Christianity Today Vol 57 No 5

20     Want to Change the World? Sponsor a Child
Bruce Wydick  A top economist shares the astounding news about that little picture hanging on your refrigerator.

26    A Better World for Kids
INTERVIEW BY  TIMOHIY c. MORGAN Economist Charles Kenny offers a contrarian take on global poverty.

29    Sponsoring a Movement
KEN  WALKER Former sponsored children like Moses Pulei pay it forward in their hometowns.

32     A Terrifying Grace
MARK GALLI Why God’s omniscience is good news for us.

48    The Fitness-Driven Church
LESLIE LEYLAND FIELDS Across the country, congregations are getting into shape with highly marketed, faith-based health programs. What’s right-and troubling-about the trend.

44    Love the Lord with All Your Voice
STEvEN R. GUTHRIE Singing is a forgotten-but essential-spiritual discipline.

48    The Unorthodox Baptist Bishop
WILLIAM E. YODER   How one church leader in Georgia is breaking the long-standing divide between Protestants and Orthodox.

52 The Gospel in One Word
CRAIG  BUBECK Why do we find ourselves so often squirming at the
announcement of God’s love?

61  Where We Stand Planting Deep Roots
62 The Village Green Mark Regnerus, Naomi Schaefer Riley, and Russell Moore counsel on marrying nonbelievers.
64 Wrestling with Angels Carolyn Arends tells you how to discern God’s will.
65 Contra Mundum Timothy George reflects on Francis, a pope for all.

WORLD Vol 28 No 12

Agent exegesis    42
The IRS targeted more than Tea Party groups for special investigations. The agency also went after religious, pro-life, and pro-marriage groups, wanting promises not to protest Planned Parenthood and
seeking details about group prayers

FEATURES
Sequester break    50
Slowed spending and a better economy  cut the deficit, but the problem is far from solved

Cuomo’s crusade 52
New York’s governor  wants to expand legal abortion in an already abortion-heavy state

Serving the sparrows    56
Forget armed rescues. Christian volunteers fight sex trafficking by building relationships

Crowdsourcing adoptions    62
One of the latest social media tools is a website that helps couples adopt their children

The Word on the street    66
New Yorker Bethany Jenkins jumped the corporate ship to write an email devotional that is catching on with the professional class

Southwestern Journal of Theology Vol 55 No 2

EDITORIAL …….. .191
TERRY L.WILDER

CONTENTS……………………193
BIBLICAL THEOLOGY AND  FROM WHERE IT CAME   ………….. . 193
GERALD  BRAY

YAHWEH’s SELF REVELATION IN  DEED AND WORD: A BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF  I-2 SAMUEL  …………….. 209
ROBERT B. CHISOLM,JR.

THE REEF OF BIBLICAL THEOLOGY: A METHOD FOR  DOING BIBLICAL THEOLOGY THAT  MAKES SENSE FOR WISDOM LITERATURE………………..227
DOUGLAS  KENNARD

REVIEW ESSAY (PART Two):
JOHN  CALVIN ON  THE DEATH OF  CHRIST AND  THE REFORMATION’s FORGOTTEN DOCTRINE OF UNIVERSAL VICARIOUS SATISFACTION: A REVIEW AND  CRITIQUE OF TOM NETTLES’ CHAPTER IN  WHOMEVER HE WILLS  … .252
DAVID W. PANTER

BOOK REVIEWS ……………..271

ABSTRACTS OF RECENT  DISSERTATIONS AT  SOUTHWESTERN

Social Education Vol 77 No 3

116
Letters to the Editor

117
Looking at the Law
The Rule of Law and Civil Disobedience: The Case Behind King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Howard Kaplan
A class lesson on Walkerv.  Birmingham, the legal case related to Martin Luther King Jr.’s arrest in Birmingham, can lead to a stimulating exploration of civil disobedience and its role in a democratic society.

122
A Novel Approach: Historical Fiction in the Elementary Classroom
Barbara C. Cruz
Two elementary units on the Great Depression and on civil rights illustrate how historical fiction can advance literacy while bringing history to life for students.

127
Reaching across the Color Line:Margaret Mitchell and Benjamin Mays,
An Uncommon Friendship
Jearl Nix and Chara Haeussler Bohan
The unusual correspondence  between the white author of Gone with the Wind and the president of a black college in Atlanta in the 1940s offers students a unique perspective on segregation.

