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BOOKS RECEIVED 



[The more important books in this list will be reviewed at length] 

HISTORY OF RELIGIONS 

Bacot, Jacques. Trois Myslbres Tibitains (Tchrimekundan, Djroazanmo, 

Nansal). Paris: Bossard, 1921. 298 pages. Fr. 28. 

An introduction to the Buddhist theater of Tibet by a translation of three dramas. 
They give a vivid picture of the northern Buddhism. This is the third of 
"Les Classiques de POrient." 

Boylan, Patrick. Thoth: The Hermes of Egypt. New York: Oxford Uni- 
versity Press, American Branch, 1922. vii+215 pages. $3.50. 
A complete survey of the place and function of Thoth in the religion and life of 

Egypt. 

Chavannes, Edouard. Conies et Ltgendes du Buddhisme Chinois. Paris: 

Bossard, 1921. 218 pages. Fr. 21. 

A selection of tales and legends from the larger work of Chavannes with an intro- 
duction by Professor Sylvoin L6vi. The fourth volume in the series, "Les Classiques 
de l'Orient." 

Clay, Albert T. A Hebrew Deluge Story in Cuneiform. New Haven: Yale 

University Press, 1922. 86 pages and 7 plates. $1.75. 

A study of some tablets from the Pierpont Morgan Library for the purpose of 
demonstrating the Hebrew origin of the flood-story which is, to say the least, very 
much open to question. 
Finot, Louis. La Marche a la Lumiere {Bodhicarydvat&ra). Paris: Bossard, 

1920. 166 pages. Fr. 28. 

The second volume in the series, "Les Classiques de l'Orient." A translation of 
an important text of Mahayana Buddhism attributed to Saulideva. Professor Finot 
has prefaced his translation with a valuable introduction. 
Glover, T. R. Progress in Religion to the Christian Era. New York: Doran, 

1922. 350 pages. $2.00. 

A series of popular lectures which attempt to show how religion among the Hebrews, 
Greeks, and Romans in pre-Christian times exhibits three principal stages of evolution 
that are designated as Magic, Morality, and Personal Religion. 
Sabatier, Paul. De I'histoire religieuse. Paris: Union pour la verite, 1922. 

31 pages. 

An address given at the reopening of the University 01 Strasbourg urging the 
public teaching of religious history. 
Senart, Emile. LaBhagavadgttd. Paris: Bossard, 1922. 170 pages. Fr. 24. 

A new translation of an old favorite. Professor Senart prepares the reader to 
enter into the thought forms of the poem by an illuminating introduction. This is 
the sixth volume in "Les Classiques de l'Orient." 

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BOOKS RECEIVED 655 

Sneath, E. Hershey (ed.). Religion and the Future Life. New York: Revell, 

1922. 238 pages. $3.00. 

A collection of essays by specialists covering conceptions of the future life in various 
religions — almost all of them belonging to the ancient world — with a closing essay by 
the editor showing the reasonableness of belief in a future life. 



CONCERNING THE BIBLE 

Armstrong, Robert Allen. How to Know the Bible. New York: Crowell, 

1916, 1022. 205 pages. $1.75. 

A useful book for the layman who needs to know the more elementary facts about 
the nature, history, and contents of the Bible. 

MacDougall, John. The Modern Conflict. Boston: Pilgrim Press, 1922; 

London: Clarke. 13s pages. 3s. (d. 

Eighteen studies from the Epistle of St. James, given to the author's Bible class. 
They fulfil their advertisement in excellent fashion. 

Peake, A. S. The Nature of Scripture. London: Hodder and Stoughton; 

New York: Doran, 1922. 296 pages. $2.00. 

A collection of papers dealing with the Bible from the point of view of literary 
criticism and emphasizing its value for an understanding of religion. 

Wild, Laura H. A Literary Guide to the Bible. New York: Doran, 1922. 

283 pages. $2.00. 

A good introduction to the Bible for the use of college students and educated 
readers. 

NEW TESTAMENT INTERPRETATION 

Abbott-Smith, G. A Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament. New 

York: Scribner, 1922. xvi+512 pages. 

A not very radical revision and abbreviation of the standard type of New Testa- 
ment lexicon. 

Appel, Heinrich. Einleitung in das Neue Testament. Leipzig: Deichert, 

1922. viii-t-258 pages. M. 360. 

