Reviews





The following posts consist of reviews of and engagement with various titles relevant to the focus of Remnant Culture.

2012


• Sweeping Our Way to Prosperity
Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington

• Books I Read in 2011
Favorite Books of the Year

• Beyond the Noble Savage, Beyond Economic Man
Love & Economics: It Takes a Family to Raise a Village by Jennifer Roback Morse


2011


• Working and Keeping the Garden
Earthen Vessels: Why Our Bodies Matter to Our Faith by Matthew Lee Anderson

• You Can’t Plan a Market: Transforming Culture from the Bottom-Up
The White Man's Burden by William Easterly

• Divine Generosity: Making Good Intentions Good
For God So Loved, He Gave: Entering the Movement of Divine Generosity by Kelly Kapic & Justin Borger

• A Christian Response to Price Manipulation
Fair Trade: Its Prospects as a Poverty Solution by Victor Claar

• Intellectualism and Evangelicalism
Think: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God by John Piper

• The Age of Moderation
The Servile Mind: How Democracy Erodes the Moral Life by Kenneth Minogue

• Economic Ideology and the Church
Ecumenical Babel: Confusing Economic Ideology and the Church's Social Witness by Jordan J. Ballor

• In Defense of the American Dream
Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream by David Platt


2010


• Five Books on Economics that Every Christian Should Read
Thomas Sowell, Ayn Rand, Arthur Brooks, Arnold Kling, Nick Schulz and Milton Friedman

• Defining the Future of the Religious Right
City of Man: Religion and Politics in a New Era by Michael Gerson and Peter Wehner

• The Quest for Authentic Christian Cool
Hipster Christianity: When Church and Cool Collide by Brett McCracken

• The Bible and the Black Experience in America
Liberating Black Theology by Anthony Bradley

• Christ's Kingdom Now, Apocalypse Later
Heaven Misplaced: Christ's Kingdom on Earth by Douglas Wilson

• Mourning the Loss of Community Impetus
Home Away from Home: The Forgotten History of Orphanages, edited by Richard B. McKenzie

• Moral Hazard and the Financial Crisis
Meltdown by Thomas E. Woods

• The (Secular) Evidence
Life After Death by Dinesh D'Souza

• Economic Religion vs. Environmental Religion
The New Holy Wars by Robert H. Nelson

• A Post-Marriage, Post-Fatherhood Review
Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul by John Eldredge

• Music for Hard Times
We Walk This Road by Robert Randolph and the Family Band

• The New Culture War: Free Enterprise vs. Big Government
The Battle by Arthur C. Brooks

• Human Ingenuity and the Triumph over Scarcity
From Poverty to Prosperity: Intangible Assets, Hidden Liabilities, and the Lasting Triumph over Scarcity by Arnold Kling and Nick Sculz

• Human Exceptionalism vs. Animal Rights
A Rat Is a Pig Is a Dog Is a Boy by Wesley J. Smith

• Trusting God Through the Storm
Plan B by Pete Wilson

• Lover of Money or Enterprise?
Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller by Ron Chernow

• Which Soviet Commissar Would've Thought This Would Be Profitable?
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