Mark P. Bruce and Marion H. Larson - Introduction: Hospitable Readers, Neighboring Texts
Marion H. Larson is a Professor of English at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN, and Mark
P. Bruce is an Associate Professor of English at the same institution.
Susan VanZanten - Narrative and Neighborliness
Susan VanZanten is a Professor of English at Seattle Pacific University. She teaches and
writes about American literature, African literature, and Christian higher education.
Daniel Taylor - “Didn’t Our Hearts Burn within Us?” The Use and Abuse of Emotion in Storytelling
Daniel Taylor (Ph.D. Emory University) is, most recently, the author of two novels, Death
Comes for the Deconstructionist and Do We Not Bleed (both from Slant).
Julie Ooms - “Some Quick, However Slight, Therapy”: Neighborliness and Rebuilding Community after War in J. D. Salinger’s War Stories
Julie Ooms is an Assistant Professor of English at Missouri Baptist University.
John T. Netland - Rewriting the Death of Jesus: An Intertextual Reading of Shusaku Endo’s Deep River
John T. Netland is Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and Professor of English at Union University.
Paul R. House - Introducing Biblical Hermeneutics—An Extended Review
Paul R. House is Professor of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School, Samford University.
Karl E. Johnson - Labor, Leisure, and Liberty—A Review Essay
Karl E. Johnson is Executive Director of Chesterton House, A Center for Christian Studies at Cornell University.