Books

Books

Letting scripture work

By John P. Burgess, Why Scripture Matters. (Westminster John Knox, 186 pp.)

Sweet Charity, by Janet Poppendieck

By Janet Poppendieck, Sweet Charity: Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement. (Viking, 354 pp.)

A new sexual revolution

The case for modesty

By Wendy Shalit, A Return to Modesty: Discovering the Lost Virtue. (Free Press, 291 pp.)

China's insular church

By Richard Madsen, China's Catholics: Tragedy and Hope in an Emerging Civil Society. (University of California Press, 183 pp.)

American Evangelicalism, by Christian Smith, with Michael Emerson, Sally Gallagher, Paul Kennedy and David Sikkink

By Christian Smith, with Michael Emerson, Sally Gallagher, Paul Kennedy and David SikkinkAmerican Evangelicalism. (University of Chicago Press, 323 pp.)