Reviews of Books by Philip Jenkins

 

 

The Making of a Ruling Class (1983)

Reviewed by:

Linda Colley, in Times Literary Supplement July 22, 1983

B. A. Holderness, in British Book News August 1983

Anon, in Choice Nov. 1983

Janet Roebuck, in Journal of Interdisciplinary History 15(1984) 136-138.

J. V. Beckett, in Economic History Review (1984) 135-136

J. C. D. Clark, in Historical Journal 27(3)(1984) 773-788

Peter Borsay, in Social History 9(3)(1984) 371-373

G. E. Mingay, in Welsh History Review 1984

Anthony Fletcher, in Albion 16(2)(1984) 184-185

Jean-Pierre Poussou, in Annales: Histoire, Sciences Sociales, 39 (1984): 1074-1078

Peter D. G. Thomas, in Agricultural History Review

Glanmôr Williams, in Morgannwg 28(1984): 100-102

John Money, in American Historical Review, 89(3)1984: 765.

Margaret Jacob, in Theoretisches Geschiednis 12(3)(1985): 386-388

F. M. L. Thompson, in Journal of Economic History (June 1985): 485-486

Gary S. DeKrey, in  Journal of Modern History, 57(1)(1985): 114-118 (review essay).

 

Catholic Cambridge (1983, with M. Couve de Murville)

Reviewed by:

Stewart Foster, in Catholic Herald January 13, 1984

Rowanne Pasco, in Universe February 3, 1984

Anon, in Church Times February 17, 1984

Richard Incledon, in Times Literary Supplement April 20, 1984

Michael M. Winter, in Tablet 18 August 1984

 

B. Traven: Life and Work (1987, edited, with Ernst Schürer)

Reviewed by:

C.L.Dolmetsch, in Choice Oct. 1987: 119

Anon, in The Year’s Work in English Studies 68 (1987)

Jack Conroy, in Kansas City Star July 26, 1987.

Donald O. Chankin, in Modern Fiction Studies 34(2)(1988): 233-234

Bernd Fischer, in German Studies Review 11(2)(1988): 332-333

Anon, in Books of the South-West 367 (1989): 15

Wolfgang Paulsen, in Deutsche Bücher (1989)(1): 81-83

Heinz D. Osterle, in German Quarterly 63(2)(1990): 311-313

 

History of Modern Wales (1992)

Reviewed by:

David Howell, in Social History 18(2)(1993): 269-272

Chris Williams, in Planet 102(1993): 99-100

John Edwards, in Journal of Welsh Religious History (1993): 119-120

Neil Evans, in Welsh History Review, 17(1994): 115-19.

Glanmôr Williams, in English Historical Review, (April 1995): 498-99

           

Intimate Enemies (1992)

Reviewed by:

Michael J. Moore, in Choice, 30(4)(Dec. 1992): 677

Karen Glumm, in American Journal of Sociology, 99(3)(1993): 830-831

Elliott Leyton, in Newsletter of the International Research Association for the Study of Multiple Murder, 1(1)(1993)

Wendy S. Rogers, in Child Abuse and Neglect, 17(6) (1993): 856-858

Susan Ross, in Discourse and Society, (March 1994)

Christ Atmore, in Australia and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, (Feb. 1994)

Chris McCormick, in Canadian Journal of Criminology, 36(4)(1994): 494-496

J. Harkness, in Lore and Language, (UK) 13(1)(1995)

Anon, in Social Forces, 73(3)(1995): 1192 (noted)

 

Using Murder (1994)

Reviewed by:

Leo G. Barrile, in Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture (electronic journal) April 1994: 87-92

James David Ballard, in Symbolic Interaction, 18(2), Summer 1995: 221-23

Irwin Kantor, in Criminal Justice and Behavior, 22(4)(1995): 451-55

Kathleen A Tiemann, in The Great Plains Sociologist, 8(1995)

Rose Johnson Bigler, in The Criminologist, 21(3)(1996): 13-15

Neil Websdale, in Women & Criminal Justice, 8(3) (1997): 114-15

 

Pedophiles and Priests (1996)

Reviewed by:

Anon, in First Things December 1995: 61-62

Maria McFadden, in National Review, December 25, 1995: 58.      

