Christian Scholar’s Review 43 No. 4 Summer 2014

ARTICLES
313 THOMAS KNECHT AND EMILY ECKLUND,
Gender Differences at Christian and Secular Colleges

343    STEVEN McMuLLEN,
Radical Orthodox Economics

REFLECTION  AND RESPONSE
365     JAMES EVINGER AND RICH DARR,
Determining the Truth of Abuse  in Mission Communities: A Rejoinder and New Agenda

385    ROBERT J. PRIEST AND ESTHER  CORDILL,
Response to Evinger and Darr’s”Determining  the Truth of Abuse in Mission Communities”

REVIEW ESSAYS
393    TRISHA POSEY, Crossing Boundaries: Christian Higher Education in Africa
405    JOHN LUNN, Money: The Unauthorized Biography

REVIEWS
411    DAVID  BENTLEY HART, The Experience of God: Being, Consciousness,  Bliss
Reviewed by Bryan C. Hollon
414    NICK  WATSON AND ANDREW  PARKER,  EDS.,  Sports and Christianity: Historical and Con­temporary Perspectives
Reviewed by Brian R. Bolt
416    ROBERT  TRACY  McKENZIE, The First Thanksgiving: What the Real Story Tells Us about Loving God and Learning from History
Reviewed by Richard W. Pointer
418    NICHOLAS WOLTERSTORFF, The Mighty and the Almighty: An Essay in Political Theology
Reviewed by Alexander Jech
421    ROBBIE   F. CASTLEMAN,  Story-Shaped Worship: Following Patterns from the Bible and History
Reviewed by Andrew M. McCoy

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WORLD Vol 29 No 16 August 9, 2014

38    System overload
A growing crisis of unaccompanied minors at the U.S. border is just one part of an overwhelmed immigration system in need of repair

FEATURES
46    Changing course?
After a public apology and the adoption of a softer tone from the pulpit, star pastor MARK DRISCOLL
and Mars Hill Church face new challenges

Save the children (from bad books)
52 Kickstarter classic: WORLD’s children’s book of the year took an unusual path to the publishing house
56 Pink and blue and read all over: Children’s publishing has become  a battlefield in the gender wars
57 Hello, darkness: Teenagers and the literature of hopelessness and suicide
58 Notable picture books: Four picture book biographies
59 Books to remember: WORLD staffers pick their childhood favorites
60 For future grown-ups: Some well-known authors have written very good preschool books

Books and Culture Vol 20 No 4 July/August 2014

8    Letter to a Friend   Michael Robbins

9    Their  Blood Cries  Out  Mark Noll
THE  GLOBAL WAR  ON  CHRISTIANS: DISPATCHES FROM  THE  FRONT LINES OF  ANTI-CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION
by John L. Allen, Jr.
CHRISTIANOPHOBIA: A  FAITH   UNDER ATTACK  by Rupert Shortt

Making Meanings of  Martyrdom  Danae Jacobson
The cult of “the North American martyrs.”

11    “A  Weird from Sturk to Finnic”   Alan  Jacobs
Modernism and endless revision.

14    Academic Divisions   Timothy Larsen
PHILOLOGY: THE  FORGOTTEN ORIGINS  OF  THE  MoDERN  HuMANITIES by James Turner

15    Rebellious Joy   William Edgar
17    Three  Little Bops   John H. McWhorter
WHY  JAZZ HAPPENED by Marc Myers

19    Born to Trouble   Hannah K. Grieser
RAISING   HENRY: A  MEMOIR OF  MOTHERHOOD,  DISABILITY, & DISCOVERY by Rachel Adams

22    Bad  Connection  Naomi  Schaefer Riley
IT’s  CoMPLICATED: THE  SociAL  LIVES  OF  NETWORKED TEENS  by danah boyd

23    “For Better or  for  Worse”  Lisa   Ohlen Harris
No SAINTS  AROUND HERE:  A  CAREGIVER’s DAYS  by Susan Allen Toth

Divine Logic  Kimberlee Conway Ireton
JOURNEY  INTO  THE  HEART   OF  GOD: LIVING THE  LITURGICAL YEAR  by Philip H.  Pfatteicher

24    A Vast  Horde of  Souls   Wesley  Hill
CITY OF  GOD: FAITH   IN THE  STREETS by Sara Miles

25 Theological Seitz: Paul’s  Letter to the  Colossians  Robert Gundry
COLOSSIANS: BRAZOS  THEOLOGICAL  COMMENTARY ON  THE  BIBLE by Christopher R. Seitz

