articles by Gerald J. Russello

22.4 — May 2009

The First Freedom

In Defense of Religious Liberty
by David Novak


21.9 — November 2008

Just As He Wasn’t

The Legacy of Billy Graham: Critical Reflections on America’s Greatest Evangelist edited by Michael G. Long


21.4 — May 2008

No Child Is An Island

Freedom’s Orphans: Contemporary Liberalism and the Fate of America’s Children by David L. Tubbs


19.4 — May 2006

Pale Male

Manliness by Harvey C. Mansfield


15.8 — October 2002

Classical Decline

Climbing Parnassus
by Tracy Lee Simmons


14.4 — May 2001

A Glorious Revival of History

From Dawn to Decadence
by Jacques Barzun


12.6 — November/December 1999

A Wall of Containment?

The American Myth
of Religious Freedom
by Kenneth R. Craycraft, Jr.



more from the online archives

32.5—September/October 2019

Must Say No

on When Christians Can't Compromise by Joshua Steely

32.4—July/August 2019

An Alien Warfare

Today's Culture Wars Are Both Ancient & Modern by Allan C. Carlson

26.1—Jan/Feb 2013

The Destroyer of Peace

on Abortion as a Matter of National Welfare by W. Ross Blackburn

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.