Settling Down: World War II Veterans’ Challenge to the Postwar Consensus
By Robert Saxe, Assistant Professor of History. New York: Palgrave Macmillan; 240 pp. $74.95
Saxe examines the lost voices of returning World War II veterans in the immediate postwar years and shows how the developing Cold War silenced or altered dissenting opinions that many vets expressed upon return. By showing the process of silencing veterans’ voices, this study offers new insights into the growth of Cold War unity, and retrieves lost perspectives that both challenged and supported consensus.
The Philosophical Principles of Integral Knowledge
By Vladmir Solovyov, translated by Valeria Nollan, Associate Professor of Russian. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans; 192 pp. $35.00
Nollan presents a scholarly translation of the religio-philosophical treatise of Vladmir Solovyov’s work. Solovyov is a noted Russian religious philosopher and a talented symbolist poet.
The Uncensored Bible: The Bawdy and Naughty Bits of the Good Book
Co-authored by John Kaltner, The Virginia Ballou McGehee Professor of Muslim-Christian Relations, Steven McKenzie, The Albert Bruce Curry Professor of Religious Studies, and journalist Joel Kilpatrick. New York: HarperCollins; 224 pp. $19.95
Authors Kaltner, McKenzie and Kilpatrick bring some of the most outrageous speculations about the Scriptures to light—all based on legitimate scholarship—revealing a stranger, bawdier side of the Good Book. The Uncensored Bible is a shocking, hilarious and thought-provoking collection of the most recent, compelling, and racy interpretations of the Bible from the newest voices of Bible scholarship.