First Things No. 258 December 2015

LETTERS
3 The Crisis of Our Time by R. R. Reno

8 Africa, Trenchant, Trueman, etc.

OPINIONS
15 The Beastly Paradox
Francesca Aran Murphy

17 Faith-Based Resistance
Charles L. Glenn

19 Recovering Creativity
Colin Moran

ESSAYS
23 Reckoning with Modernity
Bruce D. Marshall

33 A Jubilee Year of Mercy
Charles J. Chaput

37 Two Theories of Immigration
Mark R. Amstutz

43 Living with a Mind
Roger Scruton

REVIEWS
49 The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm translated and edited by Jack Zipes
reviewed by Russell A. Berman

51 Reading Backwards by Richard B. Hays
reviewed by Michael Legaspi

53 J. I. Packer by Leland Ryken
reviewed by Wesley Hill

55 Engaging the Doctrine of Revelation by Matthew Levering
reviewed by Robert P. Imbelli

58 The Prophet of Cuernavaca by Todd Hartch
reviewed by Joseph E. Davis

61 Briefly Noted
WHILE WE’RE AT IT
66 Gender gap, Single parents, etc.

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