Books & Culture Vol. 21 No. 4 July/August 2015

8 Bold, Beautiful, and Broken The radical alternative of Abraham Kuyper.
ABRAHAM KUYPER: MODERN CALVINIST, CHRISTIAN DEMOCRAT by James D. Bratt
Matthew Kaemingk

11 Purity and Danger The curious case of Christianity in the history of anthropology.
THE SLAIN GOD: ANTHROPOLOGISTS AND THE CHRISTIAN FAITH by Timothy Larsen
Joel Robbins

13 The Clear Cut, the Cutthroat, and the Cascade Effect
Matthew Dickerson

16 Sacred Drama Ambrose, Augustine, and the “lived experience” of 4th-century baptism.
FONT OF LIFE: AMBROSE, AUGUSTINE, AND THE MYSTERY OF BAPTISM by Garry Wills
Jonathan Reimer

17 Battlefield Surgery Rousas Rushdoony and Christian Reconstruction.
CHRISTIAN RECONSTRUCTION: R. J. RUSHDOONY AND AMERICAN RELIGIOUS CONSERVATISM by Michael J. McVicar
Douglas Wilson

18 Knitting Without a License
Rachel Marie Stone
19 Man in Crisis THE AGE OF THE CRISIS OF MAN: THOUGHT AND FICTION IN AMERICA, 1933-1973 by Mark Greif
Alan Jacobs

22 University Blues BUILDING CATHOLIC HIGHER EDUCATION: UNOFFICIAL REFLECTIONS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME by Christian Smith and John C. Cavadini
Mark Hutchinson

23 You Mean Jesus Wasn’t Nordic?
Peter T. Chattaway

24 Saint Junipero of California
Rich Kennedy

25 “Soul Security” SECURE THE Soul: CHRISTIAN PIETY AND GANG PREVENTION IN GUATEMALA by Kevin Lewis O’Neill
Rudy Nelson

27 Culture Czar
Sarah Ruden

29 “A Body Is a Body, Created by God” THE ANCHORESS by Robyn Cadwallader
Aleah Marsden

30 Captives of the Prophet THIRTY GIRLS by Susan Minot
David A. Hoekema

31 The Nigerian Jihad BOKO HARAM: NIGERIA’s ISLAMIST INSURGENCY by Virginia Comolli
Philip Jenkins

32 Romantic Enthusiasm LAKE METHODISM: POLITE LITERATURE AND POPULAR RELIGION IN ENGLAND, 178o-183o by Jasper Cragwall
Jeffrey W. Barbeau

33 Night of a Thousand Crimes THE WORLD OF RAYMOND CHANDLER: IN His OWN WORDS edited by Barry Day
Dayna Clemens

35 A Handsaw Wrapped in Felt Goo HELP THE CHILD by Toni Morrison
Jane Zwart

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