Mark Silk, in New York Times Book Review January 28, 1996

Genevieve Stuttaford, in Publishers Weekly “Forecasts,” January 29, 1996: 94

Robert P. Lockwood, in Our Sunday Visitor February 18, 1996: 19

Erika Taylor, in Los Angeles Times March 3, 1996

Patricia Pearson, in Globe and Mail (Toronto) March 9, 1996.

George W. Hunt, in America, March 9, 1996: 2

Larry Whitham, in Washington Times, March 16, 1996: A12.         

James Murray, in The Australian, April 10, 1996

Frank O’Shea in The Canberra Times (Australia), April 13, 1996.

June Arney, in The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, VA), May 5, 1996: J2

Thomas C. Widner in Tidings (Los Angeles), May 10, 1996: 20

William A. Donohue, in Catalyst, May 1996: 8-11 (review essay reprinted in The Sooner Catholic (Oklahoma) May 19, 1996: 12-13)

Paul Clegg, in Sacramento Bee, May 14, 1996: E1.

Tom Roberts in National Catholic Reporter May 24, 1996

Andrew Greeley in American Journal of Sociology, 1996: 635-37.

David O. Friedrichs, in Choice, 34(1) September 1996: 218-219

Joe Woodard, in Alberta Report, September 9, 1996.

LeRoy G. Schultz, in IPT Journal 8(1)(1996), online at

http://www.ipt-forensics.com/journal/volume8/j8_1_br6.htm

Ellen Wilson Fielding, in Chronicles, June 1997: 36-37.

J. Michael Parker, in San Antonio Express-News, August 9, 1997: B9.

Jay R. Feierman, in Archives of Sexual Behavior 29(4)(2000): 401-5.

 

The Berlin Wall (co-editor, 1996).

Reviewed by:

Karl-Heinz Schoeps, in German Quarterly 73(2000): 231

 

A History of the United States (1997; second edition 2002)

Reviewed by:

Harry Frumerman, in Library Journal, April 1, 1997, p.106

Damian Arnold, in History Today, 47(4)(1997): 59.

Margaret Flanagan, in Booklist, May 1, 1997, p.1476

Bernard Mergen, in American Studies International, 35(3), 1997: 117.

Scott Bradfield, in Times Educational Supplement, October 24, 1997.

John Kentleton, in American Studies Today

            online at http://www.americansc.org.uk/jenkins.htm .

Tom Monaghan, in Scottish Association of Teachers of History, March 1998: 26.

A. W. Purdue, in Immigrants and Minorities, 17(2)(July 1998): 77-78.

R. A. Burchell, in History (London) 84 (1999): 668-669.

Joseph Coohill, on H-Survey (January, 2004), online at

http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=102821078008837

 

Hoods and Shirts (1997)

Reviewed by:

Tim Blangger, in Allentown Morning Call, March 13, 1997: D1

Bruce Clayton, in Philadelphia Inquirer, March 16, 1997: Q3

David L. Salvaterra, in H-NET REVIEW (electronic review list), July 1997 at

http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=19722872276059

E. M. Tobin, in Choice, July 1997: 1864 .

Paul Gottfried, in Chronicles, July 1997: 37-38

Peter Durantine, in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 23, 1997: A11.

Irwin M. Marcus, in Pennsylvania History, 64(1997): 573-74.

Kathleen M. Blee, in Journal of American History, 84(1997): 1114-15.

Susan Canedy, in Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography (1997): 409-10.

Charles J. Tull, in Catholic Historical Review, 84(1998): 588-589.

Kris Shepard, in Historical Journal, 41(3)(1998): 901-908 (part of review essay).

Shawn Lay, in American Historical Review, 104(1999): 211.

Abby Scher, in International Labor and Working-Class History 56(1999): 170-72.

 

Moral Panic (1998)

Reviewed by:

Gregor A. Preston, in Library Journal, September 1, 1998

Joan Parkin, in Socialist Worker, October 9, 1998: 9.

