Archives for October 31, 2010

Trends in theology and religious studies

I've been spending quite a bit of time perusing the new books on display in the publisher's booths at the national meeting of the American Academy of Religion.  Here are some trends I notice.Books dealing with Pentecostalism have exploded on this scene.  Numerous publishers (including academic ones) have new offerings on that subject.  A leading Pentecostal theologian is Amos Yong who is very prolific; his books are very scholarly and I see many of them on display.  But many of the books are ab … [Read more...]