21.8—October 2008

editorials

Scandalous Messengers

Unbelievers Have Always Been Watching Us, Closely
by Patrick Henry Reardon

columns

The Leading Edge
Title-Nining Hard Science
by Phillip E. Johnson

Life Sentences
Down on the Transplantations
by Anita Kuhn

As It Is Written...
Haran Junction
by Patrick Henry Reardon


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features

The Gospel’s Bigger Idea

You Can’t Tell the Story of Jesus Without Jesus
by Russell D. Moore

Junia Among the Apostles

The Story Behind a New Testament Saint & the Egalitarian Agenda
by John Hunwicke

views

A Semple Mistake
S. M. Hutchens on Misplaced Adoration & the Cult of Personality

The Oldies Record
Thomas Howard on the Old Canon That Even Reactionaries Won’t Sing

Weed Free
John Thompson on Tending a Child’s Garden of Influences

Beauty & the Beast

Maclin Horton on Marilyn Monroe & Hugh Hefner, Together at Last

Working Stiffs
Christoph Reiners on the Bodily Disrespect Displayed in Our Museums

book reviews

What They Beheld
Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony by Richard Bauckham
A review by Peter J. Scaer

Viennese Faults
Sacred Spring: God and the Birth of Modernism in Fin de Siècle Vienna by Robert Weldon Whalen
A review by Peter J. Leithart

In Their Steps
On the Side of the Angels: Justice, Human Rights, and Kingdom Mission by Joseph D’souza and Benedict Rogers
A review by Benjamin Marsh

Liturgical Devices
Missale Romanum, editio typica 1962 reprint and introduction by Manlio Sodi and Alessandro Toniolo
Il Messale di Pio V by Manlio Sodi
A review by Richard Upsher Smith, Jr.

Sodom on Itself
What Do Gay Men Want? An Essay on Sex, Risk, and Subjectivity by David M. Halperin
A review by David L. Tubbs

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