First Links — 6.16.14

Mary Beard’s Greece: A Walk on the Wise Side
Mary Beard, The Guardian

Book Review: ‘Rebbe’ by Joseph Telushkin and ‘My Rebbe’ by Adin Steinsaltz
Dara Horn, Wall Street Journal

How Losing My Daughter Changed My Faith
Kyle Cupp, The Daily Beast

The Last World Cup: After Brazil 2014, is the Tournament Finished?
Jason Cowley, The New Statesman

Is the Chinese Regime Changing its Policy Toward Christianity?
Peter Berger, The American Interest