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Keep It Real

From the Aug/Sept 2019 Print Edition

An Avant-garde Theological Generation:  The Nouvelle Théologie and the French Crisis of Modernity by jon kirwan oxford, 336 pages, $94 Jon Kirwan presents the Nouvelle Théologie as a movement with three successive generations of leaders: those directly involved in the Dreyfus Affair and the . . . . Continue Reading »

David as Politician

From the May 2018 Print Edition

The Beginning of Politics: Power in the Biblical Book of Samuelby moshe halbertal and stephen holmesprinceton, 232 pages, $27.95 Jews and Christians ought to be proud of having a Bible that contains pro-God and anti-God material. Not many religions can boast of sacred scriptures that provide support . . . . Continue Reading »