Notre Madame et le President

There Was No Moral Common Ground
by Anthony Esolen


The Leading Edge
The Heart of Africa
by Phillip E. Johnson

From Heavenly Harmony
Waiting for Epimenides
by Ken Myers

As It Is Written...
The Gospel Apocalypse
by Patrick Henry Reardon

The Green Witch
Narnia Altered by Climate Change at the Franklin Museum
by Kathryn Walker

22.6—July/August 2009


Bad Books for Kids

A Guide to the World of Youth Literature & What You Can Do About It
by David Mills

Russia’s Gospel Writer
Dostoevsky & the Affirmation of Life by Predrag Cicovacki Dostoevsky: Language, Faith, and Fiction by Rowan Williams
by Ralph C. Wood

Freedom & Propriety
Rituals of Spontaneity: Sentiment & Secularism from Free Prayer to Wordsworth by Lori Branch
by Peter J. Leithart


Unhappy Fault

Leon J. Podles on the Integration of Anger into the Virtuous Life

Paradox Lost
S. M. Hutchens on Open Theism & the Easy Road to Heresy

Samurai Bioethics

John G. West on a Noble Defense Doomed by Darwinian Materialism

Durable Hymns
Donald T. Williams on Five Marks of Excellence That Could End the Worship Wars

Book Reviews

Peace & Piety
World of Faith and Freedom: Why International Religious Liberty Is Vital to American National Security
by Thomas F. Farr

A review by Keith Pavlischek

Identity Theft

Being Catholic Now: Prominent Americans Talk About Change In the Church and the Quest for Meaning by Kerry Kennedy
by Christopher A. Castaldo


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