The Gift of the Jews

God's Chosen People & Our Messiah
by Patrick Henry Reardon


Songs of Thankfulness & Praise
by Anthony Esolen

First Books
Discovering Old Favorites
by Kathie Johnson

A Grand Illusion
by Robert Carle

A Thousand Words
Rembrandt & the Speaking Image of Christ
As It Is Written...
God's Word & Me
by Patrick Henry Reardon

25.1—Jan/Feb 2012


Why Fight Same-Sex Marriage?
Is There Really That Much at Stake?
by Douglas Farrow

Marriage Made for Heaven

On Lust & the Proper Schooling of Sexual Desire
by Miguel A. Endara

The Medium Is the Mediator

The Christian Humanism of Marshall McLuhan
by James E. Person, Jr.


Marriage or Friendship?
Gregory J. Mansour on Defending Marriage & Not Confusing It with Other Things

What Is Man?

Anthony Esolen on What Raskolnikov Knew & Translators Have Lost

Man Up, Lady Down
Perry Glanzer on the Demise of Ladies & Gentlemen in Higher Education

Never Absolute Zero
David Haddon on Jack London’s Failure to Keep Morality Out of “To Build a Fire”

Book Reviews

Pieper’s Pearl

The Platonic Myths by Josef Pieper
by Graeme Hunter

For the Common Good
Good and Bad Ways to Think About Religion and Politics by by Robert Benne
A review by J. Daryl Charles

Poetry & Philosophy
Language Redeemed: Chaucer’s Mature Poetry by David Williams
A review by Kathleen Curran Sweeney


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