World Vol. 31 No. 8 Apr 2016

DEPARTMENTS

8 Joel Belz

11 DISPATCHES

26 Janie B. Cheaney

29 CULTURE

40 Mindy Belz

42 Friends of Ted: Sen. Ted Cruz’s aggressive style has alienated many in Washington, but that’s not the whole picture
Underdog moment: John Kasich’s effort to score the GOP nomination is a long shot-but not an impossible one

50 Straight outta el barrio: Once on a path to both physical and eternal death, two former gang members are now preaching the gospel in the most broken parts of Los Angeles

54 Beijing bustle: A crazy, three-hour commute across one of the world’s largest cities

58 Servant of refugees: An exile of Saddam Hussein’s regime, Insaf Safou returns to the Middle East to help the ones fleeing ISIS

63 Notebook

75 Mailbag

79 Andree Sen Peterson

80 Marvin Olasky

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Dramatics Vol. 87 No. 8 Apr 2016

4 Journal: Playing to win
Julie York Coppens

8 NewYork: This season rocks!
Jeffrey Sweet

11 On acting
Shakespearean acting for Philistines
Jon Jory

13 Strut and Fret
The 2016 Junior Thespian Festival

16 Shakespeare Lives! Four centuries on, his work is vibrant as ever
Judith Rosen

28 As dreams are made on: Christian Borle reflects on confidence and community
Grego1y Bossler

34 In a heartbeat: An actor uses Shakespeare to help kids with autism play
Harper Lee

42 Teen Hamlet: A textual proof: the melancholy Dane was about sixteen
Robert Cohen

48 Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged): Exclusive excerpts from the RSC’s latest
By Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor

56 Thespian Nation
Chapter events and news

Baptist History and Heritage Vol. 51 No. 1 Spring 2016

REGULAR FEATURE

2 Editorial: In Honor and Celebration of Carolyn Blevins
BRUCE T. GOURLEY

4 Editorial: Carolyn Blevins-Trailblazer
DOUG WEAVER

6 Editorial: In the Tradition of Carolyn Blevins
MERRILL M. HAWKINS JR.

ARTICLES

8 Carolyn DeArmond Blevins
KAY W. SHURDEN AND WALTER B. SHURDEN SR.

19 Changing Hands: The Practice of Ordaining Baptist Women
EILEEN R. CAMPBELL-REED

27 Journey to Ordination: Addie Davis and Watts Street Baptist Church
PAMELA R. DURSO

37 “A Home Without Walls”: WMU and the Reinterpretation of Gender Ideology
CAROL CRAWFORD HOLCOMB

70 Tennessee Women: Ministering to the Cities
C. DELANE TEW

78 A “True Baptist” Theology of Women in Ministry
ELIZABETH FLOWERS

90 Women and the Baptist Experience
CAROLYN DEARMOND BLEVINS

113 Carolyn DeArmond Blevins: A Selected Bibliography
MERRILL M. HAWKINS JR.

116 Book Reviews

Catholic Biblical Quarterly Vol. 78 No. 2 April 2016

215 Hagar the Egyptian: Wife, Handmaid, and Concubine
Philip Y. Yoo

236 The Jacob Narratives: An Ephraimitic Text?
Marvin A. Sweeney

256 “Midrash” in the Book of Judges: The Cases of Judges 3:31 and 6:7-10
Mark S. Smith

272 Feeling the Silence: A Moment-by-Moment Account of Emotions at the End of Mark (16:1-8)
Michael R. Whitenton

290 Deuteronomy in the Matthean and Lucan Temptation in Light of Early Jewish Antidemonic Tradition
Michael Morris

302 “Rich toward God”: Making Sense of Luke 12:21
Joshua A. Noble

321 The Competitive Textualization of the Jesus Tradition in John 20:30-31 and 21 :24-25
Chris Keith

338 Biblical News

339 Book Reviews
David Bosworth and Linda M. Maloney

383 Collected Essays

394 Books Received

Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society Vol. 59 No. 1 Mar 2016