Scott McLemee, in Feed magazine, December 1998, online at

http://www.feedmag.com/templates/default.php3?a_id=192

Julie Waterson, in Socialist Review, January 1999: 22.

D. Harper, in Choice, February, 1999.

Margaret Talbot, “Against Innocence,” (review article), New Republic, March 15, 1999: 27-38.

Barbara Lerner, in Commentary, April 1999: 38-40

Simon Cole, “Uncovering Child Abuse” (review essay) in NB (Reader’s Catalog), online at http://readcat.nybooks.com/childabuse.html

Anthony Oberschall, in American Journal of Sociology, 105(1)(1999): 317-319.

Joanne Meyerowitz, in Journal of American History, 86(2)(1999):814-815.

Lena Hellblom Sjögren, in Norddisk Tidsskrift fur Kriminalvidenskab (Denmark), (1999): 228-231

Paula Fass, in American Historical Review, 104(1999): 1319-20.

Anon, in Fresh Petals (Japan), Winter 1999, online at

            http://konpeito5.bekkoame.ne.jp/ro/fresh/winterrev.html

Erich Goode, in Sociological Forum, 15(3)(2000): 543-552 (part of review essay)

Anon, in Alternative Press Review 5(2000): 74-75

J. M. Hawes, in Journal of the History of Sexuality, 9(3)(2000): 368-370

P. Reavey, in Psychoanalytic Studies, 3(1)(2001): 127-129

Valerie Jenness, in Social Forces 79(3)(2001): 1208

Patrick J. Ryan, in Journal of Social History 35.2 (2001) 511-513

Bruce Rind, in Archives of Sexual Behavior 31(6)(2002): 543-46

 

Synthetic Panics (1999)

Reviewed by:

John Strausbaugh, in New York Press, August 18-24, 1999: 10.

Bard R. Ferrall, in Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, 90(1)(1999): 391

P. J. Venturelli, in Choice, March 2000: 1334.

Henry H. Brownstein, in Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, 7(3) (2000) 122-124, online at http://www.albany.edu/scj/jcjpc/vol7is3/brownstein.html

Mike Jay, in Fortean Times, October 2000.

 

The Cold War At Home (1999)

Reviewed by:

Bob Hoover, in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 5, 1999

Athan Theoharis, in Choice January 2000: 996.

Kenneth C. Wolensky in H-POL, H-NET REVIEWS (electronic review list), Feb. 2000, at http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=20037950041393

Robert J. Goldstein, in Journal of American History 87(1)(2000): 291-292.

Charles H. McCormick, in Labor History, 41(2000):379.

Thomas Bersee, in Tijdschrift voor Geschiednis (2000): 467-470

John Earl Haynes, in American Historical Review 106(2001): 599-600.

Kent Blaser, in American Studies 42(1) (2001): 209-10.

Günter Bischof, in Zeitgeschichte, 30(1)(2003): 50-53

Jerry Harris, in Cy.Rev, online at http://www.net4dem.org/cyrev/archive/Misc.%20Articles/ColdWar/ColdWar1.htm

 

Mystics and Messiahs (2000)

Reviewed by:

Jana Riess, in Publishers Weekly Dec 13, 1999: 78.

Anon, in Kirkus Reviews, January 15, 2000.

John Moryl, in Library Journal, March 1, 2000: 96.

Gary Dorsey, in Baltimore Sun, March 12, 2000: 13F.

Ray Olson, in Booklist March 15, 2000.

Peter Skinner, in Foreword Magazine, March 2000, online at

http://forewordmagazine.com/reviews/2000/march/mar00rev001.asp

Jonathan Groner, in Washington Post Book World, April 16, 2000.

David Bloomberg, in The State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL), April 30, 2000.

D. J. Morel, in Seattle Times May 21, 2000.

Patrick Allitt, in Times Literary Supplement, May 26, 2000: 3-4.

