Books and Culture Vol. 22 No. 3 May/June 2016

5 Stranger in a Strange Land
In the Fog
by John Wilson

6 Letter from the Editor

8 Cities of Refuge
Tim Stafford

16 The Power of Submission
Alan Jacobs
SUBMISSION by Michel Houellebecq

17 Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Alister Chapman
“WE LOVE DEATH AS You LOVE LIFE”: BRITAIN’S SUBURBAN TERRORISTS
Raffaello Pantucci
MULTICULTURALISM RETHOUGHT: INTERPRETATIONS, DILEMMAS
AND NEW DIRECTIONS edited by Varun Uberoi and Tariq Modood

19 World History from a New Angle
Susan Wise Bauer
THE SILK ROADS: A NEW HISTORY OF THE WORLD by Peter Frankopan

20 Do We Really Welcome Refugees?
D.L.Mayfield
MAKING REFUGE: SOMALI BANTU REFUGEES AND LEWISTON, MAINE by Catherine Besteman

21 Redirected Attention
Alissa Wilkinson
The films of Ramin Bahrani.

22 “And He Led Them to Samaria”
Robert Gundry
THE SAMARITANS: A PROFILE by Reinhard Pummer

24 The Catastrophe
Sarah Ruden
Lessons from the Armenian genocide.

27 Into All the World
Mark Noll
EVANGELICALS AROUND THE WORLD: A GLOBAL HANDBOOK FOR THE 21ST CENTURY edited by Brian C. Stiller, Todd M. Johnson, Karen Stiller, and Mark Hutchinson

28 Believers Arrive First; Missionaries Follow
Philip Jenkins
AFRICAN PENTECOSTALS IN CATHOLIC EUROPE: THE POLITICS OF PRESENCE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY by Annalisa Butticci

29 A Case Study of Reverse Missions
Henry Kim
THE SPIRIT MOVES WEST: KOREAN MISSIONARIES IN AMERICA by Rebecca Y. Kim

30 Fear, Hospitality, and the Common Good
David Neff
RELIGIOUS REFUGEES IN THE EARLY MODERN WORLD: AN ALTERNATIVE HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION by Nicholas Terpstra

31 Running in Circles
Jane Zwart
THE YEAR OF THE RUNAWAYS by Sanjeev Sahota

32 “I Will What?”
Robert L. Kehoelll
Saul Bellow and the madness of our moment.

33 A Satirist in Exile
Helen Andrews
MEMORIES: FROM MOSCOW TO THE BLACK SEA by Teffi

35 The Study of World Religions in a Time of Crisis
Interview by Tae Sung
A conversation with Jack Miles.

38 Apartheid’s Atlas
Paul Grant
LOST AND FOUND IN JOHANNESBURG: A MEMOIR by Mark Gevisser

World Vol. 31 No. 9 Apr 2016

DEPARTMENTS

3 Joel Belz

5 DISPATCHES

14 Janie B. Cheaney

17 CULTURE

28 Mindy Belz

30 House church on a hill: A Christian school. A pro-life ministry. A presbytery. One trailblazing congregation in southwest China is launching politically taboo initiatives and reshaping the face of the nation’s house church movement-under a government’s wary eye

38 Consider the Source: Recent plagiarism scandals have persuaded some Christian publishers to work harder at keeping unoriginal writing out of print

42 Courtroom storm: A flood of lawsuits involving TBN and members of the Crouch family continues into a fourth year

46 Identity crisis: A law meant to protect Native American children is instead tearing them away from the only families they have known

50 The final fall: In an excerpt from her new book, senior editor Mindy Belz
recounts the 2014 fall of lraq’s Nineveh Plains, an ancient home for Christians and Jews, to Islamic State

55 Notebook

61 Mailbag

63 Andree Sen Peterson

64 Marvin Olasky

Christian Educator’s Journal Vol. 55 No. 4 April 2016

2 EDITORIAL: reading good books and learning about the world
by Gary VtmArragon

4 The Top Six Lists of the Best Books
Bill Boerman-Cornell

10 Beyond Control reviewed by Christina Belcher

12 The Reason You Walk
reviewed by Jonathan Boone

15 Bible-Shaped Teaching
reviewed by Christina Belcher

17 Beyond Measure
reviewed by Dan Beerens

22 A Compact Guide to the Whole Bible
reviewed by Gary VtmArragon

24 The Good and Beautiful Community
reviewed by Mark Brink

26 The Temple Curtain
reviewed by Joan Stob

27 LGBTQ and You: It’s Time to Read Different Books
by Jeanette Romkema

29 COLUMN: The Long and Short of CliffsNotes
by Gary L. Riggins

31 FROM MY WINDOW
Hollyhocks, Books, and Comebacks
by Jane Reitsma-Hoogendam

33 SLOUCHING TOWARD BEDLAM: I Can’t Define Art, But I Know It When I See It
by Jan Kaarsvlam

Journal of Psychology and Theology Vol. 44 No. 1 Spring 2016

3 Spiritual Struggles and Religious Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Randomized Clinical Trial in Those with Depression and Chronic Medical Illness
Michelle J. Pearce and Harold G. Koenig

16 The Transgressor’s Response to Denied Forgiveness
David J. Jennings, II , Everett L. Worthington, Jr. Daryl R. Van Tongeren, Joshua N. Hook, Don E. Davis, Aubrey L Gartner, Chelsea L. Greer, and Davrd K. Mosher

28 Is It Really More Blessed to Give Than to Receive? A Consideration of Forgiveness and Perceived Health
Rodney L. Bassett, Evan Carrier, Katherine Charleson. Na Ra Pak, Rachael Schwingel, Alexandra Majors, Meredith Pitre, Andrea Sundlof-Stoller, and Carol Blaser

42 Effects of Narcissism and Religiosity on Church Ministers With Respect to Ethical Judgment, Confidence, and Forgiveness
Marjorie J. Cooper, Chris Pullig, and Charles Dickens

55 A Qualitative Review and Integrative Model of Gratitude and Physical Health
Caroline R. Lavelock, Brandon J. Griffin, Everett L. Worthington, Jr., Eric G. Benotsch, Yin Lin, Chelsea L. Greer, Rachel C. Garthe, Jennifer A. Coleman,
Chelsea M. Hughes, Don E. Davis, and Joshua N. Hook

85 A Theological and Psychological Provision al Definition of Narcissism
Mario Bergner

Criswell Theological Review Vol. 13 No. 2 Spring 2016

3 Managing Jesus’ Anger: Revisiting a Text-Critical Conundrum (Mark 1:41)
Nicholas Perrin

17 Do the New Testament Gospels Present a Reliable Portrait of the Historical Jesus?
Craig A. Evans

27 “Rising” Language in Mark and the Dawning New Creation
Dan C. Ortlund

47 The Reception of Synoptic Traditions in the Epistles: What does that Mean for Contemporary Readings?
Peter H. Davids

61 The Family Values of the Synoptic Gospels: Not Quite Your Standard Conservative Agenda
Craig L. Blomberg

77 From Marginal to Mainstream: The Adamic Son of Man and the Potential of Psalm 80
Andrew Streett

99 Peter, the Rock: Matthew 16 in Light of Daniel 2
Patrick Schreiner

119 Book Reviews

165 Index of Book Reviews