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32.5 — September/October, 2019

A Dual Estrangement
Between Two Millstones: Sketches of Exile, 1974-1978 by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn—A review by James A. Altena

32.5 — September/October, 2019

Healing East & West
The Orthodox Reality: Culture, Theology, and Ethics in the Modern World by Vigen Guroian—A review by John G. Panagiotou

32.4 — July/August, 2019

Then They Will Come for Us
Then They Came For Me: Martin Niemöller, The Pastor Who Defied the Nazis by Matthew D. Hockenos—A review by J. Daryl Charles

32.4 — July/August, 2019

Novel Conversion
Evolution of Desire: A Life of René Girard by Cynthia L. Haven—A review by David K. Anderson

32.3 — May/June, 2019

Shame & Redemption
The Crucifix on Mecca's Front Porch: A Christian's Companion for the Study of Islam—A review by Casey Chalk

32.2 — March/April, 2019

Shortfall
Deeper Magic: The Theology Behind the Writings of C. S. Lewis by Donald T. Williams—A review by S. M. Hutchens

32.2 — March/April, 2019

Wake-Up Call
The Apocalypse: Warning, Hope & Consolation by Michael D. O'Brien—A review by Jeffrey Wald

32.2 — March/April, 2019

The Aura of Science

Flight from the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West, Volume II by Paul Gosselin—A review by Louis Markos

31.6 — November/December, 2018

More Solid Ground
The Morals of the Story: Good News About a Good God
by David and Marybeth Baggett
—A review by Jeremy S. Neill

31.5 — September/October, 2018

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

31.5 — September/October, 2018

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

31.4 — July/August, 2018

Out of the Box
Our Secular Age: Ten Years of Reading and Applying Charles Taylor—A review by Louis Markos

31.4 — July/August, 2018

Bite-Sized Philosophy
The Art of Living by Dietrich von Hildebrand with Alice von Hildebrand—A review by Dan Sheffler

31.4 — July/August, 2018

No Mere Cleric
Lionhearts: A Pastor Stephen Grant Novel by Ray Keating—A review by Raymond J. Brown

31.4 — July/August, 2018

The Counterculture of Reason
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson—A review by Richard Kirk

31.3 — May/June, 2018

Net Mending
Apologetics and the Christian Imagination: An Integrated Approach to Defending the Faith by Holly Ordway—A review by Louis Markos

31.2 — March/April, 2018

The Pains of Nineveh
Year of the Sword: The Assyrian Christian Genocide, A History
by Joseph Yacoub, tr. James Ferguson—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

31.1 — January/February, 2018

Survival of the Thomist
Aquinas and Evolution: Why St. Thomas' Teaching on the Origins Is Incompatible with Evolutionary Theory by Michael Chaberek, O.P.—A review by D. Q. McInerny

31.1 — January/February, 2018

Dynamic Duo

Reviews of Man Up! by Jeffrey Hemmer & Man of the House by C. R. Wiley—A review by S. M. Hutchens

31.1 — January/February, 2018

A Novel Invitation
Joy by Georges Bernanos, tr. Louise Varèse—A review by Norm Klassen

30.6 — Nov/Dec, 2017

Defensive Lapses
Bearing False Witness: Debunking Centuries of Anti-Catholic History by Rodney Stark—A review by R. V. Young

30.6 — Nov/Dec, 2017

The Central Lie
C. S. Lewis: Anti-Darwinist: A Careful Examination of the Development of His Views on Darwinism by Jerry Bergman—A review by Louis Markos

30.6 — Nov/Dec, 2017

Der Fuhrer's God
Hitler's Religion: The Twisted Beliefs That Drove the Third Reich by Richard Weikart—A review by Joe Keysor

30.5 — Sept/Oct, 2017

Divinely Saved
Theosis: Patristic Remedy for Evangelical Yearning at the Close of the Modern Age by Michael Paul Gama—A review by S. M. Hutchens

30.5 — Sept/Oct, 2017

The New Man-Molders
The Demon in Democracy: Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies by Ryszard Legutko—A review by Arthur W. Hunt III

30.5 — Sept/Oct, 2017

Composers & Their Measure
Surprised by Beauty: A Listener's Guide to the Recovery of Modern Music by Robert R. Reilly with Jens F. Laurson—A review by James A. Altena

30.4 — July/Aug, 2017

Mortal Dangers
Defining Death: The Case for Choice by Robert M. Veatch and Lainie F. Ross—A review by Allen H. Roberts II

30.4 — July/Aug, 2017

Choosing the Good Portion

The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation by Rod Dreher—A review by Bradley W. Anderson

30.4 — July/Aug, 2017

Gospel Marketplace
American Christianity: The Continuing Revolution by Stephen Cox—A review by Leon J. Podles

30.4 — July/Aug, 2017

Secularists on Stilts
What Is a Human? What the Answers Mean for Human Rights by John H. Evans—A review by Richard Weikart

30.3 — May/June, 2017

Domestic Mystique

Eve in Exile and the Restoration of Femininity by Rebekah Merkle—A review by Kristen Gregory

30.3 — May/June, 2017

The Slothful Modern
Acedia and Its Discontents: Metaphysical Boredom in an Empire of Desire by R. J. Snell—A review by Matthew Kemp

30.3 — May/June, 2017

Worship Becomes Us
Liturgy and Personality by Dietrich von Hildebrand—A review by Dan Sheffler

30.2 — March/April, 2017

The Persistence of Mummery
Without Precedent: Scripture, Tradition, and the Ordination of Women by Geoffrey Kirk—A review by S. M. Hutchens

30.2 — March/April, 2017

Benedictus Dominus
Last Testament: In His Own Words by Pope Benedict XVI and Peter Seewald—A review by Ian Hunter

30.2 — March/April, 2017

Sound Bites
Philosophy in Seven Sentences: A Small Introduction to a Vast Topic by Douglas Groothuis—A review by Donald T. Williams

30.2 — March/April, 2017

As It Was in the Beginning
Unchanging Witness: The Consistent Christian Teaching on Homosexuality in Scripture and Tradition by S. Donald Fortson III and Rollin G. Grams—A review by Michael Philliber

30.1 — Jan/Feb, 2017

Pilgrim's Finale?
The Book of the People: How to Read the Bible by A. N. Wilson—A review by Timothy Larsen

30.1 — Jan/Feb, 2017

Manifest Bigotry
Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican-American War by John C. Pinheiro—A review by James A. Altena

