Reviews Joan Didion's "The Year of Magical Thinking," Laila Lalami's "Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits," and Virginians Kurtis Davidson's new novel "What the Shadow Told Me" and Anthony P. Jones' "Operation Smokeout."
One of the responses to this "threat" has been for Christians to "batten down the hatches," so to speak. Hence, we have been seeing for some time now the entrenchment of Christianity in the form of the ultra-conservative Christian Right.
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