By Anne Tyler, A Patchwork Planet. (Knopf, 24 pp.)
By James L. Guth, John C. Green, Corwin E. Smidt, Lyman A. Kellstedt and Margaret M. Paloma, The Bully Pulpit: The Politics of Protestant Clergy. (University Press of Kansas, 221 pp.)
By Lloyd Reidger, Clergy Killers: Guidance for Pastors and Congregations Under Attack. (Westminster John Knox, 200 pp.)
By Charles E. Mitchell, Individualism and Its Discontent: Appropriations of Emerson. 1880-1950. (University of Massachusetts Press, 220 pp.)
The ‘intelligent design’ movement
“The time has come,” the lawyer said,“To talk of many things,Of Gods, and gaps, and miracles,Of lots of missing links,And why we can’t be Darwinists,And whether matter thinks.” --with apologies to Lewis Carroll
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