THE JOURNAL OF LAW

AND RELIGION

Volume XVI                                             2001                                                 Number 2

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Edward McGlynn

Gaffney, Jr................... Guest Editor’s Introduction: The Making of

................................... Many Books................................................ xxix

                                   

Survey

 

Thomas C. Berg........... Religious Liberty in America at the End

................................... of the Century.............................................. 187

 

Review Essays and Reviews

 

Editor’s Note:............... A Bibliography of books not reviewed in this issue of the Journal follows many of the sections.

 

American Constitutional Law

 

Michael Ariens............. Church-State Constitutional Issues: Making

................................... Sense of the Establishment Clause,

................................... by Donald L. Drakeman;

................................... That Godless Court?: Supreme Court

................................... Decisions on Church-State Relationships,

................................... by Ronald B. Flowers..................................... 249

 

Mary Jane Haemig....... The December Wars: Religious Symbols and

................................... Ceremonies in the Public Square,

................................... by Albert J. Menendez................................... 257

 

 

 

Christopher L.

Eisgruber..................... Foreordained Failure: The Quest for a Constitutional Principle of Religious

................................... Freedom, by Stephen D. Smith ...................... 259

 

David E. Steinberg....... God Versus Caesar: Belief, Worship, and

................................... Proselytizing Under the First Amendment,

................................... by Martin S. Sheffer....................................... 265

 

Michael J. DeBoer....... Law’s Promise, Law’s Expression: Visions of Power in the Politics of Race, Gender, and Religion, by Kenneth L. Karst 269

 

David L. Gregory......... Religious Liberty in a Pluralistic Society,

................................... by Michael S. Ariens & Robert A. Destro;

................................... The State and Religion in a Nutshell,

................................... by Thomas C. Berg........................................ 279

 

Edward McGlynn

Gaffney, Jr................... Religion and the American Constitutional Experiment: Essential Rights and Liberties,

................................... by John Witte, Jr............................................ 285

 

Edward McGlynn

Gaffney, Jr................... Religious Organizations and the Law,

................................... by William W. Bassett.................................... 299

 

Thomas J. Curry.......... Securing Religious Liberty: Principles for

................................... Judicial Interpretation of the Religion Clauses,

................................... by Jesse H. Choper........................................ 309

 

Leigh Hunt Greenhaw.. A Standard for Repair: The Establishment

................................... Clause, Equality and Natural Rights,

................................... by T. Jeremy Gunn......................................... 315

 

Biomedical Ethics Bibliography

 

Buddhism Bibliography

 

Canon Law

 

Troy L. Harris-Abbott.. Canon Law in the Anglican Communion:

................................... A Worldwide Perspective, by Norman Doe.... 331

 

Augur Pearce.............. The Canon Law of the Roman Catholic and

................................... the Church of England: A Handbook,

................................... by Rhidian Jones............................................ 341

 

Norman Doe................ Ecclesiastical Law, by Mark Hill.................... 345

 

Robert E. Rodes, Jr...... The Legal Framework of the Church of England:

................................... A Critical Study in a Comparative Context,

................................... by Norman Doe............................................. 349

 

Thomas Edward Frank. The Ministry of Law in the Church Today,

................................... by Kevin E. McKenna.................................... 353

 

Charles J. Reid, Jr. ...... Prefaces to Canon Law Books in Latin

................................... Christianity: Selected Translations, 500-1245,

................................... edited & translated by Robert Somerville &

................................... Bruce C. Brasington....................................... 357

 

Eric Josef Carlson........ Roman Canon Law in Reformation England,

................................... by R.H. Helmholz.......................................... 361

 

John Witte, Jr............... The Spirit of Classical Canon Law,

................................... by R.H. Helmholz.......................................... 367

 

Civil and Human Rights

 

Charles J. Reid, Jr........ Rights Talk: The Impoverishment of Political Discourse, by Mary Ann Glendon 377

 

Marie A. Failinger ....... Sexual Orientation and Human Rights in

................................... American Religious Discourse,

................................... edited by Saul M. Olyan &

................................... Martha C. Nussbaum..................................... 383

 

Comparative Law/Religion Bibliography

 

Criminal Justice

 

Edward McGlynn

Gaffney, Jr................... Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account

................................... of the Death Penalty in the United States,

................................... by Helen Prejean;

................................... Dead Wrong: A Death Row Lawyer Speaks Out Against Capital Punishment, by Michael Mello;

................................... The Death Penalty in America: Current Controversies, edited by Hugo Adam Bedau;

................................... The Death Penalty: An Historical and

................................... Theological Survey, by James J. Megivern;

................................... Finding Freedom: Writings from Death Row,

................................... by Jarvis Jay Masters;

................................... Texas Death Row, by Suzanne Donovan; photographs by Ken Light 393

 

Samuel W. Calhoun...... The Politics of Virtue: Is Abortion Debatable?