30.1 — Jan/Feb, 2017

But Is He Sure?
The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution by David Wootton—A review by Graeme Hunter

29.6 — Nov/Dec, 2016

That Big Idea
Before Religion: A History of a Modern Concept by Brent Nongbri—A review by Graeme Hunter

29.6 — Nov/Dec, 2016

Sharpened Image
Dignity and Destiny: Humanity in the Image of God by John F. Kilner—A review by J. Daryl Charles

29.6 — Nov/Dec, 2016

The Man Behind the Arras
A Will to Believe: Shakespeare and Religion by David Scott Kastan—A review by Graeme Hunter

29.6 — Nov/Dec, 2016

Dominic Devotion
St. Dominic: The Story of a Preaching Friar by Donald J. Goergen, OP—A review by Nathan Arends

29.5 — Sept/Oct, 2016

The Shaggy Titan
The Other Solzhenitsyn: Telling the Truth About a Misunderstood Writer and Thinker by Daniel J. Mahoney—A review by James A. Altena

29.5 — Sept/Oct, 2016

Ridiculous Prodigal
Radical Reinvention: An Unlikely Return to the Roman Catholic Church by Kaya Oakes—A review by Ian Hunter

29.5 — Sept/Oct, 2016

The Modern Project
Le règne de l'homme: Genèse et échec du projet moderne
by Rémi Brague
—A review by Graeme Hunter

29.5 — Sept/Oct, 2016

Our Common Story
The Church: A Theological and Historical Account
by Gerald Bray
—A review by S. M. Hutchens

29.4 — July/August, 2016

A Deadly Confusion
Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights by Katha Pollitt—A review by Howard Isaac Williams

29.4 — July/August, 2016

The Business of Faith

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

29.4 — July/August, 2016

Deep Roots

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

29.4 — July/August, 2016

Salvation's Network
Reclaiming the Atonement: An Orthodox Theology of Redemption; Volume 1 by Patrick Henry Reardon—A review by S. M. Hutchens

29.3 — May/June, 2016

Book Trailers
Life Under Compulsion; From A to Z to Narnia with C. S. Lewis; and Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory —A review by David E. Prince

29.3 — May/June, 2016

From a Far Country
A Change of Heart: A Personal and Theological Memoir
by Thomas C. Oden
—A review by S. M. Hutchens

29.3 — May/June, 2016

Merely Sexist?
Women and C. S. Lewis: What His Life and Literature Reveal for Today's Culture
by Carolyn Curtis and Mary Pomroy Key
—A review by S. M. Hutchens

29.3 — May/June, 2016

Eastern Union
The Orthodox Dilemma: Personal Reflections on Global Pan-Orthodox Christian Conciliar Unity
by George Alexander
—A review by John G. Panagiotou

29.3 — May/June, 2016

Enemies on the Left
Takedown: From Communists to Progressives, How the Left Has Sabotaged Family and Marriage
by Paul Kengor
—A review by Richard Weikart

29.2 — March/April, 2016

Guides to the Perplexing
The Memoirs of Louis Bouyer
J. Pepino, trans.
Louis Bouyer: Memoirs
J. E. Nash, trans. and annot.
—A review by S. M. Hutchens

29.2 — March/April, 2016

The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America
by Arthur C. Brooks—A review by John Murdock

29.2 — March/April, 2016

Chronicling Lilith
The End of Men and the Rise of Women
by Hanna Rosin
—A review by Harriet Murphy

29.2 — March/April, 2016

Campus Lost
The Coup at Catholic University: The 1968 Revolution in American Catholic Education
by Peter M. Mitchell
—A review by Graeme Hunter

29.2 — March/April, 2016

Murderers' Row: A Pastor Stephen Grant Novel
by Ray Keating—A review by Raymond J. Brown

29.1 — Jan/Feb, 2016

Sabbath Unrest
Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church by Rachel Held Evans—A review by Dennis Di Mauro

29.1 — Jan/Feb, 2016

The Grace of Incorruption
by Donald Sheehan —A review by L. Joseph Letendre

29.1 — Jan/Feb, 2016

Pulpit Masters
The Pastor as a Public Theologian: Reclaiming a Lost Vision by Kevin J. Vanhoozer and Owen Strachan—A review by S. M. Hutchens

29.1 — Jan/Feb, 2016

Revealing Snapshots
People and Events That Shaped Christianity by Ralph E. MacKenzie—A review by James Hitchcock

29.1 — Jan/Feb, 2016

Fidei Defensor
Knowledge and Christian Belief
by Alvin Plantinga
—A review by Graeme Hunter

29.1 — Jan/Feb, 2016

Passion for Truth
The Life of John Henry Newman by Fr. Juan R. Vélez—A review by Bryan Berry

29.1 — Jan/Feb, 2016

Campus Recall
The 'Making of Men': The Idea and Reality of Newman's University in Oxford and Dublin by Paul Shrimpton—A review by James A. Altena

28.6 — Nov/Dec, 2015

Natural Questions
God's Planet by Owen Gingerich—A review by Graeme Hunter

28.6 — Nov/Dec, 2015

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
—A review by Louis Markos

28.6 — Nov/Dec, 2015

Rethinking Lockean Liberty
God, Locke, and Liberty: The Struggle for Religious Freedom in the West by Joseph Loconte—A review by J. Daryl Charles

28.5 — Sept/Oct, 2015

Sisterly Wisdom
LadyLike: Living Biblically
by Rebekah Curtis & Rose Adle
—A review by Cheryl Magness

28.5 — Sept/Oct, 2015

Odium Generis Humani
The War on Humans
by Wesley J. Smith
—A review by Richard Weikart

28.4 — July/Aug, 2015

Stalled by An Ox

A Philosophical Walking Tour with C. S. Lewis: Why It Did Not Include Rome by Stewart Goetz—A review by S. M. Hutchens

28.4 — July/Aug, 2015

Looking Back
Turning to Tradition: Converts and the Making of an American Orthodox Church by D. Oliver Herbel—A review by Tim Grass

28.3 — May/June, 2015

An Engaged Woman
Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More— Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist by Karen Swallow Prior—A review by Joseph Stuchal

28.3 — May/June, 2015

French Future Tense

Soumission by Michel Houellebecq—A review by Graeme Hunter

28.3 — May/June, 2015

The Other Americas
The Rebirth of Latin American Christianity by Todd Hartch—A review by Leon J. Podles