A conveniently arranged handbook for beginners in the study of the New Testa- 
ment literature, including sections on the history of both the canon and the text. 

Charles, R. H. Lectures on the Apocalypse. New York: Oxford University 
Press, American Branch, 1922. viii+80 pages. $2.00. 
Three lectures embodying the point of view and principal conclusions set forth 

by the same author in his commentary on the Book of Revelation, reviewed in the 

Journal of Religion, I (1922), 433-37. 

Slaten, A. Wakefield. What Jesus Taught. Chicago: University of 

Chicago Press, 1922. xxii+194 pages. $1.50. 

A guide book that should prove valuable for use in elementary classes and 
discussion-groups interested in grouping texts from the first three gospels about topics 
of present-day concern. 



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Snowden, James H. Jesusas Judged by His Enemies. New York: Abingdon 

Press, 1022. 246 pages. $1.75. 

An exposition of the principal gospel passages which record utterances of the 
enemies of Jesus, and which of themselves are thought to furnish a striking testimony 
to his unique and transcendent character. 

Temple, P. J. The Boyhood Consciousness of Christ. New York: Macmillan, 
1922. xi+244 pages. $3.50. 
A Roman Catholic exposition of Luke 2 : 14, which is thought to furnish the key 

to the problem of the origin and development of the consciousness of Jesus. 

Wordsworth, Iohannes, and White, Henricus Iulianus. Nouum Test- 
amentum Domini Nostri Iesu Christi Latine. New York: Oxford Univer- 
sity Press, American Branch, 1922. 153-278 pages. $5.25. 
This new section of this standard critical edition of the Vulgate of Jerome contains 

the first letter to the Corinthians. 

CHURCH HISTORY 

Dowden, John. The Scottish Communion Office, 1764. Oxford: Clarendon 

Press, 1922. xii+273 pages. 14s. 

A scholarly history of the Scottish and American Communion Office, with the 
complete texts of each. Textual notes abound and illumine the documents very 
materially. An extensive appendix covers a number of topics related to the Com- 
munion Office. The work is high grade in every particular. 

Kjdd, B. J. A History of the Church to A.D. 461. Vol. I to A.D. 313, 558 
pages; Vol. II, 313-408, 471 pages; Vol. Ill, 408-61, 448 pages. New 
York: Oxford University Press, American Branch, 1922. $19.35 three 
volumes. 

These substantial volumes, printed in attractive form, follow conventional lines 
in their arrangement of material and choice of topics. They offer, however, a distinc- 
tive feature of especial value in the form of constant and detailed references to the 
original authorities. 

Pelster, Franz. Thomas von Sutton O. Pr. ein Oxforder Verteidiger der 
thomistischen Lehre (Reprint from Zeitschr. fur kathol. Theologie). Inns- 
bruck: Rauch, 1922. 212-401 pages. M. 20. 
An interesting critical examination of a phase of the controversy aroused by the 

differences between the theology of Aquinas and that of Duns Scotus. 

Vossberg, Herbert. Luthers Kritik oiler Religion. Leipzig: Deichert, 1922. 
134 pages. M. 180. 
A painstaking and carefully organized study of Luther's conception of religion, 

so as to show what he considered fundamental and how he judged forms of religion 

other than evangelicalism. 

DOCTRINAL 

Grubb, Edward. The Meaning of the Cross. New York: Doran, 1922. 157 

pages. $1.50. 

A rather conventional survey of historic theories of the atonement followed by 
suggestions "toward a true doctrine" designed to suggest a more vital apprehension 
of the significance of the cross. 



BOOKS RECEIVED 657 

Heeemance, Edgar L. Chaos or Cosmos? New York: Dutton, 1922. 

xxi+358 pages. $3.00. 

A suggestive interpretation of the world in which we live in terms of dynamic 
divine immanence directing the process of evolution to its culmination in man. Man's 
destiny is that of spiritual co-operation with the environing God, eventuating in 
social righteousness. The author regards this as the spiritual philosophy under- 
lying the teachings of Jesus, and thus finds Christianity vindicated by the facts of 
the universe. 

Hogg, A. G. Redemption from This World. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark; 

New York: Scribner, 1922. xv+278 pages. $2.75. 

