by David Marshall, ed. David Marshall, ed. William Carey Library, 1605 E. Elizabeth Street, Pasadena, CA 91104, 229 pages,2012, $12.79. —Reviewed by Robert L. Gallagher, director of the MA in Intercultural Studies program, and associate professor of intercultural studies at Wheaton College Graduate School. We live in an age when people want short answers to . . . read more
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For almost all of us, at the margins of our consciousness is an awareness of something called human trafficking. It’s there, and we know that it’s real, but we assume that it’s a tiny, tragic blip on the scope of human experience.
by Ryan K. Bolger, ed. Baker Academic, P.O. Box 6278, Grand Rapids, MI 49516, 416 pages, 2012, $29.99. —Reviewed by Brian C. Hull, assistant professor of youth ministry, and director of Christian Ministries Resource Center at Asbury University. What does the Church look like in a multicultural, global, hybrid world where the categories of the . . . read more
An ongoing discussion of witchcraft, common reactions, and what a Christian response entails.
by Nik Ripkin Nik Ripkin, with Gregg Lewis, B & H Publishing Group, One Lifeway Plaza, Nashville, TN, 37234, 322 pages, 2012, $14.99. —Reviewed by Patrick Krayer, executive director, Interserve USA. Few of us who grow up in the West and the developed East are equipped to face the horror and scope of evil in . . . read more
Existence | Fear
Affirmation of the existence of witchcraft could generate fear. On the other hand, ignoring things that make a fundamental contribution to the functioning of human societies results in important contexts not being addressed.
by R. York Moore Intervarsity Press, P.O. Box 1400, Downers Grove, IL, 60515, 170 pages, 2012, $15.00. —Reviewed by Lynn D. Shmidt, DMiss, former mission practitioner in southern Africa; associate professor at Asbury University. Global justice. Modern-day slavery. Human trafficking. These are some of the hot buttons today that sway the emotions of multitudes of . . . read more
An overview of the evil eye and three gospel-based truths to encourage those who fear it.
by Shawn B. Redford. Pickwick Publications, 199 W. 8th Ave., Suite 3, Eugene, OR 9740, 363 pages, 2012, $42.00. —Reviewed by George F. Pickens, professor of theology and missions at Messiah College. Conventional missiology argues that the missionary movement in Christian history has saved the faith from extinction. If the first Jewish Christians had failed . . . read more
Macro and micro ethical issues of tentmaking, contextualization, and contextual movements among Messianic Jews and Muslims.