STOP Early Journal Content on JSTOR, Free to Anyone in the World This article is one of nearly 500,000 scholarly works digitized and made freely available to everyone in the world by JSTOR. Known as the Early Journal Content, this set of works include research articles, news, letters, and other writings published in more than 200 of the oldest leading academic journals. The works date from the mid-seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries. We encourage people to read and share the Early Journal Content openly and to tell others that this resource exists. People may post this content online or redistribute in any way for non-commercial purposes. Read more about Early Journal Content at http://about.jstor.org/participate-jstor/individuals/early- journal-content . JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary source objects. JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization that also includes Ithaka S+R and Portico. For more information about JSTOR, please contact email@example.com. BRIEF MENTION 463 and "Week-Day Religious Instruction." A new feature to be commended is the selected bibliography appended in footnotes throughout the book. It is an ele- mentary manual characterized by practical idealism and educational accuracy. H. F. E. Wardle, Addie Grace. Handwork in Religious Education. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1916. xviii+143 pages. $1.00. Miss Wardle's little volume treats in a specialized way a phase of the larger prob- lem of religious education. The first half of the book develops in an illuminating way the fundamental basis for handwork in the Sunday school. In the successful accom- plishment of this much-needed task the author has placed workers in the field of religious education under obligations to her. The later chapters give a detailed and varied graded program of handwork extending from early childhood into adolescence. This second part is characterized by many concrete directions and suggestions, which should be of immediate help to the worker. The book is cast in the form of a text with directions for handwork and added reading in connection with each chapter. A good bibliography gives added value to this handbook for the Sunday-school teacher and student of expression in religious education. The Sunday-school worker who reads this fresh study of a little-understood subject in the field of religious education will add to his efficiency and the sense of significance which should be present in this field. H. F. E. Winchester, Benjamin S. Religious Education and Democracy. New York: Abingdon Press, 1917. 293 pages. $1.50. There are two parts to this book. Part I originally appeared under the title, "Week-Day Religious Instruction," and as a commission's report on Christian Edu- cation to the ' ouncil of the Churches of Christ at St. Louis. Its concern is the educational tas.; confronting the Protestant Church in America. One hundred pages are given to a historical introduction, which touches upon important features of education during the Christian era and which forms a setting for the present issues. Fifty pages deal with the modern situation: "the mutual relations of church and state in providing education for democracy" are set forth, together with recent experiments in week-day religious instruction, such as the North Dakota, the Colorado, and the Gary plans; the need for a "wider religious education" than that afforded by the Sunday school is shown; and the task is thrown back upon the local community for solution through the co-operative experimenting of the church, the school, and the home. Part II is valuable for its presentation of "curricula of moral and religious instruc- tion in state systems of education" outside of the United States; of curricula used in the experiments noted above and in other schemes for religious instruction; and of proposed plans for more adequate moral and religious training. A fact of no little worth is Mr. Winchester's intimate contacts with the later developments whereof he writes. The person who wishes to get his bearings in matters of religious education and to go forward may turn to this book with confidence. F. G. W.