Books

Books

Innocence betrayed

By Philip Roth, I Married a Communist. (Houghton Mifflin, 323 pp.)

Congregations at the Crossroads, by Ronald E. Vallet

By Ronald E. Vallet, Congregations at the Crossroads: Remembering to Be Households of God. (Eerdmans, 256 pp.)

On God and Dogs, by Stephen H. Webb

By Stepehen H. Webb, On God and Dogs: A Christian Theology of Compassion. (Oxford University, 222 pp.)

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.)