Bernard Baskin, in Canadian Jewish News, June 29, 2000: online at http://www.cjnews.com/books/june29.htm

Paul Richardson, in Church Times September 8, 2000: 22

W. L. Pitts Jr, , in Choice, Oct. 2000, 38: 347-348.

Jeffrey Kaplan, in Utopian Studies, 11(2)(2000): 269-270.

Alan Cochrum, in Fort Worth Star-Telegram, January 19, 2001.

Michael Ashcraft, in The American Religious Experience, online at http://are.as.wvu.edu/ashcraft.htm

Mary Farrell Bednarowski, in Cross Currents 51(1) 2001: 121-23.

James S. Dalton, in Multicultural Review (2001), online at http://www.mcreview.com/revbok09.htm

John Orme Mills, in New Blackfriars 82(2001).

Thomas Robbins, in Nova Religio 5(1)(2001): 237-40

Daniel W. Howe, in Journal of Ecclesiastical History 52(4)(2001): 777-779

Michael J. McClymond, in Journal of the American Academy of Religion 70(2)(2002): 420-22

Evelyn A Kirkley, in Church History 71(2)(2002): 441-42

Robert S. Ellwood, in Nova Religio, 6(1)(2002): 188-92.

 

Hidden Gospels (2001)

Reviewed by:

Jana Riess in Publishers Weekly  March 26, 2001: 88

Frederica Mathewes-Green, in Los Angeles Times, April 14, 2001.

George Sim Johnston, in Wall Street Journal April 30, 2001: A16.

Richard N. Ostling, Associated Press, syndicated story, reprinted in over fifty newspapers across the US: see for instance Newark Star-Ledger May 27, 2001.

Larry Witham, in Washington Times, June 5, 2001.

Elesha Coffman, in Christian History online, at

http://www.christianitytoday.com/history/newsletter/2001/jul13.html

P. K. Moser, in Choice, September 2001: 136

Alan Cochrum, in Fort Worth Star-Telegram, September 1, 2001.

Harold O. J. Brown, in Chronicles, October 2001: 30-31

Jeremy Lott, in Christianity Today, April 22, 2002: 88-89

Daniel J. Harrington, in Theological Studies, 63:4 (2002): 881

Clive Marsh, in Journal of Theological Studies, 54(1)(2003): 221

Juan R. Velez, in Scripta Theologica (Spain) 36:3 (2004): 965-66.

 

Beyond Tolerance (2001)

Reviewed by:

Tom Bowden, in Tech Directions, online at http://www.techdirections.com/html/beyond.html

Anon in Publishers Weekly, August 6, 2001: 75-76

Ray Olson in Booklist, September 1, 2001.

Suzanne W. Wood, in Library Journal, October 15 2001.

John Schwartz, in Washington Monthly, November 2001: 57-58

Bradley Monton, in Liberty, January 2002: 50-51

Christian Perring, in Metapsychology Online, March 10, 2002, online at

http://mentalhelp.net/books/books.php?type=de&id=1017

Anon, in Netsurfer Digest, July 26, 2002, online at

http://imc.iit.edu/netlines/netsurf.htm

Holly Dolezalek, in Computeruser.com, November 2002, online at

http://www.computeruser.com/articles/2111,4,41_2,1,1101,02.html

Robert Bauserman, in Journal of Sex Research, May 2003. 40(2): 219- 

Patrick McCreery, in GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 10.4 (2004) 617-630. (A review essay that covered my books Moral Panic and Beyond Tolerance, in addition to other recent works on child abuse and protection).

 

The Next Christendom (2002)

Reviewed by:

Glenn Masuchika, in Library Journal, February 2002 (starred review)

Mark Noll, in Books and Culture, March-April 2002: 32-33

Tom D'Evelyn, in Providence Journal, March 31, 2002: M9

Ray Olson, in Booklist (starred review)

Anon, in Gadfly Online, March 25-2002, online at

http://www.gadflyonline.com/03-25-02/booksofnote.html

Massimo Introvigne, of CESNUR (Center for the Study of New Religions, Turin), online at  http://www.cesnur.org/2002/jenkins.htm

Jana Riess, in Publishers Weekly, April 29, 2002, p.63.

