What Good Is Marriage?

37:1 — jan / feb 2024

What Good Is Marriage?

The Deliberate Demise of Augustine-Christian Marriage by Allan C. Carlson

Authority, Love & Devotion

37:1 — jan / feb 2024

Authority, Love & Devotion

What God Has Joined We Must Stop Separating
by R. R. Reno

When We Were Weird

37:1 — jan / feb 2024

When We Were Weird

We Were a Peculiar People Once by David Lyle Jeffrey reviewed by Ray Van Neste

Loss of a Vital Skill

37:1 — jan / feb 2024

Loss of a Vital Skill

Reviving Our Fluency in Poetic Language by Daniel Witt

The Infection of the Family

37:1 — jan / feb 2024

The Infection of the Family

Patrick Henry Reardon on the Consequences of Rebellion from Adam to David & Beyond

conference videos (see all)

Chris Wiley at the Touchstone Conference

October 12, 2018

Make Men Pious Again

—C. R. Wiley

October 14, 2022

The Politics of Nothingness

—Michael Hanby

from the archives on imagination (39 articles)

18.4—May 2005

Of Weeds & Fairy Tales

The Idylls, Idols & Devils That Corrupt the Moral Imagination by Vigen Guroian

19.10—December 2006

Enchanting Children

Training Up a Child Requires a Well-Formed Imagination by David Mills

from the archives on family (108 articles)

34.1—January/February 2021

Whose Wife Shall She Be?

Jesus' Astonishing Other Teaching on Marriage by James Ware

23.1—January/February 2010

The Audacity of the State

It’s Bent on Bringing Down the House on the Family & the Church by Douglas Farrow

33.2—March/April 2020

Blessed Peacemakers

Encounters with Faith & Forgiveness in Communities of Faith by Nicole M. King

current columns


by Anthony Esolen

on Christian hymns

37.2 — Mar/Apr 2024

Before the Fall

37.1 — Jan/Feb 2024

Child’s Play

36.6 — Nov/Dec 2023

Departures & Advents

(See all)

From Heavenly Harmony

by Ken Myers

on classical music

37.1 — Jan/Feb 2024

Homiletic Discipline

36.6 — Nov/Dec 2023

Rose Without Thorns

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A Thousand Words

by Mary Elizabeth Podles

on works of Christian art

37.2 — Mar/Apr 2024

Michelangelo’s Delphic Sybil

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First Books

by Kathie Johnson

on books for children

37.1 — Jan/Feb 2024

Far Eastern Lands

36.5 — Sept/Oct 2023

Love’s Attributes, Part 2

36.3 — May/Jun 2023

Love & Its Attributes

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Mortal Remains

by S. M. Hutchens

on theology and culture

37.2 — Mar/Apr 2024

Todos, Todos, Todos!

37.1 — Jan/Feb 2024

Spice of an (Un)Wonderful Life

36.6 — Nov/Dec 2023

Much in Prayer

(See all)

As It Is Written . . .

by Patrick Henry Reardon

on the bible and theology

37.2 — Mar/Apr 2024

Deceptive Pastors

36.6 — Nov/Dec 2023

The Education of Moses

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past columns

Book Returns

by various authors

Touchstone looks back at recent "classics"

19.1 — January/February 2006

Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique

(See all)

The Leading Edge

by Phillip E. Johnson

on intelligent design & culture

22.8 — November/December 2009

Content with Truth

25.4 — July/August 2012

Out from the Ether

24.6 — Nov/Dec 2011

Freed Science

(See all)

Contours of Culture

by Ken Myers

on books & the spirit of the age

23.1 — January/February 2010

Richard Weaver's Ideas Have Consequences

(See all)

The Matter at Hand

by Leon J. Podles

on events of the day

16.3 — April 2003

Choosing Truth or Power

16.1 — January/February 2003

Man Is a Wolf to Man

(See all)

Practical Christianity

by Thomas S. Buchanan

pondering the Christian life

12.5 — September/October 1999

Looking Beyond Ourselves

17.4 — May 2004

Nothing Is Sinful

7.1 — Winter 1994

A Different Mind

(See all)


by various authors

Touchstone interviews with persons of interest

4.2 — Special Issue: The Bible 1991

Recovering the Spiritual Sense of the Scriptures

An Interview with Fr. Paul Quay, S.J.

27.1 — Jan/Feb 2014

Activist for Life

An Interview with Joseph M. Scheidler

15.3 — April 2002

Shepherd Under Fire

An Interview with Bishop Bullen Dolli of Sudan

(See all)

book reviews

35.2 — Mar/Apr, 2022

Progressively Stoic
Stoicism and the Western Political Tradition by Lisa Hill and Eden Blazejak
A review by Max Longley

35.4 — Jul/Aug, 2022

A Pastor & a Poet
David's Crown: Sounding the Psalms by Malcolm Guite
A review by Thomas Banks

35.3 — May/Jun, 2022

Total Immersion
Baptism: A Guide to Life from Death by Peter J. Leithart
A review by Joshua Pauling

35.4 — Jul/Aug, 2022

Papist Patriots
Our Dear-Bought Liberty: Catholics and Religious Toleration in Early America by Michael D. Breidenbach
A review by Thomas W. Jodziewicz

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