articles by Mike Aquilina

21.5 — June 2008

Egyptian Spoils

The Treasures of Coptic Art: In the Coptic Museum and Churches of Old Cairo
by Gawdat Gabra and Marianne Eaton-Krauss


21.1 — January/February 2008

One Flesh of Purest Gold

John Chrysostom’s Discovery of the Blessings & Mysteries of Marriage


20.8 — October 2007

Faith Underground

The Christian Catacombs of Rome: History, Decoration, Inscriptions by Vincenzo Fiocchi Nicolai, Fabrizio Bisconti,


20.6 — July/August 2007

Retro-Sexual

The Thrill of the Chaste
by Dawn Eden


20.5 — June 2007

Imperial Tales

The Last Pagan: Julian the Apostate and the Death of the Ancient World by Adrian Murdoch


20.4 — May 2007

Unwashed Masses

Through Their Own Eyes: Liturgy as the Byzantines Saw It
by Robert F. Taft, S.J.


20.3 — April 2007

Dual Unto Others

The Missing Gospels: Unearthing the Truth Behind Alternative Christianities
by Darrell L. Bock


20.2 — March 2007

Myth-Taken Identity

Judas and the Gospel of Jesus
by N. T. Wright


19.2 — March 2006

The Martyr’s Cup

The Early Christians Give Us the Signs of the Christian Life: Broken Bread & Lives Poured Out


18.7 — September 2005

Mathew's Passion

Father Mathew’s Crusade
by John F. Quinn


18.6 — Nov/Dec 2005

Triple Date

Christian Courtship in
an Oversexed World
by T. G. Morrow,
Couples in Love
by John R. Waiss,
Ask Me Anything

by J. Budziszewski


17.9 — November 2004

Saving St. Cyril

Saint Cyril of Alexandria
and the Christological Controversy
by John McGuckin


17.4 — May 2004

An American in Paradise

Journey Back to Eden
by Mark Gruber, O.S.B.


17.4 — May 2004

Salt of the Empire

The Role of the Christian Family in Evangelization


17.3 — April 2004

Biblical Fathers

The Spirit of Early
Christian Thought
by Robert Louis Wilken


13.1 — January/February 2000

A Double Take on Early Christianity

An Interview with Rodney Stark



more from the online archives

32.6—November/December 2019

Strategic Christians

The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis by Alan Jacobs by Jesse Russell

18.10—December 2005

A Mighty Child

on an Apostle’s Encounter with the Son’s Children by Anthony Esolen

18.4—May 2005

Of Weeds & Fairy Tales

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

upcoming events

Touchstone In Tennessee

Hear Touchstone contributing editor Hunter Baker speak on Walker Percy in the 1970s and Today.

Thursday, June 30th, 2022

Reserve Your Spot!


The 2022 Touchstone Conference



get touchstone

Full access to the online archives (over 30 years of content): $19.95

Full access to the online archives PLUS 6 issues of the magazine sent to your mailbox: $39.95

Subscribe Today!

for your inbox

• The "Online Reader" (weekly)
• "From the Editor" (weekly)
• Special announcements
• Conference updates

Sign Up!

the new issue

devotional guide

The Daily Devotional Guide

by Patrick Henry Reardon

Touchstone is published by

All content © The Fellowship of St. James — 2022. All rights reserved.
Returns, refunds, and privacy policy.