American Evangelicalism: Embattled and Thriving, by Christian Smith with Michael Emerson, Sally Gallagher, Paul Kennedy and David Sikkink. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1998, 310 pp. $45.00, $16.00 (pbk)
Land and Society in the Christian Kingdom of Ethiopia from the Thirteenth to the Twentieth Century, by Donald Crummey. Oxford: James Currey, and Champaign/Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1999. xv + 376pp. £45.00 hardback. ISBN 0‐252‐02482‐6.