World Vol. 29 No. 23 November 29, 2014

38     Going viral

As Ebola rapidly spreads in West Africa, Christian aid workers are risking their lives on the front lines. [Links in a mysterious chain: Epidemics-and the fears and heroism they breed-have a long history in the United States]

46     Cold realities

With winter coming in Ukraine, facilities for the internally displaced may not be ready. But churches are working to help, and are growing

50    Sent packing

Some campus ministries adapt- and even grow ­ as they lose their homes

54    Radical turn

What’s motivating some young Westerners to join militant Islamist groups?

World Vol. 29 No. 24 November 2014

34     Interpretive dance

The BioLogos Foundation is making a major, well-funded push to change the way Christians read Genesis and think about Adam and Eve

[Unscientific method: BioLogos makes the case for evolution but excludes prominent critics]

40     Time for action

Immigration politics will dominate the next several months, and the November election shows the electorate rewards bold Republicans

46     Long land battle

Environmentalists and an aggressive federal government are trying to remove ranchers from federal lands they have used for generations

50     Stopping the betrayals

Fighting financial corruption will help Balkan nations and many others

First Things No. 248 December 2014

THE PUBLIC SQUARE LETTERS OPINIONS

3     Government Marriage by R. R. Reno

8     Ukraine, Suicide, etc.

17   Prayer in the Facebook Age by Mark Bauerlein

19    New-Time Religion by Wesley J. Smith

21    Cardinal Francis George by George Weigel

ESSAYS

25    Tayloring Christianity by Matthew Rose

33    Is Sex Necessary? By Roger Scruton

39    Sex and the Religion of Me by James Kalb

45    Undying Love by J. Todd Billings

REVIEWS

51    Just Babies by Paul Bloom – reviewed by Amy Wax

54    Scholia to an Implicit Text by NicoLis Gomez-Davila – reviewed by Matthew Walther

57    Montaigne by Pierre Manent – reviewed by Benjamin Storey

59    Rough Country by Robert Wuthnow – reviewed by Stanley Hauerwas

61    Rocket and Lightship by Adam Kirsch – reviewed by James Matthew Wilson

WHILE WE’RE AT IT

68    Legalizing incest, Big Law, etc.

THE BACK PAGE

72    Should Science Think? By David Bentley Hart

POETRY

23    Rolley Haggard

31    Liam Corley

38    JosephS. Salemi

44    Timothy Murphy

44    Mary-Patrice Woehling

50    Paul Francis

Christianity Today Vol. 58 No. 9 November 2014

15     Witness – Brazil’s elections show evangelicals have influence.

16     Gleanings – Our favorite heresies, mental illness among pastors, and a new Bible translation for persecuted Christians.

18     Under Discussion – Can my church declare that I’m not a Christian?

19     Headlines – The African megachurch pastor asked to help halt Ebola, and stop surveying ‘white evangelical Protestants.’

27     Where We Stand – Domestic Neglect

30     Open Question – Deanna Witkowski, C. Michael Hawn, and Monqiue M. Ingalls parse the difference between worship and performance.

32     Hermeneutics – Megan Hill leaves awesome words for God.

34     Spirited Life – Andrew Wilson believes in healing, even for his autistic children.

36    On the Edge of Extinction – For Mideast Christians, 2014 has been a year of bloody disaster. Could this be the end for these earliest churches? By Philip Jenkins

44     Why we Lost the Marriage Plot – And how Christians in the arts can bring it back by W. David 0.Taylor

50     Putting ‘Success’ in Succession – Prominent pastors go public with how to wisely pass the leadership baton by Warren Bird

54     Guided by the Great Cloud – Why tradition is vital for understanding Scripture by Gerald R.McDermott

55     Books

Rob Moll’s What Your Body Knows About God, review by Jenell Williams Paris

Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung’s Vainglory, review by Karen Swallow Prior

Top 5: Books best read in the wilderness, by Leslie Leyland Fields

Interview: Philip Yancey’s Vanishing Grace

58     The Survivor – Nancy Writebol, who contracted deadly Ebola, on what it will take to battle the epidemic. Interview by Morgan Lee

96     Testimony – A French atheist followed a girl-and found faith instead.

The Westminster Theological Journal Vol. 76 No. 2 Fall 2014

263     The Cognitive Peripheral Vision of Biblical Authors: J. Gresham Machen Chair Installation Lecture by G. K. BEALE

295     A Braver Palace Than Before: John Boyer Chair Inaugural Address by WILLIAM EDGAR

BIBLICAL STUDIES

321     Three Modern Myths in Interpreting Genesis 1 by VERN S. POYTHRESS

351     Royal Priestly Heirs to the Restoration Promise of Genesis 3:15: A Biblical Theological Perspective on the Sons of God in Genesis 6 by RITA F. CEFALU

371     From Slight Peg to Cornerstone to Capstone: The Resurrection of Christ on “The Third Day” According to the Scriptures by STEPHEN G. DEMPSTER

