Reviews

  • Book Reviews: Sacred Chaos

    Books reviewed in this issue are Sacred Chaos: Spiritual Disciplines for the Life You Have, by Tricia McCrary Rhodes, Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage by Mark Gungor and Farraday Road by Ace Collins.

  • Music Review: U2’s latest offers ‘grace inside a sound’

    Baptist divinity school professor Steven Harmon characterizes U2's new album, No Line on the Horizon, as "the most thoroughly Christian thing they’ve done yet.”

  • Book Reviews: Diversity Leadership

    Reviewed in this issue are Building a House for all God’s Children: Diversity Leadership in the Church by Jeffrey S. Rogers, Yeomen, Sharecroppers and Socialists: Plain Folk Protest in Texas, 1870-1914 by Kyle G. Wilkison and The Bell Messenger by Robert Cornuke with Alton Gansky.

  • Book Reviews: The Blessed

    Reviewed in our 2/9 issue: The Blessed by Lisa T. Bergren, Head and Heart: A History of Christianity in America by Garry Wills and A World of Difference: Putting Christian Truth-Claims to the Worldview Test by Kenneth Richard Samples.

  • Book Reviews: Dangerous Faith

    Reviewed in this issue are Dangerous Faith: Growing in God and Service to the World by Joel Vestal, Being the Presence of Christ: A Vision for Transformation by Daniel Vestal and Shakespeare for Everyone to Enjoy by David R. Brown

  • Book Reviews: In Search of a Confident Faith

    Books reviewed are In Search of a Confident Faith: Overcoming Barriers to Trusting God by J.P. Moreland & Klaus Issler, Great Prayers of the Old Testament by Walter Brueggemann and  The Future of Faith in American Politics: The Public Witness of the Evangelical Center by David Gushee.

  • Book Reviews: Parting the Waters

    Books reviewed are Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-63 by Taylor Branch, Coach’s Challenge: Faith, Football and Filling the Father Gap by Mike Gottfried and A Pilgrim in Rome: Cries of Descent by Al Staggs.

  • Publishers seek to give the Bible a thoroughly modern makeover

    The Green Bible, The Bible Illuminated and the Bible Across America are giving the ancient text a makeover as publishers try to catch every type of customer’s attention and draw in new readers who would be unlikely to pick it up in its traditional form. 

  • Book Reviews: Beyond Left and Right

    Books reviewed are Beyond Left and Right by Amy E. Black, Baptists and the Lordship of Christ by Charles W. Deweese, A Glimpse of Heaven, compiled by Richard Leonard and JoNancy Linn Sundberg, “What Does Jesus Say About …”: Christ Speaks to Us Today by Cecil Price and Ephesians and Colossians by Charles H. Talbert.

  • Book Reviews: Go Big

    Books reviewed are Go Big: Lead Your Church to Explosive Growth by Bill Easum and Bil Cornelius and Believers: A Journey into Evangelical America by Jeffery L. Sheler.

  • Book Reviews: Small Town, Big Miracle

    Books reviewed are Small Town, Big Miracle by W.C. Martin, Handoff: The Only Way to Win the Race of Life by Jeff Meyers and Compelled by Love: The Most Excellent Way to Missional Living by Ed Stetzer and Philip Nation.

  • Book Reviews: Pray Big

    Books reviewed: Pray Big:The Power of Pinpoint Prayers by Will Davis Jr. (Revell), Content to be Good, Called to be Godly by Janet Denison (Tyndale House) and Wrestling With God: How Can I Love a God I’m Not Sure I Trust? by Jim Denison (Tyndale House)