By Anne Tyler, A Patchwork Planet. (Knopf, 24 pp.)
By Denise Giardina, Saints and Villains. (Norton, 487 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
By Gary Dorrien, The Word as True Myth: Interpreting Modern Theology. (Westminster John Knox, 287 pp.)
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