Embodying the High Lonesome Sound of the Spirit:

A Feminist Consideration of a Narrative Liturgical Theology.”   North American Academy of Liturgy, Indianapolis, January 2003.


Presentation:  “Response to Extravagant Affections:  A Feminist Sacramental Theology, by Susan Ross.”  North American Academy of Liturgy, Indianapolis, January 2003.


Presentation:  (with Odom, Dave) “A Narrative Theology of Resume Writing.”  Duke University Divinity School, February 2003.


Presentation:  (with Braxton, Brad) “Final Observations on a Starry, Starry Night.”   Address at WFU Divinity School Hooding Ceremony, May 17, 2003.



Leonard, Bill J.


"Historical Consciousness among Baptists in the South: Owning and Disowning a Tradition," paper presented at the American Academy of Religion, Historical Consciousness Section, November, 2002.


"Teaching Religion at Wake Forest University," Paper presented at the American Academy of Religion, Religious-based University and College section, November, 2002.




Weber, Samuel F.


Paper: “Sacred Signes and Religious Formation: An Application of the Teachings of Romano Guardini”. November 21-23, 2002, Versailles, FRANCE, paper delivered at the international colloquium of the Centre International d’Etudes Liturgiques (C.I.E.L.) on “Liturgy and the Sacred”. 


March 7-9, 2003, Franciscan University, Steubenville, OH, USA, paper delivered at the sacred music conference on “To restore all things in Christ: Pope St. Pius X and Catholic Liturgical Music.”  Paper: “A Practical Application of the Motu Proprio of Pope St. Pius X Tra le sollecitudine in a Parish Context, USA, 1953-1963.”


Celebrant and Preacher at the Solemn Latin Mass, Novus Ordo, on the First Sunday of Lent in conjuction with the conference.


Wudel, B. Diane


Paper presented at national meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 25, 2002:  “The Seduction of Self-Control: Hermas on Desire”


Paper presented at southeast regional meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature, Chattanooga, Tennessee, March 16, 2003: “A Tribute to Phyllis Trible’s God and the Rhetoric of Sexuality





III.             Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies



Bailey, Douglass M.


Urban Ministry Consultant for:

      Myers Park Baptist Church, Charlotte

      Christ Episcopal Church, Raleigh

      Trinity Church, Boston

      St. James’ Episcopal Church, Richmond



Braxton, Brad R.


Member, Public Advisory Board for the National Study of Youth and Religion.  This interfaith study, which is being conducted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will provide a descriptive map of the ways in which religion impacts American youth.  The Lilly Foundation has funded the study.  The Advisory Board holds a two-day board meeting annually.



Crainshaw, Jill Y.


Duke University Divinity School Placement, ½ day



Leonard, Bill J.


Chair, Editorial Board, Perspectives in Religious Studies Journal.


Board member, Journal of Religion and Disabilities Journal.


Vice President, National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion, 2002.


President, National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion, 2003.


Vice-Chair, Executive Board, Appalachian Ministries Educational Resource Center, Berea, KY.


Chair, Search committee, Director Search, Appalachian Ministries Educational Resource Center.




Weber, Samuel F.


Consultant for the Diocese of Charleston, SC for the following:

      Spiritual Development of Priests

      Liturgy and Liturgical Music

      Religious Education and Spiritual Formation of High School Students




Wudel, B. Diane


Member of editorial board, Perspectives in Religious Studies


Regional Coordinator, Southeast Region of The Society for Biblical Studies, term of office 2003 - 2006





IV.              External Grants Received



Crainshaw, Jill Y.


$ 6,350            “Worship Renewal.”  Calvin Institute for Worship.



Leonard, Bill J.


$  5,000           “Urban Ministry.”  Jessie Ball duPont.


$  9,900           “Appalachian Travel Course.”  Appalachian Ministries Resource Center.