From TAP, a review of Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents by Ian Buruma. A review of God Interrupted: Heresy and the European Imagination between the World Wars by Benjamin Lazier. A review of The End of Secularism by Hunter Baker. The Catholic Church not only allowed priests to destroy hundreds of young lives, it blamed the victims and covered up the crimes for decades. A wolf in sheep’s clothing: George Morelli on the work of Satan disguised as the work of God. A review of Satan: A Biography by PG Maxwell-Stuart. From Expositions, a review essay on the Reformation. From New Statesman, a special issue on Islam. Contrary to the European experience, secularization in the Islamic world preceded a religious reformation — with profound negative consequences. Firmness of Faith: David Mekelburg on the challenges presented by the subtle proselytizing of Hinduism. The God and government problem: The very essence of modernism is that there is no connection between our politics and our assumptions about God and final things. The rise of Islamic extremism is putting increasing pressure on Christians in Muslim countries, who are the victims of murder, violence and discrimination. A review of Kingdom Without Borders: The Untold Story of Global Christianity by Miriam Adeney. From TAC, William Lind on Benedict’s Counter-Reformation. From ancient castration motifs and anti-marriage campaigns to the new Prayer Book for Spouses, godly rulers just can’t stay out of people’s bedrooms. A review of After the Prophet: The Epic Story of the Sunni-Shia Split in Islam by Lesley Hazleton. A review of A History of the Popes: From Peter to the Present by John W. O’Malley, S.J.

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