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We, the Enemy

The Liberal State & the Decline of Pluralism
by James Hitchcock

Making a Statement

The Manhattan Declaration Is Even More Timely
by Robert P. George

The Suffering Church

Mere Christianity Is Fundamentally Cruciform
by James M. Kushiner

Northwoods Ecumenism

A Surprising Little Angle on Unity
by Allan C. Carlson


Contours of Culture

Leisure Suits Us

by Ken Myers

First Books

Magic Moments

by Kathie Johnson

As It Is Written...

Fullness of Faith

by Patrick Henry Reardon

Ecumenical Orthodoxy
Touchstone’s 25 Years of Common Witness
by James M. Kushiner

Nuns Interrupted
The Fate of Slovakia’s Religious Orders During & After Communist Rule
by Mark Nuckols

24.5—Sept/Oct 2011


The French Connection

The Many Parallels Between France’s Revolution & Today’s Anti-Christian Secularism
by James Hitchcock

Leaven Disciples

A Discussion of James Davison Hunter’s To Change the World
by Hunter Baker

The Way of St. James

My 500-Mile Pilgrimage on El Camino de Santiago
by Leon J. Podles

A Many-Storied Monastic

A Critical Memoir of Thomas Merton at Gethsemani Abbey
by Patrick Henry Reardon

A Friendship of Letters

On the Correspondence Between Thomas Merton & Dorothy Day
by Jim Forest


Table Manners

Russell D. Moore on the Welcoming Catholicity of Closed Communion

Welcoming Antichrist

S. M. Hutchens on Living Comfortably with the Sectarian Impulse

Hear the Angel Voices

Thomas Howard on the Versified Dogma of Christian Worship

Pupils Delighted

Anthony Esolen on Wondering or Wandering Through College Education

book reviews

A Better Homeland

Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy by Carlos Eire
A review by Bernardo Aparicio García


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