R. Scott Appleby, in New York Times Book Review, May 12, 2002: 16.

Sarah E. Hinlicky, in National Review, May 20, 2002: 54-55

Richard Kew, in Contact Online: Reviews and Commentary, May 2002, online at

http://home.wol.co.za/~20063822/may2002/reviewsandcommentary.htm

John F. Fink, in Indianapolis Star, May 25, 2002: A15

Russell Shaw, in Crisis magazine, June 1, 2002, online at

http://www.crisismagazine.com/book1.htm

Ben Lacy Rose, in Presbyterian Outlook, June 17, 2002: 8

David Martin, in First Things, June-July 2002: 61-64

Robert Neralich, in Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, July 13, 2002: 3H

Jeremy Lott, in Touchstone, July-August 2002: 63-64

Anon, in Church Libraries, Summer 2002: 24-25

James J. Uebbing, in Commonweal, September 13, 2002: 31-34

Wayne Holst, in Western Catholic Reporter (Canada), September 16, 2002, online at

http://www.wcr.ab.ca/columns/reviews/wayneholst/2002/wayneholst091602a.shtml

Larry Poston, in Evangelical Missions Quarterly, October 2002: 514

Richard Smoley, in Parabola, Winter 2002: 90-101 (review essay)

Gerald H. Anderson, in International Bulletin of Missionary Research, 27(2003) 1: 45

Harold O. J. Brown, in American Conservative, January 13, 2003: 40-41

Ralph D. Winter, in Mission Frontiers, Jan-Feb 2003: 14-15

Ian T. Douglas, in World & I, 18(2), February 1, 2003

J. Peter Nixon, in America, February 17, 2003: 24

Ross Douthat, in Policy Review, 117, Feb/March 2003: 89-90, online at

            http://www.policyreview.org/feb03/douthat.html

Nancy Ignatius, in Cathedral Age (Washington DC) Spring 2003: 25

Linda Whitlock, in Roanoke Times, April 6, 2003.

C. H. Lippy, in Choice, May 2003

Arthur Patrick, in Spectrum Magazine, May 6, 2003, online at

http://www.spectrummagazine.org/conversationcafe/reviews/030506patrick.html

Gracia Grindal, in Word and World, Summer 2003: 344-46

Kenneth Minogue, in The National Interest,  June 22, 2003

John M. Mulder, in Family Ministry 17(2)(Summer 2003): 62-63.

John Herzog, in Religious Studies Review, 29(4)(2003): 360.

Thomas C. Langham, in Sociology of Religion (65)(1)(2004): 95-97.

John McCloskey, in National Catholic Register, May, 2004, online at

http://www.catholicity.com/mccloskey/articles/christianitytomorrow.html

Virginia Garrard-Burnett, in Latin American Research Review 39(3)(October 2004):

256-69 (part of review essay)

John J. Han, in Intégrité - A Faith and Learning Journal, 3(2)(2004), online at

http://www.mobap.edu/academics/fl/journal/3.2/bookreviews.asp#2

John Pridmore, in The Tablet September 8, 2007: 20

John Greenhaigh, in Catholic Herald September 14, 2007: 13

Ted Lyon, in FARMS Review 19(2)(2007) at

http://farms.byu.edu/publications/review/?reviewed_author&vol=19&num=2&id=661

Christopher Black, in International Review of Mission 99(1)(2010): 165-67

 

The New Anti-Catholicism (2003)

Reviewed by:

Ray Olson, in Booklist April 1, 2003 (starred review)

Jana Riess, in Publishers Weekly, April 14, 2003: 66

John-Leonard Berg, in Library Journal April 15, 2003.

Michael Pakenham, in Baltimore Sun, May 11, 2003

David Myers, in Chicago Tribune, May 18, 2003

Kenneth Tanner, in Books and Culture, May/June 2003: 38

John Fraser, in Saturday Post May 31, 2003

Paul Baumann, in Washington Post, June 1, 2003

George W. Rutler, in National Review, June 2, 2003: 44-46

Justin Torres, in Weekly Standard, June 23, 2003.

