Christian Research Journal Nov 2016

06            Effective Evangelism Confessions of an Evangelist: Stereotypes Don’t Always Have to Be True

08           Practical Hermeneutics Is It Possible for Humans to See God?

10           Suicide Squad, Deadpool, and the Rise of the Comic Book Antihero

18           Mythicism and the Public Jesus of History              by Craig A. Evans

26           Logical and Biblical Defeaters of Reincarnation and Karma            by Douglas Groothuis

34           Rejoicing over Owls: Thoreau and the Gift of Being            by Stephen Mitchell

40            An Ethic of Instagram    by Amber M. Stamper

48           The Internal Testimony of the Holy Spirit: How Do You Know That the Bible Is God’s Word?                           by James N. Anderson

55   Reviews       Perry Marshall’s Evolution 2.0…Douglas Groothuis’s Philosophy in Seven Sentences

58   Viewpoint Should We Continue to Use the Term Sexual Purity?

60   Postmodern Realities Patriotism or National Idolatry? Rightly Ordering Love of Country

Psychology Today Nov/Dec 2016

9-23       Insights                How artist-scientists make the most of their passions; a new look at old ideas; the power of genetics to predict success.

25           Unconventional Wisdom              The art of the compliment: It’s oxygen for relationships.

96           Day Tripping

27           Eccentric’s Comer            Paul Salopek, in the middle of a 21,000-mile walk around the world, aims to rediscover how we got here.

31           Supplemental Science    With their metabolic might, B vitamins keep your brain humming.

35           Social Media                      As crowdfunding explodes in popularity, experts explore why people pay up.

412-          Minute Memoir       A criminologist and sex-crimes expert confronts the assault buried in her past.

47           Books    Intelligent in ways few ever imagined, the octopus is a virtual alien life form.

48 Free Think     From politically correct to woke, socially freighted words and phrases undergo a predictable evolution.

50           Listening to Jealousy      By Sara Eckel

60           No Known Expiration Date           By Hara Estroff Marano

70           The Fraud Who Isn’t        By Caronline Flora

78           The Sorceror’s Code        By Matthew Hutson

Youth Worker Journal Winter 2016

33           lntro: Sexuality

34           Teaching About Sex in a Changing World By Mark Matlock

37           The YouthWorker            Journal Roundtable on Sexuality                by Tim Baker

64           Being a Shepherd, Not  a Savior                 By Katie R. Mussat

42           Helping Teens Develop a Sexual Ethic      By Jen  Bradbury

67           5 Ways to Save a Teen Girl           By Jessie Minassian

46           Can God Ever Really Forgive Me?                       By Greg Stier

70           The LGBTQ Challenge: Navigating the Terrain in Youth Ministry   By Mark Yarhouse and Julia Sandusky

49           Following Jesus’ Sex Talk Model                 By Jason Soucinek

53           5 Things Teens Want You to Know  When You’re Talking to Them About Sex          By Andrew Larsen

Touchstone Nov/Dec 2016

3           Witness Tampering On the Politics of Martyrdom by S. M. HUTCHENS

24       The Still Small God      The Mustard Seed & the Wonders of His Kingdom                  by ANTHONY ESOLEN

30     A Global Conflict of lnterest The Clash Between Religion & Secularism Overshadows The Clash of Civilizations by DAVID V. HICKS

37          We Are Not Our Own      George Parkin Grant on the Deep & Abiding Tension Between Christianity & Modernity by CAMERON WYBROW

10       MORTAL REMAINS The Mustard Seed by S. M. HUTCHENS

11        FROM HEAVENLY HARMONY         The Wondrous Mystery in Song  by KEN MYERS

13        The Gathering Storm              JAMES HITCHCOCK on the Transformative Election of2016

14        Ecclesia Non Grata                   REGIS NICOLL on the Deepening Loss of Religious Freedom & Our Response

17        Dining on Tradition JoANNE L. CANDA on How Using Great-Grandmother’s China Has Made Us a Godlier Family

20           Carol of the Animals REBECCA SICREE on the Burdens & Blessings of Beasts at Christmas

50         FIRST BOOKS Hero’s for Heroes by KATHIE JOHNSON

52        ILLUMINATIONS The Advent of the Everlasting Day                                              by ANTHONY ESOLEN

54         A THOUSAND WORDS     The Nativity by Andrei Rublev                                          by MARY ELIZABETH PODLES

