Books

Books

Breaking away

Christian fundamentalism continues to rest on an explicit gender hierarchy, and conservative Christians continue to worry about the feminization of Christianity and how to maintain male power in chu

The heart of the gospel

Willard Swartley’s powerful, comprehensive study of the theme of peace in the New Testament is his magnum opus.

Liberal heroes

This book completes a magnificent scholarly accomplishment: the three-volume The Making of American Liberal Theology series (the two previous volumes were Imagining Progressive Religion, 1805-1900 [2001] and Idealism, Realism, and Modernity, 19

Chemical addiction

I think of myself as rather ecologically savvy. I buy vegetables from a chemical-free subscription farm during the growing season and use organic lawn fertilizer. My four-year-old has been known to hold up an apple and ask with suspicion, “Was this one grown with chemicals?”