From the Editor by James M. Kushiner


From the Editor

by James M. Kushiner

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Deputy Editor

I am very pleased to announce that we have a new member on the editorial team at Touchstone, J. Douglas Johnson. Doug joined the Board of the Fellowship of St. James in 2014, and last year began working with me in development, conference planning, and editorial capacities—whatever is needed, when it's needed.

Doug first came to FSJ with a business background, but also as an avid reader of Touchstone. His first contribution to Touchstone was to suggest a new department, Commonplaces. Those who have met Doug at our conferences or elsewhere (he does get around!) know that he is well read, articulate, and deeply concerned about the issues we care about. Because we have many needs and plans requiring business, marketing, fundraising, and editorial work, in the near-term Doug will be engaged in "all of the above" as needed. He—and all our staff and editors—will appreciate your prayers and support as we continue in Touchstone to focus on articulating and defending the faith once for all delivered.

Time for Fight or Flight?

Please mark your calendars and join us on October 10–12, 2019, for our annual More Christianity Conference. It will be held at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. Our topic: "Fight or Flight? The Benedict & Other Options for Facing the World, the Flesh & the Devil."

Confirmed speakers at press time include: Allan Carlson, Erin Doom, Rod Dreher, Anthony Esolen, Douglas Farrow, S. M. Hutchens, Patrick McCaskey, Russell Moore, Leah Libresco Sargeant, and John Yocum. More to come! Register soon:

James M. Kushiner is the Director of Publications for The Fellowship of St. James and the former Executive Editor of Touchstone.

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