Love, Sex & Mammon

Hard Times, Hard Truths & the Economics of the Christian Family
by Russell D. Moore


The Leading Edge
Thought for Food
by Phillip E. Johnson

Life Sentences
Dubious Choice
by Dennis Di Mauro

A Circle of Like Minds
by Jeffrey Folks

As It Is Written...
Father Joseph
by Patrick Henry Reardon

22.2—March 2009


Abba, Joseph!
What the (Other) Father of Jesus Can Teach Us About Christian Mission in the Twenty-First Century
by Russell D. Moore

The Cup of the Lord

Reflections on the Difference Between Martyrdom & Suicide Thirty Years After Jonestown
by Patrick Mahaney Clark


Authority Figures
Patrick Henry Reardon on the Question That Jesus Refused to Answer

The Making of Lent

William J. Tighe on the Origins of the (More or Less) Forty-Day Fast

Cops & Robbers

Robert Hart on Why a Boy Is a Terrible Thing to Arrest

The Good Father

Joseph R. Fornieri on the Manly Character of St. Joseph

Book Reviews

Purely Academic
Save the World on Your own Time by Stanley Fish
A review by Perry Glanzer

Faith in Place

A Cloud of Witnesses: Saints and Martyrs From the Holy Land
by Bishop Demetri (Matta) Khoury

by Patrick Henry Reardon

Big Boys Club
Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men
by Michael Kimmel

A review by Howard F. Ahmanson, Jr.

Papal Explosives
Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body
by Pope John Paul II

A review by Patrick C. Beeman


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