HISTORICAL AND THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

411     Calvin on the Lord’s Supper: Revisiting an Intriguing Diversity, Part 2 by HENRI A. G. BLOCHER

Books and Culture Vol. 20 No. 6 September/October 2014

8     Inerrancy: A Cartesian Faux-Pas? Review by Russell W. Howell

BY GOOD AND NECESSARY CONSEQUENCE: A PRELIMINARY GENEALOGY OF BIBLICIST FOUNDATIONALISM by Carlos Bovell

8     “Responsible Remembrance” Reviews by Amy Brown Hughes

ANCIENT CHRISTIAN MARTYRDOM: DIVERSE PRACTICES, THEOLOGIES, AND TRADITIONS by Candida R. Moss

THE MYTH OF PERSECUTION: HOW EARLY CHRISTIANS INVENTED A STORY OF MARTYRDOM by Candida Moss

11     Foundation and Empire Review by Philip Jenkins

IN GOD’S PATH: THE ARAB CoNQUESTS AND THE CREATION OF AN ISLAMIC EMPIRE by Robert G. Hoyland

11 Treasure in Heaven John G. Stackhouse, Jr.

CHARITY: THE PLACE OF THE POOR IN THE BIBLICAL TRADITION by Gary A. Anderson

14     Theology as Prayer Review by Alan G. Padgett

GOD, SEXUALITY, AND THE SELF: AN EssAY ‘ON THE TRINITY’ by Sarah Coakley

16     Juicers, Cheaters, and Men Who Hate Hillary Review by Andrea Palpant Dilley

MEN: NOTES ON AN ONGOING INVESTIGATION by Laura Kipnis

17     Star-Mapping, Almsgiving, Back-Flips Review by Rachel Marie Stone

WHAT YOUR BODY KNOWS ABOUT GOD: HOW WE ARE DESIGNED TO CONNECT, SERVE AND THRIVE by Rob Moll

19    Doubting the Signature Review by Robert Bishop and Robert O’Connor

SIGNATURE IN THE CELL: DNA AND THE EVIDENCE FOR INTELLIGENT DESIGN by Stephen C. Meyer

DARWIN’S DOUBT: THE EXPLOSIVE ORIGIN oF ANIMAL LIFE AND THE CASE FOR INTELLIGENT DESIGN by Stephen C. Meyer

19     The Road Not Taken Review by P. C. Kemeny

PROCESS AND PROVIDENCE: THE EVOLUTION QUESTION AT PRINCETON, 1845-1929 by Bradley J. Gundlach

23     The Unguarded Gaze Review by Bruce Herman

THE ART AND THOUGHT OF JOHN LAFARGE: PICTURING AUTHENTICITY IN GILDED AGE AMERICA by Katie Kresser

24     Playing the Numbers Reviews by Karl-Dieter Crisman

IN PURSUIT OF THE UNKNOWN: 17 EQUATIONS THAT CHANGED THE WoRLD by Ian Stewart

THE UNIVERSE IN ZERO WORDS: THE STORY OF MATHEMATICS AS TOLD THROUGH EQUATIONS by Dana Mackenzie

25     Hillary Redux Reviews by Amy E. Black

HRC: STATE SECRETS AND THE REBIRTH OF HILLARY CLINTON by Jonathan Allen and Arnie Parnes

25     Big Brother Is Listening to You Review by David Lyon

THE NSA REPORT: SECURITY AND LIBERTY IN A CHANGING WORLD by The President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies

NO PLACE TO HIDE: EDWARD SNOWDEN, THE NSA, AND THE U.S. SuRVEILLANCE STATE by Glenn Greenwald

28     Bigots Are Really Bigoted Review by Naomi Schaefer Riley

THE BIGOT: WHY PREJUDICE PERSISTS by Stephen Eric Bronner

29     Faith and Writing in Norway – A profile of Alf Kjetil Walgermo. Reviewed by Lisa Ann Cockrel

31     Suspicious Packages – GLITTER BOMB by Aaron Belz. Reviewed by Michael Robbins

32     Time Machine – Review by Jane Zwart

THE BONE CLOCKS by David Mitchell

33     Remembering Richard Brautigan – Review by Kirby Olson

JUBILEE HITCHHIKER: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF RICHARD BRAUTIGAN by William Hjortsberg

35     Revisiting Robert Hayden – Review by Brett Foster

COLLECTED POEMS: CENTENARY EDITION by Robert Hayden
Departments

6     Stranger in a Strange Land – Why Place Matters by Collin Hansen

16     Poem by Brett Foster

One Carries It Around Within

17     Poem by Aaron Belz

the man who was unnecessarily authoritarian with his coffee

30     Poems by Marly Youmans

The Mineral Night

A Child in the Likeness of God

Bibliotheca Sacra Vol. 171 No. 684 October-December 2014

387     “THE GREAT CITY OF NINEVEH” (JON. 1:2) Part 4 of 4 parts of “My Favorite Mistranslations” by Douglas K. Stuart

401     EXTREME MAKEOVER: HEAVEN AND EARTH EDITION-WILL GOD ANNIHILATE THE WORLD AND RE-CREATE IT EX NIHILO? By Michael J. Svigel

418     THE FLOOD IS AS BAD AS IT GETS: NEVER AGAIN WILL GOD DESTROY THE EARTH by Glenn R. Kreider

440     ACCIDENT OR ACRONYMY: THE TETRAGRAMMATON IN THE MASORETIC TEXT OF ESTHER by John M. Manguno Jr.

452     A FUTURIST VIEW OF THE TWO WITNESSES IN REVELATION 11 – Part 4 of 4 parts of “A Defense of a Futurist View of the Two Witnesses in Revelation 11:3-13” By Christine Joy Tan

472     THE TABLE BRIEFING: THE NEW ATHEISM AND THE PROBLEM OF EVIL by Darrell L. Bock and Mikel Del Rosario

478     PERIODICAL REVIEWS by Jefferson P. Webster, Editor

484     BOOK REVIEWS by Matthew S. DeMoss, Editor