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16.6 — July/August, 2003

Unity, Truth & Christian Identity
In One Body Through the Cross
edited by Carl E. Braaten and
Robert W. Jenson

30.2 — March/April, 2017

The Persistence of Mummery
Without Precedent: Scripture, Tradition, and the Ordination of Women by Geoffrey Kirk

28.4 — July/Aug, 2015

Stalled by An Ox

A Philosophical Walking Tour with C. S. Lewis: Why It Did Not Include Rome by Stewart Goetz

21.1 — January/February, 2008

Sister Amiss
Aimee Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America
by Matthew Avery Sutton

27.5 — Sept/Oct, 2014

Shades of Divinity
On the God of the Christians (and on one or two others) by Rémi Brague

29.4 — July/August, 2016

Salvation's Network
Reclaiming the Atonement: An Orthodox Theology of Redemption; Volume 1 by Patrick Henry Reardon

19.9 — November, 2006

Reformed Schools
Protestant Theology and the Making of the Modern German University
by Thomas Albert Howard

29.1 — Jan/Feb, 2016

Pulpit Masters
The Pastor as a Public Theologian: Reclaiming a Lost Vision by Kevin J. Vanhoozer and Owen Strachan

29.5 — Sept/Oct, 2016

Our Common Story
The Church: A Theological and Historical Account
by Gerald Bray

12.4 — July/August, 1999

Modernism & Theology
The First Moderns
by William R. Everdell

19.8 — October, 2006

Men at Worship

Why Men Hate Going To Church
by David Murrow

20.10 — December, 2007

Mean Girls

Tripping the Prom Queen:
The Truth About Women and Rivalry
by Susan Shapiro Barash

20.1 — January/February, 2007

Guy Spy
Self-Made Man: One Woman?s Journey into Manhood and Back Again
by Norah Vincent

29.2 — March/April, 2016

Guides to the Perplexing
The Memoirs of Louis Bouyer
J. Pepino, trans.
Louis Bouyer: Memoirs
J. E. Nash, trans. and annot.

13.6 — July/August, 2000

Getting Justification Right
Getting the Gospel Right
by R. C. Sproul
Union with Christ
Carl E. Braaten and
Robert W. Jenson, eds.

29.3 — May/June, 2016

From a Far Country
A Change of Heart: A Personal and Theological Memoir
by Thomas C. Oden

23.6 — November/December, 2010

Fixing Lewis
A Sword Between the Sexes? C. S. Lewis and the Gender Debates
by Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen

11.5 — September/October, 1998

Faith Without Ethics
Not by Faith Alone
by Robert A. Sungenis

7.1 — Winter, 1994

Evangelicals Confront the Church Catholic

The Body: Being Light in the Darkness by Charles Colson with Ellen Santilli Vaughn

30.5 — Sept/Oct, 2017

Divinely Saved
Theosis: Patristic Remedy for Evangelical Yearning at the Close of the Modern Age by Michael Paul Gama

25.3 — May/June, 2012

America's Theologian
The Theology of Jonathan Edwards by Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

19.7 — September, 2006

A Maid to Order Bible
Finally Feminist: A Pragmatic Christian Understanding of Gender by John G. Stackhouse, Jr.

26.6 — Nov/Dec, 2013

What the Documents Say

26.5 — Sept/Oct, 2013

What the Bishop Didn't Say

20.1 — January/February, 2007

The Worst Policy

27.2 — March/April, 2014

The Transcendental Canon

30.1 — Jan/Feb, 2017

The Symphony of Comprehension

30.6 — Nov/Dec, 2017

The Rules of Progress

27.1 — Jan/Feb, 2014

The Quandary of the Good Woman Pastor

29.6 — Nov/Dec, 2016

The Mustard Seed

29.3 — May/June, 2016

The Gospel Rules

27.6 — Nov/Dec, 2014

The Best Years of Life

30.5 — Sept/Oct, 2017

Polar Composites

28.4 — July/Aug, 2015

Not Forgetting Beauty

29.1 — Jan/Feb, 2016

Not as the Scribes

29.4 — July/August, 2016

Nice Pope, Mean Priests

27.5 — Sept/Oct, 2014

Ministry & Learning

29.2 — March/April, 2016

Mere Christianity Must Go

27.4 — July/August, 2014

Lemuel's Manhood

27.3 — May/June, 2014

God's Shadow

29.5 — Sept/Oct, 2016

Foundational Error

30.4 — July/Aug, 2017

Education in Pen State

30.2 — March/April, 2017

Christology & Bible Translation

28.3 — May/June, 2015

But Is It Interesting?

