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I Take You …

From the February 1998 Print Edition

For the Love of Children: Genetic Technology and the Future of the Family By Ted Peters Westminster/John Knox. 227 pp. $18 When seminary student Philip Holck got married, he exchanged two sets of vows: the first with his bride, the second with her five-year-old son. He knelt to face the boy and . . . . Continue Reading »

Kitchen Table Talk

From the October 1997 Print Edition

The Assault on Parenthood: How Our Culture Undermines the Family by Dana Mack Simon & Schuster, 368 pages, $25 The principal of a Reform Jewish Sunday school in Connecticut realized she had made a mistake. After researching diligently to pick a textbook for her high-school class, she had selected . . . . Continue Reading »

The Remaking of a Marxist

From the May 1996 Print Edition

The Southern Front: History and Politics in the Culture War By Eugene D. Genovese University of Missouri Press, 320 pages, $29.95 The South has conquered Washington, Michael Lind fumed last summer in a New Republic article titled “The Southern Coup.” Whether Lind is correct or merely . . . . Continue Reading »

Naturalism on Trial

From the February 1996 Print Edition

Reason in the Balance: The Case Against Naturalism in Science, Law, and Education By Phillip E. Johnson InterVarsity, 238 pages, $19.99 In Richard Rorty’s long march to becoming a postmodernist guru, the decisive step was his rejection of Christianity. In an autobiographical essay, Rorty . . . . Continue Reading »