articles by R. V. Young

35.4 — Jul/Aug 2022

The Francis Effect

The Failure & Confusions of a More Accommodating Faith


34.6 — Nov/Dec 2021

Fair to Middle Earth

on Refusing a Pinch of Incense to Imperial Progressivism


34.4 — July/August 2021

Good News Once More

on an Impregnable Darkness That Opens a Door


34.3 — May/June 2021

The Light of Hope in Darkness

"Dense Poems and Socratic Light": The Poetry of John Martin Finlay (1941-1991)
edited by David Middleton and John P. Doucet


34.2 — March/April 2021

Pagan Foreshadowings

Myth Made Fact: Reading Greek and Roman Mythology Through Christian Eyes by Louis Markos


34.2 — March/April 2021

Owning Slavery

A Christian Response to "The Case for Reparations"


30.6 — Nov/Dec 2017

Defensive Lapses

Bearing False Witness: Debunking Centuries of Anti-Catholic History by Rodney Stark


28.3 — May/June 2015

Of Bicycles, Sex, & Natural Law

Describing Human Ends & Our Limitations Is Neither Futile Nor Unloving


27.1 — Jan/Feb 2014

A Science of Man

Treatise on Human Nature: The Complete Text (Summa Theologiae I, Questions 75–102)
by Thomas Aquinas, translated by Alfred J. Freddoso


23.1 — January/February 2010

Academic Degradation

Theological Foundations for Environmental Ethics: Reconstructing Patristic and Medieval Concepts
by Jame Schaefer


20.6 — July/August 2007

Counter Tourist

The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature
by Elizabeth Kantor


19.8 — October 2006

Highest Comedy

Paradise by Dante Alighieri,
edited and translated by Anthony Esolen


19.7 — September 2006

Hope’s Eternal Spring

Shallow Optimism, Vain Hopes & God’s Absent Presence


18.10 — December 2005

The Gay Invention

Homosexuality Is a Linguistic as Well as a Moral Error


17.3 — April 2004

Dante’s New Guide

Inferno & Purgatory
by Dante Alighieri,
edited and translated
by Anthony Esolen



more from the online archives

27.6—Nov/Dec 2014

Tales of Forbidden Stereotypes

Real-Life Men & Women & the Tragic Loss of Human Comedy by Anthony Esolen

8.4—Fall 1995

The Demise of Biblical Preaching

Distortions of the Gospel and its Recovery by Donald G. Bloesch

27.3—May/June 2014

Religious Freedom & Why It Matters

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

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