Journal of Creation Vol. 27 No. 3

3 Post-Flood man continues to become smarter
» Michael J. Oard

4 Small genome size of Utricularia gibba problematic for evolution but not creation
» Jean O’Micks

7 Pulasr spin down ages in error?
» Ronald G. Samec

8 Inbreeding and the origin of races
» Robert W. Carter

11 Are EGGs all they’re cracked up to be?-a closer look at star formation
» Ronald G. Samec

12 The Flood-a designed
catastrophe?
» Shaun Doyle

13 The reinforcement syndrome ubiquitous in the earth sciences
» Michael J. Oard

17 ‘Evolutionary creation’-evolution rules supreme
» John Woodmorappe
» Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution (Denis
0. Lamoureux)

23 No keeper’s brother’
» Shaun Doyle
» Am I My Keeper’s Brother?-Human Origins From A Christian
And Scientific Perspective (Philip Pattemore)

29 Clearly perceived
» Rachael Denhollander
» Without Excuse (Werner Gilt, in cooperation with Bob Compton and Jorge Fernandez)

32 The big bang is Spackman’s God
» Johh Woodmorappe
» The Ant and the Ferrari: Lifting the Hood on Truth, Society and the Universe (Dr Kerry Spackman)

37 The Cambrian explosion in colorful, zoological context
» John Woodmorappe
» The Cambrian Explosion: The Construction of Animal Biodiversity
(Douglas H. Erwin and James W. Valentine)

40 The worldviews of law
» Daniel Davidson
» Western Legal Theory: History, Concepts and Perspectives
(Augusto Zimmermann)

44 God’s Word in human words
» Donald D. Crowe

45 Truman’s Coded Information Systems and Munevar’s Radical Knowledge
» Carl Anderson
» REPLY: Royal Truman

46 A developing schism in Flood geology
» Marcus Ross
» REPLY: Carl Froede and Jerry Akridge

49 Is the ‘Theory of Universal Information’ a weak theory?
» WernerGit

52 Is the ‘Theory of Universal Information’ a weak theory?-Truman replies
» Royal Trurnan

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Social Education Vol. 77 No. 6

292
Sources and Strategies
Helping Students Visualize the Process of Change with Historic Images
STEPHEN WESSON AND CHERYL LEDERLE
The featured photographs by Lewis Hine can help launch a lesson about child labor reform and demonstrate how public debate can fuel legislative action.

298
Teaching about Gay Civil Rights: U.S. Courts and the Law
ROBERT W. BAILEY AND BARBARA C. CRUZ
Examining the issue of gay civil rights through court decisions and government legislation will give students a deeper understanding of democratic processes within the context of human rights and legislative studies.

304
Looking at the Law
A Look Ahead: Supreme Court Likely to Have a Blockbuster Term
CATHERINE HAWKE
This term, the Supreme Court has already considered hot button issues such as campaign finance and affirmative action, and will soon hear cases dealing with international child kidnappings, the Fair Housing Act, and the First Amendment and reproductive rights.

307
Education for Peace and Understanding
CHARLES HAYNES
An innovative program for schools that promotes respect and understanding between major religions enables students to engage with peers around the world via videoconferencing.

310
Against the Grain: Teaching Historical Complexity
DAVE NEUMANN
Skilled teachers confront students’ assumptions about history and then strategically counter those notions to underscore the complexity of the past.

314
Surfing the Net
What’s New and Updated on My Favorites/Bookmarks for Teaching Social
Studies with the Internet
C. FREDERICK RISINGER
The list of favorite social studies websites for teachers highlights sites with quality lesson plans, resources, and professional development tools.

316
Special Section:

Introduced and edited by Michelle M. Herczog

317
Beating the Odds: The College, Career, and Civic
Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State
Standards
KATHY SWAN AND SUSAN GRIFFIN
The C3 Framework is the culmination of an unprecedented collaboration between professional organizations representing the different social studies disciplines.

322
From Inquiry Arc to Instructional Practice:
The Potential of the C3 Framework
S. G. GRANT
Teaching through an inquiry approach demands scaffolding and the skilled use of questions that enables even young children to examine issues of substance and interest.

327
Is the Common Core Good for Social Studies? Yes, but.•.
JOHN LEE AND KATHY SWAN
The Common Core State Standards has opened up an opportunity for educators to re-frame literacy instruction in the social studies.

331
The Links between the C3 Framework and the NCSS National Curriculum
Standards for Social Studies
MICHELLE M. HERCZOG
Like the NCSS national standards, which outline content and concepts for teachers and curriculum developers, the C3 Framework delineates pedagogical approaches and guides states in upgrading their social studies standards.

334
Can Assessment Improve Learning? Thoughts on the C3 Framework
BRUCE VANSLEDRIGHT
The C3 Framework shifts the conversation away from tests and towards assessments that allow students to show how well they understood what they have learned.

339
Taking Informed Action to Engage Students in Civic Life
MEIRA LEVINSON AND PETER LEVINE
When students work together as citizens in response to rigorous inquiry in the social studies, they foster a more engaged, democratic, and revitalized public life.