Garry Wills, in Boston Globe, June 29, 2003

Anon, in First Things, June-July 2003: 44

Michael Burleigh, in Sunday Times (UK), July 27, 2003.

Russell Shaw, in Our Sunday Visitor, July 27, 2003: 3

Jim Fisher in National Catholic Reporter August 1, 2003

Jeremy Lott, in Wilson Quarterly, Summer 2003, 118

Joseph DeFeo, in American Conservative, August 11, 2003: 38-40.

Bob Collins, in American Spectator, August-Sept. 2003: 71-72

Dean Sarnecki, in Western Catholic Reporter (Canada), September 1, 2003, online at

http://www.wcr.ab.ca/columns/reviews/deansarnecki/2003/deansarnecki090103.shtml

Eugene McCarraher, in Commonweal, September 12, 2003.

Joann Wypijewski, in The Nation, Sept 22, 2003.

Sean M. Wright, in New Oxford Review, October 2003, 43-45.

John Chalberg, in Chronicles, October 2003: 29-30

Andrew Greeley, in America, October 20, 2003, 23-25

Robert Nowell, in Times Literary Supplement, November 21, 2003.

Robert Royal, in Claremont Review of Books, Spring 2004: 69-70

John C. Pinheiro, in H-Catholic, April, 2004, at

http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=263671084830843

 

Images of Terror (2003)

Reviewed by:

Jeremy Lott, in The American Conservative, July 14, 2003: 28-29

Lawrence D. Freedman, in Foreign Affairs 82(5) Sept-Oct 2003.

Stephen A. Simon, in Law And Politics Book Review, 13(11) November 2003, online at

            http://www.bsos.umd.edu/gvpt/lpbr/

G. B. Osborne, in Choice, December 2003.

Jeffrey Ian Ross, in Canadian Journal of Sociology Online, March-April 2004

Audrey Kurth Cronin, in Political Science Quarterly, 118(4) (2004):704-05.

Daniel McCarthy, in The Independent Review 9(2) Fall 2004, at

http://www.independent.org/publications/tir/article.asp?issueID=39&articleID=466

Michael Stohl, in Contemporary Sociology 34(3)(2005): 240-42

 

Dream Catchers (2004)

Reviewed by:

Jana Riess, in Publishers Weekly, July 12, 2004: 60 (starred review)

Anon, in Booklist, September, 2004 (starred review)

Anon, in Library Journal, September, 2004.

Scott Morris, in Wall Street Journal, September 29, 2004.

William M. Clements, in Western Folklore, Fall 2004  

Wayne A Holst, in Anglican Journal, October 2004.

Books and Culture, November 15, 2004, at

http://www.christianitytoday.com/books/features/bccorner/041115.html

Samuel G. Freedman, in New York Times Book Review, December 5, 2004.

Ray Waddle, in The Tennessean, January 8, 2005

Anon, in First Things February 2005: 55-57

Katie Flaherty, in Catholic New TimesMarch 20, 2005 

J. Boekhoven, in Numen 52 (2005): 498-500

Malie Montagutelli, in Cercles: Revue Pluridisciplinaire du Monde Anglophone (2005), at http://www.cercles.com/review/r27/jenkins5.htm

Robert Ellwood, in Nova Religio 10(2)(2006): 131-33

Kenneth H. Lokensgard, in American Indian Quarterly 31(1)(2007): 198-206

Joseph P. Szimhart, in Cultic Studies Review, 7(2) 2008: 182-187, http://www.icsahome.com/infoserv_bookreviews/bkrev_shamans_dreamcatchers.asp

 

Decade of Nightmares (2006)

Reviewed by:

Anon, in Publishers Weekly, November 7, 2005.     

Tim Cavanaugh, in Reason, January 24, 2006, online at

http://www.reason.com/links/links012406.shtml

Anon, in Library Journal, February 15, 2006 (starred review)

Ray Olson, in Booklist, March 1, 2006.

