articles by S. M. Hutchens

31.6 — November/December 2018

The Expertise of Non-experts

31.6 — November/December 2018

Enduring Sacrilege

The Slow Vindication of Leon Podles

31.6 — November/December 2018

Sin & Psyche

31.6 — November/December 2018

The Wagers of Death

31.6 — November/December 2018

Tantrumism

31.6 — November/December 2018

Deceptive Rejects

31.6 — November/December 2018

Literary Ambition

31.6 — November/December 2018

More on Children

31.5 — September/October 2018

Prayer Screens

31.5 — September/October 2018

Political Abuse

31.5 — September/October 2018

Getting Rid of "Youth"

31.4 — July/August 2018

Where the Gulf Is Fixed

31.4 — July/August 2018

Courage, Ass!

31.4 — July/August 2018

Secular Independence

31.4 — July/August 2018

Swimming with Sharks

The Politics of Power, Pleasure & Atheism

31.4 — July/August 2018

From a Letter to a Friend

31.3 — May/June 2018

About Mother

31.3 — May/June 2018

Religion Resurgent

31.2 — March/April 2018

The Gifts of the Poor

31.2 — March/April 2018

How Can They Lie Like That?

31.2 — March/April 2018

War on Two Fronts

31.2 — March/April 2018

The Little Skeptic

31.1 — January/February 2018

Dynamic Duo

Reviews of Man Up! by Jeffrey Hemmer & Man of the House by C. R. Wiley

31.1 — January/February 2018

Funding the Devil
On Irresponsible Nostalgia

31.1 — January/February 2018

Caspian, Solomon & Mr. Trump

31.1 — January/February 2018

A Pen for the Lord

31.1 — January/February 2018

Intelligent Design & the University

30.6 — Nov/Dec 2017

The Rules of Progress

30.5 — Sept/Oct 2017

Divinely Saved
Theosis: Patristic Remedy for Evangelical Yearning at the Close of the Modern Age by Michael Paul Gama

30.5 — Sept/Oct 2017

Polar Composites

30.5 — Sept/Oct 2017

Allied Soldiers
Reformations & Touchstone Diplomacy

30.4 — July/Aug 2017

Unsettled Celibacy
Uncertain Sounds for Ministry

30.4 — July/Aug 2017

Education in Pen State

30.4 — July/Aug 2017

In the Service of Children

30.4 — July/Aug 2017

Surely Not Us

30.2 — March/April 2017

Christology & Bible Translation

30.2 — March/April 2017

The Persistence of Mummery
Without Precedent: Scripture, Tradition, and the Ordination of Women by Geoffrey Kirk

30.1 — Jan/Feb 2017

On Mrs. Jongke's Porch
The Basis of the Fellowship in Real Time

30.1 — Jan/Feb 2017

The Symphony of Comprehension

29.6 — Nov/Dec 2016

Witness Tampering

On the Politics of Martyrdom

29.6 — Nov/Dec 2016

The Mustard Seed

29.5 — Sept/Oct 2016

Our Common Story
The Church: A Theological and Historical Account
by Gerald Bray

29.5 — Sept/Oct 2016

School's Out

Where Not to Send Young Children

29.5 — Sept/Oct 2016

Foundational Error

29.4 — July/August 2016

• FORUM: Response

Toleration & Divine Forbearance

29.4 — July/August 2016

Salvation's Network
Reclaiming the Atonement: An Orthodox Theology of Redemption; Volume 1 by Patrick Henry Reardon

29.4 — July/August 2016

Nice Pope, Mean Priests

29.3 — May/June 2016

From a Far Country
A Change of Heart: A Personal and Theological Memoir
by Thomas C. Oden

29.3 — May/June 2016

For the Hill-Dwellers
Christians, Imperialism & the Rule of Law

29.3 — May/June 2016

The Gospel Rules

29.3 — May/June 2016

Hailing Deliverance
A Last Trump Before an Apocalypse?