27 “Doing God” Naomi Haynes
GOD’S AGENTS: BIBLICAL PUBLICITY  IN  CONTEMPORARY  ENGLAND by Matthew Engelke

29    Redefining Religious Fiction  D. G. Myers
ARTS  AND ENTERTAINMENTS by Christopher Beha
HOLD THE  DARK  by William  Giraldi

30    “Imitate Him  If You  Dare” I  Karen Swallow  Prior
JONATHAN SWIFT: HIS LIFE AND  HIS WORLD by Leo Damrosch
GuLLIVER’s TRAVELS: THE  CAMBRIDGE EDITION OF  THE  WORKS OF  JONATHAN SWIFT  edited by David Wormesley

32    Coffee with Harper Lee  Malcolm  Forbes
THE  MOCKINGBIRD NEXT DOOR: LIFE WITH  HARPER LEE by Marfa Mills

How It Will Be   David Skeel
DEAR  LIFE by Dennis O’Driscoll

34    Bromwich’s Bracing Distinctions   Helen Andrews
MORAL IMAGINATION: ESSAYS by David Bromwich

35      “Things Were Happening to Her”  Alissa  Wilkinson
FRIENDSHIP by Emily Gould

37    A Novel of  the Great  Awakening  Richard  A. Bailey
SPIDER IN  A TREE by Susan Stinson

38    Fashion on the  Street   Laura Turner
HONOLULU STREET STYLE  by Malie Moran, Attila Pohlmann, and Andrew Reilly

Christian Research Journal Vol 37 No 2

10 Thy (Animal) Kingdom Come, Our Will Be Done: Animal Rights Theology in the 21st Century
by Wes Jamison
The animal rights movement has garnered  much publicity but made little difference in the way animals are treated in America. In this first part of a point-counterpoint discussion of animal rights, Wes Jamison offers a
critical look at the movement’s claims and the efforts of some Christians to develop a theology of animal rights.

16 Is “Animal Rights” a Biblical Concern? A Christian Response to the Modern Animal Movement
by Dan Story
In this second part of the discussion of animal rights, Dan
Story offers a more sympathetic yet still discerning look at the movement’s claims and proposes a biblical theology/ethic of animals and animal use.

22  Afterword: PETA or Just PET? for Human and the Ethical Treatment of Animals
By Hank Hanegraaff

24   Film as Pre-Apologetics: How Noah Raises Questions Only Christianity Can Answer
The film Noah is a gift to Christian apologists. It raises questions, the answer of which will lead to theological conversations and the discussion of Christian truth.

30 Joyce Meyer in the 21st Century
by Bob Hunter
Doctrinal Discernment: Over the years, Joyce Meyer has been severely criticized for her Word of Faith teachings, but some Christians maintain that she no longer teaches those doctrines and should be evaluated more in terms of her present ministry. This article therefore looks at Meyer’s more recent teachings to see if her doctrine has really changed.

34 Hagee’s “Magic Apologetics”
By James Patrick Holding
Doctrinal Discernment: Between April 2014 and September  2015, four total lunar eclipses will occur, along with a single total solar eclipse. In Four Blood Moons, John Hagee argues that these stellar events have always signaled a major change in Jewish history, which will occur this time in fulfillment of Scripture. But is this approach to end­ time prophecy sound?

38 The Christian Apologist’s Moral Compass
by Doug Groothuis
Practical Apologetics/Christian Discipleship: Apologetics is now hot stuff, but with popularity comes the danger of zeal getting ahead of knowledge and character. Christian defenders need to know the arguments of apologetics, but they must also find their moral bearings to bear the truth nobly

44 Parenthood: Biblical Foundations of the Family
Michael W. Austin
Christian Discipleship/Cultural Discernment: There are deep problems within Christian families in contemporary America manifesting in troubling trends among Christian youth. These problems are rooted in misunderstandings of the meaning and proper goals of parenthood, and solutions will be found only by deriving these notions from Scripture rather  than from secular culture

50 Retelling the Old, Old Story: Sharing the Gospel with Those Living with Intellectual Disability
by Michael S. Beates and Andrew Vacca
Effective Evangelism: How can the church share  the Good News with people whose intellectual capacities are affected by disability? We must begin by under­ standing that the range of intellectual disability includes some who can express faith, and others who cannot, and then adapt our approaches accordingly.

Books and Culture Vol. 20 No. 3 May/June 2014

8    “Young Catholic America”  Anna Sutherland
A sobering report.

