Category: News

  • The end of the beginning

    With the proofs for volume 3 of the Jesus in Global Perspective project now checked and returned to the copyeditor at Wipf & Stock, the Afterlives of Jesus project has reached the end of the beginning phase. We anticipate having the typeset pages for review in a couple of weeks, and in the meantime we…

  • Historical Afterlives of Jesus NOW AVAILABLE

    Historical Afterlives of Jesus, the first of three volumes for the Jesus in Global Perspective project, was released by Cascade Books on 24 January 2023. The book is part of the Westar Studies series published by Wipf and Stock.

  • The afterlives of the afterlives

    This morning I have completed working through the 600+ Author Queries from Jeremy Funk—our copyeditor at Wipf & Stock—for volume two: Interfaith Afterlives of Jesus. Sadly, one of the chapters under review was the essay by Richard Freund: “Writing the Afterlives. From Jesus to the Vilna Gaon.” Of course, I was not able to refer…

  • Copy editing underway

    The first volume in the Afterlives of Jesus project is getting close to publication, as we check the uncorrected proofs and prepare them for the printer. Volume 1: Historical Afterlives of JesusVolume 2: Interfaith Afterlives of JesusVolume 3: Cultural Afterlives of Jesus

  • Video now available

    Video from the seminar at St James Church King St, Sydney on Sunday, 16 October 2022—including the very positive response by Sr Michele Connolly RSJ—is now available for purchase and download from the St James Institute.

  • Seminar at St James Institute, Sydney

    Join us in person or online for this seminar on the Afterlives of Jesus. Register here: Friends in the Sydney area may be interested in this special event at St James Institute on Sunday, 16 October. Professor Art Dewey of Xavier University has commented on this book (more correctly on all three books in…

  • Congratulations

    Two of our contributors have recently been appointed to new academic roles: Glenn Loughrey, has been appointed Associate Professor at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, Canberra. Anne Pattel-Gray, has been appointed Professor of Indigenous Studies and inaugural Head of the School of Indigenous Studies, University of Divinity, Australia. Congratulations to them…

  • Contract signed

    Contract signed

    The contract for the first volume in this series has today been signed and the manuscript is in the production line. The copy editing is done and the drafts have been checked – then checked again. The three volumes will be pubished under the Cascade Books imprint and will form part of the Westar Studies…