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editorials

The Gift of the Jews

God's Chosen People & Our Messiah
by Patrick Henry Reardon



communiqué

A Grand Illusion

The Short Life of German Multiculturalism
by Robert Carle


columns

Illuminations

Songs of Thankfulness & Praise

by Anthony Esolen


First Books

Discovering Old Favorites

by Kathie Johnson


A Thousand Words

Rembrandt & the Speaking Image of Christ

by Mary Elizabeth Podles


As It Is Written...

God's Word & Me

by Patrick Henry Reardon



25.1—Jan/Feb 2012

features

Why Fight Same-Sex Marriage?

Is There Really That Much at Stake?
by Douglas Farrow


The Medium Is the Mediator

The Christian Humanism of Marshall McLuhan
by James E. Person, Jr.


Marriage Made for Heaven

On Lust & the Proper Schooling of Sexual Desire
by Miguel A. Endara


views

Never Absolute Zero

David Haddon on Jack London’s Failure to Keep Morality Out of “To Build a Fire”

What Is Man?

Anthony Esolen on What Raskolnikov Knew & Translators Have Lost

Man Up, Lady Down

Perry Glanzer on the Demise of Ladies & Gentlemen in Higher Education

Marriage or Friendship?

Gregory J. Mansour on Defending Marriage & Not Confusing It with Other Things

book reviews

Pieper’s Pearl

The Platonic Myths by Josef Pieper
by Graeme Hunter


For the Common Good

Good and Bad Ways to Think About Religion and Politics by by Robert Benne
by J. Daryl Charles


Poetry & Philosophy

Language Redeemed: Chaucer’s Mature Poetry by David Williams
by Kathleen Curran Sweeney


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