YOUNG  CATHOLIC AMERICA: EMERGING ADULTS  IN,  OUT OF,  AND GONE FROM  THE  CHURCH
by Christian Smith,  Kyle Longest, Jonathan Hill, and Kari Christoffersen

Alexandrian Attitudes Philip Jenkins
A new source for the “Secret Gospel of Mark.”

11   Another Strange Death  David Martin
THE PASSING   OF  PROTESTANT ENGLAND: SECULARISATION AND SOCIAL  CHANGE,
c. 1920-1960 by S.J.D. Green

14 “His Wonders to Perform” John  G. Stackhouse,  Jr.
THE  EDUCATION OF  DAVID  MARTIN: THE  MAKING OF  AN UNLIKELY SOCIOLOGIST by David Martin

16  Dust  or  Ashes?  Virginia Stem Owens

18  Saturday Is for  Funerals Bernice Martin

22 How  They  (Really) See Us Sarah Ruden
THROUGH A  SCREEN DARKLY:  POPULAR  CULTURE,  PUBLIC DIPLOMACY, AND AMERICA’S IMAGE  ABROAD  by Martha Bayles

24 “We Yearn  for  Something” Eric  Miller
OUTSIDE THE  GATES OF  EDEN: THE DREAM   OF  AMERICA   FROM  HIROSHIMA TO  NOW by Peter Bacon Hales

25    Flood Theology Peter T. Chattaway

26    A Graceful Turn  Sharon Skeel
DANCING THROUGH  IT: MY  JOURNEY IN  THE  BALLET  by Jenifer Ringer

27    Stumbling Around in the  Light  Brett Foster
On Conor McPherson.

30    Ever  Reforming? Jerry  Pattengale
Diane Ravitch’s 180 turn.
REIGN OF  ERROR: THE  HOAX  OF  THE  PRIVATIZATION MOVEMENT  AND THE  DANGER  TO AMERICA’S PUBLIC SCHOOLS by Diane Ravitch

The Next Revolution Rick Ostrander
HIGHER  EDUCATION IN  DEVELOPMENT: LESSONS FROM  SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
edited by Kate Ashcroft and Philip Rayner
CHRISTIAN HIGHER  EDUCATION: A  GLOBAL  RECONNAISSANCE edited by Joel Carpenter, Perry L. Glanzer, and Nicholas S. Lantinga

32    Necessary Distance Tim Stafford
GANDHI BEFORE INDIA  by Ramachandra Guha
M. K. GANDHI,  ATTORNEY AT LAW:  THE MAN  BEFORE THE  MAHATMA  by Charles R. DiSalvo

33    Jimmy Carter’s Rise and  Fall  Todd C. Ream and Drew Moser
And the fate of progressive evangelicalism.
REDEEMER: THE  LIFE  OF  JIMMY  CARTER by Randall Balmer

Touchstone Vol 26 No 5

EDITORIALS

3  American Idolatry Meditations on Same-Sex Marriage by ALLAN CARLSON
4  Good  News or Dead  End?
Genuine Seekers & Holy Irrelevance by S. M. HUTCHENS

FEATURES

22  The Rest of Creation Reflections on the Sabbath in Time & Eternity
by STANLEY E. ANDERSON

28  More  than Schooling
The Perils of Pragmatism in Christian
Attitudes Toward the Liberal Arts
by ROBIN PHILLIPS

34 The Augustinian Luther
A Pilgrimage in Search of the Reformer)s
Spiritual Director
by WILLIAM R. HAMPTON
Johannes von Staupitz
>>A Lutheran Side Trip<<

COLUMNS & VIEWS
10  THE  LEADING EDGE Darwin’s Doubt Still Mine by PHILLIP E. JOHNSON

11 CONTOURS OF CULTURE Communicable Dis-ease by KEN MYERS

13 MORTAL REMAINS
What the Bishop  Didn’t Say
by S.M. HUTCHENS

15 Lest Ye Forget the Covenant
MARK R. ELLIOTT asks What Happened to the Ten Commandments?
by ROBIN PHILLIPS

17 Hagia Sophia
DONALD T. WILLIAMS on the Holy Wisdom at the Roots of Philosophy

19 Christian Schools & Racial Realities
HUNTER  BAKER on Desegregation & the Rise of Christian Education in the South

44   ILLUMINATIONS
The Lord of the Harvest
by ANTHONY ESOLEN

46     A THOUSAND WORDS
Raffaello Sanzio’s The Sistine Madonna
by MARY ELIZABETH PODLES

48   As IT Is WRITTEN…
Peter, Apostle
by PATRICK HENRY REARDON

40     BOOK REVIEWS
God Save the Queen
A People of One Book: The Bible
and the Victorians by Timothy Larson
reviewed by Louis Markos