28.6 — Nov/Dec, 2015

Art and Effrontery

28.5 — Sept/Oct, 2015

Alpha Academics

28.1 — January/February, 2015

Kinderszenen

30.3 — May/June, 2017

"Dialogue" & the Character of the Republic

15.10 — December, 2002

Years of the Locust

29.6 — Nov/Dec, 2016

Witness Tampering

On the Politics of Martyrdom

30.4 — July/Aug, 2017

Unsettled Celibacy
Uncertain Sounds for Ministry

15.5 — June, 2002

Unmanning the Bible

22.4 — May, 2009

The War on Error

19.5 — June, 2006

The God Who’s Still There

26.2 — Mar/Apr, 2013

The Fog of Money

16.9 — November, 2003

The Evangelical & the Academy

18.3 — April, 2005

The Economy of Love

20.3 — April, 2007

Terrible Salvation

20.1 — January/February, 2007

Self-Abortion

29.5 — Sept/Oct, 2016

School's Out

Where Not to Send Young Children

17.6 — July/August, 2004

Reversing the Charges

28.1 — January/February, 2015

Resurrection, Dust, and Ashes

28.5 — Sept/Oct, 2015

Re: Capitulation

16.5 — June, 2003

Practical Atheism

18.7 — September, 2005

Passing on the Right

26.3 — May/June, 2013

Passing It On

25.3 — May/June, 2012

Party Over Time

5.1 — Winter, 1992

Packer, Henry & Me

21.7 — September, 2008

On the Far Side of the Family

9.2 — Spring, 1996

On Capital Punishment

28.4 — July/Aug, 2015

No Argument

6.2 — Spring, 1993

Mystical Theology & the Sublimation of Gender

23.3 — May/June, 2010

Marked Men

8.1 — Winter, 1995

Making an Issue of It: A Word from the Gnomes

19.8 — October, 2006

Levels of Alliance

17.2 — March, 2004

Just Stewards

26.4 — July/August, 2013

Just Christians

15.4 — May, 2002

In Praise of the Good Pastor

27.6 — Nov/Dec, 2014

Identity Thievery

15.3 — April, 2002

Heretical Bibles

5.3 — Summer, 1992

Gridlocked

17.10 — December, 2004

Green Hornets’ Nest

9.1 — Winter, 1996

Gray Logic, Gray Wisdom

24.2 — March/April, 2011

Gospel Out of Reach

26.5 — Sept/Oct, 2013

Good News or Dead End?

8.4 — Fall, 1995

Giving the Devil His Due

20.6 — July/August, 2007

Fully Living Sacrifices
Where Nietzsche Was Right About Christians

13.9 — November, 2000

Full & Honest Ecumenism

29.3 — May/June, 2016

For the Hill-Dwellers
Christians, Imperialism & the Rule of Law

27.6 — Nov/Dec, 2014

Flagging Faith

10.2 — Spring, 1997

First Things & the Mandate of Heaven

14.8 — October, 2001

Facing the Real Jesus

28.5 — Sept/Oct, 2015

Equal & Ordered

14.2 — March, 2001

Engaging Greatness

28.6 — Nov/Dec, 2015

Electronic Babies

27.2 — March/April, 2014

Ducking the Issue

14.5 — June, 2001

Complicit Voters

10.1 — Winter, 1997

Churches for Families

23.2 — March/April, 2010

But Are We Christians?

11.5 — September/October, 1998

Bishops & the Word

23.6 — November/December, 2010

Between Caesar & Mohammed

21.5 — June, 2008

As God Gives Growth

30.5 — Sept/Oct, 2017

Allied Soldiers
Reformations & Touchstone Diplomacy

10.4 — Fall, 1997

A Porch to Talk On

12.6 — November/December, 1999

A Noble Company of Martyrs

16.4 — May, 2003

A Fundamental Clash

17.2 — March, 2004

The Signified Man
Ordination & the Shape of the Pastoral Office

6.4 — Fall, 1993

The Reforging of “Fundamentalism”

8.2 — Spring, 1995

The Professor & the Unicorn
Reality, Revelation & the Seductions of Abstract Thought

12.6 — November/December, 1999

The Fairy-Tale God

Truth & Deceit in Children’s Fiction

2.4 — Summer-Fall, 1988

The Crisis Of Evangelical Preaching

4.2 — Special Issue: The Bible, 1991

The Bible Under Spirit & Church

Some Light from the East for the Perplexed Inerrantist

3.4 — Winter, 1990

Spirituality, Religion & Christian Faith

30.1 — Jan/Feb, 2017

On Mrs. Jongke's Porch
The Basis of the Fellowship in Real Time

10.4 — Fall, 1997

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

8.3 — Summer, 1995

My Brother, Be He Ne’er So Vile?
The Difficulty & Promise of Catholic-Evangelical Rapprochement: An Address to an Evangelical Congregation

7.4 — Fall, 1994

More Than a Prophet
The Ministry of John the Baptist

5.1 — Winter, 1992

J. W. Nevin on the Sectarian Mind
Lessons from Mercersburg for Modern Evangelicals

5.4 — Fall, 1992

God, Gender, and the Pastoral Office

16.1 — January/February, 2003

Children of a Better God
A Reply to “Is God Masculine?”

