Christianity Today Vol. 60 No. 11 Jan 2016

9 Editor’s Note
Andy Crouch asks whether Christian culture is inherently shallow.

13 Reply All
Readers respond to the November issue via letters, tweets, and blog posts.

NEWS

17 Witness
Missionary wins Mother Teresa award.

18 Gleanings
Christians make up nearly half of US refugees, Saeed Abedini’s wife steps out of the spotlight, and researchers give ‘evangelical’ a new definition.

20 Headlines
China’s church sets a new missionary goal, and European Roma Christians minister to refugees.

VIEWS
27 Where We Stand
Love Doesn’t Stop at Two

30 Spirited Life
Andrew Wilson shares what a shaky flight taught him about the Lord’s Prayer.

32 Truth Be Told
Christena Cleveland warns of three biases that shape our politics.

34 THE SCANDALOUS GIFT OF GRACE: Biblical scholar John Barclay explains why Paul shocked his religious peers and reminds us how radical the gospel really is.
Interview by Wesley Hill

40 DWELLING IN LIGHT ACCESSIBLE
New college chapel windows by Peter Brandes show case the dynamics of Christ’s glory.
Lisa Ann Cockrei

48 THE 2016 BOOK AWARDS
CT recognizes the best of Christian publishing that reflects our commitment to beautiful orthodoxy

54 THE YEAR WE SEARCHED FOR OURSELVES
2015 was the year we fixated on ‘identity.’ But some TV shows and films indicated that we are headed toward a better, truer view of the self.
Alissa Wilkinson

60 Psalm 23 IN THE AGE OF THE WOLF
Many people today find the famous psalm troubling, but we need it now more than ever.
Knut M. Heim
9 Editor’s Note
Andy Crouch asks whether Christian culture is inherently shallow.

13 Reply All
Readers respond to the November issue via letters, tweets, and blog posts.

NEWS

17 Witness
Missionary wins Mother Teresa award.

18 Gleanings
Christians make up nearly half of US refugees, Saeed Abedini’s wife steps out of the spotlight, and researchers give ‘evangelical’ a new definition.

20 Headlines
China’s church sets a new missionary goal, and European Roma Christians minister to refugees.

VIEWS
27 Where We Stand
Love Doesn’t Stop at Two

30 Spirited Life
Andrew Wilson shares what a shaky flight taught him about the Lord’s Prayer.

32 Truth Be Told
Christena Cleveland warns of three biases that shape our politics.

34 THE SCANDALOUS GIFT OF GRACE: Biblical scholar John Barclay explains why Paul shocked his religious peers and reminds us how radical the gospel really is.
Interview by Wesley Hill

40 DWELLING IN LIGHT ACCESSIBLE
New college chapel windows by Peter Brandes show case the dynamics of Christ’s glory.
Lisa Ann Cockrei

48 THE 2016 BOOK AWARDS
CT recognizes the best of Christian publishing that reflects our commitment to beautiful orthodoxy

54 THE YEAR WE SEARCHED FOR OURSELVES
2015 was the year we fixated on ‘identity.’ But some TV shows and films indicated that we are headed toward a better, truer view of the self.
Alissa Wilkinson

60 Psalm 23 IN THE AGE OF THE WOLF
Many people today find the famous psalm troubling, but we need it now more than ever.
Knut M. Heim

Dramatics Vol. 87 No. 5 Jan 2016

FEATURES
6 Introduction: A season to be fearless

10 Camps and Classes: Summer school for the stage struck

54 Summer Stock: Be an intern, apprentice, star

64 For Teachers: Three months to stretch yourself

DEPARTMENTS
69 New York
Jeffrey Sweet

72 On Acting
Jon Jory

74 Trending
Dispatches from the Theatre Education Community

76 Thespian Nation
State chapter events

First Things No. 260 Feb 2016

THE PUBLIC SQUARE
3 Populism by R. R. Reno

LETTERS
8 Dark powers, Religious schools, etc.

OPINIONS
15 Culture by Subtraction by Jonathan Price

17 Hamlet the Confessor by Kenneth Colston

20 Refugees in Germany by Hans Feichtinger

ESSAYS
23 Making the Garden
by Christopher Alexander

29 The Perils of Religious Liberty
by Yuval Levin

37 Gaul Divided
by Stefan McDaniel

43 Five Grueling Days of Joy
by Randy Boyagoda

REVIEWS

51 The Barefoot Lawyer by Chen Guangcheng
reviewed by William Wilson

54 The Memoirs of Louis Bouyer by Louis Bouyer translated by John Pepino
reviewed by Francesca Aran Murphy

56 Faith versus Fact by Jerry A. Coyne
reviewed by Edward Feser

58 The Iliad translated by Peter Green
reviewed by Sarah Ruden

61 What Was Before by Martin Mosebach translated by Kari Driscoll
reviewed by Matthew Schmitz

62 Briefly Noted

WHILE WE’RE AT IT
68 Francis’s critics, Discriminating churches, etc.