41     Rediscovering Our  Roots
The Theology of Pope Benedict XVI:
The Christocentric Shift by Emery de Gaal
reviewed by Thomas A. Baima

42     Readable  & Repeatable
The Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton
Vol. 36: The Illustrated London News, 1932-1934
reviewed by John C. “Chuck” Chalberg

Books and Culture Vol 19 No. 5

8     Education  & the Media  Sarah Ruden
The puppet regime.
9     Occupying  Anarchism  Joseph Bottum
11   The Real Presence of Hope  & Love I Hans Boersma
The Christocentric legacy of Benedict XVI.
14    Mother  Mary   Bruce Foltz
THE LIFE OF THE  VIRGIN by Maximus the Confessor, translated
by Stephen J. Shoemaker

15    Not Real Simple Rachel Marie Stone
THE THRILL OF THE  CHASTE: THE ALLURE  OF AMISH   ROMANCE NOVELS by Valerie Weaver-Zercher

16    War Work  Timothy Larsen
RETURN FROM THE  NATIVES: HOW MARGARET MEAD WON THE  SECOND WORLD WAR  AND LOST THE  COLD WAR  by Peter Mandler

17    The Strange  Story of Sergei Kourdakov   Katherine  Jeffrey

19    Evangelicals  and Moral Ambition   Naomi Haynes
MoRAL AMBITION: MoBILIZATION AND SociAL  OuTREACH IN  EvANGELICAL MEGACHURCHES by Omri Elisha

20    The Cell Phone Gospel  Nate Barksdale
THE  GREAT INDIAN  PHONE BOOK: HOW THE  CHEAP CELL  PHONE
CHANGES BUSINESS,  PoLITICS, AND DAILY  LIFE
by Assa Doran and Robin Jeffrey

22    Civil Society  and Creation  Order  Gideon Strauss
HERMAN  DOOYEWEERD: CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHER OF  STATE  AND CIVIL SOCIETY by Jonathan Chaplin

24    Reconciliation, Justice, and Mercy   Miroslav Volf
JUST AND UNJUST PEACE: AN  ETHIC OF  RECONCILIATION by Daniel Philpott

25    Exploring  Adoption  Jonathan Merritt
Has the evangelical adoption movement harmed children and their families more than it has helped?
THE  CHILD  CATCHERS: RESCUE, TRAFFICKING, AND THE  NEW GOSPEL OF ADOPTION by Kathryn Joyce

27    A Clash of Pentecosts   Robert Joustra
CATHOLICISM AND DEMOCRACY: AN  ESSAY IN  THIS  HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT by Emile Perreau-Saussine

Reduced  Freedoms?  Theodore  Roosevelt Malloch
BECOMING EuROPE: EcoNOMIC DECLINE, CuLTURE, AND HOW AMERICA  CAN AVOID A EUROPEAN  FUTURE by Samuel Gregg

30    Beyond  Logistics   DonaldA. Yerxa
Food as an instrument of modern warfare.
STARVING  THE  SOUTH: HOW THE  NORTH WON THE  CIVIL WAR  by Andrew F. Smith
THE TASTE   OF  WAR:  WORLD WAR  AND  THE  BATTLE  FOR  FOOD by Lizzie Collingham

32    God’s Diplomat  Josh  Jeter
HAMMARSKJOLD:  A  LIFE by Roger Lipsey

33    The Wonder  of Malick I Roy Anker

35 The Princeton  Tradition I P. C. Kemeny
PRINCETON SEMINARY  IN AMERICAN RELIGION  AND CuLTURE by James H. Moorhead

KEEPING FAITH  AT PRINCETON: A  BRIEF  HISTORY OF  RELIGIOUS  PLURALISM AT PRINCETON AND OTHER  UNIVERSITIES by Frederick Houk Borsch

36    Ghosts of Princeton Past  Matthew J. Milliner
PRINCETON: AMERICA’s  CAMPUS by W. Barksdale Maynard
INNER  SANCTUM: MEMORY AND MEANING IN  PRINCETON’S FACULTY  ROOM AT NASSAU  HALL  edited by Karl Kusserow
PRINCETON AND THE  GoTHIC REVIVAL:  1870-1930 by Johanna G. Seasonwein