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Co-Edited by Silvia Battista Liverpool Hope University ESSAY “Performing Blackness under Roman Occupation: Embodied Resistance and the Empire (A Thinking Essay)” Christopher-Rasheem McMillan IFTR CONFERENCE ESSAYS “‘Harmony in Diversity’: A Compartmentalist Approach to the Three Teachings in Mulianxi” Xiaohuan Zhao “Embodied Ecumenica; Eco-spirituality: Revised Christian Attitudes Toward the Creation” Kim Skjoldager-Nielsen IFTR RESEARCH/PRACTICE “A Journey

Ecumenica 13.2

The Issue in JSTOR “The Saddest Bubbles: Toward a Theory of Outrage” Lance Gharavi “Christianity on the Taiwanese Traditional Stage: Why ‘Hallelujah’?” Josh Stenberg “On the Stage, But Not of the Stage: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s The Christian Slave and the Advent of Evangelical Theatre in Antebellum America” Joseph R. D’Ambrosi BOOK REVIEWS Message from the

Ecumenica 13.1

The Issue in JSTOR “Queering Zion: Liberalism and Coalitional Care in Mormon Drama” Kristin Perkins “Human Sacrifice, Nuns, and Gender-Bent Kings: The Effect of Religious Change on Gender Presentation in Early Modern Adaptations of Iphegenia among the Taurians “The Liturgy That Dare Not Speak Its Name: Religious Engagement and Affective Memory as a Site of

Ecumenica 12.2

“From Religious Rituals to Popular Theatre: Evolution of the Mulian Legend” Shiao-Ling Yu PLAY Maryam: A Woman of Bethlehem (English and Arabic) Victoria Rue translated by Hind Abu Shkhadim REPORT Maryam: A Woman of Bethlehem Samer Makhlouf BOOK REVIEWS High Mas: Carnival and the Poetics of Caribbean Culture Reviewed by James Padilioni, Jr. Homo Ritualis:

Ecumenica 12.1

Letter from the Editor “The Social Drama of Durga Puja: Performing Bengali Identity in the Diaspora” Arnab Banerji “Act for Your Life: Widows in Vrindavan” Radhica Ganapathy “Advocating for the Rejuvenation of Jatra Performance” Jashodhara Sen INTERVIEW “Rituals and a Need for Forgiveness: An Interview with Rajiv Joseph” Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. REPORT “Dance of

Ecumenica 11.2

Fall 2018 Letter from the Editors Claire Pamment and Hesam Sharifian guest editors “Black Table: Choreographic Interventions in Moroccan Contemporary Dance” Karima Borni “B for Badan, Blessed, and (B)othered: The Counter-Sacred in the Iranian Theatre of War” Marjan Moosavi “Darvag and the Theatre of Iranian Diaspora” Hamid Ehya “Phoenix Rising: The Conference of the Birds”

Ecumenica 11.1

Letter from the Editor David V. Mason The Religion Virus: An Interview and Meta-Conversation Michael Dudeck and David Mason “The Spectacle of Unseeing: Creation from Nothing in Richard III” Jonathan Wanner “Apocalypse How? The World’s End in Will Eno’s TRAGEDY: a tragedy” Dana Tanner-Kennedy “Racine’s Ancients: Paradoxes of Adaptation in the Panegyric Tradition of French

Ecumenica 10.2

Fall 2017 Letter from the Editor David V. Mason “Sexual Perversity in a Feminist Bible Play: Florence Kiper Frank’s Jael” Kari-Anne Innes “An Anthropogenic Upheaval: Edward Bond’s Bingo, Shakespeare’s Enclosure, and Terrocentric Identity” Babak Ashrafkhani Limoudehi “The Holy Land Experience: ‘Step Right Up’ to Experience the Crucifixion” Aaron Brown “Sacred Spaces: Experiencing the Supernatural at Lourdes” Kristin

Ecumenica 10.1

Spring 2017 Letter from the Editor David V. Mason “The Many Afterlives of Matt Talbot: Contesting Irish Nationalism in Thomas Kilroy’s Talbot’s Box” Jeff Casey Interview: John Collins David V. Mason Play: The Child Who Didn’t Want to Be Born Diana Manole Book Reviews David K. Anderson. Martyrs and Players in Early Modern England: Tragedy, Religion, and

Ecumenica 9.1-2

Spring/Fall 2016 Letter from the Editor David V. Mason “A Rally Cry Unheard: Arthur Schnitzler and Political Drama” Weston Twardowski “Simon of Cyrene and Signifying Race in the Early 20th Century African-American Theatre” Craig Prentiss INTERVIEW: Jay Wegman David V. Mason PROFILE: London’s Intermission Youth Theatre: Re-Imagining Shakespeare and Spirituality Les Wade Book Reviews Birgit