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plenary paper, “Double Participation and the Responsible Self in Romans 5–8,” at “Creation, Conflict, and Cosmos: Romans 5–8,” a conference celebrating the bicentennial of Princeton Theological Seminary held May 2–5.

Curtis W. Freeman published “Pentecostal Power” in the Religious Herald (May 11, 2012) and presented three papers: “A Cure For the Cankering Error: Heterodoxy and Liberty in Tension Among Early English Baptists,” at the Baptist History and Heritage Conference, Raleigh, N.C., on June 9; “The Church of the Triune God: A Response to The Nature and Mission of the Church ,” at The Baptist World Alliance Commission on Doctrine and Christian Unity, July 4–5, Santiago, Chile; and “Last Heretic and/or First Baptist? Reflections on the Burning of Edward Wightman in 1612,” at the International Conference on Baptist Studies VI in Wake Forest, N.C., on July 11–14. He also attended the meeting of the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion at Belmont University (Nashville, Tenn.) May 21–23.

Mary McClintock Fulkerson published “Interpreting a Situation: When Is ‘Empirical’ also ‘Theological’?” in Perspectives on Ecclesiology and Ethnography , Studies in Ecclesiology and Ethnography, vol. 1, edited by Pete Ward (Eerdmans). She gave a plenary talk, “Difficult Dialogue and Wisdoms about Difference: Doing as a Way of Knowing,” at “Assisi 2012: Where We Dwell in Common -- Pathways for Dialogue in the 21st Century,” an ecumenical gathering April 17–20 organized by the Ecclesiological Investigations International Research Network, Domus Pacis, Assisi, Italy.  She also presented “Perspectives on Ecclesiology and Ethnography: Good News for Theology” at the Conference on Ethnography and Ecclesiology at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minn., May 21–22.

Paul Griffiths published several book reviews: A Case for Irony by Jonathan Lear in Commonweal (March 9, 2012); The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes in First Things (March 2012); Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind by Mark Noll in The Living Church (Feb. 26, 2012); Living Forms of the Imagination by Douglas Hedley in Faith & Philosophy (28.4, 2011); and Introducing Apologetics by James Taylor in Faith & Philosophy (28.3, 2011). He was awarded a Luce Fellowship for 2013 and also appointed Stanton Lecturer at Cambridge University (U.K.) for Lent Term 2013.

Stanley Hauerwas published “Remembering How and What I Think: A Response to the JRE Articles on Hauerwas” in Journal of Religious Ethics (40.2, 2012) and “Sacrifier les sacrifices de la guerre” in Revue d’Ethique et de theologie morale (no. 268, 2012). He wrote the foreword to two collections from Cascade Books: A Faith Not Worth Fighting For , edited by Tripp York and Justin Bronson Barringer, and The Transgression of the Integrity of God: Essays and Addresses by Craig Keen, edited by Thomas A. Bridges and Nathan R. Kerr. An interview, “Blessed Are the Peacemakers, For They Shall See God: An Interview with Stanley Hauerwas,” appeared in Postliberal Theology and the Church Catholic: Conversations with George Lindbeck, David Burrell, and Stanley Hauerwas , edited by John Wright (Baker Academic). In May he gave the commencement address at Seminary of the Southwest, Austin, Texas, and Nashotah House Theological Seminary, Nashotah, Wis. He presented “Faith and Culture: The Politics of Belief” as a keynote address at the Wheeler Centre, Melbourne, Australia, on June 15, and spoke on “Slow Church: Abiding Together in the Patient Work of God” for the July 6 plenary session of the Ekklesia Project Annual Gathering at DePaul University in Chicago.

Richard Hays published “ ‘New Covenantalism’: Eine Wiederentdeckung” in Zeitschrift fuer Neues Testament 29; and “Faithful Witness, Alpha and Omega: The Identity of Jesus in the Apocalypse of John” in Revelation and the Politics of Apocalyptic Interpretation , which he co-edited with Stefan Alkier (Baylor University Press). Two of his books were recently translated into Russian: Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul and The Conversion of the Imagination: Paul as Interpreter of Israel’s Scripture (Colloquium Publishing). He spoke at the Theological Academy of the Russian Orthodox Church (Kiev, Ukraine) and Ukrainian Evangelical Theological Seminary on May 17–19, and May 24 he presented “Education for Ministry in the Contemporary University at the conference “Christianity and the Flourishing of Universities” at the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics, and Public Life at Oxford University.

Gann Herman traveled to South Korea, Japan, and China to meet with Christian leaders on the issue of reconciliation. She preached at Church of Reconciliation in Chapel Hill, N.C., on “Holy Ground in Northeast Asia.”

Craig Hill participated on May 11 in the Briefing for Religion Scholars sponsored by the White House Office of