................................... by Elizabeth Mensch & Alan Freeman............ 405

 

Education

 

John E. Coons.............. The Ambiguous Embrace: Government and Faith-Based Schools and Social Agencies,

................................... by Charles L. Glenn....................................... 417

 

David K. DeWolf......... The Catholic University as Promise and Project: Reflections in a Jesuit Idiom,

................................... by Michael J. Buckley.................................... 423

 

Perry Glanzer............... Choice of Schools in Six Nations; and

................................... Educational Freedom in Eastern Europe,

................................... by Charles L. Glenn....................................... 429

 

Robert John Araujo...... The Dying of the Light: The Disengagement of Colleges and Universities from Their Christian Churches, by James Tunstead Burtchaell..................................................................... 437

 

Mark R. Schwehn........ The Liberal Education of Charles Eliot

................................... Norton, by James C. Turner.......................... 441

 

Albert J. Meyer............ Models for Christian Higher Education: Strategies for Survival and Success in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Richard T. Hughes &

................................... William B. Adrian.......................................... 445

 

Scott C. Idleman.......... Religious Schools v. Children’s Rights,

................................... by James G. Dwyer....................................... 451

 

James L. Heft.............. The Secularization of the Academy,

................................... edited by George M. Marsden &

................................... Bradley J. Longfield;

................................... The Soul of the American University:

................................... From Protestant Establishment to

................................... Established Nonbelief; and

................................... The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship,

................................... by George M. Marsden.................................. 461

 

Mary McConnell.......... The Ultimate Guide to Home Schooling,

................................... by Debra Ball;

................................... And the Skylark Sings with Me: Adventures in Homeschooling and Community-Based

................................... Education, by David H. Albert;

................................... The Homeschool Journey,

................................... by Susan & Michael Card;

................................... The Homeschooling Book of Answers:

................................... The 88 Most Important Questions Answered by Homeschooling’s Most Respected Voices,

................................... edited by Linda Dobson;

................................... The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to

................................... Classical Education at Home,

................................... by Jessie Wise & Susan Wise Bauer............... 471

 

Employment Bibliography

 

Family Law

 

Charles Eric

Mount, Jr. ................... Covenant and Commitments: Faith, Family and Economic Life, by Max L. Stackhouse;

................................... Faith Traditions and the Family,

................................... edited by Phyllis D. Airhart & Margaret

................................... Lambets Bendroth;

................................... Families in Ancient Israel,

................................... by Leo G. Perdue, Joseph Blenkinsopp, John J. Collins, & Carol Meyers;

................................... Families in the New Testament World:

................................... Households and House Churches,

................................... by Carolyn Osiek & David L. Balch;

................................... Family, Freedom, and Faith: Building

................................... Community Today,

................................... by Paula M. Cooey;

................................... For the Love of Children: Genetic

................................... Technology and the Future of the Family,

................................... by Ted Peters;

................................... From Culture Wars to Common Ground:

................................... Religion and the American Family Debate,

................................... by Don S. Browning, Bonnie J. Miller-

................................... McLemore, Pamela D. Couture, K. Brynolf

................................... Lyon, & Robert M. Franklin;

................................... From Sacrament to Contract: Marriage,

................................... Religion, and Law in the Western Tradition,

................................... by John Witte, Jr.;

................................... Religion, Feminism, and the Family, edited by Anne Carr & Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen 483

 

Stephen Post................ From Culture Wars to Common Ground:

................................... Religion and the American Family Debate,

................................... by Don S. Browning, Bonnie J. Miller-

................................... McLemore, Pamela D. Couture, K. Brynolf

................................... Lyon, & Robert M. Franklin;

................................... From Sacrament to Contract: Marriage,

................................... Religion, and Law in the Western Tradition,

................................... by John Witte, Jr.; ......................................... 499

 

Norman Jones.............. Marriage and the English Reformation,

................................... by Eric Josef Carlson..................................... 509

 

Historical Studies: Church History

 

José Roberto Juárez, Jr. Church and State in Bourbon Mexico:

................................... The Diocese of Michoacán, 1749-1810,

................................... by David A. Brading...................................... 515

 

Jack L. Sammons......... Theology of Law and Authority in the

................................... English Reformation,

................................... by Joan Lockwood O’Donovan....................... 519

 

 

 

Historical Studies: Legal History

 

