Dionysian Power

36:2 — march / april 2023

Dionysian Power

A Positively Medieval Hierarchy
by Hans Boersma

Does The Law Exist?

36:2 — march / april 2023

Does The Law Exist?

Legal Moderns Send the Law Packing
by Thomas E. Lordan

The Unreal Vortex

36:2 — march / april 2023

The Unreal Vortex

Critical Theories & the Rule of Law
by Adam MacLeod

Liberalism in Hindsight

36:2 — march / april 2023

Liberalism in Hindsight

Machen's Christianity and Liberalism Then & Now
by Marcus Johnson

A Divine Fire Escape

36:2 — march / april 2023

A Divine Fire Escape

James M. Kushiner on the Christology of a Smokejumper's Innovation

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 (21 articles)

18.4—May 2005

Of Weeds & Fairy Tales

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

10.4—Fall 1997

Lessons from the Nursery

The Catholic Imagination Encounters Bambi by James L. Sauer

from the archives on family (95 articles)

32.1—January/February 2019

The Life of Sean

on Down Syndrome & the Lives That Matter by David F. Watson

30.1—Jan/Feb 2017

Family Matters

Domestic Altars & Godly Offspring by Allan C. Carlson

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

current columns


by Anthony Esolen

on Christian hymns

36.2 — Mar/Apr 2023

Liberation Poetry

36.1 — Jan/Feb 2023

The Victorious King

35.6 — Nov/Dec 2022

Triune Home

(See all)

From Heavenly Harmony

by Ken Myers

on classical music

36.2 — Mar/Apr 2023

A Bohemian Bach?

36.1 — Jan/Feb 2023

Gifts for a Baby King

35.6 — Nov/Dec 2022

Injunction to Joy

(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

36.1 — Jan/Feb 2023

Books set in Scandinavia

35.5 — Sept/Oct 2022

Those Who Persevere

35.3 — May/Jun 2022

China Fiction

(See all)

Mortal Remains

by S. M. Hutchens

on theology and culture

36.2 — Mar/Apr 2023

The Third Commandment

36.1 — Jan/Feb 2023

Certitude, Contingency & Faith

35.6 — Nov/Dec 2022


(See all)

As It Is Written . . .

by Patrick Henry Reardon

on the bible and theology

36.2 — Mar/Apr 2023

Loving Our Enemies

36.1 — Jan/Feb 2023

Assessing Jotham

35.6 — Nov/Dec 2022

Dominical Dialectics

(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

(See all)

The Leading Edge

by Phillip E. Johnson

on intelligent design & culture

22.6 — July/August 2009

The Heart of Africa

16.4 — May 2003

Ya Gotta Believe!

20.10 — December 2007

Teaching on Purpose

(See all)

The Matter at Hand

by Leon J. Podles

on events of the day

15.3 — April 2002

The Ring of Terror

15.9 — November 2002

The Comforting Doctrine of Hell

18.1 — January/February 2005

Empty Spaces of the Word

(See all)

Practical Christianity

by Thomas S. Buchanan

pondering the Christian life

9.4 — Fall 1996

Men of Violence

15.3 — April 2002

A Seal on the Wax

17.4 — May 2004

Nothing Is Sinful

(See all)


by various authors

Touchstone interviews with persons of interest

8.3 — Summer 1995

Turning Hearts to the Fathers Part I

A Conversation With Thomas C. Oden

12.5 — September/October 1999

The Catholic Angler

An Interview with Thomas Howard

23.5 — September/October 2010

Civilization in the Balance

An Interview with Michael Nazir-Ali

(See all)

book reviews

35.5 — Sept/Oct, 2022

A Retrieval
The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos by Sohrab Ahmari
A review by John M. Vella

35.2 — Mar/Apr, 2022

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

35.1 — January/February, 2022

Biblical Skepticism
The Decline and Fall of Sacred Scripture by Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker
A review by Thomas Banks

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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