29.2 — March/April 2016

Mere Christianity Must Go

29.2 — March/April 2016

Guides to the Perplexing
The Memoirs of Louis Bouyer
J. Pepino, trans.
Louis Bouyer: Memoirs
J. E. Nash, trans. and annot.

29.1 — Jan/Feb 2016

Not as the Scribes

29.1 — Jan/Feb 2016

Pulpit Masters
The Pastor as a Public Theologian: Reclaiming a Lost Vision by Kevin J. Vanhoozer and Owen Strachan

28.6 — Nov/Dec 2015

Electronic Babies
Virtual Reality as an Opiate of the People

28.6 — Nov/Dec 2015

Art and Effrontery

28.5 — Sept/Oct 2015

Re: Capitulation
Tony Campolo's Turmoil over Homosexual "Marriage"

28.5 — Sept/Oct 2015

Equal & Ordered

Affirming Both Truths In & Out of Season

28.5 — Sept/Oct 2015

Alpha Academics

28.4 — July/Aug 2015

No Argument

We Are Given Clarity About Sexual Morality

28.4 — July/Aug 2015

Not Forgetting Beauty

28.4 — July/Aug 2015

Stalled by An Ox

A Philosophical Walking Tour with C. S. Lewis: Why It Did Not Include Rome by Stewart Goetz

28.3 — May/June 2015

But Is It Interesting?

28.1 — January/February 2015

Resurrection, Dust, and Ashes

Cremation Is a Counter-Christian Witness

28.1 — January/February 2015

Kinderszenen

27.6 — Nov/Dec 2014

The Best Years of Life

27.6 — Nov/Dec 2014

Flagging Faith
Caesar in the Sanctuary

27.6 — Nov/Dec 2014

Identity Thievery

In Christ All Sinners Are Truly Made New

27.5 — Sept/Oct 2014

Ministry & Learning

27.5 — Sept/Oct 2014

Shades of Divinity
On the God of the Christians (and on one or two others) by Rémi Brague

27.4 — July/August 2014

Lemuel's Manhood

27.3 — May/June 2014

God's Shadow

27.2 — March/April 2014

The Transcendental Canon

27.2 — March/April 2014

Easter Field
on an Old Cemetery Opening Soon

27.2 — March/April 2014

Ducking the Issue
Phil Robertson's Problem Is Ours

26.6 — Nov/Dec 2013

What the Documents Say

26.5 — Sept/Oct 2013

Good News or Dead End?
Genuine Seekers & Holy Irrelevance

26.5 — Sept/Oct 2013

What the Bishop Didn't Say

26.4 — July/August 2013

Notes on the Sect System
on the Unchristian Maneuvers of the Sectarian Mind

26.4 — July/August 2013

Just Christians

On Homosexuality & Christian Identity

26.3 — May/June 2013

Passing It On
Benedict XVI's Fidelity on Behalf of the Faithful

26.3 — May/June 2013

The Pharmakon Athanasias
on Worshiping the Lord Without Lying About the Faith

26.2 — Mar/Apr 2013

Hard to Reach
on Clarity, Mystery & Their Demands on Preachers & Hearers

26.2 — Mar/Apr 2013

The Fog of Money

Bubbleheadedness & the General Law of Chickens

26.1 — Jan/Feb 2013

Interlocking Hearts

on the Consequential Metaphysics of Sexual Union

25.4 — July/August 2012

Fierce Charity

on the Christian's Duty to Be Strictly Loving

25.3 — May/June 2012

America's Theologian
The Theology of Jonathan Edwards by Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

25.3 — May/June 2012

The Way of the Class
on Suffering Education as a Discipline from God

25.3 — May/June 2012

Party Over Time
Unfortunately, We Were Right in 2003

24.5 — Sept/Oct 2011

Welcoming Antichrist
on Living Comfortably with the Sectarian Impulse

24.2 — March/April 2011

Gospel Out of Reach

Why "Apologetics" Is So Often Wrong

24.1 — January/February 2011

The Jewish Indictment
on the Gospel of Christ & the Law of the Lord

23.6 — November/December 2010

Between Caesar & Mohammed

Love of Enemies & Patriotic Duties

23.6 — November/December 2010

Fixing Lewis
A Sword Between the Sexes? C. S. Lewis and the Gender Debates
by Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen

