World Vol. 30 No. 22 Oct 2015

DEPARTMENTS
3 Joel Belz

5 DISPATCHES

18 Janie B. Cheaney

21 CULTURE
32 Mindy Belz

FEATURES
34 Lines of communication: Former CEO Carly Fiorina and freshman U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio have had shining moments during GOP presidential debates, but do they have the skills to lead a nation?

40 Fallen and forsaken: Assyrian Christians brutally executed by ISIS are largely ignored by U.S. and other Western officials

44 ‘Joy like a bird’: An earthquake victim in China lost her legs but found Christ, a loyal husband, and the ability to inspire a nation as a dancer

48 Flock defense: While politicians debate gun control, some churches and ministries are dealing with mass shootings their own way: with armed security

53 NOTEBOOK

61 Mailbag

63 Andree Sen Peterson

64 Marvin Olasky

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Touchstone Vol. 28 No. 6 Nov/Dec 2015

EDITORIALS
3 The Right Side of History? Few Are Willing to Recognize It
JAMES HITCHCOCK

4 Electronic Babies: Virtual Reality as an Opiate of the People
S. M. HUTCHENS

COLUMNS & VIEWS
8 MORTAL REMAINS Art & Effrontery
S. M. HUTCHENS

9 FROM HEAVENLY HARMONY: Wonder & Wandering
KEN MYERS

11 Here We Stand
ROBERT HART on Opposing Caesar on Same-Sex “Marriage”

13 Oh, For a Blank Slate!
RAYMOND J. BROWN on the Honesty of One Heathen & the Excuses of the Lapsed

15 Our Christmas Home
WILLIAM E. GRADDY on the Deepest Longings of the Restless & the Lonely

17 Advent Teufel & Llama Cookies
REBECCA SICREE on Preparing for Christmas in a Shipwrecked Culture

FEATURES

20 Ferguson Misery: History, Theology & Myth making from a Deadly Encounter
JAMES HITCHCOCK

26 By Their Parades Ye Shall Know Them: The Gods & Worship of Athens, Rome & Toronto
ANTHONY ESOLEN

30 The Artistry of Grace: The Surprising Beauty of Divine Providence in Isak Dinesen’s “Babette’s Feast”
LETA SUNDET

38 Spiritual Bread & Culture: The Evangelization of Society Can Benefit from the Spiritual Vision of Christopher Dawson
DANIEL MATTHYS

FIRST BOOKS
50 More Treasured Illustrators
KATHIE JOHNSON

52 ILLUMINATIONS: O Great Humility
ANTHONY ESOLEN

54 A THOUSAND WORDS The Portinari Altarpiece by Hugo van der Goes
MARY ELIZABETH PODLES

56 As IT Is WRITTEN …King David & the Amalekite
PATRICK HENRY REARDON

Psychology Today Vol. 47 No. 8 Nov/Dec 2015

3 Editor’s Note
4 Contributors
6 Letters
9-23 Insights: What we don’t get about politicians; why we trust strangers; before you spill a secret…
25 Unconventional Wisdom

29 ECCENTRIC’S CORNER: David Grazian is the zookeeper who went native.

HEALTH
33 SUPPLEMENTAL SCIENCE: Omega-3 fats are essential for brain function at every phase of life.

36 NATURE’S BOUNTY: Insects are crawling onto the menus of America’s best restaurants.

RELATIONHIPS
38 PARTNERSHIP: For long-term satisfaction in a relationship, not all partner traits are created equal.

POV
41 BOOKS: We’re drawn to conspiracy theories in part because we hate uncertainty.

46 The 10-Second: Take People can learn a fair amount about you within the first few moments of meeting you-how positive or negative you are and the general outlines of your personality. But when it comes to looking for love, first impressions are not a good guide.
PAMELA WEINTRAUB

54 Think Like a Shrink: We all play amateur psychologist in sizing others up. The real pros correct for our inborn biases. Here’s how to do it right.
JEREMY SHERMAN, PH.D

58 Sympathy for the Deviant: The stigma surrounding sexual attraction to children makes it very tough to get help. Yet the story of one remorseful offender suggests that acts of abuse can be prevented.
JENNIFER BLEYER

68 A Tale of Two Sisters: A gymnast born without legs grows up idolizing an Olympian, who she later learns is actually her sister. Their connection shines new light on the genetic and environmental roots of athletic success.
NANCY SEGAL, PH.D.

