Ecumenica 5.2

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Faith, Politics, and Performance

Fall 2012

Letter from the Editor
Carolyn D. Roark

Editorial: The Problem of Religion and Theatre (It’s Not What You Think)
Peter Civetta, Guest Editor

“Holier than Thou:” Religion as Teaching Tool in the Rhetoric of Secularism, and the Case of Osama bin Laden’s Burial at Sea
Claire Maria Chambers

Fully Jewish and Fully American: Mordecai Manuel Noah and Edmund Kean’s Sympathetic Shylock
Tamara Smith
Feature: “The Cross is My Statue of Liberty:” Performing Christian Nationalism at the 2011 National Quartet Convention
Vivia Kay Kieswetter
Feature: Performance and Preaching Justice
Guillermo Márquez-Sterling

 Pussy Riot’s “Punk Prayer” and National Controversy
Julia Listengarten

 Fifty Years of Der Stellvertreter: Ein Christliches Traverspiel
Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.

 Nedjelko Fabrio’s The Reformers
Kyle A. Thomas
Book & Performance Reviews:
  • Heather Beasley-The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream (Barack Obama) & No Apology: The Case for American Greatness (Mitt Romney)
  • Kyle Owenby-Reinhold Niebuhr: On Politics, Religion, and Christian Faith, Richard Crouter
  • Jocelyn L. Buckner-The Best Man, Gerald Schoenfield Theatre, New York, NY
  • Richard St. Peter-Korjen in Synagogue/Uran, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Less Hunter-Medieval Play, Signature Theatre, New York, NY
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