28.3 — May/June, 2015

The Moral Physician
Practicing Medicine and Ethics: Integrating Wisdom, Conscience, and Goals of Care by Lauris Christopher Kaldjian—A review by Christopher Tollefsen

28.2 — March/April, 2015

Prognosis Pending
An Anxious Age: The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America
by Joseph Bottum
—A review by John C. Chalberg

28.2 — March/April, 2015

Valued Voters
The Age of Evangelicalism: America's Born Again Years
by Steven P. Miller
—A review by John Murdock

28.2 — March/April, 2015

Critical Masses
Young Catholic America: Emerging Adults In, Out of, and Gone from the Church
by Christian Smith, Kyle Longest, Jonathan Hill, and Kari Christoffersen
—A review by Leon J. Podles

28.2 — March/April, 2015

Goodness & State
The Good of Politics: A Biblical, Historical, and Contemporary Introduction
by James W. Skillen
—A review by J. Daryl Charles

28.1 — January/February, 2015

Roman Renewal
Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st-Century Church
by George Weigel
—A review by Leon J. Podles

28.1 — January/February, 2015

The Stages of Conversion
•I Once Was Lost
by Don Everts and Doug Schaupp
Forming Intentional Disciples
by Sherry A. Weddell
—A review by Thomas A. Baima

28.1 — January/February, 2015

No Safe Deposit
Risky Gospel: Abandon Fear and Build Something Awesome
by Owen Strachan
—A review by Louis Markos

28.1 — January/February, 2015

East Meets Aquinas
Orthodox Readings of Aquinas
by Marcus Plested
—A review by Vincent Rossi

27.6 — Nov/Dec, 2014

Man Completed
Becoming Human: Meditations on Christian Anthropology in Word and Image
by John Behr
—A review by Alison Sailer Bennett

27.6 — Nov/Dec, 2014

Post Mortem
Culture and the Death of God
by Terry Eagleton
—A review by Graeme Hunter

27.5 — Sept/Oct, 2014

Shades of Divinity
On the God of the Christians (and on one or two others) by Rémi Brague—A review by S. M. Hutchens

27.5 — Sept/Oct, 2014

In Yonder Stalled
The Silence of Animals: On Progress and Other Modern Myths
by John Gray
—A review by Matthew Anderson

27.5 — Sept/Oct, 2014

Wesley's Partisans
Methodism and Politics in the Twentieth Century by Mark Tooley—A review by Robert Benne

27.5 — Sept/Oct, 2014

No Offense Taken

What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense
by Sherif Girgis, Ryan T. Anderson, and Robert P. George
—A review by Douglas Farrow

27.4 — July/August, 2014

Hindsight
The Twilight of the American Enlightenment: The 1950s and the Crisis of Liberalism
by George M. Marsden
—A review by Graeme Hunter

27.4 — July/August, 2014

Not So Far
Writing from Left to Right: My Journey from Liberal to Conservative
by Michael Novak
—A review by John C. Chalberg

27.3 — May/June, 2014

Not Bunk
Why Study History? Reflecting on the Importance of the Past by John Fea—A review by Graeme Hunter

27.3 — May/June, 2014

More Sheep for Slaughter

The Global War on Christians: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Anti-Christian Persecution
by John L. Allen, Jr.
—A review by Michael Avramovich

27.2 — March/April, 2014

The Ineffable
Hallowed Be Thy Name: The Name-Glorifying Dispute in the Russian Orthodox Church and on Mt. Athos, 1912-1914
by Tom Dykstra
—A review by John Granger

27.2 — March/April, 2014

Holy Space
The Church Building as a Sacred Place: Beauty, Transcendence, and the Eternal
by Duncan G. Stroik
—A review by Matthew G. Alderman

27.1 — Jan/Feb, 2014

A Science of Man
Treatise on Human Nature: The Complete Text (Summa Theologiae I, Questions 75–102)
by Thomas Aquinas, translated by Alfred J. Freddoso
—A review by R. V. Young

27.1 — Jan/Feb, 2014

For Notre Dame
Battling for the Heart and Soul of a Catholic University
by Wilson D. Miscamble, C.S.C.—A review by James Hitchcock

27.1 — Jan/Feb, 2014

Forward Progress
Return to Order: From a Frenzied Economy to an Organic Christian Society
by John Horvat II
—A review by Allan C. Carlson

27.1 — Jan/Feb, 2014

Fallen Family
How the West Really Lost God: A New Theory of Secularization
by Mary Eberstadt
—A review by C. R. Wiley

26.6 — Nov/Dec, 2013

The Christian Reason
Imaginative Apologetics: Theology, Philosophy and the Catholic Tradition
edited by Andrew Davison
—A review by J. Daryl Charles

26.6 — Nov/Dec, 2013

The Devil, You Say
I Am Not Afraid: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare
by Robert H. Bennett
—A review by Timothy R. Furnish

26.5 — Sept/Oct, 2013

Readable & Repeatable
The Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton Vol. 36: The Illustrated London News, 1932–1934—A review by John C. Chalberg

26.5 — Sept/Oct, 2013

God Save the Queen

A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians by Timothy Larson—A review by Louis Markos

26.5 — Sept/Oct, 2013

Rediscovering Our Roots
The Theology of Pope Benedict XVI: The Christocentric Shift by Emery de Gaál—A review by Thomas A. Baima

26.4 — July/August, 2013

Primary Graces
When I Was a Child I Read Books
by Marilynne Robinson
—A review by Mark Gignilliat

26.4 — July/August, 2013

God's Child
The Odd Thomas Series
by Dean Koontz—A review by Hunter Baker

26.4 — July/August, 2013

Can These Bones Live?
The Anticipatory Corpse: Medicine, Power, and the Care of the Dying
by Jeffrey P. Bishop
—A review by Raymond Barfield

26.3 — May/June, 2013

Readers & Believers

Inklings of Reality: Essays Toward a Christian Philosophy of Letters by Donald T. Williams—A review by Louis Markos

26.3 — May/June, 2013

A Fierce Holiness
The Terrible Speed of Mercy: A Spiritual Biography of Flannery O'Connor by Jonathan Rogers—A review by Ralph C. Wood

26.2 — Mar/Apr, 2013

Imperial Science
Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism by Alvin Plantinga—A review by Louis Markos

26.2 — Mar/Apr, 2013

The End Is Clear
Death and Afterlife: A Theological Introduction by Terence Nichols—A review by Graeme Hunter

