Contributors

Thomas A. Carlson received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1995 and is Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he teaches courses in religion and modern philosophy, contemporary theory, and the history of Christian thought and culture. He is author of Indiscretion: Finitude and the Naming of God (1999), an investigation of negative and mystical theologies in light of deconstructive and phenomenological thought, and translator of several works by fean-Luc Marion, including God Without Being (1991), Reduction and Donation: Investigations of Husserl, Heidegger, and Phenomenology, and The Idol and Distance {2001).

Philip Clayton holds a Ph.D. in both philosophy and religious studies from Yale University. Newly appointed to the Ingraham Chair at the Claremont School of Theology, he has taught previously at Haverford College, Williams College, and the California State University. Clayton has been guest professor at the Divinity School of Harvard University, and Humboldt Professor and Senior Fulbright Professor at the University of Munich. He is a past winner of the Templeton Book Prize for best monograph in the field of science and religion and a winner of the first annual Templeton Research Prize. His books include The Problem of God in Modern Thought (2000), God and Contemporary Science (1997), Explanation from Physics to Theology: An Essay in Rationality and Religion (1989), Das Gottesproblem, vol. 1: Gott und Unendlichkeit in der neuzeitlichen Philosophic (1996), and The Emergence of Spirit {2003).

David S. Cunningham is Professor of Theology and Ethics at Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois. His books include Faithful Persuasion: In Aid of a Rhetoric of Christian Theology (1991), These Three Are One : The Practice of Trinitarian Theology (1998), and Reading is Believing: The Christian Faith Through Literature and Film (2002). He was the lead editor of a Festschrift for Geoffrey Wainwright entitled Ecumenical Theology in Worship, Doctrine, and Life (1999). He serves as Co-Chair of the Christian Systematic Theology Group of the American Academy of Religion, is a founding member of the Ekklesia Project, and is currently an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat in Freiburg, Germany.

David F. Ford is Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge and Chairman of the Management Committee of the Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies. He is a founder member of the Society for Scriptural Reasoning. His many publications include Barth and God's Story (1981), Meaning and Truth in 2 Corinthians (with Frances Young, 1987), Theology: a Very Short Introduction (1999), Self and Salvation: Being Transformed (1999), (ed.) Modern Theologians: An Introduction to Christian Theology in the Twentieth Century (1989; 1997), and The Shape of Living (1997, 2002).

Mary McClintock Fulkerson is currently E. Rhodes & Leona B. Carpenter Associate Professor of Theology at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, after having taught for a number of years at Duke Divinity School and in Duke's Women's Studies Program. Her publications include Changing the Subject: Women's Discourses and Feminist Theology (1994) and numerous articles on gender, sexuality, and issues of theological authority and practice. Her current project is a book resulting from an ethnographic study of an interracial church entitled, Traces of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church.

Stanley J. Grenz is Distinguished Professor of Theology at Baylor University and Truett Seminary in Waco, Texas. He is the author of The Social God and the Relational Self: A Trinitarian Theology of the Imago Dei (2001), Beyond Foundationalism: Shaping Theology in a Postmodern Context, co-authored with John R. Franke {2001), and Renewing the Center: Evangelical Theology in a Post-Theological Era (2000). His earlier works include A Primer on Postmodernism (1996), The Moral Quest: Foundations of Christian Ethics (1997), Theology for the Community of God (1994, 2000), and Twentieth Century Theology: God and the World in a Transitional Age, co-authored with Roger E. Olson (1992). He is a consulting editor of Christianity Today and in 1999-2000 was a Luce Fellow in Theology.

David Ray Griffin is Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Theology at Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate University, one of the directors of the Center for Process Studies, and the editor of the State University of New York Press Series in Constructive Postmodern Thought. His books include The Reenchantment of Science: Postmodern Proposals (1986), God and Religion in the Postmodern World (1987), Evil Revisited (1991), Parapsychology, Philosophy, and Spirituality: A Postmodern Exploration {1997), Unsnarling the World-Knot: Consciousness, Freedom, and the Mind-Body Problem (1998), Religion and Scientific Naturalism: Overcoming the Conflicts (2000), and Reenchantment without Supernaturalism: A Process Philosophy of Religion (2001).

George Hunsinger is Hazel Thompson McCord Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. An ordained Presbyterian minister, he is particularly interested in the theology of Karl Barth, and is the author of How to Read Karl Barth: The Shape of His Theology (1991) and Disruptive Grace: Studies in the Theology of Karl Barth (2000).

Brad J. Kallenberg is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Dayton where he teaches courses in ethics and Protestant Christianity. He is author of Ethics as Grammar: Changing the Postmodern Subject (2001) and Live to

Tell: Evangelism for a Postmodern Age (2002), and co-editor of Virtues and Practices in the Christian Tradition: Christian Ethics after MacIntyre (1997, repr. 2003).

D. Stephen Long is Associate Professor of Theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses in theology and ethics. Prior to coming to Garrett-Evangelical he taught for three years at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia. His most recent publications are The Divine Economy: Theology and the Market (2000) and The Goodness of God: Theology, Church and Social Order (2001). He is a founding member of the Ekklesia Project.

Walter Lowe is Professor of Systematic Theology at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University. He has written Mystery and the Unconscious: A Study in the Thought of Paul Ricoeur (1977), Evil and the Unconscious {1983), and Theology and Difference: The Wound of Reason {1993).

Nancey Murphy is Professor of Christian Philosophy at Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, CA. She received the Ph.D. from University College Berkeley (philosophy of science) in 1980 and the Th.D. from the Graduate Theological Union (theology) in 1987. Her first book, Theology in the Age of Scientific Reasoning (1990), won the American Academy of Religion award for excellence and a Templeton Prize for books in science and theology. She is author of six other books and co-editor of six. Her research focuses on the role of modern and postmodern philosophy in shaping Christian theology and on relations between theology and science. She is a former chair of the Board of Directors of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, Berkeley, CA.

Dan R. Stiver is Professor of Theology at Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas. His publications include Theology after Ricoeur: New Directions in Hermeneutical Theology (2001) and The Philosophy of Religious Language: Sign, Symbol, and Story {1996). He was editor of the Review and Expositor from 1994 to 1998.

Kevin }. Vanhoozer taught for eight years at New College, University of Edinburgh, where he was Senior Lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies. He is currently Research Professor of Systematic Theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Illinois. He is the author of Biblical Narrative in the Philosophy of Paul Ricoeur (1990), Is There a Meaning in this Text? The Bible, the Reader, and the Morality of Literary Knowledge (1998), Eirst Theology: God, Scripture, and Hermeneutics (2002), and The Drama of Doctrine: A Canonical-Linguistic Approach to Theology (forthcoming). He was also the co-founder and co-chair for many years of the Systematic Theology group in the American Academy of Religion.

Graham Ward is Professor of Contextual Theology and Ethics at the University of Manchester. His books include Barth, Derrida and the Language of Theology (1995), Cities of God (2000), and True Religion (2002). He has edited The Postmodern God{ 1998), The Certeau Reader (1999), and the Blackwell Companion to Postmodern Theology (2001). He is senior executive editor of the journal Literature and Theology.

John Webster is Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen and formerly Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford. He is the author of Barth's Ethics of Reconciliation {1995), Barth's Moral Theology (1998), and Barth (2000), and he edited The Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth {2000). More recently he has written Word and Church (2001), Holiness (2002), and Holy Scripture (2003}.

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