17.3—April 2004


Europe Passé

by James Hitchcock


Practical Christianity
The Lost Art of Mercy
by Thomas S. Buchanan

As It Is Written...
Hidden in Christ
by Patrick Henry Reardon

World-Class Bully
The World Council of Churches Takes On a Superpower
by Mark Tooley

Stem-Cell Options
A Report from the President’s Council on Bioethics
by Robert P. George

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Boethius?s Complaint

Can the Christian Find Consolation Without Christ?
by Graeme Hunter

Between Heaven & Earth

C. S. Lewis on Asceticism & Holiness
by David W. Fagerberg

Today in Our Hearing

The Living Voice of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke
by Arthur A. Just


Phil’s Shadow
Michael P. Foley on the Lessons of Groundhog Day

Credible Marriages
Louis R. Tarsitano on the Christian Destruction of Marriage

Contra Spontaneity
Thomas Howard on Christian Ritual

Choice Superstition
Patrick Gray on Abortion Rhetoric & Common Sense

book reviews

Biblical Fathers
The Spirit of Early
Christian Thought
by Robert Louis Wilken
A review by Mike Aquilina

Fantastic Saga
Blood and Judgment
by Lars Walker
A review by Dale Nelson

Dante’s New Guide
Inferno & Purgatory
by Dante Alighieri,
edited and translated
by Anthony Esolen
A review by R. V. Young


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