Alma’s Mater

The Violent Hypocrisy of Some Peace & Justice Christians
by Russell D. Moore

Fully Living Sacrifices
Where Nietzsche Was Right About Christians
by S. M. Hutchens


The Leading Edge
They Are A-Changin’
by Phillip E. Johnson

Angels in the Wilderness
by Gilbert Meilaender

As It Is Written...
Gog Rising
by Patrick Henry Reardon

20.6—July/August 2007


Esther’s Guarded Condition

Dying When Common Sense & Common Decency Have Departed
by Anthony Esolen

Preaching Without Reaching
The Irrelevance of Relevant Preaching
by David Mills

The Anglo-Saxon Evangel

The Beowulf Poet Was a Shrewd Christian Apologist
by Douglas Wilson


Night Lights

Paul J. Cella III on Stellar Illuminations & the Mystery of Being

End of Discussion
Scott Noto on Intolerable Dialogue at an Inclusive Blog

Penultimate Penalty
Anthony McCarthy on the Man Who Loses His Right to Life

Church Complex
James M. Harrison on the Value of Being Uncomfortable with Others

Book Reviews

In the Light of Christ: Writings in the Western Tradition
by Lucy Beckett
A review by Franklin Freeman

Counter Tourist
The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature
by Elizabeth Kantor
A review by R. V. Young

Cosmic Grandeur

A Meaningful World: How the Arts and Sciences Reveal the Genius of Nature
by Benjamin Wiker and Johathan Witt
by Jay W. Richards

Self Evidence
From Nature to Experience: The American Search for Cultural Authority
by Roger Lundin
A review by John Harmon McElroy

Prodigal Continent
Without Roots
by Joseph Ratzinger and Marcello Pera
A review by Robert Hart

Helpful Agnostic
The Truth About Leo Strauss
Catherine and Michael Zuckert
A review by Michael P. Foley

Practical Apologetic
Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense
by N. T. Wright
A review by Louis Markos

In His Sanctuary
Recalling the Hope of Glory: Biblical Worship from the Garden to the New Creation
Allen P. Ross
A review by Peter J. Leithart

Shades of Intelligence
Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying
by James M. Olson
A review by Tristan Abbey

The Thrill of the Chaste
by Dawn Eden
A review by Mike Aquilina

Falsely Alarmed
Thy Kingdom Come: An Evangelical?s Lament
by Randall Balmer
A review by Ralph Mackenzie

Misguided Missive
Letter to a Christian Nation
by Sam Harris
A review by Laura Echevarria


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