26.2 — Mar/Apr, 2013

Diabolical Science
The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and Its Scientific Pretensions by David Berlinski —A review by Matthew Dowling

26.2 — Mar/Apr, 2013

Not Lost for Words
Mortality by Christopher Hitchens
Farewell Fear by Theodore Dalrymple—A review by Matthew Walther

26.1 — Jan/Feb, 2013

Heart Work
Mere Apologetics: How to Help Seekers & Skeptics Find Faith
by Alister E. McGrath
—A review by Louis Markos

26.1 — Jan/Feb, 2013

Shared Treasure
Luke
by David Lyle Jeffrey
—A review by Graeme Hunter

26.1 — Jan/Feb, 2013

Matter & Humanity
The Mind and the Machine: What It Means to Be Human and Why It Matters
by Matthew Dickerson
—A review by J. Daryl Charles

26.1 — Jan/Feb, 2013

The Oslo Syndrome
Peace, They Say: A History of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Most Famous and Controversial Prize in the World
by Jay Nordlinger
—A review by Bradley W. Anderson

25.6 — Nov/Dec, 2012

Catechism's Ostracism
Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics by Ross Douthat—A review by Leon J. Podles

25.6 — Nov/Dec, 2012

Humanity's Nature
Nature's End: The Theological Meaning of the New Genetics by Richard Sherlock—A review by J. Daryl Charles

25.5 — Sept/Oct, 2012

Believe It or Not
The Language of Science and Faith: Straight Answers to Genuine Questions
by Karl W. Giberson
and Francis S. Collins
—A review by Casey Luskin

25.5 — Sept/Oct, 2012

Fishtown vs. Belmont
Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010
by Charles Murray
—A review by Denyse O'Leary

25.4 — July/August, 2012

Changing Churches
Journeys of Faith: Evangelicalism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Catholicism, and Anglicanism
edited by Robert L. Plummer
—A review by Louis Markos

25.4 — July/August, 2012

Hero Among the Wounded
The Humane Vision of Wendell Berry
edited by Mark T. Mitchell and Nathan Schlueter
—A review by Arthur W. Hunt III

25.3 — May/June, 2012

Life on Purpose
The Good Atheist: Living a Purpose-Filled Life Without God by Dan Barker

Surprised by Meaning: Science, Faith, and How We Make Sense of Things by Alister E. McGrath—A review by Logan Paul Gage

25.3 — May/June, 2012

America's Theologian
The Theology of Jonathan Edwards by Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott—A review by S. M. Hutchens

25.3 — May/June, 2012

Knowledge Revival
Beauty for Truth’s Sake: On the Re-enchantment of Education by Stratford Caldecott—A review by Stephen Richard Turley

25.3 — May/June, 2012

Silenced Partner
Alfred Russel Wallace: A Rediscovered Life by Michael A. Flannery—A review by Terry Scambray

25.2 — March/April, 2012

Highways of the Heart
Existential Reasons for Belief in God: A Defense of Desires and Emotions for Faith by Clifford Williams—A review by Louis Markos

25.2 — March/April, 2012

Measuring Bush
The Man in the Middle: An Inside Account of Faith and Politics in the George W. Bush Era by Timothy S. Goeglein—A review by David Aikman

25.2 — March/April, 2012

Fair Reprieve
Beauty Will Save the World: Recovering the Human in an Ideological Age by Gregory Wolfe—A review by Franklin Freeman

25.1 — Jan/Feb, 2012

Pieper’s Pearl

The Platonic Myths by Josef Pieper—A review by Graeme Hunter

25.1 — Jan/Feb, 2012

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

25.1 — Jan/Feb, 2012

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

24.6 — Nov/Dec, 2011

A Measured Life

G. K. Chesterton: A Biography by Ian Ker—A review by James E. Person, Jr.

24.6 — Nov/Dec, 2011

A Fine Awareness
Newman and His Contemporaries
by Edward Short
—A review by Christopher White

24.6 — Nov/Dec, 2011

Divine Morals
At the Roots of Christian Bioethics: Critical Essays on the Thought of H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.
edited by Ana Smith Iltis and Mark J. Cherry
—A review by Joseph Huneycutt

24.5 — Sept/Oct, 2011

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

24.4 — July/August, 2011

Christ & Culture, II
To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World
by James Davison Hunter
—A review by J. Daryl Charles

24.4 — July/August, 2011

Tudor Makeover
Wolf Hall
by Hilary Mantel
—A review by Kiernan Schroeder

24.4 — July/August, 2011

Woe Are We
Prodigal Nation: Moral Decline and Divine Punishment from New England to 9/11
by Andrew R. Murphy
—A review by Franklin Freeman

24.4 — July/August, 2011

God & Freedom
Conservative Foundations of the Liberal Order
by Daniel J. Mahoney
God and the Atlantic
by Thomas Albert Howard—A review by James Hitchcock

24.3 — May/June, 2011

Truth Recall

Saving Leonardo: A Call to Resist the Secular Assault on Mind, Morals, and Meaning by Nancy Pearcey—A review by Richard Weikart

24.3 — May/June, 2011

Ploughboy's Book
The Bible in English: Its History and Influence by David Daniell—A review by Janice Horton

24.3 — May/June, 2011

CounterPunch

The Last Superstition: A Refutation of the New Atheism by Edward Feser—A review by Graeme Hunter

24.2 — March/April, 2011

Traveling Kit
Hope in a Scattering Time: A Life of Christopher Lasch by Eric Miller—A review by John C. Chalberg

24.1 — January/February, 2011

Bad Ideas & Their Consequences
Intellectuals and Society
by Thomas Sowell
—A review by J. Daryl Charles

23.6 — November/December, 2010

Fixing Lewis
A Sword Between the Sexes? C. S. Lewis and the Gender Debates
by Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen
—A review by S. M. Hutchens

23.6 — November/December, 2010

Not Well Reds
The Anti-Communist Manifestos: Four Books That Shaped the Cold War
by John V. Fleming
—A review by Richard M. Reinsch II

23.6 — November/December, 2010

Death Prep
The Art of Dying: Living Fully Into the Life To Come
by Rob Moll
—A review by D. Andrew Jones

23.5 — September/October, 2010

Mystery Tour
Secret Places, Hidden Sanctuaries: Uncovering Mysterious Sights, Symbols, and Societies
by Stephen Klimczuk and Gerald Warner
—A review by Elena Maria Vidal

23.5 — September/October, 2010

Beyond the Scrim
The Franklin Trees: A Late-Summer Night’s Dream
by Jonathan Nauman
—A review by Thomas Howard

