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The Pagan Public Square

33:3 — may/june 2020

The Pagan Public Square

Our Christian Duty to Fight Has Not Been Cancelled by Robert P. George

See That You Are Not Alarmed

33:3— may/june 2020

See That You Are Not Alarmed?

On Flight & Fight in the Present Tribulation by Douglas Farrow

Healing Medicine

33:3 — May/June 2020

Healing Medicine

Allen H. Roberts II on the Wisdom of the Good Doctor Edmund Pellegrino

Consolation in Death

33:3 — May/June 2020

Consolation in Death

On Bach's Cantata BWV 106, Gottes Zeit ist die allerbesteZeit ("God's time is the very best time") by Ken Myers

Let Us Make Man

33:3 — may/june 2020

Let Us Make Man

by Patrick Henry Reardon

fight or flight conference videos (see all)

October 10, 2019

Between Skeptics & Pagans

The Church's Opportunity in 21st Century America

—Ross Douthat

October 11, 2019

See That You Are Not Alarmed?

—Douglas Farrow

October 12, 2019

St. Benedict

The Father of Us All

—Rod Dreher

from the archives on religious liberty (26 articles)

24.6—Nov/Dec 2011

Liberty, Conscience & Autonomy

How the Culture War of the Roaring Twenties Set the Stage for Today’s Catholic & Evangelical Alliance by Barry Hankins

27.3—May/June 2014

Religious Freedom & Why It Matters

Working in the Spirit of John Leland by Robert P. George

from the archives on philosophy (41 articles)

32.3—May/June 2019

Theodicies & Messy Desks

on the Infinite Problem of Goods & Evil by Hugh Hunter

32.6—November/December 2019

God Fearers

An Open Letter to Christian Readers of Jordan Peterson & Roger Scruton by James Bryson

29.4—July/August 2016

The Very Idea

on Anselm's God & the Virtue of Existing  by Tara L. Jernigan

current columns


by Anthony Esolen

on Christian hymns

33.3 — May/June 2020

A Whole Poem

33.2 — March/April 2020

High Praise & Mercy

33.1 — January/February 2020

Godward Bound

(See all)

From Heavenly Harmony

by Ken Myers

on classical music

33.3 — May/June 2020

Consolation in Death

33.2 — March/April 2020

With Mary & a Cloud of Witnesses

33.1 — January/February 2020

Master of Majesty & Lament

(See all)

A Thousand Words

by Mary Elizabeth Podles

on works of Christian art

(See all)

First Books

by Kathie Johnson

on books for children

33.3 — May/June 2020

On England

33.1 — January/February 2020

More on Music

32.5 — September/October 2019

Enhancing Music Appreciation

(See all)

Mortal Remains

by S. M. Hutchens

on theology and culture

33.3 — May/June 2020

La Trahison des Clercs

33.2 — March/April 2020

"Dialogue" & Chaos

33.1 — January/February 2020

The Religion of Antichrist

(See all)

As It Is Written . . .

by Patrick Henry Reardon

on the bible and theology

33.3 — May/June 2020

Let Us Make Man

33.2 — March/April 2020

Destiny & the Cross

33.1 — January/February 2020

The Age of Samson

(See all)

past columns

Book Returns

by various authors

Touchstone looks back at recent "classics"

18.7 — September 2005

Harvey Cox's The Secular City

19.1 — January/February 2006

Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique

(See all)

The Leading Edge

by Phillip E. Johnson

on intelligent design & culture

16.4 — May 2003

Ya Gotta Believe!

17.2 — March 2004

The Galileo Syndrome

19.3 — April 2006

From Soup To Science

(See all)

Contours of Culture

by Ken Myers

on books & the spirit of the age

27.1 — Jan/Feb 2014

George MacDonald & Phantastes

(See all)

The Matter at Hand

by Leon J. Podles

on events of the day

17.7 — September 2004

Literary Revelation

15.6 — July/August 2002

Love for the Fatherland

(See all)

Practical Christianity

by Thomas S. Buchanan

pondering the Christian life

17.1 — January/February 2004

Earthly Cares

12.1 — January/February 1999

Christian Halakah

17.2 — March 2004

Breaking Teeth

(See all)

book reviews

32.3 — May/June, 2019

Shame & Redemption
The Crucifix on Mecca's Front Porch: A Christian's Companion for the Study of Islam
A review by Casey Chalk

32.5 — September/October, 2019

Healing East & West
The Orthodox Reality: Culture, Theology, and Ethics in the Modern World by Vigen Guroian
A review by John G. Panagiotou

32.2 — March/April, 2019

The Aura of Science
Flight from the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West, Volume II by Paul Gosselin
A review by Louis Markos

32.6 — November/December, 2019

Stargazers' Log
Chronicling the Golden Age of Astronomy: A History of Visual Observing from Harriot to Moore by Neil English
A review by Guillermo Gonzalez

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