The Cunningham Lectures. The conception of the supernatural is here defended 
by the hypothesis that the "natural" order with which science deals is only a limited 
portion of the total reality of the Cosmos. Religious faith may open the door to 
forces undiscoverable by non-religious reasoning. 

Horder, W. Garrett. The God That Jesus Saw. Boston: Pilgrim Press, 

1922. viii-f-215 pages. $2.00. 

The author, who writes out of the fulness of profound religious conviction, insists 
that all our doctrines and practices should be measured by the test of consistency with 
the idea of the perfect, loving fatherhood of God. Trenchant criticisms of Calvinistic 
theology and of indiscriminating use of the Bible are mingled with positive exhortation. 

Keppel, David. That Ye May Believe. New York: Methodist Book Con- 
cern, 1922. 86 pages. $0.60. 
A presentation of the purpose of the Fourth Gospel in terms of faith in Jesus as 

Christ as a modern religious ideal. 

Lake, Kirsopp. Immortality and the Modem Mind. The Ingersoll Lecture, 
1922. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1922. 51 pages. $1.00. 
Professor Lake sets forth clearly the considerations which have made incredible 
the traditional picture of immortality. He then expounds his own faith, which is 
based on certain mystic experiences in which one's sense of separate individuality is 
lost in the sharing of a vaster spiritual reality. The larger life is found in such a 
mystical transcending of petty individualism. 

Mahoney, C. K. The Philosophy of Prayer. New York: Abingdon Press, 

1922. 124 pages. $1.00. 

A well-written and wholesome discussion of the place of prayer in religious expe- 
rience, with suggestive interpretations of the cosmic implications of prayer. 

Moxon, Reginald Stewart. The Doctrine of Sin. New York: Doran, 1922. 

251 pages. $3.00. 

The larger part of this book is devoted to a careful survey of historic theories 
oncerning sin. Since the author frankly espouses a psychological view of conduct, 
his treatment of the older metaphysical doctrines inevitably takes the form of a rather 
"academic" account. He advocates at the end the conception of primitive passions 
largely operating in the subconscious realm, and suggests the practice of "sublimat- 
ing" these primitive impulses. 



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Robinson, Norman L. Christian Justice. New York: Doran, 1922. 256 

pages. $2.00. 

Another volume in the "Christian Revolution Series." The author gives a 
thoughtful and well-written analysis of the meaning and the implications of Justice, 
summing up his ideal in the conception of "the recognition of the moral personality 
of others." This coincides with Jesus' estimate of human relations. 

Will, Robert. La Liberty Chritienne. £tude sur le principe de la piitS chez 
Luther. Strasbourg: Librarie Istra, 1922. xix+329 pages. Fr. 14. 
A remarkably fruitful study of Luther's interpretation of the scope and function of 

Christian freedom. The conflicting ideals of joyful emancipation and of profound 

religious dependence on God are admirably set forth, and the results of this conflict 

traced in Luther's ethics. 

PRACTICAL THEOLOGY 

Brown, William Adams. The Church in America. New York: Macmillan, 

1922. xv+378 pages. $3.00. 

An exceptionally valuable study of our present religious situation, based on facts 
gathered from various surveys and utterances. It furnishes the indispensable knowl- 
edge for real leadership, and points the way to a better future. 
Moxcey, Mary E. Parents and Their Children. New York: Methodist 

Book Concern, 1922. 139 pages. $0.75. 

The first of a series of textbooks for parents' classes, excellent in its psychology 
and thoroughly wholesome in method. It discusses such themes as the meaning of 
parenthood, the physical well-being of children, the problems of home government 
and discipline, family finances, home work and industry, play and recreation, and 
religious nurture. 
Mutch, William James. Graded Bible Stories. Book One: Grades I and II. 

New York: Doran, 1922. 161 pages. Graded Bible Stories. Book Two: 

Grades III and IV. New York: Doran, 1922. 177 pages. $1.25 each. 

Bible narratives in their natural story form. The author from his long study 
of pedagogy also explains how to use the story, whether at home or in the church school, 
in the most effective manner. Religious day schools and daily vacation Bible schools 
will find here material ready at hand for the Bible portion of their work. 
Patten, Marjorie. The Country Church in Colonial Counties. New York: 

Doran, 1922. 106 pages. $2.50. 

