Author: 
Jon Bialecki
Reviewer: 
Lisa Vox

Vox on Bialecki, 'Machines for Making Gods: Mormonism, Transhumanism, and Worlds without End'

Jon Bialecki. Machines for Making Gods: Mormonism, Transhumanism, and Worlds without End. New York: Fordham University Press, 2022. 368 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-9935-5; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-9936-2

Author: 
John Parker
Reviewer: 
Paul G. Grant

Grant on Parker, 'In My Time of Dying: A History of Death and the Dead in West Africa'

John Parker. In My Time of Dying: A History of Death and the Dead in West Africa. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2021. Illustrations, maps. 416 pp. $35.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-691-21490-0; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-19315-1.

Reviewed by Paul G. Grant (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-Africa (June, 2022) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Richard Boles
Reviewer: 
Richard Newman

Newman on Boles, 'Dividing the Faith: The Rise of Segregated Churches in the Early American North (Early American Places, 17)'

Richard Boles. Dividing the Faith: The Rise of Segregated Churches in the Early American North (Early American Places, 17). New York: New York University Press, 2020. 341 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-0318-7

Author: 
Roberto Strongman
Reviewer: 
Marietta Kosma

Kosma on Strongman, 'Queering Black Atlantic Religions: Transcorporeality in Candomblé, Santería, and Vodou'

Roberto Strongman. Queering Black Atlantic Religions: Transcorporeality in Candomblé, Santería, and Vodou. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. xi + 284 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0310-6.

Reviewed by Marietta Kosma (University of Oxford) Published on H-Atlantic (April, 2022) Commissioned by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University)

Author: 
Jonathan D. Sarna
Reviewer: 
Daniel Soyer

Soyer on Sarna, 'Coming to Terms with America: Essays on Jewish History, Religion, and Culture'

Jonathan D. Sarna. Coming to Terms with America: Essays on Jewish History, Religion, and Culture. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2021. xxiv + 399 pp. $45.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8276-1879-4.

Reviewed by Daniel Soyer (Fordham University) Published on H-Nationalism (February, 2022) Commissioned by Ignat Ayzenberg

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57149

Author: 
Mark I. Wallace
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Haley-Halinski

Haley-Halinski on Wallace, 'When God Was a Bird: Christianity, Animism, and the Re-Enchantment of the World'

Mark I. Wallace. When God Was a Bird: Christianity, Animism, and the Re-Enchantment of the World. New York: Fordham University Press, 2018. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-8131-2.

Reviewed by Kathryn Haley-Halinski (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Environment (January, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
John Spall
Reviewer: 
Javan D. Frazier

Frazier on Spall, 'Manhood, Morality and the Transformation of Angolan Society: MPLA Veterans and Post-war Dynamics'

John Spall. Manhood, Morality and the Transformation of Angolan Society: MPLA Veterans and Post-war Dynamics. Suffolk: James Currey, 2020. Illustrations. xiv + 206 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84701-250-0; $24.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-78744-886-5.

Reviewed by Javan D. Frazier (Middle Georgia State College) Published on H-War (January, 2022) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Todne Thomas
Reviewer: 
Daniel Bare

Bare on Thomas, 'Kincraft: The Making of Black Evangelical Sociality'

Todne Thomas. Kincraft: The Making of Black Evangelical Sociality. Durham: Duke University Press, 2021. 264 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-1178-1.

Reviewed by Daniel Bare (Texas A&M University) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2021) Commissioned by Douglas I. Bell (Rotterdam International Secondary School)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56563

Author: 
Michael Gehler, Piotr H. Kosicki, Helmut Wohnout, eds.
Reviewer: 
Miloslav Bednář

Bednář on Gehler and Kosicki and Wohnout, 'Christian Democracy and the Fall of Communism'

Michael Gehler, Piotr H. Kosicki, Helmut Wohnout, eds. Christian Democracy and the Fall of Communism. Civitas: Studies in Christian Democracy Series. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2019. 352 pp. $79.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-946270216-5.

Reviewed by Miloslav Bednář (Institute of Philosophy of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jonathan Schorsch
Reviewer: 
Cacey Farnsworth

Farnsworth on Schorsch, 'Hidden Lives of Jews and Africans: Underground Societies in the Iberian Atlantic World'

Jonathan Schorsch. Hidden Lives of Jews and Africans: Underground Societies in the Iberian Atlantic World. Princeton: Markus Wiener Publishers, 2019. 312 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55876-630-3

Reviewed by Cacey Farnsworth Published on H-Atlantic (April, 2021) Commissioned by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University)

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