John Schmalzbauer, in Books and Culture, March-April 2006: 9

Troy Jollimore, in San Francisco Chronicle, March 12, 2006, online at

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/12/RVGN0HHDG41.DTL

Glenn C. Altschuler, in New York Observer, March 13, 2006, online at

http://www.observer.com/printpage.asp?iid=12467&ic=Books+3

Michiko Kakutani, in New York Times, March 21, 2006

Anon, in The Week, March 31, 2006: 24

Jacob Heilbrunn, in New York Times Book Review, April 23, 2006

Anne-Marie Cusac, in The Progressive, May 2006: 41-44

Dan Cryer, Boston Globe, June 7, 2006

James Vogel, in Chronicles, August 2006: 38-39

Anon, in First Things, August-September, 2006: 65

Kenneth J. Heineman, in Christian Century, October 17, 2006: 61-63

Charles L. Ponce de Leon, in Reviews in American History 34(4)(2006): 557-64

Sandra Scanlon, in  Journal of American Studies 43(3)(2009)

 

The New Faces of Christianity (2006)

Reviewed by:

Ray Olson, in Booklist, August 2006

Christopher Levenick, in Wall Street Journal, August 10, 2006

Anon, in Publishers Weekly (starred review), August 14, 2006

C.Brian Smith, in Library Journal, September 1, 2006

Anon, in The Atlantic, September 2006: 125

Wayne Holst, in America, October 9, 2006, at

http://www.americamagazine.org/BookReview.cfm?articleTypeID=31&textID=5010&i#

“Spengler” in Asia Times Online, December 12, 2006

Marvin Olasky, in The World, December 15, 2006

George Sumner, in International Bulletin of Missionary Research, 31(1) 2007: 51

Eugene Y Lowe Jr., in Anglican Theological Review 89(1)(2007): 181-87 (part of review essay)

Douglas Groothuis, in Denver Journal 10(2007), at

http://www.denverseminary.edu/dj/articles2007/0400/0402

Eric Schering, in Calvin Theological Journal April 2007: 183-85

Joel Carpenter, in Books and Culture May-June 2007: 22-25

Thomas Badger, in Contemporary Review Autumn 2007: 379-381

Werner Ustorf, in Catholic Historical Review 95 (2009): 321-22

Gerald W. King on H-Pentecostalism (2009) , at

http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=25237                    

 

God’s Continent (2007)

Reviewed by:

Lamin Sanneh, in International Bulletin of Missionary Research, April 2007

Anon, in Religion BookLine, May 2007,

http://www.publishersweekly.com/eNewsletter/CA6428522/2287.html#reviewStars

Booklist, May 1, 2007 (starred review).

Claire Berlinski, in New York Sun, May 2, 2007

Jeremy Lott, in American Spectator, May 17, 2007

Brent Kallmer, in Catholic News Service, May 28, 2007,

http://www.catholic.org/ae/books/review.php?id=24214

Gary Gillum, in Library Journal June 1, 2007

John Coughlan, in America, July 16, 2007, at http://www.americamagazine.org/content/article.cfm?article_id=10078

Phillip Longman, in Washington Monthly, July/August 2007

Francis Oakley, in Commonweal, Jul 13, 2007: 26-27

Agnieszka Tennant, in Christianity Today, August, 2007: 57

Angela Cheyne, in Tribune, September 7, 2007: 28

Michael S. Rose, in American Conservative September 10, 2007: 29-30

Quentin de la Bedoyere, in Catholic Herald September 21, 2007: 13

John Wilson, in Books and Culture, September-October 2007, at http://www.christianitytoday.com/bc/2007/005/3.10.html

Anonymous, in Islamic Horizons, September-October 2007: 72

Mark Noll, in Christian Century, October 16, 2007, at http://www.christiancentury.org/article.lasso?id=3746

J.Peter Pham (review essay covering several of my books), at Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, December 7, 2007, at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/week1114/review.html

Christian W Troll, The Tablet December 15, 2007: 22

John Arnold, in Church Times February 1, 2008

Philip H. Gordon, in Foreign Affairs, January/February 2008: 184

Arnold Ages in Chicago Jewish Star, Feb 29-Mar 13, 2008

Charles Foster, in Contemporary Review, Spring 2008: 111-112

Graeme Hunter, in Touchstone, May 2008: 31-32

Armand J Boehme, in Christian Scholar's Review 37(3)(2008): 399-401

Natalia Vias, in Europolis, Journal of Political Science and Theory 3(2008), at

http://www.ceeol.com/

Frederick Mathewson Denny, in Church History (2011): 720-23

 

The Lost History of Christianity (2008)

Jana Riess in Publishers Weekly July 14, 2008 (starred review).

