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The War on Error

The Business of Confronting Heresy
by S. M. Hutchens


The Leading Edge

Truths in Fiction

by Phillip E. Johnson

As It Is Written...

Abraham & God’s Power

by Patrick Henry Reardon

22.4—May 2009


When Gentile Meets Jew

A Christian Reading of Ruth & the Hebrew Scriptures
by Peter J. Leithart

Lincoln & the Methodists

Circuit Riders, Secret Missions & the Trials of a Civil War President
by Matthew May


Words’ Worth

Patrick Henry Reardon on the Transcendent Vocabulary of Mundane Signs

Losing Our Grips

James Hitchcock on the Cultural Suicide of the Newly Enlightened

Picture Imperfect

S. M. Hutchens on the Discovery of Dirt in Potter’s Field

Take & Give

Bruce Brander on Two Words That Describe the Workings of Love

book reviews

Before Abraham Was

Before Abraham Was: The Unity of Genesis 1–11 by Isaac M. Kikawada and Arthur Quinn
A review by Leon J. Podles

Most Ancient of All Splendors

Most Ancient of All Splendors by Johann Moser
A review by Wayne Martindale

The First Freedom

In Defense of Religious Liberty
by David Novak

reviewed by Gerald J. Russello

Samaritan Witness

A Credible Witness: Reflections on Power, Evangelism and Race
by Brenda Salter McNeil

reviewed by Louis Markos

Take & Eat

Understanding Four Views on the Lord's Supper
edited by John H. Armstrong

The Lord's Supper: Five Views
edited by Gordon T. Smith

A review by Thomas A. Baima

Geneva Trend

Young, Restless, Reformed: A Journalist’s Journey With the New Calvinists
by Collin Hansen

A review by Jocelyn Mathewes


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