Books

Books

Styles of giving

Edited by Warren F. Illchman, Stanley N. Katz and Edward L. Queen II, Philanthropy in the World's Traditions. (Indiana University Press, 382 pp.)

Unweaving the Rainbow, by Richard Dawkins

By Richard Dawkins, Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder. (Houghton Mifflin, 337 pp.)

The Religious Art of Andy Warhol, by Jane Daggett Dillenberger

Andy Warhol's images of soup cans, brillo boxes, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe and Mao Tse-tung have been silk-screened onto our consciousness. Warhol has often been portrayed as obsessed with commercial success. He courted the wealthy and famous, surrounded himself with the denizens of the drug culture and hired beautiful young men to pose for his "porno-nudes."

A new sexual revolution

The case for modesty

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