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The Right Side of History?

Few Are Willing to Recognize It
by James Hitchcock

Electronic Babies

Virtual Reality as an Opiate of the People
by S. M. Hutchens


First Books

More Treasured Illustrators

by Kathie Johnson

As It Is Written...

King David & the Amalekite

by Patrick Henry Reardon

From Heavenly Harmony

Wonder & Wandering

by Ken Myers

A Thousand Words

The Portinari Altarpiece
by Hugo van der Goes

by Mary Elizabeth Podles

Mortal Remains

Art and Effrontery

by S. M. Hutchens


O Great Humility

by Anthony Esolen

28.6—Nov/Dec 2015


The Artistry of Grace

The Surprising Beauty of Divine Providence in Isak Dinesen's "Babette's Feast"
by Leta Sundet

Ferguson Misery

History, Theology & Mythmaking from a Deadly Encounter
by James Hitchcock

Spiritual Bread & Culture

The Evangelization of Society Can Benefit from the Spiritual Vision of Christopher Dawson
by Daniel Matthys

By Their Parades Ye Shall Know Them

The Gods & Worship of Athens, Rome & Toronto
by Anthony Esolen


Our Christmas Home

William Graddy on the Deepest Longings of the Restless & the Lonely

Advent Teufel and Llama Cookies

Rebecca Sicree on Preparing for Christmas in a Shipwrecked Culture

Oh, For a Blank Slate!

Raymond J. Brown on the Honesty of One Heathen & the Excuses of the Lapsed

Here We Stand

Robert Hart on Opposing Caesar on Same-Sex "Marriage" 

book reviews

Rethinking Lockean Liberty

God, Locke, and Liberty: The Struggle for Religious Freedom in the West by Joseph Loconte
reviewed by J. Daryl Charles

A Ring of Power

C. S. Lewis and His Circle: Essays and Memoirs from the Oxford C. S. Lewis Society
edited by Roger White, Judith Wolfe, and Brendan Wolfe
reviewed by Louis Markos

Natural Questions

God's Planet by Owen Gingerich
reviewed by Graeme Hunter


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