Articles by M. Darrol Bryant
Passion for the Divine Beloved-Dialogue, Respect, & Peace in Rumi
Written by Dr. Darrol Bryant for the Symposium, "Rumi & Intercultural/Inter-civilizational Dialogue" November 3-4, 2007
Encountering Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy
Written by Darrol Bryant
Book Chapters by M. Darrol Bryant
"Voice of the Poor." Vartija (Finland), Fall, 1968.
"Violation and Violence: Ideological Components." Dialog Winter, 1968, pp. 36-39.
"How to Use Aid, Trade and Politics to Keep the Poor and Hungry Down." World Encounter. December, 1970.
Excerpts from "A World Broken by Unshared Bread," Social Thought, December-January, 1971. Social Action Department of the Canadian Catholic Conference.
"World Encounter of Lutheran Youth -Still Part of the Problem?", Lutheran World/Lutheran Rundschau, January, 1971, pp. 31-55.
"The Synoptic, The Synchronic and Evian." The Lutheran Quarterly, Vol. XXIII, February, 1971, pp. 40-47.
"Revolution and World Pluralism." The Ecumenist, March-April, 1972.
"Beyond Messianism: Notes Towards a New American Civil Religion." The Ecumenist, May-June, 1973.
"America as God's Kingdom." Religion and Political Society. Jurgen Moltmann, et al., New York: Harper & Row, 1975. Also in Religion & Political Society, republished, Lewiston, NY: Mellen Press, 1976.
"Theological Response to 'The Church Organizing for Political Action'" Journal of the Society for Common Insights, Vol. II, No. 2, November, 1978.
"Faith and History in Grant's Lament." George Grant in Process. L. Schmidt, ed., Toronto: House of Anansi, 1978.
"Media Ethics: The Elimination of Perspective." Religious Liberty in Canada. ed., M. D. Bryant. Toronto: Canadians for the Protection of Religious Liberty, 1979.
"The New Religions: Issues and Questions." M. D. Bryant and R. Sawatsky. Directory on the Religious and Philosophical Groups of the New Age. Toronto: Canadian Council of Christians and Jews, 1979.
"Media Ethics" in New Religions and Mental Health: Understanding the Issues, edited by H. W. Richardson. New York and Toronto: Edwin Mellen Press, 1982.
"A Future for Anglican Theology?" Anglican Theological Review, Vol. LXIV, No. 1, January, 1982, pp. 72-77.
"Cinema, Religion, and Popular Culture." Religion and Film, eds. M. Bird and J. May. Nashville: University of Tennessee Press, 1982, pp. 101-114. pb. 1984.
"From Edwards to Hopkins: The Millennialist Critique of Civil Religion." The Coming Kingdom: Essays in American Millenialism and Eschatology. New York: New Era Books, 1983, pp. 45-70.
"Should Sin be Politicized?" The Ecumenist, Vol. 21, Nos. 4-5, 1983, pp. 49-54.
"Hermeneutics of Divine Principle: In Search of a Context," in Hermeneutics and Horizons: The Shape of the Future, edited by F. K. Flinn. New York: Rose of Sharon Press, 1983, pp. xiii-xvii.
"Multiform Christianity and the Theological Vocation Today." The Future of Anglican Theology. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1984, pp. 151-166.
"Bryant's Response to Baum." The Ecumenist, Vol. 22, No. 2, 1984, pp. 20-23.
"Response to J. Weaver." The Conrad Grebel Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, Winter, 1985, pp. 95-99.
"Sin and Society." Society and Original Sin. Eds. D. Foster and P. Mojzes. New York: Paragon House, 1985, pp. 149-163.
"The Consolations of Philosophy." The Chesterton Review, Vol. XI, No. 2, May, 1985, pp. 199-212.
"Towards a Grammar of the Spirit in Society." The Many Faces of Religion and Society. Eds. Bryant and Mataragnon. New York: Paragon House, 1985, pp. 173-189.
"Meeting in Snowmass: Some Dynamics of an Interfaith Encounter." Interfaith Dialogue: Four Approaches. Ed. John W. Miller. Waterloo: University of Waterloo Press, 1986, pp. 1-20.
"The Grammar of the Spirit: Time, Speech and Society." Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy: Studies in His Life and Thought. Eds. Bryant and Huessy. Lewiston and Queenston: Edwin Mellen Press, 1986, pp. 233-260.
"Interreligious Dialogue and Understanding: On the Challenges of Maintaining a Religious Identity in an Age of Transition." Studies in Sikhism and Comparative Religion, Vol. VI, No. 1, April, 1987, pp. 104-114.