Church surveys of Addison County, Vermont, and Tompkins and Warren counties, 
New York, containing the history, equipment, membership, and programs of churches 
largely in rural areas, or centers of s,°oo and less. This is one of a series in " Unique 
Studies of Rural America" under the direction of Edmund Brunner. The investiga- 
tion is based on the work done by the Interchurch Movement. The most valuable 
element is the statistical material embodied in the Appendix. 

MISSIONS 

Clark, Alden H. India on the March. New York: Missionary Education 

Movement, 1922. x+179 pages. $0.75. 

A series of word pictures, setting forth conditions in India, by a missionary with 
years of experience in that land. 



BOOKS RECEIVED 659 

Fleming, Daniel Johnson. Building with India. New York: Missionary 

Education Movement, 1922. 228 pages. $0.75. 

A most excellent presentation of the modem interpretation of the missionary 
enterprise in its application to one country. The spirit and viewpoint of the book is 
accurately reflected in the title chosen. 

Hammond, L. H. In the Vanguard of a Race. New York: Council of Women 

for Home Missions, 1922. xiv+ 176 pages. $0.75. 

This book is one of a series by the Missionary Education Movement of the United 
States and Canada written for the purpose of bettering racial appreciation. 

Haynes, George E. The Trend of the Races. New York: Council of Women 
for Home Missions and Missionary Education Movement, 1922. xvi+ 
205 pages. Cloth $0.75, paper $0.50. 
This book is published by the Missionary Education Movement of the United 

States and Canada. The author is a sociologist of note and director of the Bureau 

of Negro Economics of the United States Department of Labor. 

Rose, Philip M. The Italians in America. New York: Doran, 1922. 155 

pages. $1.00. 
Xenides, J. P. The Greeks in America. New York: Doran, 1922. 160 

pages. $1.00. 

Volumes IV and V in "The New Americans Series." undertaken by the Inter- 
church World Movement and since carried on by the Home Mission Council. These 
racial group studies are an attempt to answer such questions as: who are these new 
Americans? What social heritages do they bring to this continent? Are they pre- 
pared to accept the fairly established American ideals? What is to be the changed 
American mind which shall result from the actual mingling of races ? 

SOCIAL PROBLEMS 

Dow, Grove Samuel. Society and Its Problems. New York: Crowell, 1922. 

xiv+ 594 pages. $2.75. 

An introduction to sociology which follows the lecture method of presentation, 
setting forth the pros and cons of social problems with emphasis upon those of current 
importance. 

Eixwood, Charles A. The Reconstruction of Religion. New York: Mac- 

millan, 1922. xv+323 pages. $2.25. 

A timely subject presented in an interesting and scholarly manner. Science and 
religion in a mutually helpful relation recognize their aim as to the production of 
men, not commodities. Christianity is conceived of as a new set of "pattern ideas" 
never yet tried; the function of the church as a disinterested institution is to apply 
the principles of Jesus to all the affairs of men, "creating an effective public conscience 
regarding all the relations of individuals, classes, nations and races." 

Hutchins, Grace, and Rochester, Anna. Jesus Christ and the World Today. 

New York: Doran, 1922. 149 pages. $1.25. 

The authors' world is essentially the economic and political world of the industrial 
portions of the United States and possibly the British Isles. The studies are search- 
ing and disquieting. As a basis for nine group studies they compel discussion of 
programs for the solution of social evils — without giving any help in that direction. 



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Picton-Turbervill, Edith. Christ and International Life. New York: 

Doran. xiii+iso pages. $1.50. 

A plea for the spirit of internationalism, based on a pictorial portrayal of the 
attitude of Jesus toward nationalist passions in his day, with a consideration of the 
humanitarian demands of the present. 

Racial Studies. ("New Americans Series.") 

Vol. I. Miller, Kenneth D. The Czechoslovaks in America. New 

York: Doran, 1922. 192 pages. $1.00. 
Vol.11. Fox, Paul. The Poles in Amerka. New York: Doran, 1922. 

143 pages. $1.00. 
Vol. III. Davis, Jerome. The Russians and Ruthenians in America. 

