Books

Books

Dying faithfully

A review of Marilyn Chandler McEntyre

Whether we're dying or living with grief, there are faithful ways to do so. Marilyn Chandler McEntyre points us in the right direction.

Political activism and the God gap

A review of Ryan L. Claassen

Religious polarization among activists and voters exists, in ever-increasing quantity. The question is, why?

Zionism's theological roots

A review of David Novak

How does theology shape Jewish democracy, in light of the many competing claims and complex relationships in the land of Israel?

Capitalism and faith: A tangled history

A review of Kevin M. Kruse

Why have American Christians so readily baptized the idea of free-market capitalism? Kevin Kruse illuminates the long, tangled history.

Redeeming the Great Emancipator, by Allen C. Guelzo

Although it is anachronistic to put it this way, the subtext of this reappraisal of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator is the question, “Do black lives matter?” That question put to Lincoln doesn’t yield a simple question.