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Taking Liberties

The Secular State Without the Decalogue
by James M. Kushiner


Mortal Remains
Getting Rid of "Youth"
by S. M. Hutchens

From Heavenly Harmony
The Beauty of Many as One
by Ken Myers

First Books
Introducing Fine Art
by Kathie Johnson

The Wedding Guest
by Anthony Esolen

A Thousand Words
The Chalice of Abbot Suger
by Mary Elizabeth Podles

As It Is Written...
The Left-Handed Right-Hander
by Patrick Henry Reardon

31.5—September/October 2018


Errands into the Moral Wilderness

Forms of Christian Family Witness & Renewal
by Allan Carlson

Urban Prospects
The Cities of Man & the Dwelling Place of the Lord
by Anthony Esolen

Liberalism Occupied

The Rise of the Gnostic Liberal State After Christianity
by Andrew Latham

Fool and Lie Makers
Public Education & the Secular Idols Replacing God
by Nicholas Nussen


Pastoral Realism

Paul Gregory Alms on the Congregation as a Wilderness

Affective Devotion
James Altena on Church Music as Facilitating Worship

Unsaintly Saintliness
Steven Faulkner on Graham Greene's Whisky Priest

Ecclesiastes' Son
Andrew Kuiper on Jewish Liturgy & Deeper Christian Exegesis

book reviews

Doctored Malevolence
Gosnell: The Untold Story of America's Most Prolific Serial Killer
A review by Howard Isaac Williams

Solace in the Shadows
Walking Through Twilight: A Wife's Illness—A Philosopher's Lament
A review by Charles Strohmer


Surprised by Knowledge

by Peter J. Leithart

Political Abuse

by S. M. Hutchens

Idol Threats

by Donald T. Williams

Prayer Screens

by S. M. Hutchens


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