DEPARTMENT OF RELIGION
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES SUMMARY
FOR JULY 1, 1997 TO JUNE 30, 1998



 


 
 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits
 
 

Boyd, Stephen B.

The Men We Long to Be: Beyond Lonely Warriors and Desperate Lovers, Pilgrim Press, 1997.

"Marpeck, Pilgram," Lexikon fuer Theologie und Kirche, Bd.6 Freiburg: Verlag Herder, 1997.

Review: Blasphemy: Verbal Offense Against the Sacred, From Moses to Salman Rushdie, Leonard W. Levy, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993.

Review: "Blasphemy," David Lawton, Philadelphia: University Press, 1993.  Church History 66, 1997, 177-78.

Review: Sacred Prayers: Drawn from the Psalms, Peter Martyr Vermigli, Trans. John Patrick Donnelly, S.J., Kirksville, MO: Sixteenth Century Journal Publishers, 1996, 151.
 
 

Hoglund, Kenneth G.

Co-editor, The Chronicler as Historian, Sheffield Academic Press, 1997.

"The Chronicler as Historian: A Comparative Perspective," pp. 19-29 in the Chronicler as Historian, edited by M. Graham, K. Hoglund, and S. McKenzie, Sheffield Academic Press, 1997.
 
 

Ilesanmi, Simeon O.

"Civil-Political Rights or Social Economic Rights for Africa? A Comparative Ethical Critique of a False Dichotomy." The Annual of Society of Christian Ethics 17 (1997), 191-212.
 
 

Jensen, Mark E.

"Variables Predicting the Completion of an Advance Directive by Older Adults."  Annals of Long Term Care, 1998; 6{3}, 83-91.

"Variables Predicting the Completion of an Advance Directive by the Elderly," Abstracts: 10th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. 10:39, 1997.

"From Toxic Homes to Healthy Homes" and "Building Playful Habits." Families in 3D: Bible Study Lessons for Adults. Baptist Center for Ethics, 1997.
 
 

Kimball, Charles A.

"Unholy Warfare: Missed Understandings," Wake Forest Magazine, June 1998.

Guest on "Debates/Debates," a one-hour national program on Public Television, April 1998.

Numerous interviews with print and broadcast media (The New York Times, Charlotte Observer, Cox News Service, NPR, the News and Record, News and Observer, Atlanta Journal and Constitution, Winston-Salem Journal, local ABC, NBC and CBS television stations).
 
 

Leonard, Bill J.

Dictionary of Religious Controversies in America, co-edited with George Shriver, Greenwood Press, 1998.

"Baptists in the South: A New Connectionalism," Review and Expositor, Winter 1998.

Review: "Redeeming the South," Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Spring, 1998.
 
 

Pollard, Alton B. III

"Rhythms of Resistance: The Role of Freedom Song in South Africa."  This is How We Flow: Rhythm and Sensibility in Black Cultures pp 1-56.  Angela M.S. Nelson, ed., University of South Carolina Press, 1998.

"Tools of the Spirit: Reflections on the Enduring Meaning of African American Culture."  North Carolina Humanities Council, July 1997.
 
 

II. Papers and Presentations
 
 

Foskett, Mary F.

Paper and Presentation: "Virginity as Purity in the Protevargelium of James."  The Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 1997. Ronald F. Hjock, University of Southern California, Respondent.

Also presented at The Ethnic Chinese Biblical Colloquium, Princeton, NJ. April 1998 Sze-ker Wan, Andover Newton Theological Seminary, Respondent.
 
 

Hoglund, Kenneth G.

Paper and Presentation: "That No Inheritance of the People of Israel Be Transferred: Intermarriage and Land Tenure Regulations in Numbers 36", Literature and History of the Persian Period Group, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meetings, November 25, 1997.

Paper and Presentation: "Control, Codification, and Canonization: An Imperial Perspective", Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament Section, Society of Biblical Literature, Southeast Regional Meeting, March 19, 1998.
 
 

Horton, Fred L.

Paper and Presentation "íBehold, Water!í Tell el-Hesi and the Baptism of the Ethiopian Enunuch (Acts 8:26-40)." American Schools of Oriental Research, Napa, CA, November 1997.
 
 

Ilesanmi, Simeon O.

Paper and Presentation: "War Crimes in Africaís Recent Wars: A Religious and Ethical Analysis."  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, San Francisco, CA, November 21-25, 1997.

Presentation: "A Comparative Ethical Assessment of War Crimes in Africanís Recent Wars."  Lecture delivered at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, January 26, 1998.

Presentation: "A Theological and Ethical Reflection on Cloning."  Delivered at the Seminar on the Science and Ethics of Cloning organized by the Twin City Republican Club, Winston Salem, NC, March 3, 1998.
 