56         As IT Is WRITTEN …           Haman’s Fall        by PATRICK HENRY REARDON

Southern Baptist Journal of Theology Summer 2016

5            Stephen J.Wellum        Editorial: Proclaiming the Gospel to Islam

9             Rodney Stark      The Case for the Crusades

29           James R. White “Take Me and My Mother as Gods Apart from God”: Suratai Maida and the Qur’an’s Understanding of the Trinity

41           Tony Costa          Jesus in Islam

59           Tony Costa          Does the Bible Predict the Coming of Muhammad?

59           J. Scott Bridger   An Inside Look at Insider Ecclesiology: The Jama ‘at AI-Mu’manln or “Assembly of the Believers” in the Thought of Mazhar Al-Mallouhi

Modern Reformation Nov/Dec 2016


CHRIST & CULTURE          Nobody’s Perfect-So What?          BY  LEON M. BROWN

T H E OLO GY      American Idol, American Culture, the Christian Church, and Your Bible Study          BY  MARK L.  WARD, JR.

BOOK REVIEWS                                                                                                                    “A Woman’s Place”          REVIEWED BY  LAUREN R. E.  LARKIN                                    “The Experience of God”               REVIEWED BY CARL R. TRUEMAN

GREEK SQUAD      Whose Incarnation Is It Anyway?               BY  LIONEL WINDSOR

BACK PAGE          Jesus’ Speech to His Fearful Followers      BY  MICHAELS. HORTON

Baptist History and Heritage Summer 2016

2             BRUCE T. GOURLEY          Editorial: Perspectives in Baptist History and Identity

4             DOUG  WEAVER                Baptists  and  Spirit-led  Experience

23           BILL SUMNERS                  Lessons  I Have  Learned  and  the Future of Baptist  Archives

36           MICHAEL KUYKENDALL                  The  Quest  for a Baptist  Bible: The  Rise and  Demise of the American Bible Union, 1850-1883

52           BILL PITTS            Fifty Years of Baylor’s Graduate Program in Religion

69           KENNETH W. RUSSELL    “Cracks in the Solid South”: Southern Baptist Response to the Presidential  Campaigns of Governor Alfred  E. Smith  and  Senator  John F Kennedy

85          Book Reviews

Catholic Biblical Quarterly Vol. 78, No. 4 I October 2016

611-631              Eden Revisited: A Literary and Theological Reading of Genesis 18:12-13 Andrew R. Davis

632-647               The Threat of Annihilation of Israel in the Desert: An Independent Tradition within Two Stories                       Gili Kugler

648-665               Framing the Oracle of a Seventy-Year Servitude:  Early Contestation of the Jeremian Legacy in the Vorlage of the LXX of Jeremiah 25:1-7              Edward Silver

666-681               Resurrection and the Holy City: Matthew’s Use of Isaiah in 27:51-53 Timothy Wardle

682-705               A Theological Reading in Mark 15:37,39         Jose Enrique Aguilar Chiu

706-725               The Meaning of ITveu11a in the Letters of Paul: A Linguistic Analysis of Sense and Reference                Michael Winger

736-795               Book Reviews                     David Bosworth and Linda M. Maloney

Touchstone Vol. 25, Number 9. Sept/oct 2016

3              Thirty Years’ Warfare When Publishing Remains Necessary

4              School’s Out: Where Not to Send Young Children  by S. M. HUTCHENS

22           Of Brides & MenHeroic Service Is More Accessible to  Christian Men than Nuptial                          Imagery by MACLIN HORTON

26           The  Feminine Hero: The Modern Versions Are Neither Feminine nor                                           Heroic     by NATHANAEL DEVLIN

30           Lethal Rejection Is Capital Punishment Barbaric Uncivilized & Always Wrong?                          by J. DARYL CHARLES

11             MORTAL REMAINS         Foundational Error           Why Pascal Rejected the                                   God of the Philosophers by S. M. HUTCHENS

