From Relevant, is there a church mutiny afoot? Here are excerpts from Saints For Dummies by John Trigilio and Kenneth Brighenti. From Discerning Reader, a review of Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection of Jesus by D.A. Carson; and a review of A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That Are Transforming the Faith by Brian McLaren (and more). The perverse core of Christianity: Carl Packman argues that Zizek’s theological atheism beats the crudities of “Ditchkins”. Orthodox paradox: An interview with John Milbank, co-author (with Slavoj Zizek) of The Monstrosity of Christ (and more). An interview with Jonathan Merritt, author of Green Like God: Unlocking the Divine Plan for our Planet. A review of Surprised by Suffering: The Role of Pain and Death in the Christian Life by R.C. Sproul. From Geez, a debate on the new monasticism, also known as ordinary life in the neighbourhood. A review of Mother of God: A History of the Virgin Mary by Miri Rubin. A review of Discovering Mary by David Mills. If Mass is boring: An interview with Javier Echevarria Rodriguez, prelate of Opus Dei. A review of Paul Among the People by Sarah Ruden and The Hidden Power of the Gospels by Alexander J. Shaia. From, a look at the top ten signs you're a fundamentalist Christian. From Inside Catholic, Rev. Dwight Longenecker writes in praise of patriarchy. The Jesus We'll Never Know: Why scholarly attempts to discover the "real" Jesus have failed — and why that's a good thing. A review of Jesus: A Biography From a Believer by Paul Johnson. Christianity and advertising: Donald Miller looks at what the world of advertising might say about our faith. A review of In Harm’s Way: A History of Christian Peacemaker Teams by Kathleen Kern.