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editorials

Gospel Out of Reach

Why "Apologetics" Is So Often Wrong
by S. M. Hutchens



interview

Courage & Conversion

An Interview with Hadley Arkes
by Marcia Segelstein


columns

Contours of Culture

Distant Recall

by Ken Myers


As It Is Written...

Balaam & Balak

by Patrick Henry Reardon



24.2—March/April 2011

features

Our Numbered Days

Certain Death & the Last Lectures of Socrates & Jesus
by Randall B. Smith


The Utilitarian Prince

Tolstoy’s Stepan Oblonsky & the Pleasure Principle That Doesn’t Work
by Daniel Propson


The Talk of Cana & Jerusalem

What We Can Learn from Two Conversations Between Jesus & His Mother
by Patrick Henry Reardon


views

Fast Long & Prosper

Todd T. Daly on Christian Asceticism & the Misguided Quest for Longevity

My Pain & Gain

Anthony Esolen on the Blessings of a Bum Leg

The Incautious Apologist

Patrick Henry Reardon on Reticence & the Mysteries of Sin & Salvation

Acquainted with Grief

Daniel Boerman on the Christian’s Final Word About Suffering

book reviews

Traveling Kit

Hope in a Scattering Time: A Life of Christopher Lasch by Eric Miller
by John C. Chalberg


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