23.5 — September/October, 2010

Disconnected
The Devil Reads Derrida, and Other Essays On the University, the Church, Politics, and the Arts
by James K.A. Smith
—A review by Micah Mattix

23.4 — July/August, 2010

Non Sequitur

The End of Secularism
by Hunter Baker
—A review by Paul J. Cella III

23.4 — July/August, 2010

My Friend in Exile
American Babylon: Notes of a Christian Exile by Richard John Neuhaus—A review by William L. Saunders

23.3 — May/June, 2010

Wesleyan Surge

Taking Back the United Methodist Church by Mark Tooley—A review by William Murchison

23.3 — May/June, 2010

Roman Roads
Holy Ground: Walking with Jesus as a Former Catholic
by Chris Castaldo
—A review by Louis Markos

23.3 — May/June, 2010

American Peace Pipe
The Seven Faith Tribes: Who They Are, What They Believe, and Why They Matter by George Barna—A review by Thomas A. Baima

23.3 — May/June, 2010

Idol Days
Victorian Reformation: The Fight over Idolatry in the Church of England, 1840–1860
by Dominic Janes
—A review by William J. Tighe

23.2 — March/April, 2010

England Sings
Singing and the Imagination of Devotion: Vocal Aesthetics in Early English Protestant Culture by Susan Tara Brown—A review by Lucy E. Carroll

23.2 — March/April, 2010

England Swings
Fires of Faith: Catholic England Under Mary Tudor by Eamon Duffy—A review by William J. Tighe

23.2 — March/April, 2010

Life’s Furor
Hitler's Ethic: The Nazi Pursuit of Evolutionary Progress by Richard Weikart—A review by Joe Keysor

23.1 — January/February, 2010

Radiant Beauty
Miss Betsey: A Memoir of Marriage
by Eugene Genovese
—A review by David Paul Deavel

23.1 — January/February, 2010

Custodial State

Nation of Bastards: Essays on the End of Marriage
by Douglas Farrow
—A review by Allan C. Carlson

23.1 — January/February, 2010

Academic Degradation
Theological Foundations for Environmental Ethics: Reconstructing Patristic and Medieval Concepts
by Jame Schaefer
—A review by R. V. Young

22.8 — November/December, 2009

Pious, Profane & Perplexed
The Plain Man’s Pathways to Heaven: Kinds of Christianity in Post-Reformation England
by Christopher Haigh
—A review by William J. Tighe

22.8 — November/December, 2009

Three For All
Mere Humanity: G. K. Chesterton, C. S. Lewis, and J. R. R. Tolkien On the Human Condition
by Donald T. Williams
—A review by Michael Bauman

22.8 — November/December, 2009

Looking for Logic
Writing That Makes Sense: Critical Thinking in College Composition
by David S. Hogsette
—A review by Beth Impson

22.8 — November/December, 2009

A Better Selection
Alfred Russel Wallace’s Theory Of Intelligent Evolution
by Michael Flannery
—A review by Denyse O'Leary

22.7 — September/October, 2009

Manhattan Gospel
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller—A review by Louis Markos

22.7 — September/October, 2009

The Ideal Place
The Way of Improvement Leads Home: Philip Vickers Fithian and the Rural Enlightenment in Early America (Early American Studies)—A review by Eric Miller

22.7 — September/October, 2009

Durable Divinity
God Is Back: How the Global Rise of Faith Will Change the World—A review by Les Sillars

22.6 — July/August, 2009

Identity Theft

Being Catholic Now: Prominent Americans Talk About Change In the Church and the Quest for Meaning by Kerry Kennedy—A review by Christopher A. Castaldo

22.6 — July/August, 2009

Peace & Piety
World of Faith and Freedom: Why International Religious Liberty Is Vital to American National Security
by Thomas F. Farr
—A review by Keith Pavlischek

22.5 — June, 2009

Petered Out

Keepers of the Keys of Heaven: A History of the Papacy by Roger Collins—A review by Ryan Sayre Patrico

22.5 — June, 2009

Society’s Lord
Christ and Culture Revisited by D. A. Carson—A review by Brad Green

22.5 — June, 2009

Ceiling Paint
Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel by Andrew Graham-Dixon—A review by Mary Elizabeth Podles

22.5 — June, 2009

The Gospel & the Prophet

American Christians and Islam: Evangelical Culture and Muslims from the Colonial Period to the Age of Terrorism by Thomas S. Kidd—A review by Sandra Tonies Keating

22.5 — June, 2009

Intimations of the Word
Is There a Universal Grammar of Religion? by Henry Rosemont, Jr. & Huston Smith—A review by Addison H. Hart

22.4 — May, 2009

Take & Eat
Understanding Four Views on the Lord's Supper
edited by John H. Armstrong

The Lord's Supper: Five Views
edited by Gordon T. Smith
—A review by Thomas A. Baima

22.4 — May, 2009

The First Freedom

In Defense of Religious Liberty
by David Novak
—A review by Gerald J. Russello

22.4 — May, 2009

Samaritan Witness

A Credible Witness: Reflections on Power, Evangelism and Race
by Brenda Salter McNeil
—A review by Louis Markos

22.4 — May, 2009

Geneva Trend
Young, Restless, Reformed: A Journalist’s Journey With the New Calvinists
by Collin Hansen
—A review by Jocelyn Mathewes

22.3 — April, 2009

Slavery in Black & White
Dwelling Place: A Plantation Epic by Erskine Clarke—A review by Robert Elder

22.3 — April, 2009

In Egypt Land

The Copts and the West, 1439–1822: The European Discovery of the Egyptian Church—A review by Nader Abadir

22.3 — April, 2009

On His Throne
Putting Jesus in His Place: The Case for the Deity of Christ by Robert M. Bowman, Jr., and J. Ed Komoszewski—A review by Fred Sanders

22.3 — April, 2009

Divine Legalities
The Law of God: The Philosophical History of an Idea by Rémi Brague—A review by Michael P. Orsi

22.2 — March, 2009

Papal Explosives
Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body
by Pope John Paul II
—A review by Patrick C. Beeman

22.2 — March, 2009

Faith in Place

A Cloud of Witnesses: Saints and Martyrs From the Holy Land
by Bishop Demetri (Matta) Khoury
—A review by Patrick Henry Reardon

22.2 — March, 2009

Purely Academic
Save the World on Your own Time by Stanley Fish—A review by Perry Glanzer

22.2 — March, 2009

Big Boys Club
Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men
by Michael Kimmel
—A review by Howard F. Ahmanson, Jr.

