Books and Culture Vol 20 No 4 July/August 2014

8    Letter to a Friend   Michael Robbins

9    Their  Blood Cries  Out  Mark Noll
THE  GLOBAL WAR  ON  CHRISTIANS: DISPATCHES FROM  THE  FRONT LINES OF  ANTI-CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION
by John L. Allen, Jr.
CHRISTIANOPHOBIA: A  FAITH   UNDER ATTACK  by Rupert Shortt

Making Meanings of  Martyrdom  Danae Jacobson
The cult of “the North American martyrs.”

11    “A  Weird from Sturk to Finnic”   Alan  Jacobs
Modernism and endless revision.

14    Academic Divisions   Timothy Larsen
PHILOLOGY: THE  FORGOTTEN ORIGINS  OF  THE  MoDERN  HuMANITIES by James Turner

15    Rebellious Joy   William Edgar
17    Three  Little Bops   John H. McWhorter
WHY  JAZZ HAPPENED by Marc Myers

19    Born to Trouble   Hannah K. Grieser
RAISING   HENRY: A  MEMOIR OF  MOTHERHOOD,  DISABILITY, & DISCOVERY by Rachel Adams

22    Bad  Connection  Naomi  Schaefer Riley
IT’s  CoMPLICATED: THE  SociAL  LIVES  OF  NETWORKED TEENS  by danah boyd

23    “For Better or  for  Worse”  Lisa   Ohlen Harris
No SAINTS  AROUND HERE:  A  CAREGIVER’s DAYS  by Susan Allen Toth

Divine Logic  Kimberlee Conway Ireton
JOURNEY  INTO  THE  HEART   OF  GOD: LIVING THE  LITURGICAL YEAR  by Philip H.  Pfatteicher

24    A Vast  Horde of  Souls   Wesley  Hill
CITY OF  GOD: FAITH   IN THE  STREETS by Sara Miles

25 Theological Seitz: Paul’s  Letter to the  Colossians  Robert Gundry
COLOSSIANS: BRAZOS  THEOLOGICAL  COMMENTARY ON  THE  BIBLE by Christopher R. Seitz

27 “Doing God” Naomi Haynes
GOD’S AGENTS: BIBLICAL PUBLICITY  IN  CONTEMPORARY  ENGLAND by Matthew Engelke

29    Redefining Religious Fiction  D. G. Myers
ARTS  AND ENTERTAINMENTS by Christopher Beha
HOLD THE  DARK  by William  Giraldi

30    “Imitate Him  If You  Dare” I  Karen Swallow  Prior
JONATHAN SWIFT: HIS LIFE AND  HIS WORLD by Leo Damrosch
GuLLIVER’s TRAVELS: THE  CAMBRIDGE EDITION OF  THE  WORKS OF  JONATHAN SWIFT  edited by David Wormesley

32    Coffee with Harper Lee  Malcolm  Forbes
THE  MOCKINGBIRD NEXT DOOR: LIFE WITH  HARPER LEE by Marfa Mills

How It Will Be   David Skeel
DEAR  LIFE by Dennis O’Driscoll

34    Bromwich’s Bracing Distinctions   Helen Andrews
MORAL IMAGINATION: ESSAYS by David Bromwich

35      “Things Were Happening to Her”  Alissa  Wilkinson
FRIENDSHIP by Emily Gould

37    A Novel of  the Great  Awakening  Richard  A. Bailey
SPIDER IN  A TREE by Susan Stinson

38    Fashion on the  Street   Laura Turner
HONOLULU STREET STYLE  by Malie Moran, Attila Pohlmann, and Andrew Reilly

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