24.5—Sept/Oct 2011


We, the Enemy

by James Hitchcock

Making a Statement

by Robert P. George

The Suffering Church

by James M. Kushiner

Northwoods Ecumenism

by Allan Carlson


From Heavenly Harmony

Leisure Suits Us

by Ken Myers

First Books
Magic Moments
by Kathie Johnson

As It Is Written...
Fullness of Faith
by Patrick Henry Reardon

Ecumenical Orthodoxy
Touchstone’s 25 Years of Common Witness
by James M. Kushiner

Nuns Interrupted
The Fate of Slovakia’s Religious Orders During & After Communist Rule
by Mark Nuckols

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The French Connection

The Many Parallels Between France’s Revolution & Today’s Anti-Christian Secularism
by James Hitchcock

Leaven Disciples
A Discussion of James Davison Hunter’s To Change the World
by Hunter Baker

The Way of St. James

My 500-Mile Pilgrimage on El Camino de Santiago
by Leon J. Podles

A Many-Storied Monastic

A Critical Memoir of Thomas Merton at Gethsemani Abbey
by Patrick Henry Reardon

A Friendship of Letters
On the Correspondence Between Thomas Merton & Dorothy Day
by Jim Forest


Table Manners
Russell D. Moore on the Welcoming Catholicity of Closed Communion

Welcoming Antichrist
S. M. Hutchens on Living Comfortably with the Sectarian Impulse

Hear the Angel Voices
Thomas Howard on the Versified Dogma of Christian Worship

Pupils Delighted
Anthony Esolen on Wondering or Wandering Through College Education

book reviews

A Better Homeland
Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy by Carlos Eire
A review by Bernardo Aparicio García


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