Ray Olson in Booklist, October 1, 2008

Mark Noll, in Books and Culture, Nov-Dec 2008: 10

Jeffrey Gros, Catholic News Service, January 2009, at

http://www.catholicherald.com/detail.html?sub_id=9052

Wayne A Holst, in America, Jan 5- 12, 2009: 30-31.

David T. Koyzis, in Christian History.net, January 2009, at

http://www.christianitytoday.com/ch/booksandresources/reviews/forgottengoldenage.html

Paul Marshall, in Weekly Standard, April 13, 2009: 34-36

J.Peter Pham, in Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, May 1, 2009, at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/episodes/may-1-2009/christianitys-lost-history/2834/

M.R. Kreitzer, in www.GlobalMissiology.org, July 2009, at

ojs.globalmissiology.org/index.php/english/article/view/362/949

Jehu Hanciles, in International Bulletin of Missionary Research, 33(3) 2009: 158-59

Armand J. Boehme, in Touchstone, Nov-Dec 2009: 43-44

 

Jesus Wars (2010)

Anon, in Publishers Weekly, December 15, 2009

Ray Olson, in Booklist, (starred review) February 2010

Wayne A. Holst, in America, April 5, 2010: 28-30

Clive Foss, Internet Review of Books, May 2010, at

http://internetreviewofbooks.com/may10/jesus_wars.html

Roger E. Olson, in Christianity Today, June 2010: 51-53

Adrian Empey, Church of Ireland Gazette, August 6, 2010: 13

Kenneth Wilson, in Methodist Recorder, August 2010

Alan Kreider, in International Bulletin Of Missionary Research, 34(4)(2010): 238-39

Rebecca Harden Weaver, in Presbyterian Outlook, November 2010, at

http://www.pres-outlook.com/reviews/book-reviews/10648-jesus-wars-how-four-patriarchs-three-queens-and-two-emperors-decided-what-christians-would-believe-for-the-next-1500-years.html

Bruce Chilton, in American Conservative, January 2011: 47-49

Robert Bruce Mullin, in Books and Culture, Jan-Feb 2011: 16-17

 

Laying Down the Sword (2011)

Anon, in Publishers Weekly, September 2011

Scott Appleby in the National Interest, October 2011.

Wade Osburn, in Booklist October 15, 2011

Qasim Rashid, in Huffington Post, February 2012, at

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/qasim-rashid/laying-down-the-sword-why_b_1250004.html

Patrick Allitt in American Conservative, February 2012, 47-49, at http://www.theamericanconservative.com/blog/christian-jihad/

James C. Howell, in Christian Century March 21, 2012: 36-38

Paul Gifford, in Journal of Contemporary Religion

Mehdi Rajabzadeh, at awwibi.com, August 2012, at

http://awwibi.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=114&Itemid=55   

Roger Olson, at http://www.patheos.com/blogs/rogereolson/2012/10/what-about-those-old-testament-texts-of-terror-a-review-of-an-almost-new-book-by-philip-jenkins/

 

 

The Great and Holy War (2014)

Anon, in Kirkus Reviews, March 2014, https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/philip-jenkins/the-great-and-holy-war/

Bryce Christensen in Booklist (starred review) May 1, 2014

Joseph Loconte in Books and Culture May-June 2014

Kerry McHugh, Shelf Awareness, May 2014, at

http://www.shelf-awareness.com/readers-issue.html?issue=297#m5315

Robert Tracy McKenzie, in Christianity Today, June 2014, at

http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2014/june/wwi-philip-jenkins-great-and-holy-war-review.html