 

Leonard, Bill J.

Lectures: Furman University, Greenville, SC, October 1997.

Lectures: Nelson Lecture, Samford University, Birmingham, AL, October 1997.

Paper: Religion and Disability Group, American Academy of Religion, November 1997.

Lectures: Chowan College, Murfreesboro, NC, March 1998.

Paper: International Baptists Studies Conference, Oxford University, August 1997.

Lectures: Baylor University, Waco, TX, 1998.
 
 

Pollard, Alton B, III

Paper and Presentation: "On the Meaning of Our Education," Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, May 1998.

Paper and Presentation: "Issues of Invisibility in the Social Scientific Study of Religion," Boston University, Boston, MA, April 1998.

Paper and Presentation: "The Future of Black Church Studies," Emory University, Atlanta, GA, February 1998.

Presentation: "The Witness of the Ancestors," Freedom Day Address, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, February 1998.

Paper and Presentation: "The Inward Journey: The Spirituality of Howard Thurman," Penuel Ridge Retreat Center, Ashland City, TN, November 1997.

Convener, Black Theology session, American Academy of Religion, San Francisco, CA, November 1997.
 
 

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies
 
 

Boyd, Stephen B.

Board of Consultants, Harvard Theological Review.

Associate Editor, Journal of Menís Studies.

Planning Committee, History of Christianity Section, American Academy of Religion.

Co-Chair, Menís Studies in Religion, Group, American Academy of Religion.

Acting President and Board of Directors, American Menís Studies Association.

Believerís Church Conference, Committee on Continuing Conversations.

Reviewed manuscripts for publication for Pilgrim Press and Church History (Journal of the American Society for Church History).
 
 

Foskett, Mary F.

Steering Committee, Synoptic Gospels Section, Society of Biblical Literature, March 1998.
 
 

Hoglund, Kenneth G.

Member, editorial board, Biblical Archaeologist (published by the American Schools of Oriental Research).

President, Southeastern Region, American Schools of Oriental Research.

Co-Chair, Literature and History of the Persian Period Group, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting.
 
 

Horton, Fred L.

Publication Committee, Joint Expedition to Tell el-Hesi.

Editorial Board, IMEJ (Interactive Multimedia Electronic Journal).

Priest in charge of the computing system, St. Paulís Episcopal Church.
 
 

Ilesanmi, Simeon O.

Editorial Advisory board member, Collegiate Press.

Editorial board member, The Annual Society of Christian Ethics.

Editorial board member, Journal of Religious Ethics.

Co-Chair, African Religions Group, American Academy of Religion.

Steering committee member, Religious Consultation on Human Rights, American Academy of Religion.

Board member, The Religious Consultation on Population, Reproductive Health and Ethics, Washington , D.C.

Board member, Center for Ethics, capital Markets, and Political Economy.

Member, The Pew/Yale University project on Christian-Muslim Relations in Africa.
 
 

Jensen, Mark E.

Board Member, Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.

Leadership Council, Mid-Atlantic Region, Association for Clinical Pastoral Education.

Board Member, Baptist Women in Ministry of North Carolina.

Consultant, City of Winston Salem, Employee Health Program (6-10 hrs.).

Consultant: Crisis Hotline of the Triad (6-10 hrs.).
 
 

Kimball, Charles A.

Editorial Board, Perspectives in Religious Studies.
 
 

Leonard, Bill J.
 
 

Chair, Editorial Board, Perspectives in Religious Studies.

Member, Editorial Board, Smyth and Helwys Publishers.

President and Board Member, Whitsitt Historical Society.

Board Member, Baptist Women in Ministry, North Carolina Chapter.

Carter Foundation, Work Group on Baptists Identity, November 1997-March 1998.

Consulting: Search Committee, Providence Baptist Church, Charlotte, NC.

Consulting: Search Committee Knollwood Baptist Church, Winston Salem, NC.
 
 

Pollard, Alton B. III

Contributing Editor, Biblical Affirmation and African American Spirituality Project, E. Eric Lincoln, General Editor, Thomas Nelson Inc.

Research Associate, "Future of the Black Church" think tank, University of Richmond, 4 days, Fall 1997.
 
 

IV. External Grants Received
 
 

Kimball, Charles A.

$125,000.00.  From the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation for Renovation of Wingate Hall.  (Helped prepare and re-write the foundation grant proposal.  Met for lunch, conversation and demonstration of technology with two foundation representatives during their site visit to WFU on March 18, 1998.)
 
 

Leonard, Bill J.

$150,000.00.  From Henry Luce Foundation for Advent Teaching, WFU Divinity School.