17.1 — January/February, 2004

Between Icon & Idol
Harry Potter & Imagination?s Symbolic Life

7.2 — Spring, 1994

Avoiding Spirituality

A Philistine Looks (Obliquely) at Spirituality

8.4 — Fall, 1995

Abreast of the Times

The Quiet Modernization of a Divinity School

16.6 — July/August, 2003

A Realistic Alliance
A Response to Richard John Neuhaus

29.4 — July/August, 2016

• FORUM: Response

Toleration & Divine Forbearance

29.3 — May/June, 2016

Hailing Deliverance
A Last Trump Before an Apocalypse?

11.1 — January/February, 1998

Trash the TV?
An Internet Discussion Between Terry Mattingly & S. M. Hutchens

11.5 — September/October, 1998

The Orthodox Churches & the World Council of Churches

8.2 — Spring, 1995

Sunday at Willow Creek
Four Responses

13.1 — January/February, 2000

Plausible Ecumenism
An Ecumenical Roundtable Discussion

21.7 — September, 2008

Living Underground
A Symposium on Christian Burial

20.8 — October, 2007

Helpers Meet?
A Symposium on Dating, Courtship & Marriage

19.9 — November, 2006

Back & Forth to the Future
A Critical Symposium on A Call to an Ancient Evangelical Future

12.3 — May/June, 1999

A Christian Women’s Declaration
On Coalitions & Biblical Orthodoxy

12.1 — January/February, 1999

Those Curious Lutherans
The Comforts of Northfield Theology

15.5 — June, 2002

With Every Good Intention
on the Ninth Commandment

9.4 — Fall, 1996

Which God?
on the First Commandment

24.5 — Sept/Oct, 2011

Welcoming Antichrist
on Living Comfortably with the Sectarian Impulse

21.9 — November, 2008

Up a Creek
on the Dangerous Success of Rudderless Christianity

25.3 — May/June, 2012

The Way of the Class
on Suffering Education as a Discipline from God

18.5 — June, 2005

The Pope Is Christian!
on Disappointing Catholic Revisionists

26.3 — May/June, 2013

The Pharmakon Athanasias
on Worshiping the Lord Without Lying About the Faith

10.2 — Spring, 1997

The Name of the Lord
on the Third Commandment

24.1 — January/February, 2011

The Jewish Indictment
on the Gospel of Christ & the Law of the Lord

13.1 — January/February, 2000

The Head of the Church
on Women’s Ordination

12.4 — July/August, 1999

The Divide That Is There
on Egalitarian Christianity

17.9 — November, 2004

The Critical Adjustment
on Pleasing the Lord in Worship

14.1 — January/February, 2001

The Craft of Fatherhood
on Christian Fatherhood

13.3 — April, 2000

Stealing from God
on the Eighth Commandment

9.3 — Summer, 1996

Staying with the Lemmings

21.5 — June, 2008

Screwtaped Saviors
on the Endless Succession of Historical Jesuses

10.3 — Summer, 1997

Rest in Remembrance

17.4 — May, 2004

Please Me, O Lord
on the Roots of Romantic Worship

22.4 — May, 2009

Picture Imperfect
on the Discovery of Dirt in Potter’s Field

22.6 — July/August, 2009

Paradox Lost
on Open Theism & the Easy Road to Heresy

22.5 — June, 2009

Our Fathers’ Religion
on Mere Christianity That Is Not Merely Mine

6.3 — Summer, 1993

On Turning the Cheek & Giving the Cloak

5.2 — Spring, 1992

On Falling Towers and Fig Trees

26.4 — July/August, 2013

Notes on the Sect System
on the Unchristian Maneuvers of the Sectarian Mind

23.2 — March/April, 2010

Media Wineskins
on the Electronic Book & Its Kin

11.2 — March/April, 1998

Mad as Hell
on the Sixth Commandment

10.4 — Fall, 1997

Live Long & Prosper

26.1 — Jan/Feb, 2013

Interlocking Hearts

on the Consequential Metaphysics of Sexual Union

10.1 — Winter, 1997

Idols Old & New
on the Second Commandment

21.7 — September, 2008

Hidden Gender
on the Universal Grammar Feminists Can’t Speak

26.2 — Mar/Apr, 2013

Hard to Reach
on Clarity, Mystery & Their Demands on Preachers & Hearers

15.7 — September, 2002

God’s Hat

on the Tenth Commandment

25.4 — July/August, 2012

Fierce Charity

on the Christian's Duty to Be Strictly Loving

27.2 — March/April, 2014

Easter Field
on an Old Cemetery Opening Soon

13.7 — September, 2000

Be True to Your Child
on Choosing Schools

23.1 — January/February, 2010

Always the Trinity

Answers a Question on Egalitarian Theology

11.6 — November/December, 1998

Adultery & the Death of Covenant
on the Seventh Commandment

21.8 — October, 2008

A Semple Mistake
on Misplaced Adoration & the Cult of Personality

22.1 — January/February, 2009

A Certain Anger
on Secularists Who Don’t Get Hell & Terrorists Who Do

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