Volume 73, Number 2, June 2023

Edited by S. Brent Rodriguez-Plate


140 pp., 6 x 9

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-7730-9
    Published: September 2023

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CrossCurrents connects the wisdom of the heart with the life of the mind and the experiences of the body. The journal is operated through its parent organization, the Association for Public Religion and Intellectual Life (APRIL), an interreligious network of academics, activists, artists, and community leaders seeking to engage the many ways religion meets the public. Contributions to the journal exist at the nexus of religion, education, the arts, and social justice.

In the June 2023 issue of CrossCurrents:

“Our Sounds Reach the Other World: Sacred Musical Instruments and Their Spiritual Roles” by Cara R. Schreffler

“A Brief History of Jewish Victimhood Identity” by Marc J. Rosenstein

“Setting the Table: A Bahá’i geographer reflects on faith, fieldwork, and farmworkers” by Anisa Kline

“Echoes of a Method: Inductive Christian Social Ethics, Social Practices, and the Radical Social Gospel” by Aaron Stauffer

“A Sacred Disease” by Robin Root

Being Jain: South Indian Art Meets Climate Ethics at Zurich’s Rietberg Museum” reviewed by Melanie Barbato

“The Brooklyn Museum’s Arts of the Islamic World” reviewed by Rayyan Mikati

“Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio: What It Takes to Craft a Life” reviewed by Irina Sheynfeld

“Emily Dumler-Winckler, Modern Virtue: Mary Wollstonecraft and a Tradition of Dissent” reviewed by Elizabeth Ursic