30.5—Sept/Oct 2017


Always Something

Schisms, Reformation, Recovery & Renewal
by Allan Carlson

Allied Soldiers
Reformations & Touchstone Diplomacy
by S. M. Hutchens


Mortal Remains
Polar Composites
by S. M. Hutchens

From Heavenly Harmony

Passionate Praise

by Ken Myers

First Books
American History II
by Kathie Johnson

How to Write a Hymn
by Anthony Esolen

A Thousand Words
The Marriage of Tobias and Sarah by by Carlo Dolci
by Mary Elizabeth Podles

As It Is Written...
Book of the People
by Patrick Henry Reardon

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Discipled Science
The True Scientist Should Have No Conflict with the Christian Faith
by Thomas S. Buchanan

One Good Teacher

Why I'll Never Forget Pop Shaver As Long As I Live
by David Lyle Jeffrey

An Encouraging Book
How Tolkien's Lord of the Rings Saved Me
by Donald T. Williams

The Age of Reformations

The Critical History Before, During & After Martin Luther
by James Hitchcock

Passions' Republic

The Christian Cure for What Ails Modern Politics
by David Bradshaw

A Miscall to Arms
Why Selective Service for Women Is Immoral
by Andrew A. Sicree


Letter to My Students

Preston Jones on a Charge to Keep Before It's Too Late

The Upper Stories
Tara L. Jernigan on the Importance of Narrative in Christian Formation

The Unforgotten

Casey Chalk on Costly Grace in Breece D'J Pancake's Flyover Country

book reviews

Composers & Their Measure
Surprised by Beauty: A Listener's Guide to the Recovery of Modern Music by Robert R. Reilly with Jens F. Laurson
A review by James A. Altena

The New Man-Molders
The Demon in Democracy: Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies by Ryszard Legutko
A review by Arthur W. Hunt III

Divinely Saved
Theosis: Patristic Remedy for Evangelical Yearning at the Close of the Modern Age by Michael Paul Gama
A review by S. M. Hutchens


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