Books

Books

Running on empty

By John Irving, A Widow for One Year. (Random House, 537 pp.)

All on the family

By Leo G. Perdue, Joseph Blenkinsopp, John J. Collins and Carol Meyers, Families in Ancient Israel. (Westminster/John Knox, 285 pp.)

By Carolyn Osiek and David L. Balch, Families in the New Testament World: Households and House Churches. (Westminster/John Knox, 329 pp.)

Overmarketing

By Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw, The Commanding Heights: The Battle Between Government and the Marketplace That Is Remaking the Modern World. (Simon & Schuster, 457 pp.)

From Sacrament to Contract, by John Witte Jr. 

By John Witte Jr., From Sacrament to Contract: Marriage, Religion, and Law in the Western Tradition. (Westminster John Knox, 315 pp.)