22.1 — January/February, 2009

Sexes United
Marriage: The Dream That Refuses to Die by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese—A review by Anne Hendershott

22.1 — January/February, 2009

Reserved Seating
A Place at the Table: George Eldon Ladd and the Rehabilitation of Evangelical Scholarship in America by John A. D'Elia—A review by William Varner

22.1 — January/February, 2009

Protection Thicket
Freedom of Religion: UN and European Human Rights Law and Practice by Paul M. Taylor—A review by William L. Saunders

22.1 — January/February, 2009

Sacred Exits
Quitting Church: Why the Faithful Are Fleeing and What to Do About It by Julia Duin—A review by Patrick Henry Reardon

21.10 — December, 2008

Damage Control
Power, Love and Evil: Contribution to a Philosophy of the Damaged by Wayne Cristaudo—A review by Peter J. Leithart

21.10 — December, 2008

Control Freaks
Fatal Misconception: The Struggle to Control World Population by Matthew Connelly—A review by Joseph A. D’Agostino

21.10 — December, 2008

Old Disharmony
Original Sin: A Cultural History by Alan Jacobs—A review by Amanda Shaw

21.9 — November, 2008

Ploy Meets Girl

Hooking Up: Sex, Dating, and Relationships On Campus by Kathleen A. Bogle—A review by Nathaniel Peters

21.9 — November, 2008

University Study
The Baylor Project: Taking Christian Higher Education to the Next Level edited by Barry G. Hankins and Donald D. Schmeltekopf—A review by Brad Green

21.9 — November, 2008

Living Truth
Discerning the Mystery: An Essay On the Nature of Theology by Andrew Louth—A review by Robert W. Grano

21.9 — November, 2008

Just As He Wasn’t
The Legacy of Billy Graham: Critical Reflections on America’s Greatest Evangelist edited by Michael G. Long—A review by Gerald J. Russello

21.8 — October, 2008

Sodom on Itself
What Do Gay Men Want? An Essay on Sex, Risk, and Subjectivity by David M. Halperin—A review by David L. Tubbs

21.8 — October, 2008

Liturgical Devices
Missale Romanum, editio typica 1962 reprint and introduction by Manlio Sodi and Alessandro Toniolo
Il Messale di Pio V by Manlio Sodi—A review by Richard Upsher Smith, Jr.

21.8 — October, 2008

In Their Steps
On the Side of the Angels: Justice, Human Rights, and Kingdom Mission by Joseph D’souza and Benedict Rogers—A review by Benjamin Marsh

21.8 — October, 2008

Viennese Faults
Sacred Spring: God and the Birth of Modernism in Fin de Siècle Vienna by Robert Weldon Whalen—A review by Peter J. Leithart

21.8 — October, 2008

What They Beheld
Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony by Richard Bauckham—A review by Peter J. Scaer

21.7 — September, 2008

Church Eternal
Liturgical Theology: The Church as Worshipping Community
by Simon Chan
—A review by L. P. Fairfield

21.7 — September, 2008

Today's Menu
In Defense of Food
by Michael Pollan
—A review by John Schwenkler

21.7 — September, 2008

The Spirit Factor
Global Pentecostalism: The New Face of Christian Social Engagement
by Donald E. Miller and Tetsunao Yamamori
—A review by Lance Nixon

21.7 — September, 2008

Miss Americans
The New Feminized Majority: How Democrats Can Change America with Women’s Values
by Katherine Adam and Charles Derber
—A review by Erika Bachiochi

21.7 — September, 2008

Restoring a Reformer

Calvin, Participation, and the Gift: The Activity of Believers in Union with Christ
by J. Todd Billings
Image and Word in the Theology of John Calvin
by Randall C. Zachma
—A review by Peter J. Leithart

21.7 — September, 2008

The Market’s Place
God and Money: The Moral Challenge of Our Capitalist Culture
by Charles McDaniel
—A review by Gillis J. Harp

21.6 — July/August, 2008

Here We Are
Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing? 23 Questions from Great Philosophers by Leszek Kolakowski—A review by Amanda Shaw

21.6 — July/August, 2008

Obstructed View
Science’s Blind Spot: The Unseen Religion of Scientific Naturalism
by Cornelius G. Hunter—A review by Terry Scambray

21.6 — July/August, 2008

The Africa Factor
How Africa Shaped the Christian Mind: Rediscovering the African Seedbed of Western Christianity
by Thomas C. Oden—A review by L. P. Fairfield

21.6 — July/August, 2008

Armed & Aggressive
The Suicide of Reason: Radical Islam’s Threat to the West by Lee Harris—A review by John C. Chalberg

21.6 — July/August, 2008

The Serpent’s Tale

2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl
by Daniel Pinchbeck—A review by Matthew J. Milliner

21.6 — July/August, 2008

Pontifical Readings
The Legacy of John Paul II: An Evangelical Assessment
edited by Tim Perry—A review by Graeme Hunter

21.6 — July/August, 2008

Dark Passages
Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the “Saint of Calcutta” by Mother Teresa—A review by Denyse O'Leary

21.6 — July/August, 2008

The Father Trap

Taken into Custody: The War Against Fatherhood, Marriage, and the Family
by Stephen Baskerville—A review by Anne Hendershott

21.5 — June, 2008

Fetal Positions

Defending Life: A Moral and Legal Case Against Abortion Choice
by Francis J. Beckwith
—A review by Anne Hendershott

21.5 — June, 2008

Damaged Heir
Crazy for God by Frank Schaeffer—A review by Jason R. Edwards

21.5 — June, 2008

Simply Asking
Question to All Your Answers:
A Journey From Folk Religion to Examined Faith by Roger E. Olson—A review by Louis Markos

21.5 — June, 2008

Filtered Fringe

Righteous: Dispatches from the Evangelical Youth Movement
by Lauren Sandler
—A review by Ryan T. Anderson

21.5 — June, 2008

Egyptian Spoils
The Treasures of Coptic Art: In the Coptic Museum and Churches of Old Cairo
by Gawdat Gabra and Marianne Eaton-Krauss
—A review by Mike Aquilina

21.4 — May, 2008

Holy Probable
There is a God: How the World’s Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind by Anthony Flew, with Roy Abraham Varghese—A review by Louis Markos

