From First Things, Joseph Bottum on Death & Politics; Michael Novak on Remembering the Secular Age; Wolfhart Pannenberg on the God of the Philosophers; a review of Jesus in the Talmud by Peter Schaumlfer; and a review of Hippies of the Religious Right by Preston Shires. Hippie Shakeup: Christians were part of the '60s, too. A match made on Earth: When Christians date outside the fold. A review of Tod Lindberg's The Political Teachings of Jesus. A review of Mark Lilla's The Stillborn God. From the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property, an article on the return of the radical atheists. Stop shoving religion down my throat: It is a peculiar reversal of social logic that the decline in the practice of religion should be met with such a rise in reference to it. Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens have elegantly articulated a sound, unanswerable argument against Christianity, the Argument from Mundanity.

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