12             FROM  HEAVENLY HARMONY Trinitarian Love & Music   by KEN MYERS

14           The True Atheist Myth on Past & Present Atheism & the Invention of                                             Happiness           JORDAN  BISSELL

16           A Patristic Mission on Albanian Evangelicals & the Church Fathers                                                 FLORENC MENE

18             Dying of Despair on the Loss of True Community & Rising Political Desperation                        KARL D.  STEPHAN

44              ILLUMINATIONS Hymns of the Ages       by ANTHONY  ESOLEN

46           A THOUSAND WORDS     The Adoration of the Lamb­ The Ghent Altarpiece                                 Part III Hubert &Jan van Eyck    By MARY ELIZABETH PODLES

48            As It Is WRITTEN …His Gift of Life              by PATRICK HENRY REARDON

37           Our  Common Story        The Church: A Theological and Historical Account                                   by Gerald Bray   reviewed by S.M. HUTCHENS

38           The Shaggy Titan The Other Solzhenitsyn: Telling the Truth About a                      Misunderstood Writer and Thinker   by Daniel J. Mahoney    reviewed by JAMES A. ALTENA

40           The Modern Project         Le regne de l’homme: Genese et echec du projet                         modern              by Remi Brague                 reviewed by GRAEME HUNTER

41           Ridiculous Prodigal           Radical Reinvention: An Unlikely Return to the Roman                Catholic Church             by Kaya Oakes                    reviewed by IAN HUNT E R

42           BOOK TRAILERS

Reclaiming Catholic Social Teaching      by Anthony Esolen         reviewed by FRANCIS J. BECKWITH

The Cheesehead Bible         by Art Starr  [Patrick  Guy Baker]

South Eastern Theological Review Summer 2016

3             What Hath Nature to Do with Grace? A Theological Vision for Higher                                            Education           Brttce Rilry Ashford

23           Rescuing Rahab: The Evangelical Discussion on Conflicting Moral Absolutes                              David W. Jones

43           “What  Is Sexy?” Exploring  the Question  of How a Biblical Ethic of Worship                      Shapes One’s  View of Sex and Sexuality              Mark Liederbach

63           A Recommendation to American Evangelicals: Focus on the Trinity as an                             Alternative to Arguments  bout “Islamic  Terrorism”           Steven W  Ladd

87           “Oh That All Bigotry Was Rooted Out  of the Earth!”

The Evangelical Catholicity of Oliver Hart and the Regular Baptists

Eric C. Smith

109        Interview with Professor  Grant  Macaskill of Aberdeen University

Ray Van Neste


119        L. Michael Morales (ed.). Cult and Cosmos: Tilting toward a Temple-Centred                       Theology         Geoffrry Hmper

121        G. Scott Gleaves. Did jesus Speak Greek? The Emerging Evidence of Greek                     Dominance in First-Century Palestine                DavidR  Beck

122        Paul Rainbow. johannine Theology: The GospeThe Epistles, and the Apocafypse                      Grant D. Taylor

124        Thomas  R. Schreiner. Commentary  on Hebrews Alan 5. Banrjy

126        Constantine R. Campbell. Advances in the Stucfy of Greek: New Insights for                        Reading the New Testament                   Thomas  IV: Hudgins

128       Michael Augros. Who Designed the Designer? A Rediscovered Path to God’s                    Existence              John M. DePoe

130        Stephen  C. Evans. WkY Christian Faith Still Makes Sense: A Response to                          Contemporary Challenges            Thomas A. Provenzo

132        Allan Chapman.  Stargazers: Copernicus, Galileo, the Telescope, and the Church

Ari Heinze

133        Bob Kauflin. True Worshipers: Seeking What Matters to God

JoshuaA. Waggener

135        A. Scott Moreau, Gary R. Corwin, and Gary B. McGee. Introducing

World Missions: A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Surory

D. Scott Hildreth

137        Jayson Georges.  The 3D Gospel: Ministry  in Guilt, Shame, and Fear Cultures


138        Jackson Wu. One Gospel for All Nations: A Practical Approach to Biblical                          Contextualization                   Gregory D. Mathias

140        Bruce Ashford  and Chris Pappalardo.  One Nation Under God: A Christian Hope                  for American Politics                          Philip 0. Hopkins