A new issue of Sojourners is out. Adela Yarbro Collins and Marius Nel review Apocalypticism in the Bible and Its World: A Comprehensive Introduction by Frederick J. Murphy. A new prophet rises from the ashes of Waco: Alex Hannaford on the Branch Davidians today, 20 years after the deadly standoff. Robert A. Segal reviews The First Thousand Years: A Global History of Christianity by Robert Louis Wilken. Do I need to give away all my possessions to get to heaven? Mary Ann Donovan reviews The Myth of Persecution: How Early Christians Invented a Story of Martyrdom by Candida Moss (and more). Is Scripture-quoting a sign that you're nuts? Jerry Newcombe investigates. Not Hitler's Pope, but no saint either: Paul Johnson reviews Soldier of Christ: The Life of Pope Pius XII by Robert A. Ventresca. Derek Beres on the conservative Christian attack on yoga. What do we know about Mary’s actual labor and delivery of Jesus?

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