1 Editorial
Andreas Köstenberger

5 Bioethics: The Church and the Family
Scott Rae

17 The Sin of Sodom Revisited: Reading Genesis 19 in light of Torah
Brian Neil Peterson

33 The Greek Verbal System and Aspectual Prominence: Revising Our Taxonomy and nomenclature
Nicholas J. Ellis, Michael G. Aubrey, and Mark Dubis

63 The Work of God or of Human Beings: A Note on John 6:9
Sigurd Grindheim

67 The Place of the Book of Acts in Reading the NT
Gregory Goswel

83 The Role the Law Does or Does Not Play in the Condemnation of Gentiles in Rom 2:12-15
Bryan Blazosky

99 Revisiting the Clarity of Scripture in I Timothy 2:12
Jamin Hübner

119 “Saying What They Should Not Say”: Reassessing the Gravity of the Problem of the Younger Widows (I Tim 5:11-15)
Dillon T. Thornton

131 Irenaeus’s Missional Theology: Global Christian Perspectives from an Ancient Missionary and Theologian
Jacob A. Rodriguez

147 Book Reviews

221 Index of Book Reviews

Christianity Today Vol. 60 No. 3 Apr 2016

7 Editor’s Note Mark Galli on civil disobedience and the Christian life.

9 Reply All
Readers respond to the January I February issue via letters, tweets, and Facebook posts.

23 Witness
The pope and the patriarch meet in Havana.

24 Gleanings
New study reveals pastors’ porn use, ISIS releases Chris­ tian captives, and Gospel for Asia sued over use of donations.

26 Headlines
Muslim leaders promise to protect Christian neighbors, and Pakistani Christian refugees find Thailand isn’t what they expected.

31 Where We Stand: Mark Galli on listening to diverse perspectives.

34 Spirited Life: Andrew Wilson finds the hope of the gospel in a little­ known Old Testament story.

36 Truth Be Told: Christena Cleveland challenges assumptions about Jesus’ skin color.

46 THE SHAKEN CONSCIENCE OF A PRO-LIFE ACTIVIST
Did I bear some responsibility for the shooting death of an abortion doctor I had publicly decried? Nearly two decades later, the question haunts me.
Karen Swallow Prior

52 A NEW WAY TO DEFINE EVANGELICALS
It’s not about politics. It’s not even about self-identification. What thee word is really about.
Leith Anderson & Ed Stetzer

56 THE COUPLE THAT PRAYS TOGETHER
Actually does stay together, statistically speaking and other key findings from new major research on minority families.
Interview by Morgen Lee

60 GOD WANTS TO HEAL US
Jesus IS not the author of sickness and death including my daughter’s.
Ben Witherington III

64 LOVE IN THE TIME OF ZIKA
Pregnant in Honduras during the epidemic, I asked God whether we should stay or go.
Cindy Haughey

69 Books

80 Testimony: Jonathan R. Bailey had done one too many altar calls.

World Vol. 31 No. 7 Apr 2016

DEPARTMENTS

3 Joel Belz

5 DISPATCHES

18 Janie B. Cheaney

21 CULTURE

32 Mindy Belz

34 Just as I am: Donald Trump is gaining traction among many self-proclaimed evangelical voters, but some stretch the label ‘evangelical’ to the breaking point
WHERE THEY STAND: The presidential election could have a big impact on religious liberty

42 Conservatives vs. Trump: Many voters see Donald Trump’s candidacy as a challenge to the GOP establishment, but it is conservative activists-and largely not establishment Republicans in Washington­ who are sounding alarms

46 The Son of God and the ‘sons of the land’: Ethnic Malays make up a largely unreached people group-in a nation with mega­churches and missionaries. Some Christians are now undertaking the dangerous work of preaching the gospel to them

50 Amicus politics: The Texas abortion case illustrates how left-leaning medical associations influence the nation’s highest courts

55 Notebook

61 Mailbag

63 Andree Sen Peterson

64 Marvin Olasky