New York: Doran, 1922. 155 pages. $1.00. 
These are the first three volumes of the " New Americans Series, " published with 
the aid of various denominational boards, working through the Home Missions Council 
of America. The studies are undertaken to show, in brief outline, the social, economic, 
and religious background of each group and to present the experience of each group in 
America, with special reference to the contact of the given people with religious 
institutions in America. In each case, the writer is either a kinsman, or has had direct 
and intimate relationships with the people presented. 

PRACTICAL AND DEVOTIONAL 

Belden, Albert D. Does God Really Care? New York: Abingdon Press. 

288 pages. $1.50. 

A word of comfort and hope, which will do as much for the questioning soul as 
any similar utterance can do. It is warm and tender, never merely sentimental. 

Boreham, F. W. A Handful of Stars. New York: Abingdon Press, 1922. 

261 pages. $1.75. 

Boreham is tending to become a "cult" among readers who are charmed by his 
freshness of statement and fervor of style. Here is a companion volume to A Bunch 
of Everlastings. It displays an amazing acquaintance with biography and general 
literature. From this vast field illustrations of the use and influence of great texts 
are drawn with prodigal wealth and astonishing power of interpretation. We know 
of no other books quite like these for method and material in contemporary preaching; 
they are alluring and dangerous models for the average minister. 

Brewster, H. S. The Simple Gospel. New York: Macmillan, 1922. ix+201 

pages, fi.50. 

A plain and welcome interpretation of the Sermon on the Mount, with the 
practical and social point of view constantly in mind. 

Brown, Charles R. The Honor of the Church. Boston: Pilgrim Press, 1922. 

97 pages. $1.00. 

A timely protest and forceful argument from Dean Brown, of Yale. He stands 
up squarely for the church, not as a partisan defender but as the justified advocate of 
the institution of religion. This is the book to give to men who are easily persuaded 
that the church is on the toboggan and who are thrown into a panic when they hear 
someone cry "Wolf." 



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Cherington, Edgar Hurst. The Line Is Busy. New York: Abingdon 

Press, 1922. 180 pages. $1.25. 

A book with which to spend a happy and worth-while hour. Full of sensible 
reflection and accurate interpretation on common human problems. Abounding in 
such sentences as this: "A rut is not the result of heavy hauling; it is the result of 
a soft spot in the road." 

Gouwens, Teunis E. The Rock That Is Higher. New York: Fleming H. 

Revel], 1922. 160 pages. $1.25. 

Devotional addresses on familiar texts and common themes of Christian experi- 
ence, marked by no especial genius of insight or elevation of style. 
Gowan, Joseph. Homiletics. London: Elliot Stock, 1922. 407 pages. 6s. 

A valuable book embodying the result of wide reading and experience; its prin- 
ciples are justified by long usage; it deserves careful reading by ministers. 

Hutton, John A. The Persistent Word of God. London: James Clarke & Co. 

182 pages. 5s. 

A study of the Book of Jonah and the parable of the Prodigal Son, disclosing 
the reach, depth, and power of the love of God. A fine example of the way in which 
the historical study of the Bible yields practical results for preaching and edification 
and gives the modern Christian a gospel of power. 
Kershner, Frederick D. Sermons for Special Days. New York: Doran, 

1922. 223 pages. $1.50. 

Excellent examples of occasional preaching, without especial distinction of thought 
or elevation of style. 
Knapp, Shepherd. Old Joe and Other Vesper Stories. New York: Abingdon 

Press, 1922. 297 pages. $2.00. 

Sixteen stories told to the Central Congregational Church of Worcester, Massa- 
chusetts, at the vesper services. They have action enough for the young and 
unobtrusive religion enough for those who want a sermon. They illustrate a method 
which "fellow-parsons" could well afford to cultivate. 
Knox, D. B. New Illustrations for Pulpit and Platform. London: James 

Clarke & Co. 256 pages. $2.25. 

A collection of two hundred and thirty-five illustrations chosen from a fairly 
wide range of reading and observation. Credit should have been given for the author- 
ship. Take a single instance: Lanier's "A Ballad of Trees and the Master" is given 
under the title "Christ Content to Die." The author is not named; the division 
between the two stanzas is omitted; there is a flagrant mistake in punctuation; and 
the poem is printed as a "new" illustration although it was published in 1880. 

McDowell, William Fraser. This Mind. New York: Methodist Book 

Concern, 1922. 183 pages. $1.00. 