(a revised edition appeared in Professor Harbans Singh, A Commemoration Volume, edited by Dr. Mohinder Singh. New Delhi: Kalpana, 1988, pp. 49-61.)
"Forward" to Cosmic Man, The Divine Presence by Paulos Mar Gregorios. New York: Paragon House, 1988.
"Meeting a Buddhist Monk," Dialogue and Alliance, Vol. 2, No. 4, Winter 1988-89, pp. 71-74.
"The Purpose of Christ: Towards the Recovery of a Trinitarian Perspective," Christology: The Center and the Periphery, Frank K. Flinn. New York: Paragon House, 1989, pp. 129-151.
"Meditations on Parenting, Nurture, and Mission," Seasons: The Interfaith Family Journal, Spring, 1989, pp. 10-15.
"Parenting, Nurture, and Mission," The Journal of Religious Thought, Vol. 46, No. 1, 1989, pp. 83-93.
"From 'De' to 'Re' or ... Does the 'Future of Ontotheology' Require the Recovery of the Experience/Sense of the Transcendence?" Religion, Ontotheology and Deconstruction. Ed. Henry Ruf. New York: Paragon House, 1989, pp. 69-87.
"Preface" to A Complete Bibliography of the Writings of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, Lisa Van der Molen. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 1989, pp.5-6.
"Dio e gli Equivalenti di Dio," Rocca, No. 11, Igiugno, 1990, pp. 49-50.
"Interfaith Encounter and Dialogue in a Trinitarian Perspective," Christianity and the Wider Ecumenism, ed. Peter Phan. New York: Paragon House, 1990, pp. 3-20.
"Recovering the Trinitarian Foundation of Christian Experience: A Pathway to Christian Unity," Dialogue and Alliance, Vol. 4, No. 3, Fall, 1990, pp. 4-20.
"The Kumbha Mela: A Festival of Renewal," Journal of Dharma, Vol. XV, No. 4, Oct.-Dec., 1990, pp. 341-356.
"A Kumbha Mela Notebook," Dialogue and Alliance, Vol. 4, No. 4, Winter, 1990-91, pp. 86-100.
"To Hear the Stars Speak: Ontology in the Study of Religion(s)" in Fragments of Infinity, Arvind Sharma, ed., Bridport, U.K.: Prism Press and Lindfield, Aus.: Unity Press, 1991, pp. 46-62.
"The Spiritual Foundations of Civilization: Interreligious Encounter and Dialogue" in Khera, Journal of Religious Understanding, Vol. X, July -September, 1991, pp. 96-105.
"God, Humanity, and Mother Earth: African Wisdom and the Recovery of the Earth" in God, Humanity, and Mother Nature, edited by Gilbert E. M. Ogutu, Nairobi: Masaki Publishers, 1992, pp. 130-142.
"Religion and Disability: Some Notes on Religious Attitudes & Views," Perspectives on Disability, Mark Nagler, ed., Palo Alto, CA: Health Markets Research, 1993, pp. 91-97, 2nd ed. 1994, pp. 91-96.
"Dialogical Humanity: Philosophical Foundations of Interreligious Dialogue," Reflections on the Thought of Richard L. Rubenstien, Betty R. Rubenstein and Michael Berenbaum, eds., West Sudbury, CT: Hedgehop Press, 1993, pp. 366-383.
"The Sikh Tradition and Dialogue or Why Sikhs are Open to Dialogue," The Guru Gobind Singh Journal of Religious Studies, Vol. I, Jan-Mar, 1994, pp. 6-23.
"Rivers of Grace: The Kumbha Mela as a Sacred Place," Environments, Vol. XXII, 2, 1994, pp. 35-40.
"Ecological Responsibility and Interfaith Dialogue" Tibet House Bulletin (Cultural Centre of H.H. Dalai Lama), Vol. 8 & 9, Spring 1994, No. 1, pp. 1-5.
"Overcoming History: On the Possibilities of Muslim Christian Dialogue," Hamdard Islamicus, Vol. XVII, No. 2, Summer 1994, pp. 5-15. A slightly revised version is published in Muslim Christian Dialogue: Promise and Problems, eds. M. D. Bryant & S. A. Ali, St. Paul, MN: Paragon Press, 1998, pp. 15-29.
"Overcoming History: Problems & Prospects of Interreligious Dialogue," The Toronto Journal of Interfaith Dialogue, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1994, pp. 11-19.
"A Response to James Gollnick," Art & Interreligious Dialogue: Six Perspectives, Michael S. Bird, ed., Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1995, pp. 123-128.
"African Wisdom & the Recovery of the Earth," Orita, Ibadan Journal of Religious Studies, XXVI/1-2, June & December, 1995, pp. 49-58.