21.4 — May, 2008

Twilight Zone
The Luminous Dusk: Finding God in the Deep, Still Places by Dale C. Allison, Jr.—A review by Robert W. Grano

21.4 — May, 2008

Unreasonable Force
Panentheism: The Other God Of the Philosophers—From Plato to the Present by John W. Cooper—A review by L. P. Fairfield

21.4 — May, 2008

No Child Is An Island
Freedom’s Orphans: Contemporary Liberalism and the Fate of America’s Children by David L. Tubbs—A review by Gerald J. Russello

21.4 — May, 2008

Continental Drift
God's Continent: Christianity, Islam and Europe's Religious Crisis by Philip Jenkins—A review by Graeme Hunter

21.3 — April, 2008

Secular Polemics
The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics and the Modern West by Mark Lilla—A review by Mark Winter

21.3 — April, 2008

The Tool Kit

What's So Great About Christianity by Dinesh D'Souza —A review by Thomas C. Reeves

21.3 — April, 2008

Colored by Numbers
Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant
by Daniel Tammet
—A review by Franklin Freeman

21.3 — April, 2008

Mind over Matter
The Spiritual Brain: A Neuroscientist's Case for the Existence of the Soul by Mario Beauregard & Denyse O'Leary—A review by Tom Gilson

21.3 — April, 2008

Never-Ending Fire
The Road by Cormac McCarthy —A review by Robert Elder

21.2 — March, 2008

Philosopher’s Tome

The Tasks of Philosophy: Selected Essays, Volume 1
Ethics and Politics: Selected Essays, Volume 2
by Alasdair MacIntyre—A review by Stewart Goetz

21.2 — March, 2008

Survivor Daughter
Out From Under: The Impact of Homosexual Parenting
by Dawn Stefanowicz
—A review by Rory Leishman

21.2 — March, 2008

Tragic Comic

Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography
by David Michaelis
—A review by Russell D. Moore

21.2 — March, 2008

Greeks Bearing Gifts
From Achilles to Christ: Why Christians Should Read the Pagan Classics
by Louis Markos
—A review by Ethan Cordray

21.2 — March, 2008

Everyman’s Finale
October by Richard B. Wright—A review by Graeme Hunter

21.1 — January/February, 2008

Hermit Life
Camaldolese Spirituality
by Peter-Damian Belisle
In Praise of Hiddenness
by a Camaldolese hermit, edited by Fr. Louis-Albert Lassus, O.P.—A review by Richard Upsher Smith, Jr.

21.1 — January/February, 2008

Victorian Faith
Pressing Forward: Alfred, Lord Tennyson and the Victorian Age
by Louis A. Markos
—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

21.1 — January/February, 2008

Knight & Dei
Sir Ninian Comper: An Intorduction to His Life and Work With Complete Gazetteer—A review by Matthew G. Alderman

21.1 — January/February, 2008

Sister Amiss
Aimee Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America
by Matthew Avery Sutton
—A review by S. M. Hutchens

21.1 — January/February, 2008

Precious Poet
William Cowper: Selected Poetry and Prose
edited by David Lyle Jeffrey
—A review by Thomas Howard

20.10 — December, 2007

Leftovers
Christianity for the Rest of Us:
How the Neighborhood Church Is Transforming the Faith
by Diana Butler Bass
—A review by David Mills

20.10 — December, 2007

World of Tears
Virgil: The Aeneid
translated by Robert Fagles, introduction by Bernard Knox
—A review by Franklin Freeman

20.10 — December, 2007

Victorian Reverts
Crisis of Doubt:
Honest Faith in Nineteenth-Century England
by Timothy Larsen
—A review by Harold K. Bush

20.10 — December, 2007

Mean Girls

Tripping the Prom Queen:
The Truth About Women and Rivalry
by Susan Shapiro Barash
—A review by S. M. Hutchens

20.10 — December, 2007

Western Troika
The President, The Pope, and the Prime Minister: Three Who Changed the World
by John O'Sullivan
—A review by Joan Frawley Desmond

20.9 — November, 2007

Making a Killing

A Concise History of Euthanasia
by Ian Dowbiggin
The Modern Art of Dying
by Shai Lavi
The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia
by Neil Gorsuch
—A review by Richard Weikart

20.9 — November, 2007

The Rebound Bible
Engaging the Bible: Critical Readings From Contemporary Women
edited by Choi Hee An and Katheryn Pfisterer Darr
—A review by Donna Thoennes

20.9 — November, 2007

Totaled Utopia

My Correct Views on Everything
by Leszek Kolakowski
—A review by Thomas C. Reeves

20.8 — October, 2007

Faith Underground
The Christian Catacombs of Rome: History, Decoration, Inscriptions by Vincenzo Fiocchi Nicolai, Fabrizio Bisconti,—A review by Mike Aquilina

20.8 — October, 2007

History Unhinged
Mysteries of the Middle Ages: The Rise of Feminism, Science, and Art from the Cults of Catholic Europe—A review by Robert C. Cheeks

20.8 — October, 2007

Toxic Waste
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens—A review by Richard Kirk

20.8 — October, 2007

God’s Fences

A Secular Faith: Why Christianity Favors the Separation of Church and State—A review by Robert W. Patterson

20.8 — October, 2007

A Two-Legged Stool
Is Democracy Possible Here? Principles for a New Political Debate by Ronald Dworkin—A review by David L. Tubbs

20.7 — September, 2007

Conservative Fundamentals

The Essential Russell Kirk: Selected Essays edited by George A. Panichas—A review by Gillis J. Harp

20.7 — September, 2007

Science Club
Darwin Strikes Back: Defending the Science of Intelligent Design
by Thomas Woodward—A review by Louis Markos

20.7 — September, 2007

Dead Men Russian

House Of Meetings
by Martin Amis—A review by Franklin Freeman

20.7 — September, 2007

Shades of Sheol
Resurrection and the
Restoration of Israel
by Jon D. Levenson—A review by Peter J. Leithart

20.7 — September, 2007

Luther’s End
Is the Reformation Over?
by Mark A. Noll and Carolyn Nystrom—A review by Carl E. Olson

20.6 — July/August, 2007

Cosmic Grandeur

A Meaningful World: How the Arts and Sciences Reveal the Genius of Nature
by Benjamin Wiker and Johathan Witt—A review by Jay W. Richards

20.6 — July/August, 2007

Helpful Agnostic
The Truth About Leo Strauss
Catherine and Michael Zuckert—A review by Michael P. Foley

