Touchstone’s 25 Years of Common Witness
by James M. Kushiner, executive editor
Touchstone turns 25 years old this fall. When it began in 1986 as a newsletter, no one planned to publish it for a quarter-century or longer. But the newsletter met a need, and it grew quickly to a quarterly, then to a regular magazine.
Touchstone followed a time of religious and cultural upheaval. By 1986, we were 20 years out from the end of the Second Vatican Council, and from the beginning of the Charismatic movement and the Jesus Movement; a dozen or so years earlier, the Vietnam War had ended, the so-c . . .