23.3 — May/June 2010

Marked Men

The Christian & the Tattoo

23.2 — March/April 2010

But Are We Christians?
Ecumenical Bedfellows of the Manhattan Declaration

23.2 — March/April 2010

Media Wineskins
on the Electronic Book & Its Kin

23.1 — January/February 2010

Always the Trinity

Answers a Question on Egalitarian Theology

22.6 — July/August 2009

Paradox Lost
on Open Theism & the Easy Road to Heresy

22.5 — June 2009

Our Fathers’ Religion

on Mere Christianity That Is Not Merely Mine

22.4 — May 2009

The War on Error

The Business of Confronting Heresy

22.4 — May 2009

Picture Imperfect
on the Discovery of Dirt in Potter’s Field

22.1 — January/February 2009

A Certain Anger
on Secularists Who Don’t Get Hell & Terrorists Who Do

21.9 — November 2008

Up a Creek
on the Dangerous Success of Rudderless Christianity

21.8 — October 2008

A Semple Mistake
on Misplaced Adoration & the Cult of Personality

21.7 — September 2008

Hidden Gender
on the Universal Grammar Feminists Can’t Speak

21.7 — September 2008

On the Far Side of the Family

The Love That Transcends the Killjoy Child

21.5 — June 2008

Screwtaped Saviors
on the Endless Succession of Historical Jesuses

21.5 — June 2008

As God Gives Growth
When Organizations Become Empty Wombs & Dry Earth

21.1 — January/February 2008

Sister Amiss
Aimee Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America
by Matthew Avery Sutton

20.10 — December 2007

Mean Girls

Tripping the Prom Queen:
The Truth About Women and Rivalry
by Susan Shapiro Barash

20.8 — October 2007

Helpers Meet?
A Symposium on Dating, Courtship & Marriage

20.6 — July/August 2007

Fully Living Sacrifices
Where Nietzsche Was Right About Christians

20.3 — April 2007

Terrible Salvation

20.1 — January/February 2007

Self-Abortion
The Demonic Voice Behind the "Right to Choose"

20.1 — January/February 2007

Guy Spy
Self-Made Man: One Woman?s Journey into Manhood and Back Again
by Norah Vincent

20.1 — January/February 2007

The Worst Policy

19.9 — November 2006

Reformed Schools
Protestant Theology and the Making of the Modern German University
by Thomas Albert Howard

19.8 — October 2006

Levels of Alliance

19.8 — October 2006

Men at Worship

Why Men Hate Going To Church
by David Murrow

19.7 — September 2006

A Maid to Order Bible
Finally Feminist: A Pragmatic Christian Understanding of Gender by John G. Stackhouse, Jr.

18.7 — September 2005

Passing on the Right

18.5 — June 2005

The Pope Is Christian!
on Disappointing Catholic Revisionists

18.3 — April 2005

The Economy of Love

17.10 — December 2004

Green Hornets’ Nest

17.9 — November 2004

The Critical Adjustment
on Pleasing the Lord in Worship

13.3 — April 2000

Stealing from God
on the Eighth Commandment

13.7 — September 2000

Be True to Your Child
on Choosing Schools

13.6 — July/August 2000

Getting Justification Right
Getting the Gospel Right
by R. C. Sproul
Union with Christ
Carl E. Braaten and
Robert W. Jenson, eds.

13.9 — November 2000

Full & Honest Ecumenism

14.1 — January/February 2001

The Craft of Fatherhood

on Christian Fatherhood

14.2 — March 2001

Engaging Greatness

14.5 — June 2001

Complicit Voters

14.8 — October 2001

Facing the Real Jesus

15.3 — April 2002

Heretical Bibles

15.7 — September 2002

God’s Hat

on the Tenth Commandment

15.10 — December 2002

Years of the Locust

17.6 — July/August 2004

Reversing the Charges

13.1 — January/February 2000

The Head of the Church
on Women’s Ordination

16.1 — January/February 2003

Children of a Better God
A Reply to “Is God Masculine?”

