November 30, 2011
Two professors in the Department of Religion have recently had books published.
Stephen Boyd, the John Allen Easley Professor of Religion, wrote Making Justice Our Business: The Wrongful Conviction of Darryl Hunt and the Work of Faith. Boyd’s book covers the saga of Hunt, who spent 19 years in jail on a wrongful conviction before being freed in 2003. It was published by Cascade Books. Read more »
Nelly van Doorn-Harder, a professor of Islamic studies, was responsible for seven of nine chapters in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy (The Popes of Egypt, Volume 3). The book spans the five centuries from the arrival of the Ottomans in 1517 to the present era. It was published by The American University in Cairo Press. Read more »