"Creation Theology: A Journey," Consensus, A Canadian Lutheran Journal of Theology, Vol. 21, No. 2, 1995, pp. 79-85.
"Learning from the Hindu World," in Shabda, Shakti, Sangam, ed. Vandana Mataji, Bangalore (India): NBCLC, 1995, pp. 277-280.
"The Modern Myth of Mastery and the Christian Doctrine of Creation," Dialogue and Alliance, Vol. 9, No. 2, Fall/Winter 1995, pp. 56-68.
“Overcoming History: Problems and Prospects of Interreligious Dialogue” in M. Shojakhani & M. R. Rikhtegran, eds., Indo-Iranian Thought: A World Heritage (New Delhi: Vedams Books, 1995).
"Christ in the Himalayas," Areopagus, Vol. 9, No. 1, Winter 1996, pp. 18-21.
"Values and Attitudes in Science and Technology: A Cross-Cultural Perspective," International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 9, No.2, Spring, 1996, pp. 11-18.
"Meditations on Peace in a Planetary Society," International Journal of World Peace, Vol. XIII, No. 1, March 1996, pp. 21-42.
"African Wisdom and the Recovery of the Earth," Research in Yoruba Language and Literature, No. 7, 1996, pp. 57-66. (Publishers: Technicians of the Sacred, Suite 310, 1317 North San Fernando Blvd., Burbank, CA 91504, reprinted from the Ibadan Journal of Religious Studies.)
"Overcoming History: on the possibilities of Muslim-Christian dialogue, World Faiths Encounter (UK), No. 15, November 1996, pp. 3-14. Reprinted from Hamdard Islamicus.
"Ecological Evil and Interfaith Dialogue: Caring for the Earth," Evil and the Response of World Religion, ed. William Cenkner, St. Paul, MN: Paragon House, 1997, pp. 210-222.
“Do All Religions Teach the Same Thing? Notes on the Similarities and Differences of Religions,” The Journal of Religious Studies (Patiala), Vol. XXVIII, No. 1, Spring 1997, pp. 1-13.
“Do All Religions Teach the Same Thing? Exploring the Unity and Diversity of Religions,” revised and expanded in Dialogue & Alliance, Vol. 11, No. 2, Fall/Winter 1997, pp. 43-58.
“The Modern Myth of Mastery and the Christian Doctrine of Creation” in The Ideal in the World’s Religions, Essays on the Person, Family, Society and Environment, eds. R. Carter & S. Isenberg, St. Paul, MN: Paragon House, 1997, pp. 410-424.
“Now Eternal Rhythm Sounds: A Christian Encounters the Boundless Life at Two Korean Monasteries,” Areopagus Online, http://www. areopagus.com// f98070501.htm 6 July 1998 (six pages in printed text).
“Can There Be Muslim-Christian Dialogue Concerning Jesus/Isa?” in Muslim Christian Dialogue: Promise & Problems, eds. M. D. Bryant & S. A. Ali, St. Paul, MN: Paragon House, 1998, pp. 161-176.
“Towards an Eco-Spirituality: Recovering the Living Planet” in Spiritual Traditions, Essential Visions for Living, edited by David Emmanuel Singh, New Delhi: I.S.P.C.K, 1998, pp. 311-324.
“The Sikh Tradition & Dialogue,” The Journal of Religious Studies (Punjabi University), Vol. XXIX, No. 1, Spring 1998, pp. 1-13.
“Scientology: An Analysis and Review of a New Religion” in Scientology: Theology and Practice of a Contemporary Religion, Los Angeles: Bridge Publications, 1998, pp. 177-192.
“Beyond the Enlightenment: an unfinished exploration of modernity,” in The Future of Religion: Postmodern Perspectives, eds. Christopher Lamb & Dan Cohn-Sherbok, London: Middlesex University Press, 1999, pp. 26-40.
“Introduction: Conversion: contours of controversy and commitment in a plural world” with C. Lamb in Religious Conversion: Contemporary Practices and Controversies, eds., C. Lamb & M.D. Bryant, London: Cassell, 1999, pp. 1-22.
“Conversion in Christianity: from without and from within,” in Religious Conversion: Contemporary Practices and Controversies, eds., C. Lamb & M.D. Bryant, London: Cassell, 1999, pp. 177-190.
"The Inter-Religious Future: Reflections on the Horizon and the Way" in Pilgrims in Dialogue ed. A. Kalliath, Bangalore, India: Dharmaram Publications, 2000, pp. 147-172.
"Engaging One Another: A Christian at Eiheiji (Japan) and Kumsan-sa (Korea)" in Pilgrims in Dialogue ed. A. Kalliath, Bangalore, India: Dharmaram Publications, 2000, pp. 173-192.
