22.7—September/October 2009


Married with Reservations

Our Private Misgivings Have Public Consequences
by Anthony Esolen


From Heavenly Harmony
Art & Idolatry
by Ken Myers

Off Message
by Anonymous

As It Is Written...
Defense & Offense
by Patrick Henry Reardon

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Kosovo Lost & Found

A Visit to Old Serbia in Search of Its Ultimate Destiny
by Patrick Henry Reardon

The World, the Jew & the Christian
Tales of Assimilation & the Challenge of Faithful Resistance
by Edward Hadas

Regensburg Left Behind

Christians Responding to Muslim Invitations Haven’t Been Listening to Benedict XVI
by J. Daryl Charles


Except the Lord Build
Anthony Esolen on Education & Houses of the Lord (A Graduation Address)

Education Normal
Mark T. Mitchell on the Oddity of Giving Children a Moral Imagination

Science Fictions

Marilyn Prever on a Random Quantum Fluctuation

When the Wood Is Dry
Daniel Boerman on the Side of the Good News We Don’t Want to Hear

book reviews

Durable Divinity
God Is Back: How the Global Rise of Faith Will Change the World
A review by Les Sillars

Manhattan Gospel
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller
A review by Louis Markos

The Ideal Place
The Way of Improvement Leads Home: Philip Vickers Fithian and the Rural Enlightenment in Early America (Early American Studies)
A review by Eric Miller


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