342
From Receivers to Producers: A Principal’s Perspective on using the C3
Framework to Prepare Young Learners for College, Career, and Civic Life
MICHAEL LONG
First graders in Los Angeles investigate rules and laws in society in a civics lesson that illustrates the inquiry approach of the C3 Framework.

346
Exploring the Black Death: The Medieval View and Response
MICHAEL M. YELL
In this lesson, which supports the C3 Framework’s Inquiry Arc, students explore primary sources and hypothesize on how medieval people understood and coped with the Black Death.

First Things No. 238

THE PUBLIC SQUARE 3 How to Limit Government by R. R. Reno

LETTERS 8 Work-life imbalance, Mary, etc.

OPINIONS 17 History’s Most Powerful Rabbi by Yehudah Mirsky
19 The Naked College Quad by Owen Strachan
21 Jesus the Muslim Hippie by Gabriel Said Reynolds

ESSAYS 25 T. F. Torrance and the Latin Heresy
by Douglas Farrow

33 The Catholic Writer Today
by Dana Gioia

45 Evangelical Retreat?
by Russell D. Moore

REVIEWS 51 God’s Kindness Has Overwhelmed Us
by Jerome (Yehudah) Gellman
reviewed by Shalom Carmy
54 Do Babies Matter? by Mary Ann Mason, Nicholas H.
Wolfinger, and Marc Goulden
reviewed by Sarah Klitenic Wear
57 A Short History of the Twentieth Century
by John Lukacs

60 reviewed by Daniel Johnson
The Illusion of History by Andrew R. Russ
reviewed by Matthew W. Maguire
62 Briefly Noted

WHILE WE’RE AT IT 64 Minority atheists, Retreating Evangelicals, etc.
by David Mills

THE BACK PAGE 72 These Fragments Have I Shored by David Bentley Hart

POETRY Daniel Luttrull (p. 31), Kevin Hart (p. 43)

The Expository Times Vol. 125 No. 3

George G. Nicol, Biblical Studies- Between Academy and Church………………105

John L. Vincent, Outworkings: Multi-Faith Mission in Mark 5…………………….117

Book of the Month
Elizabeth Phillips
The Perplexity of Political Theology
Christopher Craig Brittain………………………..123

Worship Resources
Sermons for the Christian Year
Alan Le Grys, 5th january 2nd Sunday after Christmas………………125
Marilyn McCord Adams, 12th January: The Baptism of the Lord…………….127
Alison Phipps, 19th january: 2″d after Epiphany…………………………..129
Donald MacEwan, 26th january after Epiphany…………………………131
Kirrilee Reid, All-Age Worship Resources for january…………………………….134

Book Reviews……………………….136

Index of Books Reviewed………………..153

Gerald O. West, And finally…How a text of terror becomes a text of redemption…………..156

Touchstone Vol. 26 No. 6

EDITORIAL
3 At Dusk in the Jungle
A Deadly Culture Needs More than Legal Remedies
by Anthony Esolen

FEAUTURES
24 A Divine Gift of the Muses
The Great Epics are Theological & Mark the Hard Path to Beatitude
by ANTHONY ESOLEN

34 The Gnostic Evangelist
The Neo-Gnostic “Alernative Chrsitianity” of Elaine Pagels
By WILLIAM J. TIGHE

40 Have Icon, Will Travel
The Ministry of an Orthodox Army Chaplain in Southwest Asia Post-9/11
by ALEXANDER F.C. WEBSTER

DEPARTMENTS
4 QUODLIBET

7 LETTERS

10 THE SUFFERING CHURCH

46 BOOK REVIEWS
The Christian Reason
Imaginative Apologetics: Theology, Philosophy, and the Catholic Tradition
edited by Andrew Davison
reviewed by: DARYL CHARLES

48 The Devil, You Say
I Am Not Afraid: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare
by Robert H. Bennett
reviewed by TIMOTHY R. FURNISH

COLUMNS & VIEWS
11 CONTOURS OF CULTURE
On Earth As It Is in Heaven
by Ken Myers

13 MORTAL REMAINS
What the Documents Say
by S.M. HUTCHENS

14 The World of the Rings
DONALD T. WILLIAMS on Why Peter Jackson was Unable to Film Tolkien’s Moral Tale

16 Grace & Truce
DAVID C. BRENNER on the Cutting Edge of God’s Pease on Earth

19 The Burt Carols
MICHAEL BAUM on the Musical Gifts of a jazz Musician’s Christmas Cards

21 My Favorite Party
Rebecca Sicree on Christmas Pizzas, Hospitality & the Best Gift of All

51 FIRST BOOKS
A Change of Place
by KATHIE JOHNSON

52 ILLUMINATIONS
Like a Thief in the Night
by Anthony Esolen

54 A THOUSAND WORDS
Rembrandt van Rijn’s
Self-Portrait as the Apostle Paul
by MARY ELIZABETH PODLES

56 As It Is Written
The Many Storied Prophets
by Patrick Henry Reardon

Zeitschrift Fur Die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft Vol. 125 No. 3

