Books

Books

Rethinking Christ and Culture

More than half a century after its publication, H. Richard Niebuhr’s Christ and Culture still generates theological and ethical heat from its detractors, who are joined by Craig Carter in this critique of Christendom and its embrace of violent coercion.

A matter of mutation

Michael Behe, a biochemistry professor at Leigh University and one of the chief advocates for intelligent design (ID), has written a sequel to Darwin’s Black Box (1998).

The Maytrees: A Novel

In the final installment (For the Time Being, 1999) of her wide-ranging trilogy that started in 1974 with Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Annie Dillard asked the reader to consider grains of sand, numbers of stars, and the scope of both universal and human time.

The Mystery of the Child

Just a few years ago, people accused religion scholars of ignoring children. Even those who worked in areas likely to require attending to them, such as religious education and pastoral care, often focused on adults instead. But in a relatively short time span, this has changed.

Take and read

A timely and well-written book. Bader-Saye explores the dynamics of fear and the practices of Christian community (hospitality, peacemaking and generosity) that provide an alternative way of life.