Books

Books

Our Kids, by Robert D. Putnam

Balancing biography and quantitative research, Robert Putnam paints a sobering picture of the state of the American dream.

Here at Last Is Love: Selected Poems of Dustan Thompson, edited by Gregory Wolfe

Thompson suddenly disappeared from the literary scene in the early 1950s, when he moved to a small town on the east coast of England with his partner, Philip Trower. This collection brings together for the first time the two halves of Thompson’s poetry: his baroque, postwar poetry and the spare, religiously infused verse of his later years.

Culture and the Death of God, by Terry Eagleton

In Terry Eagleton's compelling narrative, three plotlines run concurrently: a parade of ideas from the Enlightenment to the present, a sustained argument about the role of culture, and a burlesque apologetic for Christianity.

The Paradox of Liberation, by Michael Walzer

Michael Walzer addresses a surprising question: the interplay between social revolutions and reactive counterrevolutions.

Wrestling with Paul

Frances Taylor Gench doesn't ignore difficult texts about women; she wrestles with them. That's because she is committed to the Bible as scripture.