Books and Culture Vol.21 No.1 January/February 2015

8     Watchman, What Do You See? – Mark Noll
THE WATCHFUL CLOTHIER: THE LIFE OF AN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY PROTESTANT CAPITALIST by Matthew Kadane

9     Losing My Religion – Timothy Larsen
ROBERT ELSMERE by Mrs. Humphry Ward, edited by Miriam Elizabeth Burstein

11     Unconventional Victoria – Malcolm Forbes

VICTORIA: A LIFE by A. N. Wilson

12     The View from the Glass Cage – Alan Jacobs
THE GLASS CAGE: AUTOMATION AND U2 by Nicholas Carr

14    Against Sentimentality – Lisa Ohlen Harris
THE MOUNTAIN AND THE FATHERS: GROWING UP ON THE BIG DRY by Joe Wilkins

15     Pain and Yearning – Andrea Palpant Dilley
TIMELESS: LOVE, MORGENTHAU, AND ME by Lucinda Franks

15    Duck and Cover – Kimberlee Conway Ireton
SAVING SEX: SEXUALITY AND SALVATION IN AMERICAN EVANGELICALISM by Amy DeRogatis

16    A Sinful Saint – Justin Taylor
GEORGE WHITEFIELD: AMERICA’s SPIRITUAL FOUNDING FATHER by Thomas S. Kidd

17     Revivalist, Pop Idol, and Revolutionary Too? – Peter Choi
THE ACCIDENTAL REVOLUTIONARY: GEORGE WHITEFIELD AND THE CREATION OF AMERICA by Jerome D. Mahaffey

18     Dreams Become Reality – Roberta GreenAhmanson

21     Praxede’s Story – AmyL. B. Peeler
WOMEN IN PASTORAL MINISTRY: THE STORY OF SANTA PRASSEDE, ROME by Mary M. Schaefer

22    A Priest for a Twilight Faith – Daniel Taylor

24    Thinking Outside the Box – Robert Gundry
PANDORA’S BOX OPENED: AN EXAMINATION AND DEFENSE OF HISTORICAL-CRITICAL METHOD AND ITS MASTER PRACTITIONERS by Roy A. Harrisville

25     Music as Story-Time – John H. McWhorter
The genius of Bernstein’s theater scores.

25    Music Therapy for Theologians – Mark Peters
Music, MODERNITY, AND Con: ESSAYS IN LISTENING by Jeremy Begbie

27    Scientism Run Amok – Sarah Ruden

29    Planet of the Rats – Jonathan Hiskes
THE SIXTH EXTINCTION: AN UNNATURAL HISTORY by Elizabeth Kolbert

31     “Dismal Science”? – Alister Chapman
MALTHUS: THE LIFE AND LEGACIES OF AN UNTIMELY PROPHET by Robert J. Mayhew

32    An Unacknowledged Legislator – Sarina G. Moore
FIERCE CONVICTIONS: THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF HANNAH MORE by Karen Swallow Prior

33     The Fear Exemption – D. L. Mayfield
ON IMMUNITY: AN INOCULATION by Eula Biss

35     Alice Munro’s Overarching Tale – Linda McCullough Moore
FAMILY FURNISHINGS: SELECTED STORIES 1995-2014 by Alice Munro

36    “I Wandered Around This Glow” – Micah Mattix
OPENWORK: POETRY AND PROSE by Andre du Bouchet

37    Chaucer Before His Tales – Tom Shippey
CHAUCER’S TALE: 1386 AND THE ROAD TO CANTERBURY by Paul Strohm

38    Of the Devil’s Party? – Jessica Hooten Wilson
INSIDE PARADISE LOST: READING THE DESIGNS OF MILTON’S EPIC by David Quint

 

Departments

5     Letter from the Editor

6     Stranger in a Strange Land.
The Missionary Myth
Amy Peterson

34    Poems
Anaphora on Orcas Island
Nepsis
by Scott Cairns

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