16.4 — May 2003

A Fundamental Clash

16.5 — June 2003

Practical Atheism

17.4 — May 2004

Please Me, O Lord
on the Roots of Romantic Worship

16.9 — November 2003

The Evangelical & the Academy

17.2 — March 2004

Just Stewards

17.2 — March 2004

The Signified Man
Ordination & the Shape of the Pastoral Office

17.1 — January/February 2004

Between Icon & Idol
Harry Potter & Imagination's Symbolic Life

16.6 — July/August 2003

A Realistic Alliance
A Response to Richard John Neuhaus

16.6 — July/August 2003

Unity, Truth & Christian Identity
In One Body Through the Cross
edited by Carl E. Braaten and
Robert W. Jenson

15.5 — June 2002

Unmanning the Bible

15.5 — June 2002

With Every Good Intention
on the Ninth Commandment

12.6 — November/December 1999

The Fairy-Tale God

Truth & Deceit in Children’s Fiction

12.6 — November/December 1999

A Noble Company of Martyrs

12.4 — July/August 1999

The Divide That Is There
on Egalitarian Christianity

12.4 — July/August 1999

Modernism & Theology
The First Moderns
by William R. Everdell

12.3 — May/June 1999

A Christian Women’s Declaration
On Coalitions & Biblical Orthodoxy

12.1 — January/February 1999

Those Curious Lutherans
The Comforts of Northfield Theology

11.6 — November/December 1998

Adultery & the Death of Covenant
on the Seventh Commandment

11.5 — September/October 1998

Bishops & the Word

11.5 — September/October 1998

Faith Without Ethics
Not by Faith Alone
by Robert A. Sungenis

11.2 — March/April 1998

Mad as Hell
on the Sixth Commandment

10.4 — Fall 1997

A Porch to Talk On

10.4 — Fall 1997

Live Long & Prosper

10.4 — Fall 1997

On Christian Unity
Two Excerpts on the Relations Between Protestants, Roman Catholics, & Orthodox

10.3 — Summer 1997

Rest in Remembrance

10.2 — Spring 1997

The Name of the Lord
on the Third Commandment

10.1 — Winter 1997

Churches for Families

10.1 — Winter 1997

Idols Old & New
on the Second Commandment

9.4 — Fall 1996

Which God?
on the First Commandment

9.3 — Summer 1996

Staying with the Lemmings

9.2 — Spring 1996

On Capital Punishment

9.1 — Winter 1996

Gray Logic, Gray Wisdom

8.4 — Fall 1995

Giving the Devil His Due

8.4 — Fall 1995

Abreast of the Times

The Quiet Modernization of a Divinity School

8.3 — Summer 1995

My Brother, Be He Ne’er So Vile?
The Difficulty & Promise of Catholic-Evangelical Rapprochement: An Address to an Evangelical Congregation

8.2 — Spring 1995

Sunday at Willow Creek
Four Responses

8.2 — Spring 1995

The Professor & the Unicorn
Reality, Revelation & the Seductions of Abstract Thought

7.4 — Fall 1994

More Than a Prophet
The Ministry of John the Baptist

7.2 — Spring 1994

Avoiding Spirituality

A Philistine Looks (Obliquely) at Spirituality

7.1 — Winter 1994

Evangelicals Confront the Church Catholic

The Body: Being Light in the Darkness by Charles Colson with Ellen Santilli Vaughn

5.3 — Summer 1992

Gridlocked

5.1 — Winter 1992

Packer, Henry & Me

5.1 — Winter 1992

J. W. Nevin on the Sectarian Mind
Lessons from Mercersburg for Modern Evangelicals

4.2 — Special Issue: The Bible 1991

The Bible Under Spirit & Church

Some Light from the East for the Perplexed Inerrantist

2.4 — Summer-Fall 1988

The Crisis Of Evangelical Preaching

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