Aufsatze

Ziemer, Benjamin
Die aktuelle Diskussion zur Redaktionsgeschichte des Pentateuch und die empirische Evidenz nach Qumran-383

Vermeylen, Jacques
La grande inversion-400

Kauhanen, Tuukka
Lucifer of Cagliari and Literary Criticism in Kings-418

Mizrahi, Noam
The Textual History and Literary Background of Isa 14,4-433

Joosten, Jan
YHWH’s Farewell to Northern Israel (Micah 6, 1-8)-448

Park, Grace J.
Polar in Oaths and the Question of Literacy in Lachish 3-463

Mitteilungen

Loiseau, Anne-Fran oise
Gen 4,7, une ancienne formule demonologique modifiee par les scribes?-479

Kilchor, Benjamin
– Das Essen ist bereit-483

Zeitschriften- und Bucherschau

Zeitschriftenschau-487
Bucherschau-505

Social Education Vol. 77 No. 5

228 Sources and Strategies
Broadening Student Understanding of Wartime Experience through
Original Works of Art and Personal Accounts
LEE ANN POTTER
The featured sketches from a Navy veteran can serve as an entry point into a lesson on
World War II and D-Day.

232 Preserving the Memories of World War II: An lntergenerational Interview Project: JAMES A.PERCOCO
High school students participating in a unique video project have interviewed hundreds of
World War II veterans and recorded their poignant memories for generations to come.

235 Mud, Blood, and Bullet Holes: Teaching History with War Letters
ANDREW CARROLL
From handwritten letters of the American Revolution to typed emails from Iraq and Afghanistan, correspondence from U.S. troops offers students deep insight into the specific conflicts and experiences of soldiers.

239 Learning about World War II at the D-Day Beaches of Normandy
LYNNE M. O’HARA
Students and teachers participating in a national competition travel to Normandy, France, as part of a World War II research project to gain a profound understanding of D-Day and the soldiers’ experiences of the war.

243 Looking at the Law
Shelby County V. Holder: What it Means for the Voting Rights Act:
STEVEN D. SCHWINN
A study of the recent Supreme Court ruling on the Voting Rights Act can fuel a stimulating classroom discussion on the civil rights movement and its legacy.

247 Surfing the Net
Teaching about Water Shortage as a Source of Conflict and War Using the Internet
c. FREDERICK RISINGER
The selected websites provide content, lesson plans, and teaching strategies for exploring the implications of Earth’s diminishing water resources.

249 Introduction to the Special Section on AP Social Studies
WALTER R. HERSCHER
This collection of articles reviews the growth of Advanced Placement programs and offers valuable advice on teaching AP social studies.

252 Back to the Future: Merit or Equity in AP Social Studies?
ROBERT STEVENS
In this time of budget constraints, will school districts choose merit or equity when making their decisions about student participation in AP courses?

256 Building Reading, Writing, and Analysis in the AP U.S. History Classroom
STEPHEN HELLER AND JASON STACY
A deeper understanding of the writing process gives students greater insight into the ways in which history is shaped by the historians who write it.

260 Ten Things to Consider When Teaching AP U.S. History
ANDREAS. LIBRESCO
These recommendations for creativity, higher-order thinking, and meaningful learning activities will guide teachers in constructing an engaging AP course.

263 The Promise of AP World History
CRISTOBAL T. SALDANA
The study of world history offers a unique opportunity to increase students’ understanding of different perspectives, as well as their critical reading, writing, and thinking skills.

266 Structuring the Apart History Course
WALTER R. HERSCHER
With careful preparation, history teachers can lead a successful Apart History course that familiarizes students with key works and guides them in analyzing context and historical framework.

270 Foundations for College and Beyond: Looking Back on AP Art History
LAUREL SCHOENBOHM
A former Apart History student reflects on the knowledge she gained of art and human history.

272 Two Successful Approaches to Teaching AP Government
BRIAN LADD AND HEIDI STEPP
The authors engage students in civic education by offering the choice of either a combined AP Government and AP Macroeconomics yearlong course or a one-semester We the People course.

275 AP Human Geography and Success on the AP Test
JoHN RONCONE AND NATE NEWHALFEN
Classroom projects that explore culture and globalization enhance the curriculum and help students see how geography directly connects to their lives.

278 Preparing Students for the AP Economics Exams
SALLY MEEK AND AMANDA AsHMEAD
The key to success in AP Economics is to teach students to understand economics, rather than to memorize rules.

282 Preparing Students for the AP Psychology Exam
KRISTIN WHITLOCK
These ideas will help teachers prepare students for the challenge of AP Psychology and for success on the AP exam.

285 Building an AP Social Studies Program with Non-Traditional AP Students
AMANDA AsHMEAD AND SuE BLANCHETTE
The suggestions in this article can guide teachers in building a thriving AP program that will provide at-risk students with critical tools for success.