Six lectures on the Mendenhall Foundation to help the student body of De Pauw 
University in 1922 in their decisions for life-work and service. They contain the 
practical wisdom of one whose chief concern is to find Jesus' way into his own life. 
Newton, Joseph Fort. Preaching in London. New York: Doran, 1922. 

140 pages. $1.50. 

Readers of the Atlantic Monthly are familiar with the diary of Dr. Newton, 
covering the time when he was pastor of the City Temple in London. The material 



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there published, with generous additions, makes us this book. It is delightful reading. 
Dr. Newton is a keen observer. His diary is one of the valuable records of war time 
in England. 

Orchard, W. E. The Safest Mind Cure. New York: Doran, 1922. 195 
pages. $1.35. The Finality of Christ. New York: Doran, 1922. 191 
pages. $1.35. 

Companion volumes of sermons, not unlike each other in those qualities of inde- 
pendent insight, of clear thinking, and of fine passion, which enable the author to 
interpret and to discipline the souls of people today. 

Prayers of Frank W. Gunsaulus. New York: ReveD, 1922. 160 pages. 

$1.25- 

Compiled by his daughter; covering a wide range of matter; grouped under four 
heads: prayers before service, during service, in war time, on special occasions; 
reverent, beautiful, edifying; useful to the Christian for private devotion and to the 
preacher as examples of ex tempore prayer of the best order. 

Quayle, William A. With Earth and Sky. New York: Abingdon Press, 

1922. 181 pages. $1.25. 

Charming Bishop Quayle abroad in the world, poet and daysman, giving us 
another book for our refreshment and illumination. If the stars could shine and the 
larks sing for us all as they do for the Bishop this would be God's world indeed; the 
next best experience to his is to have him tell us how divine the world is. 

Robertson, A. T. Types of Preachers in the New Testament. New York: 

Doran, 1922. 238 pages. $1.60. 

Sixteen studies of minor characters from the New Testament period of the church. 
In their close adherence to the biblical material they illustrate a type of preaching 
seldom seen today on the printed page. 

Sneath, E. Hershey (ed.). Modem Christian Callings. New York: Mac- 

millan, 1922. 27+19+43 pages. $0.75. 

A handy volume setting forth for college men and others the varied opportunities 
for technical Christian work. Dr. Wood, of Smith College, writes upon Biblical Teach- 
ing in School and College; Mr. Day, of the Presbyterian Board of Missions, upon 
Executives for Church Enterprises; and Dr. William Bailey upon Social Service. 

Tweedy, H. H., Beach, Harlan P., and McKim, J. J. Christian Work as a 
Vocation, New York: Macmillan, 1922. vi+ 56+ 50+44 pages. $1.00. 
This book aims to acquaint the young man who is contemplating some form of 

Christian service as a life-work with the nature and opportunities of such service first, 

in the ministry, second, in the foreign mission field, and third, in Y.M.C.A. work. 

It is designed especially for the college man. 

Ward, J. W. G. Parables for Little People. New York: Doran, 1922. 219 

pages. $1.50. 

This is a volume of fifty-two sermonettes for children in which the author uses 
the commonplaces in quaint ways that strike the key of childhood. 



BOOKS RECEIVED 663 

MISCELLANEOUS 

Bourdaloue, Louis. Sermons sur I'ImpureU, sur la Conversion de Madeleine, 

et sur le Retardement de la Penitence. (Edited by Gonzagne True.) Paris: 

Bossard, 1921. 202 pages. Fr. 12. 
Calvin, Jean. Traits des Reliques Suivi de I'Excuse a Messieurs les Nicodi- 

mites. (Edited by Albert Autin.) Paris: Bossard, 1921. 289 pages. 

Fr. 12. 
Diderot, Denis. Entretien entre D'Alembert et Diderot. Reve de D'Alembert. 

(Edited by Gilbert Maire.) Paris: Bossard, 1921. 193 pages. Fr. 12. 
La Mothe de Vayer. Deux Dialogues f aits d I' Imitation des Anciens. (Edited 

by Ernest Tisserand.) Paris: Bossard, 1922. 279 pages. Fr. 12. 

Useful and well-edited editions of comparatively unknown documents. Each 
volume is furnished with introduction and notes by the editor. 

