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3.4 — Winter, 1990

Adam, Eve, and the Serpent

Adam, Eve, and the Serpent by Elaine Pagels

4.3 — Summer, 1991

Before Abraham Was
Before Abraham Was: The Unity of Genesis 1–11 by Isaac M. Kikawada and Arthur Quinn

6.2 — Spring, 1993

Men & Religion

An Unhappy Marriage

7.2 — Spring, 1994

He Is Lord, He Is God!
Speaking the Christian God: The Holy Trinity and the Challenge of Feminism edited by Alvin F. Kimel, Jr.

7.4 — Fall, 1994

No Place Like Home
A Personal Look at the Education of Children: Public, Private & Domestic

8.2 — Spring, 1995

When Brothers Dwell in Unity
Same Sex Unions in Premodern Europe by John Boswell

8.3 — Summer, 1995

All That Separates Must Converge

The Fragmentation of Christianity & the Unity of the Faith

10.4 — Fall, 1997

On Christian Unity
Two Excerpts on the Relations Between Protestants, Roman Catholics, & Orthodox

11.1 — January/February, 1998

A Flawed Portrait of Dissent
The Smoke of Satan
by Michael W. Cuneo

11.5 — September/October, 1998

Clinton & King David

12.1 — January/February, 1999

Sons in the Son
God and Man in Early Christianity

13.3 — April, 2000

A Serious Wake-Up Call
Christendom Awake
by Aidan Nichols, O.P.

13.5 — June, 2000

The Reticence of God
on Signs & Revelation

14.1 — January/February, 2001

The Eternal Fatherly

14.1 — January/February, 2001

Missing Fathers of the Church

The Feminization of the Church & the Need for Christian Fatherhood

14.3 — April, 2001

Scouting for Trouble

14.9 — November, 2001

Christ: God, Man & Hero
Jesus Christ & the Pattern of Christian Manhood

15.1 — January/February, 2002

The Heroes of Middle-Earth
J. R. R. Tolkien & the Marks of Christian Heroism

15.3 — April, 2002

The Ring of Terror

15.3 — April, 2002

Catholic Scandals
The Real Story Behind Clerical “Pedophilia” & What It Means for Clerical Celibacy

15.4 — May, 2002

Flying High at Trinity

15.5 — June, 2002

Comedies—Screwball & Divine

15.6 — July/August, 2002

Priests Most Wanted

15.6 — July/August, 2002

Love for the Fatherland

15.7 — September, 2002

Disaster Canada

15.7 — September, 2002

Priests, Passion & Power
The Dynamics of Celibacy & Homosexuality in the Catholic Church

15.8 — October, 2002

Something That Doesn’t Love a Wall

15.9 — November, 2002

The Comforting Doctrine of Hell

15.10 — December, 2002

Cubist Scripture

16.1 — January/February, 2003

Man Is a Wolf to Man

16.1 — January/February, 2003

Depopulation & Destiny
A Question of Numbers,
The Death of the West,
The New Christendom,
& World Population Prospects

16.2 — March, 2003

The Envy of the Devil & the Glory of God

16.3 — April, 2003

Voting as Christians

16.3 — April, 2003

Choosing Truth or Power

16.4 — May, 2003

There’s No Smell Like Home

16.5 — June, 2003

Naples & New Towns

16.9 — November, 2003

Christians & the Fog of War

17.7 — September, 2004

Literary Revelation

18.1 — January/February, 2005

Empty Spaces of the Word

22.6 — July/August, 2009

Unhappy Fault
on the Integration of Anger into the Virtuous Life

23.2 — March/April, 2010

There Is Forgiveness

But There Are No Shortcuts on the Road to Reconciliation

23.4 — July/August, 2010

Zeal for Thy House

24.5 — Sept/Oct, 2011

The Way of St. James

My 500-Mile Pilgrimage on El Camino de Santiago

25.6 — Nov/Dec, 2012

Catechism's Ostracism
Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics by Ross Douthat

28.1 — January/February, 2015

Roman Renewal
Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st-Century Church
by George Weigel

28.2 — March/April, 2015

Critical Masses
Young Catholic America: Emerging Adults In, Out of, and Gone from the Church
by Christian Smith, Kyle Longest, Jonathan Hill, and Kari Christoffersen

28.3 — May/June, 2015

The Other Americas
The Rebirth of Latin American Christianity by Todd Hartch

30.2 — March/April, 2017

Men-at-Arm's Length
Soldiers of Christ & the Mixed Messages They Receive

30.4 — July/Aug, 2017

Gospel Marketplace
American Christianity: The Continuing Revolution by Stephen Cox

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