How Evolution Shapes Our Health and Transforms Medicine
A review of Jeremy Taylor
Peanut allergies are rare in Africa, where children are exposed early and often to a variety of microbes that we might regard as old friends.
What Can Be Done?
A review of Anthony B. Atkinson
Even if increased equity were to involve a slightly smaller pie, the resulting social order may be preferred. When poverty declines, the social costs of poverty fall, and despair is replaced by hope.
A Search for Faith in a Violent Religious World
Dennis Covington is famous for seeking faith in extreme places. Twenty years ago it was the snake-handling, poison-drinking Christians of southern Appalachia.
Paul, Participation, and Mission
A review of Michael J. Gorman
Theosis is mission’s starting point. Believers are called to “become” the gospel through participation in the divine life.
Sociologists Reveal Why People Are Done with Church but Not Their Faith
A review of Josh Packard and Ashleigh Hope
The Dones aren’t leaving church because they’re burned out. Instead, they’ve hit so much bureaucracy that they seek more efficient venues.
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