Paul Finkelman............. Forging New Freedoms: Nativism, Education,

................................... and the Constitution, 1917-1927,

................................... by William G. Ross......................................... 531

 

Krista Kesselring.......... God and the Moneylenders: Usury and Law

................................... in Early Modern England,

................................... by Norman L. Jones....................................... 537

 

Rick Fairbanks............. Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence:

................................... Origins, Philosophy, and Theology,

................................... by Allen Jayne............................................... 541

 

Chuck E. Smith............ Judging Jehovah’s Witnesses: Religious

................................... Persecution and the Dawn of the Rights

................................... Revolution, by Shawn Francis Peters.............. 547

 

Josef L. Altholz............ Law and Modernization in the Church of

................................... England: Charles II to the Welfare State,

................................... by Robert E. Rodes, Jr................................... 553

 

Martin Marty............... The Lustre of Our Country: The American

................................... Experience of Religious Freedom,

................................... by John T. Noonan, Jr.................................... 555

 

Laura S. Underkuffler.. Religion and the Continental Congress,

................................... 1774-1789: Contributions to Original Intent,

................................... by Derek H. Davis......................................... 559

 

John Witte, Jr............... Religion and Politics in the Early Republic:

................................... Jasper Adams and the Church-State Debate,

................................... by Daniel L. Dreisbach................................... 565

 

Kurt Lash.................... Separating Church and State: Roger Williams

................................... and Religious Liberty,

................................... by Timothy L. Hall......................................... 569

 

International Law

 

Johan D. van der Vyver Handbook on Religious Liberty Around

................................... The World, edited by Pedro C. Moreno........... 577

Roger P. Alford........... The Influence of Religion on the Development

................................... of International Law, edited by Mark W. Janis;

................................... Religion and International Law,

................................... edited by Mark W. Janis & Carolyn Evans...... 595

 

R. Scott Appleby ......... Religion, Beliefs, and International Human

................................... Rights, by Natan Lerner................................. 605

 

Steven D. Jamar.......... Religion and International Law,

................................... edited by Mark W. Janis & Carolyn Evans...... 609

 

Joseph E. Capizzi......... Religious Freedom and Evangelization in

................................... Latin America: The Challenge of Religious Pluralism, edited by Paul E. Sigmund 613

 

Jonathan Chaplin.......... Religious Human Rights in Global Perspective. Vol. I: Religious Perspectives, edited by John Witte, Jr. & Johan D. van der Vyver;

................................... Religious Human Rights in Global Perspective. Vol. I: Legal Perspectives, edited by Johan D.

................................... van der Vyver & John Witte, Jr...................... 617

...................................

W. Cole Durham, Jr.

and J. Troy Beatty........ Religious Liberty and International Law

................................... in Europe, by Malcolm D. Evans................... 623

 

W. Cole Durham, Jr. ... Sharing the Book: Religious Perspectives on

................................... the Rights and Wrongs of Proselytism, edited

................................... by John Witte, Jr. & Richard C. Martin........... 635

 

Islamic Law

 

Anver M. Emon........... The Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence.

................................... Vol. I: The Command of the Shari’ah and

................................... Juridical Norm, by Ahmad Hasan.................. 645

 

Anver M. Emon........... Rethinking Tradition in Modern Islamic Thought, by Daniel W. Brown 647

 

Jurisprudence

 

Fulvio Di Blasi.............. Aquinas: Moral, Political, and Legal Theory,

................................... by John Finnis................................................ 653

 

Stephen P. Garvey....... By Nature Equal: The Anatomy of a Western

................................... Insight,

................................... by John E. Coons & Patrick M. Brennan......... 661

Patrick McKinley

Brennan....................... Christian Perspectives on Legal Thought,

................................... edited by Michael W. McConnell, Angela

................................... C. Carmella & Robert F. Cochran, Jr.............. 667

 

Joseph E. Capizzi......... Narrative and the Natural Law: An

................................... Interpretation of Thomistic Ethics,

................................... by Pamela M. Hall......................................... 675

 

Stephen J. Pope........... Natural and Divine Law: Reclaiming the

................................... Tradition for Christian Ethics,

................................... by Jean Porter............................................... 679

 

Edward McGlynn

Gaffney, Jr................... Pilgrim Law, by Robert E. Rodes, Jr. ............. 689

 

Paul J. Lokken............. A Preserving Grace: Protestants,

................................... Catholics and Natural Law, edited

................................... by Michael Cromartie..................................... 701

 

Law and Religion (General)

 

Paula M. Cooey........... Called by Stories: Biblical Sagas and their Challenge for Law, by Milner S. Ball 707

