articles by James Hitchcock

31.6 — November/December 2018

Saved Through Fire

France's Reign of Terror & the Witness of the Church Militant


31.1 — January/February 2018

Dealing with Trump

A Comfort Zone for Christians Remains Elusive


30.6 — Nov/Dec 2017

The Great Divorce

Christianity & the Liberal Society


30.5 — Sept/Oct 2017

The Age of Reformations

The Critical History Before, During & After Martin Luther


29.6 — Nov/Dec 2016

The Gathering Storm

on the Transformative Election of 2016


29.4 — July/August 2016

• FORUM: Response

A History of Religious Freedom


29.3 — May/June 2016

Flailing Democracy

Left-Right Populism versus American Elitism


29.1 — Jan/Feb 2016

Idols of the State

Secularists Want All Religion Out of the Public Square, Except Theirs


29.1 — Jan/Feb 2016

Bargain Debasement

Secular Credibility Is a Devilish Temptation


29.1 — Jan/Feb 2016

Revealing Snapshots

People and Events That Shaped Christianity by Ralph E. MacKenzie


28.6 — Nov/Dec 2015

The Right Side of History?

Few Are Willing to Recognize It


28.6 — Nov/Dec 2015

Ferguson Misery

History, Theology & Mythmaking from a Deadly Encounter


27.5 — Sept/Oct 2014

Eyeing the Sanctuary

Freedom for Churches Affirmed . . . For Now


27.4 — July/August 2014

The Very Rev. Allen

on the Passing of Bishop Pike's Celebrated Convert


27.1 — Jan/Feb 2014

The New Martyrs

Witnesses to the Conversion of a Culture


27.1 — Jan/Feb 2014

For Notre Dame

Battling for the Heart and Soul of a Catholic University
by Wilson D. Miscamble, C.S.C.


26.2 — Mar/Apr 2013

The New Heretics

Believers Are No Longer Credible as Public Citizens


25.6 — Nov/Dec 2012

Square None

Pious Public Silence Is Dereliction of Duty (Unless You're Amish)


25.3 — May/June 2012

The Welfare Snare

Christian Conflict with the Liberal State Is by Design


24.5 — Sept/Oct 2011

The French Connection

The Many Parallels Between France’s Revolution & Today’s Anti-Christian Secularism


24.5 — Sept/Oct 2011

We, the Enemy

The Liberal State & the Decline of Pluralism


24.4 — July/August 2011

God & Freedom

Conservative Foundations of the Liberal Order
by Daniel J. Mahoney
God and the Atlantic
by Thomas Albert Howard


24.1 — January/February 2011

Special Election?

Christians Can Never Put Their Trust in Princes


24.1 — January/February 2011

From Ode to Joy FM

on the Sale of a Lutheran Classical Station


22.8 — November/December 2009

Citizen, Heal Thyself

Social Sins Are Easily & Fashionably Confessed


22.4 — May 2009

Losing Our Grips

on the Cultural Suicide of the Newly Enlightened


22.1 — January/February 2009

Subject to Change

Can Traditional Societies Survive the Power of Modernity?


21.10 — December 2008

Morality Ploys

Big Bailouts & Culture War Maneuvers You Can Expect


19.7 — September 2006

Without Conscience


19.3 — April 2006

Our Bad

Pervasive Wickedness & What We Must Say About It


18.5 — June 2005

A Pope Alive


17.9 — November 2004

Paper Popes


17.7 — September 2004

Faith-Based Restrictions


13.2 — March 2000

On Robert George


13.5 — June 2000

Darwinism & the Liberal Cause


13.7 — September 2000

Weighing the Court


13.8 — October 2000

Disgruntled & Deceitful

Papal Sin
by Garry Wills


13.9 — November 2000

Vatican II Is Still News


14.3 — April 2001

Imposing Beliefs?


14.5 — June 2001

Religion Without Salvation


14.6 — July/August 2001

The Rise & Decline of Christendom in the West

Christopher Dawson’s Panoramic View of Christian Europe


14.7 — September 2001

Normal Schools


15.3 — April 2002

Vessel of Clay

America's Bishop
by Thomas C. Reeves


15.3 — April 2002

Looking for Truth in Dangerous Places


15.6 — July/August 2002

Population & Religious Freedom


15.6 — July/August 2002

Things Hidden Since the Beginning of the World

The Shape of Divine Providence & Human History


15.7 — September 2002

The Crime of Punishment

Capital Punishment & Cultural Change in American Life


15.8 — October 2002

Exploiting the Abused


17.4 — May 2004

Supremely Modern Liberals

The Unhappy & Abusive Marriage of Liberalism & Modernism


16.10 — December 2003

Fantasy Faith

on the Resurgence of Gnosticism


17.3 — April 2004

Europe Passé

When the World Sets the Agenda for the Church


16.7 — September 2003

Dissent as Orthodoxy


16.3 — April 2003

Political Orphans

How the Democratic Party Left Traditional Believers Behind


16.6 — July/August 2003

The Paradox of Enemies & Allies

A Response to Timothy George


16.6 — July/August 2003

"First, Do No Harm"


14.9 — November 2001

The Essence & Power of Evil


14.10 — December 2001

Christianity American Style


15.1 — January/February 2002

The Mystery of Evil


12.6 — November/December 1999

Blinded by Ambition?

Blinded by Might
by Cal Thomas and
Ed Dobson


12.3 — May/June 1999

No Answer for Littleton


11.3 — May/June 1998

Sex Cathedra: Theology from the White House


11.2 — March/April 1998

Resenting the Child


10.4 — Fall 1997

The Small Voice, Still


10.3 — Summer 1997

Murder & the Modern Conscience

A Case Study of Two Murders, the Trials, and the Question of Moral Responsibility


10.2 — Spring 1997

Our Common Challenge


10.1 — Winter 1997

Christ & Culture: A Dilemma Reconsidered

A New Look at Culture, Christians & the State


8.4 — Fall 1995

Has the Shooting Stopped?


6.1 — Winter 1993

In Stillness Tried


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