132
Science Fiction in Social Education:Exploring Consequences of Technology
Lance E. Mason
Examining a well-chosen science fiction film in the classroom can serve as an excellent entry point for exploring the psychological and social effects of technological advancements.

136
The Carter G. Woodson Book Awards
The 2012 Carter G. Woodson Award winners include books about Native American resistance to assimilation, race relations during World War II, and composer Leonard Bernstein’s struggle against anti-Semitism.

Center Pullout Section
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
The  NCSS Book Committee and the Children’s Book Council  present this year’s list of exceptional books for young people that explore social studies themes.

First Things No 234 June/July 2013

THE    PUBLIC  SQUARE
3 Solidarity by R. R. Reno

LETTERS
8    Divine action, Homeschooling, etc.

OPINIONS
19    Tragic Worship by Carl R. Trueman
21    Confirmation Day by Brian Doyle
23    European  Faith Made Private by Paul Coleman

Esays
27    Search Me, 0 God by Glenn  C. Arbery
34    Sociology as Theology by Thomas Joseph White
40    From Play to Freedom by Francesca Aran Murphy
44    Impossible Pluralism by Paul Griffiths

49    A Reply to My Critics by Robert  N. Bellah

REVIEWS
57    Rudolf Bultmann  by Konrad Hammann
reviewed by R. R. Reno
59    The Fun Stuff by James Wood
reviewed by Santiago Ramos
61    Paper Memory by Matthew Lundin
reviewed by William  Tighe
63    Briefly Noted

WHILE WE’RE  AT  IT     67
King’s letter, Derbyshire’s review, etc. by David Mills

THE  BACK  PAGE    72
God, Gods, and Fairies by David Bentley Hart

POETRY    James Matthew Wilson (p. 39), Mark  Amorose (p. 43), Rob Griffith (p. 55), Claudia  Gary (p. 56)

Criswell Theological Review Vol 10 No 2

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE HISTORICAL  ADAM FOR BIBLICAL  & THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

Table of Contents:
Editor’s Page ……………………………………… 1

Genesis 1-3: Creation  and Adam in Context  …………………………………….     3
C. Marvin  Pate

“For  This Reason”: Etiology and Its Implications………………………………..    27
For the Historicity of Adam
Robert B. Chisholm, Jr.

The Bible, Science, and the Historical Adam: ………………………………………53
An Interview  with Denis Lamoureux

A Literal and Historical Adam and Eve?…………………………………………….. 75
Reflections on the Work of Peter Enns
Walter C. Kaiser, Jr.

If Adam be Razed is our Faith in Vain?………………………………………………. 83
Robert C. Kurka

Book Reviews…………………………………………………………………113

Index of Book Reviews …………………………………………………………… 129

Expository Times Vol 124 No 9

Havilah  Dharamraj
The  Idea of the Idyll: Why  it May Not Work  for the Song of Songs    417

John  D. Davies, Inclusion in The Acts of the Apostles    425

Book of the Month    433
Andrew C. ltter
Esoteric Teaching in the Stromateis  of Clement  of Alexandria
Jane Heath

International Journal of Frontier Missiology vol 29 No 3

Missiology En Route

111 From the Editor’s Desk Brad  Gill
African  missiology en route.

Articles

113 Part II: Reconsidering Our Biblical Roots: Bible Interpretation, the Apostle Paul and Mission Today
Larry W. Caldwell
Can a ”chicken theology” compare with Western hermeneutics?

123 An Enduring Legacy: Reflections on the Contribution  of Western Protestant Missions from a Frontier Mission Perspective
David Taylor
After 200 years are we still fuzzy on the Great Commission?

129 Turning it Beautiful: Divination, Discernment and a Theology of Suffering
Alan Howell
Ultimately we must confront the dark side of religion.

139 Growth  Amidst Persecution: A Comparison of the Evangelical Church in Communist China and the Soviet Union
John E. White
Is “the blood of the martyrs” always “the seed of the church”?

Book Reviews
148 Summoned from the Margin: Homecoming of an African
151 Karukku
Untouchable Spring
152 The last Brahmin: Life and Reflections of a Modern-day Sanskrit Pandit

In Others’ Words
154 Endangered Languages:Digital Media (and Hip-Hop) to the Rescue
Save Maryam or Save Udin?
Fun with Statistics: Gapminder