 

David S. Caudill........... Faith and Order: The Reconciliation of Law

................................... and Religion, by Harold J. Berman................ 713

 

Andrew Phang............. The Influence of Religion on Law,

................................... by the Rt. Hon. Lord Denning......................... 719

 

Milner S. Ball............... Listening for God: Religion and Moral Discernment, by Howard Lesnick 725

 

Charles J. Reid, Jr........ Religion and American Law: An

................................... Encyclopedia, edited by Paul Finkelman......... 729

 

Emily Albrink Fowler

Hartigan...................... The Word and the Law, by Milner S. Ball....... 733

 

Native American Religion

 

Robert J. Miller............ Native American Cultural and Religious

................................... Freedoms, edited by John R. Wunder.............. 739

 

Bryan H. Wildenthal..... Religion, Law, and the Land: Native Americans

................................... and the Judicial Interpretation of Sacred Land Contributions in Legal Studies,

................................... by Brian Edward Brown................................. 743

 

The Professions

 

Robert F. Cochran, Jr... American Lawyers and Their Communities:

................................... Ethics in the Legal Profession,

................................... by Thomas L. Shaffer & Mary M. Shaffer ..... 751

 

Marguerite L. Spencer.. Can a Good Christian be a Good Lawyer:

................................... Homilies, Witnesses, and Reflections,

................................... edited by Thomas E. Baker &

................................... Timothy W. Floyd.......................................... 759

 

Frank S. Alexander...... A Keeper of the Word: Selected Writings of

................................... William Stringfellow,

................................... edited by Bill Wylie Kellermann;

................................... Radical Christian and Exemplary Lawyer,

................................... edited by Andrew W. McThenia, Jr. &

................................... William Stringfellow;

................................... Prophet of Justice, Prophet of Life:

................................... Essays on William Stringfellow,

................................... edited by Robert Boak Slocum........................ 767

 

Religion and Public Life

 

Michael J. DeBoer....... The American Hour: A Time of Reckoning and the Once and Future Role of Faith,

................................... by Os Guinness.............................................. 783

 

R. George Wright......... A Catholic Modernity?: Charles Taylor’s

................................... Marianist Award Lecture,

................................... edited and introduction by James L. Heft......... 789

 

Charles J. Reid, Jr........ Catholicism, Liberalism and Communitarianism: The Catholic Intellectual Tradition and the

................................... Moral Foundations of Democracy,

................................... edited by Kenneth L. Grasso, Gerard V.

................................... Bradley & Robert P. Hunt ............................. 793

 

Timothy P. Jackson...... Christian Justice and Public Policy,

................................... by Duncan B. Forrester.................................. 797

 

Patrick McKinley

Brennan ...................... A Conscience as Large as the World: Yves R. Simon Versus the Catholic Neoconservatives,

................................... by Thomas R. Rourke.................................... 801

 

Michael J. DeBoer....... Covenant and Polity in Biblical Israel: Biblical Foundations & Jewish Expressions;

................................... Covenant and Commonwealth: From Christian Separation Through the Protestant Reformation;

................................... Covenant & Constitutionalism: The Great

................................... Frontier and the Matrix of Federal Democracy; and

................................... Covenant & Civil Society: The Constitutional Matrix of Modern Democracy,

................................... by Daniel J. Elazar......................................... 805

 

David E. Guinn............. The Culture of Disbelief: How American Law

................................... and Politics Trivialize Religion;

................................... The Dissent of the Governed: A Meditation on

................................... Law, Religion and Loyalty and;

................................... God’s Name in Vain: The Wrongs and Rights

................................... of Religion in Politics,

................................... by Stephen L. Carter...................................... 813

 

Mark C. Modak-Truran Democracy on Purpose: Justice and the

................................... Reality of God,

................................... by Franklin I. Gamwell................................... 823

 

Douglas Sturm ............ Let Justice Roll: Prophetic Challenges in

................................... Religion, Politics, and Society,

................................... edited by Neal Riemer.................................... 829

Kevin P. Lee............... Making Men Moral: Civil Liberties and

................................... Public Morality, by Robert P. George............ 835

Timothy A. Beach-

Verhey........................ The Necessity of Politics: Reclaiming

................................... American Public Life, by Christopher

................................... Beem & Jean Bethke Elshtain........................ 837

 

Donald L. Beschle........ The Ambivalence of the Sacred,

................................... by R. Scott Appleby....................................... 843

 

Russell Pannier............ The Pluralist Game: Pluralism, Liberalism,

...................................  and the Moral Conscience,

................................... by Francis Canavan........................................ 849

 

