The Welfare Snare

Christian Conflict with the Liberal State Is by Design
by James Hitchcock

Party Over Time

Unfortunately, We Were Right in 2003
by S. M. Hutchens

If They Perish

The Missing Piece of the Middle East
by James M. Kushiner


Contours of Culture

Musical Measures

by Ken Myers

First Books

You Decide!

by Kathie Johnson


In the Key of Christ

by Anthony Esolen

A Thousand Words

Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man

by Mary Elizabeth Podles

As It Is Written...

The Victorious Procession of Christ

by Patrick Henry Reardon

The Centurion
Prison Fellowship Founder Charles Colson's Final Mission for Christian Faith & Culture

25.3—May/June 2012


Student Assembly

Today’s Mass Education Pushes Children Away from Virtue into Mere Hygiene
by Anthony Esolen

The Soul of Liberty

Calls for Freedom, Democracy & Secularism End Up with None of the Above
by Hunter Baker

About Face

Why I’m Not on Facebook: An Open Letter to Christian College Students
by Steve Baarendse


A Rabbi's Error

Patrick Henry Reardon on Jonathan Sacks’s Mistake About Christians

Just Sayin'

Thomas Howard on What We Used to Know vs. What We Know Now

The Way of the Class

S. M. Hutchens on Suffering Education as a Discipline from God

Mars Hill Travelers

David Marshall on a Taoist, a Stoic & the Awareness of God

Interfaith Ignorance

Patrick Gray on Religious Illiteracy & Its Discontents

book reviews

America's Theologian

The Theology of Jonathan Edwards by Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott
A review by S. M. Hutchens

Life on Purpose

The Good Atheist: Living a Purpose-Filled Life Without God by Dan Barker

Surprised by Meaning: Science, Faith, and How We Make Sense of Things by Alister E. McGrath
A review by Logan Paul Gage

Silenced Partner

Alfred Russel Wallace: A Rediscovered Life by Michael A. Flannery
A review by Terry Scambray

Knowledge Revival

Beauty for Truth’s Sake: On the Re-enchantment of Education by Stratford Caldecott
A review by Stephen Richard Turley


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