76 Catching Madness: Can strep throat trigger disorders like OCD, Tourette’s, or anorexia? And can cat litter lead to schizophrenia? It’s time to unravel the links between bacteria and madness.
HARRIET WASHINGTON

96 Final Analysis

Modern Reformation Vol. 4 No. 6 Nov/Dec 2015

4 LETTER FROM THE EDITOR
ERIC LANDRY

6 CHRIST & CULTURE: Discovering the Hidden History of Lucas Cranach the Younger
Becky Garrison

12 PART I: Who Is Jesus?

14 The Story of the Lamb
NANCY GUTHRIE

20 In Christ Two Natures Met to Be Thy Cure
SCOTT R. SWAIN

24 PART II: Who Isn’t Jesus?

26 False Jesuses: A Brief History of Heresies
KIM RIDDLEBARGER

34 Jesus According to Pop Culture
DAVID ZAHL

40 PART III: Following Jesus

42 Come and See
TIMOTHY KELLER

48 The Good News of Christ’s Kingship
MIKA EDMONDSON

55 Book Reviews: Time+Community=Wisdom
Michael S.Horton

Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society Vol. 58 No. 3 Oct 2015

445 Counting Stars with Abraham and the Prophets: New Covenant Ecclesiology in OT Perspective
Jason S. DeRouchie

487 David v. Goliath (1 Samuel 17): What is the Author Doing with What He is saying?
Abraham Kuruvilla

507 A Messianic Reading of Psalm 89: A Canonical and Intertextual Study
William C. Pohl IV

527 The Destruction of Babylon in Isaiah 46-47
Gary V. Smith

545 Jesus’ Intervention in the Temple: Once or Twice?
Allan Chapple

571 Has the Church Put Israel on the Shelf? The Evidence from Romans 11:15
Jim R. Sibley

583 The Son in the Hands of a Violent God? Assessing Violence in Jonathan Edwards’s Covenant of Redemption
Christopher Woznicki

599 Is There a Demon in This Structure? Lesslie Newbigin and Albert Wolters on Creation, “Powers,” and Cultural Engagement
Christopher J. Pappalardo

615 Book Reviews

665 Index of Book Reviews

Leadership Journal Vol. 36 No. 4 Fall 2015

8 The Ever-Shifting State of the Ministry: From the editor.
Marshall Shelley

32 Faces of the Pastorate: Church leadership is changing.
Morgan Lee

38 Unprecedented: All Over Again 3 of today’s crises the church has faced before.
Ryan Hoselton

41 Sacrificing the Body: Too many pastors are neglecting physical health in the name of ministry, and it’s killing them.
G.Jeffrey MacDonald

45 Paths to the Pastorate: Today some new trails are leading to church leadership.
Kara Bettis

47 The 40-Year-Old Seminarian: Why I went to school after leading a church.
Josh Harris

48 What I Learned in Seminary That helps me as leader.
Steve Norman

50 Pastoring Racists In my church: the roots of racial sin run deep.
Name Withheld

Filologia Vol. 27 No. 47 Fall 2015

ARTICULOS
3 The passivum divinum: The Rise and Future Fall of an Imaginary Linguistic Phenomenon.
Peter-Ben Smit- Toon Renssen

25 Rhetorical Applications of New Testament Verbs of Communication.
Paul Danove

41 Use of Patristic Evidence in Textual Criticism of the Gospels.
Wim Hendriks

67 ‘Fulfilled are the Times’. A neglected varia lectio in Mark 1:15.
Tjitze Baarda

75 Tarsus or Jerusalem? A Syntactic Argument for Tarsus as the City of Paul’s Youth in
Acts 22:3.
Andrew Pitts

83 Discourse Analysis and the Textual Metafunction: Analyzing the Texture of Galatians 4:12-20.
David I. Yoon

111 The Variant Readings of the Western Text of the Acts of the Apostles (XXVI) (Acts 20:1-21:14).
Josep Rius-Camps – Jenny Read-Heimeerdinger

153 RECENSIONES Y PRESENTACION DE LIBROS

167 LIBROS RECIBIDOS

177 INDICE GENERAL DEL VOLUMEN XXVII (2014)