Michael J. DeBoer....... Political Order and the Plural Structure of

................................... Society, edited by James W. Skillen &

................................... Rockne M. McCarthy.................................... 855

 

Robert Tuttle................ The Promise of Lutheran Ethics, edited by

................................... Karen L. Bloomquist & John R. Stumme......... 861

 

John A. Coleman.......... Religion in Politics: Constitutional &

................................... Moral Perspectives, by Michael J. Perry........ 867

 

David M. Smolin.......... Religion, Federalism, and the Struggle for

................................... Public Life: Cases from Germany, India and America, by William Johnson Everett 871

 

David R. Dow.............. Religion in Public Life: A Dilemma for

................................... Democracy, by Ronald F. Thiemann............... 877

 

Marie A. Failinger ....... Religion, Public Life, and the American Polity,

................................... edited by Luis E. Lugo.................................... 897

 

Theodore Y. Blumoff... Religious Commitment and Secular Reason,

................................... by Robert Audi.............................................. 901

 

Michael J. DeBoer....... What Do Religion, Politics and Science Contribute to the Good Society? Essays in Calvinist Social Theory, by Herbert W. Richardson..................................................................... 913

 

 

Science and Religion

 

Francis J. Beckwith...... Darwin’s Black Box, by Michael Behe;

................................... The Design Inference: Eliminating Chance

................................... through Small Probabilities, by

................................... William A. Dembski....................................... 921

 

Michael J. Woodruff..... The Quantum World;

................................... One World: The Interaction of Law and Theology;

................................... Science and Creation: The Search for Understanding;

................................... Science and Providence: God’s Interaction

................................... with the World;

................................... Reason and Reality: The Relationship between Science and Theology;

................................... Faith of a Physicist: Reflections of a

................................... Bottom-Up Thinker;

................................... Serious Talk: Science and Religion in Dialogue;

................................... Quarks, Chaos & Christianity: Questions to Science and Religion;

................................... Beyond Science: The Wider Human Context; Scientists as Theologians; Science and Theology: An Introduction; and

................................... Belief in God in an Age of Science,

................................... by John C. Polkinghorne................................. 931

 

Richard F. Duncan....... Reason in the Balance: The Case Against

................................... Naturalism in Science, Law and Education,

................................... by Philip E. Johnson ...................................... 945

 

Edward McGlynn

Gaffney, Jr................... Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial

................................... and America’s Continuing Debate over

................................... Science and Religion, by Edward J. Larson... 951

 

Sociology of Religion

 

Amelia J. Uelmen......... Equal Treatment of Religion in a Pluralistic

................................... Society, edited by Stephen V. Monsma &

................................... J. Christopher Soper....................................... 961

 

Taxation Bibliography

War and Peace

 

D. Stephen Long.......... Against the Nations: War and Survival

................................... in a Liberal Society, by Stanley Hauerwas..... 971

 

John Carlson................ The Ambivalence of the Sacred: Religion,

................................... Violence, and Reconciliation,

................................... by R. Scott Appleby ...................................... 975

 

Thomas L. Shaffer....... For the Nations: Essays Evangelical and

................................... Public, by John Howard Yoder;

................................... The Wisdom of the Cross, edited by Stanley Hauerwas, Chris K. Huebner, Harry J.

................................... Huebner, & Mark Thiessen Nation.................. 981

 

G. Scott Davis.............. The Holy War Idea in Western and Islamic Traditions, by James Turner Johnson;

................................... Islam and War: A Study in Comparative Ethics,

................................... by John Kelsay;

................................... Just War and Jihad: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives on War and Peace in Western and Islamic Traditions, edited by John Kelsay &

................................... James Turner Johnson;

................................... Cross, Crescent, and Sword: The Justification

................................... and Limitation of War in Western and Islamic Tradition; edited by James Turner Johnson

................................... & John Kelsay............................................... 999

 

Douglas Sturm............. Just Peacemaking: Transforming Initiatives

................................... for Justice and Peace,

................................... by Glenn H. Stassen..................................... 1007

 

Richard B. Miller.......... Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument

................................... with Historical Illustrations,

................................... by Michael Walzer....................................... 1013

 

Martin L. Cook............ Morality and Contemporary Warfare,

................................... by James Turner Johnson.............................. 1019

 

Lisa Sowle Cahill.......... When War Is Unjust: Being Honest In Just-

................................... War Thinking, by John Howard Yoder......... 1025

 

Stanley M. Hauerwas

and J. Alexander Sider.. When War Is Unjust: Being Honest In

................................... Just-War Thinking,

................................... by John Howard Yoder................................. 1031