Eddy, Sherwood. Facing the Crisis. New York: Doran, 1922. 241 pages. 

$i.S°- 

The Fondren Lectures delivered at the Southern Methodist University. Twenty- 
two topics and problems are discussed, and the book furnishes an excellent compen- 
dium of the messages which Mr. Eddy has been delivering to student audiences. 

Fontana, Paul. Malebranche: Entretiens sur la Metaphysique et sur la 
Religion, I et II. (Les Classiques de la Philosophic, Delbos, Lalande, 
Leon, eds.) Paris: Colin, 1922. xi+192 and 193-383 pages. Fr. 6.50 
each vol. 
A very convenient and valuable edition of this important work of Malebranche, 

prefaced by a scholarly interpretation by the editor. 

Glover, T. R. The Pilgrim. New York: Doran, 1922. 272 pages. $1.75. 
A book of occasional papers and essays from the pen of the scholar whose work 
has justly commanded wide attention and merited praise. It displays the amazing 
versatility of Dr. Glover. The pieces are of unequal value. "The Statue of the 
Good Shepherd" is one of the most ingenious and illuminating results of the use of 
the constructive historical imagination that we have read in many a day. As a whole 
the book does not measure up to the high standard set by Dr. Glover in his previous 
work. 

Hoffman, Conrad. In the Prison Camps of Germany. New York: Associa- 
tion Press, 1920. viii-l-279 pages. $4.00. 

Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Hoffman gave nearly four years to service in the prison 
camps of Germany. This experience was supplemented by wide travel and observa- 
tion. The narrative is given here in readable style and the book will be interesting 
to those who are not "fed up" on war literature. 

Hough, Lynn Harold. Life and History. New York: Doran, 1922. 224 

pages. $1.50. 

"Just at this moment I am not especially interested in questions of history, .... 

of criticism I am very much interested in a question of psychology." This 

is the plus, over and above the academic, which the author brings not merely to 
one, but to the dozen addresses and papers under this title. They were prepared 
for various audiences in this country and Great Britain. 



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Jackson, George. Reasonable Religion. Boston: Pilgrim Press, 1922. 240 

pages. $2.25. 

A collection of brief articles, originally written for the Manchester Guardian. 
Their very brevity compels an incisiveness which lures the reader on through the sugges- 
tive and candid discussion of all sorts of topics, practical, theological, biographical. 

Jacobs, Leo. Three Types of Practical Ethical Movements. New York: 

Macmillan, 1922. xii+184 pages. $1.50. 

An informing and challenging comparative study, dealing with: (1) the programs 
inspired by religious motives, particularly Christian socialism; (2) movements inspired 
by social sympathy, especially the social settlements; (3) the "pure ethical movement," 
where ethics is freed from dependence on either religious doctrine or material well- 
being, viz., the Ethical Culture Societies. 

Mitchell, Hinckley G. For the Benefit of My Creditors. Boston: Beacon 

Press, 1922. xxi+321 pages. $2.25. 

A happy title for an autobiography by one of the men who, less than twenty years 
ago, endured persecution for the truth's sake. The charming manner in which the 
author tells the story of his life and describes the attacks of the "defenders of ortho- 
doxy" upon his published works, displays as fine a Christian spirit as any work we 
have ever read. Christian biography is enriched thereby. 

Wilm, E. C. (ed.). Studies in Philosophy and Theology by Former Students of 
Borden Parker Bowne. New York: Abingdon Press, 1922. 268 pages. 
$2.00. 

Nine contributions on various subjects by E. C. Wilm, George A. Coe, Edgar 
Sheffield Brightman, D. A. Hayes, Albert C. Knudson, Francis J. McConnell, Herbert 
C. Sanbom, Benjamin W. Van Riper, and Herbert Alden Youtz. 

What the Churches Stand For. (A series of seven lectures.) New York: Oxford 
University Press, American Branch, 1922. 112 pages. $0.85. 
An admirable illustration of practical co-operation between the churches is given 
in this series of lectures in which eminent representatives of seven different branches 
of Christendom were invited to expound in non controversial fashion the tenets and 
ideals of Roman Catholicism, Anglicanism, Congregationalism, Methodism, the Society 
of Friends, the Baptists, and Presbyterianism.