THE BACK PAGE
72 Fie upon Phi by David Bentley Hart

World Vol. 31 No. 2 Jan 2016

DEPARTMENTS

3 Joel Belz

5 DISPATCHES

18 Janie B. Cheaney

21 CULTURE

32 Mindy Belz

34 A time for plain speaking: Planned Parenthood benefits from a culture that disguises what the organization truly is and does

42 The ABC scientist: Joel Brind, chief academic proponent of the abortion-­breast cancer link, isn’t shy about holding unpopular opinions

44 ‘In God’s hands’ Advocates for seniors and the disabled warn that newly legalized assisted suicide in California may snowball beyond the terminally ill

48 The riddle of Isaac Genesis 22 has a pro-life subtext, and missing it has led to a multitude of religious errors

53 Notebook

61 Mailbag

63 Andree Sen Peterson

64 Marvin Olasky

Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society Vol. 58 No. 4 Jan 2016

667 Archaeology and OT Theology: Their Interface and Reciprocal Usefulness
Eugene H. Merrill

679 John Walton’s Lost Worlds and God’s Loosed Word: Implications for Inerrancy, Canon, and Creation
E. Jerome Van Kuiken

693 An Expanded View of Biblical Authority: A Response to Van Kuiken
John Walton and Brent Sandy

697 Fasting that is Pleasing to the Lord: A NT Theology of Fasting
Sigurd Grindheim

709 Romans as the Completion of Bonhoeffer’s Hermeneutics
Timo Laato

731 Έπίσημοι ἐν τοῖς Άποστόλοις in Rom 16:7 as “Well Known to the Apostles”: Further Defense and New Evidence
Michael Burer

757 What Hath Wheaton to Do with Nairobi? Toward Catholic and Evangelical Theology
Stephen Pardue

771 A Linguistic Argument for God’s Existence
John R. Baumgardner and Jeremy D. Lyon

787 Feeding the Dead? Rethinking Robert Rakestraw on the Persistent Vegetative
Erik I. Clary

803 Book Reviews

889 Index of Book Reviews

Evangelical Missions Quarterly Vol. 52 No. 1 Jan 2016

4 A Second Look: Worth a Venture
By Gary Corwin

6 Ministry Education for the Global Church
By Robert W. Ferris

16 In Harm’s Way: Reflections on Missionaries and Risk
By Anthony B. Parker

24 #Iwitness: God’s Amazing Work in Our World
Stories from South Sudan, Middle East, Northern Nigeria, Mongolia, Bolivia, Cambodia, and Liberia

46 Understanding Why Two Thousand Languages Still Have No Bible Translation in Progress
By Willis Ott and JP

56 Assessing the “Success” of Business as Mission: A Case Study from Central Asia
By Samuel Lee

66 Best Practices for Missionary Kid Education
By Martha Macomber

74 Symposium: Get Rid of Your Missions Conference
By Ed Thompson with responses by J. Nelson Jennings, Brucey Huseby, Greg Carter, and Chad Smith

86 In the 20/30 Gap: Recovering Prayer Discernment in Our Agendas and Strategies
By Nikki Toyama-Szeto

94 Excellence in Missions: Beyond Welcome Home! Ten Things You Need to Know about Reentry
By Lisa Espineli Chinn

102 Book Reviews

Criswell Theological Review Vol. 13 No. 1 Fall 2015

1 Editor’s Page

3 Being in Christ: Ontology, Topology, and the Church as Eutopic Theater
Kevin J. Vanhoozer

23 Jesus as Lord and Son: Two Complementary Truths of Biblical Christology
Stephen J. Wellum

47 George Lindbeck and the Christological Nature of Doctrine
Mike Higton

63 Did Jesus Ever Get Sick? Some Thoughts on Christ’s Human Nature
R. Lucas Stamps

77 What Jesus’ Righteous Suffering Means for Our Perseverance
Rob Lister

93 Biblical Grounding for the Christology of the Councils
Fred Sanders

105 Issues in Christology: An Interview with Daniel Akin

115 Book Reviews

150 Index of Book Reviews