Barry Hankins (Baylor University)is the author of "Principle,
Perception, and Position: Why Southern BaptistConservatives Differ
from Moderates onChurch-State Issues," Journal of Church and State,
Vol. 40 (1998): 343-370, and "The Evangelical Accommodationismof SBC
Conservatives," Baptist History and Heritage, Vol. 33 (Winter 1998): 54-65.
Timothy E. Fulophas been appointed vice president for academic
affairs at King College in Tennessee.
Lisa Joy Pruitt has completed her Ph.D. at Vanderbilt University this
summer and was appointed assistant professor ofhistory at Campbell
University, North Carolina.
Edwin Yamauchi(Ohio University) continues his lucid
investigations of the classicalera with "The Issue of Pre-Christian
Gnosticism Reviewedin the Light of the Nag Hammadi Texts," in:John
Turner and Anne McGuire, eds., The NagHammadi Library after Fifty
Years[Leiden: Brill,1997], pp. 72-88, "Greece and Babylon Revisited," in:
David Merling, ed., To Understand the Scriptures: Essays in Honorof
William H. Shea[BerrienSprings, MI: Institute of Archaeology/Horn
Archaeological Museum, 1997], pp. 127-135,and "Herodotus---Historian or
Liar?" in: Gordon D. Young, Mark W.Chavalas, and Richard E. Averbeck,
eds., Crossing Boundaries andLinking Horizons:Studies in Honor of
Michael C. Astour [Bethesda, MD: CDL Press, 1997], pp. 599-614.
Imagining Peace: A Historyof Early English Pacifist Ideas, 1340-1560
[State College:Penn State University Press, 1997]is the title of a new book
by Ben Lowe (Florida Atlantic University).
Everett Ferguson (Abilene Christian University) has beenhonored
with a festschrift: The EarlyChurch in Its Context: Essays in Honor of
Everett Ferguson, edited by Abraham J. Malherbe,Frederick W. Norris,
and James W. Thompson [Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1998].