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editorials

Be Kind to Children

The Anti-Family War & Its Lies
by Allan C. Carlson


columns

First Books

First Myths

by Kathie Johnson


From Heavenly Harmony

Echoes of Glory

by Ken Myers


Mortal Remains

Nice Pope, Mean Priests

by S. M. Hutchens


A Thousand Words

The Ghent Altarpiece, Part II

by Mary Elizabeth Podles


As It Is Written...

The Christian Sh'ma

by Patrick Henry Reardon


Illuminations

Worship for the Weary

by Anthony Esolen



29.4—July/August 2016

features

Colonial Possessions

A Review of Stacy Schiff's The Witches: Salem, 1692
by Arthur W. Hunt III


FORUM: Two Tales of Freedom

Getting the Origins of Religious Liberty Right Matters
by Arthur W. Hunt III


• FORUM: Response

A History of Religious Freedom
by James Hitchcock


• FORUM: Response

Toleration & Divine Forbearance
by S. M. Hutchens


• FORUM: Rejoinder

Purification & Errors
by Matthew J. Franck


views

Naked Truth

Harry Biltz on Noticing That Modern Science Has Rendered Atheism Irrational

God's Gift of Metaphor

Josh Mayo on George MacDonald & the Christian Imagination

Her Sabbath Song

Bob Perry on Seeing Beyond His Mother's Alzheimer's Disease

The Very Idea

Tara L. Jernigan on Anselm's God & the Virtue of Existing 

book reviews

The Business of Faith

One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America by Kevin Kruse
by Graeme Hunter


A Deadly Confusion

Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights by Katha Pollitt
by Howard Isaac Williams


Salvation's Network

Reclaiming the Atonement: An Orthodox Theology of Redemption; Volume 1 by Patrick Henry Reardon
by S. M. Hutchens


Deep Roots

Russell Kirk: American Conservative by Bradley J. Birzer
by Hunter Baker


departments

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