Archive for 2012

Brian McLaren

September 13 . 2012

Can you be a committed Christian without having to condemn or convert people of other faiths? Is it possible to affirm other religious traditions without watering down your own? Brian McLaren proposes a new faith alternative in Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha and Mohammed Cross the Road?

Hank Campbell

September 12 . 2012

In Science Left Behind, Dr. Alex B. Berezow and Hank Campbell have drawn open the curtain on the left’s fear of science; it reveals, vague inclinations about the wholesomeness of all things natural, the unhealthiness of the unnatural, and many other seductive fallacies have led to an epidemic of misinformation making both sides culpable.

Hanna Rosin

September 11 . 2012

Hanna Rosin shows the radically different ways men and women today earn, learn, spend, couple up—even kill—and has turned the big picture upside down in The End of Men.

Steven Conn

September 10 . 2012

Edited by Steven Conn and written by some of America’s leading scholars, the essays in To Promote the General Welfare explore the many ways government programs have improved the quality of life in America.

Errol Morris

September 7 . 2012

Academy Award-winning filmmaker and former private detective Errol Morris examines the nature of evidence and proof in the infamous Jeffrey MacDonald murder case in A Wilderness of Error.

Robert Provine

September 6 . 2012

Robert Provine boldly goes where other scientists seldom tread—in search of hiccups, coughs, yawns, sneezes, and other lowly, undignified human behaviors in Curious Behavior.

Chuck Thompson

September 5 . 2012

By crunching numbers, interviewing experts, and roaming the not-so-former Confederacy, Chuck Thompson—an openly disgruntled liberal from the Northwest—makes a compelling case for southern secession in Better Off Without ‘Em.

Brandon Garrett

September 4 . 2012

DNA exonerations have shattered confidence in the criminal justice system by exposing how often we have convicted the innocent and let the guilty walk free.  Brandon Garrett examines what went wrong in the cases of the first 250 wrongfully convicted people to be freed in Convicting the Innocent.

Jane Barnes

August 24 . 2012

Falling In Love With Joseph Smith is an intimate portrait of the man behind one of America’s fastest growing religions. Jane Barnes, offers a surprising and provocative window into the Mormon experience.

James Jones

August 23 . 2012

What causes a person to kill innocent strangers in the name of religion? Clinical psychologist and expert on comparative religion, James W. Jones addresses  this increasingly urgent question in Blood That Cries Out From The Earth.