"River of Grace: The Kumbha Mela as a Sacred Place," (slightly revised) in Kumbha Mela: Pilgrimage to the Greatest Cosmic Fair ed. D. P. Dubey, Allahabad, India: Society of Pilgrimage Studies, 2001, pp. 50-63.
"Some Notes on Muslims in Canada & the USA," Hamdard Islamicus, Vol. XXIV, No. 1, January -March 2001, pp. 7-10.
"Anglicans and the Ecological Crisis," in Canadian Anglicanism at the Dawn of a New Century, ed. M. D. Bryant, Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2001, pp. 233-242.
"Sikhs in the Diaspora: Relating to New Cultural and Religious Contexts," in The Sikh Review, Vol. 29. No. 10, October 2001, pp. 18-23.
“Dialogue at/with the Kumbha Mela,” in the Hindu-Christian Studies Bulletin, Vol. 15, 2002, pp. 28-34.
“The Tragedy of Bamiyan: Necessity and Limits of the Dialogue of Religions and Cultures,” in Bamiyan: Challenge to World Heritage, ed. K. Warikoo, New Delhi: Bhavana Books, 2002, pp. 184-195.
“Ashrams,” in Encyclopedia of Community: From the Village to the Virtual World, 4 Volumes, eds. Karen Christensen & David Levinson, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2003, Vol. 1, pp. 58-60.
“Confucianism,” in Encyclopedia of Community: From the Village to the Virtual World, 4 Volumes, eds. Karen Christensen & David Levinson, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2003, Vol. 1, p. 329.
“Sikhs in the Diaspora: Other Faiths & the Environment,” in The Journal of Religious Studies, Vol. XXXIV, Nos. 1 & 2, 2003, pp. 35-42.
“Islam, Scientism, Modernity & Dialogue: Probing the Future,” in FutureIslam at www.futureislam.com, 2004 1101 pp. 1-5.
“Religion in Contemporary Japan: Some Glimpses,” Asian-Pacific Studies Working Paper Series #1, Renison College, August 2005, pp. 1-24.
“Muslim-Christian Dialogue After 9/11: Is It Possible?” in Current Dialogue, No. 48, December 2006, pp. 26-31.
“Guru Granth Sahib in Comparative Perspective,” in Guru Granth Sahib And Its Context, ed. J. S. Neki, Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan, New Delhi, 2007, pp. 233-246.
“The Abrahamic Faiths and the Quest for Dialogue: Does Common Ancestry Make for Good Relations?” Dialogue & Alliance, Spring/Summer 2007, Vol. 21, No.1, pp. 9-25.
“Passion for the Divine Beloved: Dialogue, Respect, and Peace in Rumi, in Symposium on Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi & Inter-cultural and Civilizational Dialogue, (Toronto: Canadian Intercultural Dialogue Centre, 2007).
“Celibacy and the Protestant Traditions: From Celibacy to the Freedom of the Christian,” in Celibacy and the Religious Traditions, edited by Carl Olson, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, pp. 109-132.
“The Mind of Jonathan Edwards: Beyond America,” in The Contribution of Jonathan Edwards to American Culture and Society, edited by Richard A. S. Hall, Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2008, pp. 73-88.
“Images and Practices of Compassion in Mahayana Buddhism: Avalokitesvara, Chenrezig, Kuan-yin, Kannon,” in Mahayana Buddhism: History & Culture (New Delhi: Tibet House, 2008, pp.71-100.
“SHANTI, SHALOM, SALAAM: Reflections on the Quest for a Culture of Peace,” in Dialogue and Alliance, Spring/Summer 2008, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 75-90.
“Introduction” and “A View from Outside” in On Spirituality: Essays from the third Shi’I Muslim Mennonite Christian Dialogue (Kitchener, Ont: Pandora, 2010), pp. 11-15, 223-228.
“On Divine Self-Disclosure: Christianity Amidst the World Religions,” in Sophia: The Journal of Traditional Studies, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2010, pp. 47-72.
“The Abrahamic Traditions in China: Judaism, Islam, and Daoist Christianity,” in Along the Silk Road: Essays in History, Literature, & Culture in China (Kitchener, Ontario: Pandora Press, 2011) pp. 165-180.
“On Divine Self-Disclosure” in Dialogue & Alliance, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2011, pp. 13-32. Slightly revised version of the Sophia article above.
“The Way of Dialogue & the Gulen Movement,” in Dreaming for a Better World (Ottawa: Intercultural Dialogue Institute, 2012), pp. 66-74.
“Christianity” in World Religions: Canadian Perspectives – Western Traditions edited by Doris R. Jakobsh (Toronto: Nelson Education Ltd, 2012), pp. 89-149.