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Who We (Humans) Are

The purpose of this book, R. Wrangham, The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution (2019), is to…



Afterlife

B. Ehrman, Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife , clarifies the obscure history of our cultural education about the afterlife. …



Quaker Embrace of Slavery

Christian Slavery: Conversion and Race in the Protestant Atlantic World by K. Gerbner tells us the story as the book’s title reads.  It is a clear, candid, full, and, as yet, uncontested, account of a history that includes…


Alpha Order

Judith Flanders, A Place for Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order (2020) describes the evolving idea of alphabetical ordering of…


Sexual Citizenship

J.S. Hart and S. Khan, Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus is a careful study of sexual assault and…


Misnamed, but Attractive

T. Holland, Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World  (2020) is accessible, well written, and a good introduction to the…


CO Spouse Story

K. Macdonald ed., The Conscientious Objector’s Wife: Letters between Frank and Lucy Sunderland 1916-1919 (2018) is a unique camera view…


Sustained Kid Talk

B. McCleneghan and K. Jackson, When Kids Ask Hard Questions: Faith-filled Responses for Tough Topics  (2019) has a broad subject scope. The…