20.6 — July/August, 2007

Shades of Intelligence
Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying
by James M. Olson—A review by Tristan Abbey

20.6 — July/August, 2007

Misguided Missive
Letter to a Christian Nation
by Sam Harris—A review by Laura Echevarria

20.6 — July/August, 2007

Counter Tourist
The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature
by Elizabeth Kantor—A review by R. V. Young

20.6 — July/August, 2007

Prodigal Continent
Without Roots
by Joseph Ratzinger and Marcello Pera—A review by Robert Hart

20.6 — July/August, 2007

In His Sanctuary
Recalling the Hope of Glory: Biblical Worship from the Garden to the New Creation
Allen P. Ross—A review by Peter J. Leithart

20.6 — July/August, 2007

Falsely Alarmed
Thy Kingdom Come: An Evangelical?s Lament
by Randall Balmer—A review by Ralph Mackenzie

20.6 — July/August, 2007

Illuminations
In the Light of Christ: Writings in the Western Tradition
by Lucy Beckett—A review by Franklin Freeman

20.6 — July/August, 2007

Self Evidence
From Nature to Experience: The American Search for Cultural Authority
by Roger Lundin—A review by John Harmon McElroy

20.6 — July/August, 2007

Practical Apologetic
Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense
by N. T. Wright—A review by Louis Markos

20.6 — July/August, 2007

Retro-Sexual
The Thrill of the Chaste
by Dawn Eden—A review by Mike Aquilina

20.5 — June, 2007

The Heart in Twain
Mark Twain and the Spiritual Crisis of His Age by Harold K. Bush, Jr.—A review by Franklin Freeman

20.5 — June, 2007

Imperial Tales
The Last Pagan: Julian the Apostate and the Death of the Ancient World by Adrian Murdoch—A review by Mike Aquilina

20.5 — June, 2007

Seed of Doubt
Who Am I? Experiences of Donor Conception foreword and afterword by Dr. Alexina McWhinnie—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

20.4 — May, 2007

Marital Bedrock
Conjugal America: On the Public Purposes of Marriage
by Allan Carlson
—A review by Robert W. Patterson

20.4 — May, 2007

American Faust
The Remarkable Life of John Murray Spear, Agitator for the Spirit Land
by John Benedict Buescher
—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

20.4 — May, 2007

Unwashed Masses
Through Their Own Eyes: Liturgy as the Byzantines Saw It
by Robert F. Taft, S.J.
—A review by Mike Aquilina

20.4 — May, 2007

Dutch Death
Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance
by Ian Buruma
—A review by Joan Frawley Desmond

20.4 — May, 2007

Bacon’s Back

The Religious Foundation of Francis Bacon's Thought
by Stephen A. McKnight
—A review by Peter J. Leithart

20.3 — April, 2007

Eliot’s Edifice
Dove Descending: A Journey into T. S. Eliot?s Four Quartets
by Thomas Howard
—A review by Franklin Freeman

20.3 — April, 2007

Misleading Edge
Intelligent Thought: Science Versus the Intelligent Design Movement edited by John Brockman—A review by Anika Smith

20.3 — April, 2007

Wedded Best

The Meaning of Marriage: Family, State, Market & Morals
edited by Robert P. George and Jean Bethke Elshtain
—A review by L. P. Fairfield

20.3 — April, 2007

A New Noah
The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth
by Edward O. Wilson
—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

20.3 — April, 2007

Water Works
Early and Medieval Rituals and Theologies of Baptism
& Reformation and Modern Rituals and Theologies of Baptism
by Bryan D. Spinks—A review by Peter J. Leithart

20.3 — April, 2007

Dual Unto Others
The Missing Gospels: Unearthing the Truth Behind Alternative Christianities
by Darrell L. Bock
—A review by Mike Aquilina

20.2 — March, 2007

Just One Quest
The Grail Code: Quest for the Real Presence by Mike Aquilina and Christopher Bailey—A review by Robert P. Lockwood

20.2 — March, 2007

Atheist Shrugged
H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life
by Michel Houellebecq,
translated by Dorna Khazeni—A review by Ethan Cordray

20.2 — March, 2007

Flight from Babel
Standing by Words by Wendell Berry—A review by Robert W. Grano

20.2 — March, 2007

The Life of Bryan
A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan
by Michael Kazin—A review by Eric Miller

20.2 — March, 2007

Secular Saviors

Earthly Powers: The Clash of Religion and Politics in Europe from the French
by Michael Burleigh—A review by Peter J. Leithart

20.2 — March, 2007

Myth-Taken Identity
Judas and the Gospel of Jesus
by N. T. Wright—A review by Mike Aquilina

20.1 — January/February, 2007

The Fog of Choice
Dispelling the Myths of
Abortion History
by Joseph W. Dellapenna
—A review by Christopher Tollefsen

20.1 — January/February, 2007

Mothers Courageous
Surprise Child: Finding Hope in Unexpected Pregnancy
by Leslie Leyland Fields
—A review by Dave Andrusko

20.1 — January/February, 2007

Brahmin Bull
The Liberal Case Against Abortion
by Vasu Murti
—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

20.1 — January/February, 2007

Guy Spy
Self-Made Man: One Woman?s Journey into Manhood and Back Again
by Norah Vincent
—A review by S. M. Hutchens

20.1 — January/February, 2007

Smart Moms

The Mommy Brain
by Katherine Ellison
—A review by Jocelyn Mathewes

20.1 — January/February, 2007

Divine Charity
God Is Love
by Pope Benedict XVI
—A review by Robert Hart

19.10 — December, 2006

Deadly Inaccurate
The Party of Death
by Ramesh Ponnuru
—A review by Jennifer Roback Morse

19.10 — December, 2006

Safe Deposit But No Return
My Fundamentalist Education
by Christine Rosen
—A review by Dave Andrusko

19.10 — December, 2006

Between Heaven & Earth
Science and Belief in the Nuclear Age
by Peter E. Hodgson
—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

19.10 — December, 2006

Minority Storm Report
The Politics of Disaster
by Marvin Olasky
—A review by Anne Hendershott

19.10 — December, 2006

Two Kingdoms Come

Toward an Evangelical Public Policy,
The Scandal of the Evangelical Conscience,
and Evangelicals in the Public Square—A review by D. G. Hart

19.10 — December, 2006

Human Traffic Stopped
Bury the Chains
by Adam Hochschild
—A review by L. P. Fairfield

19.10 — December, 2006

At Loose Ends
Remarriage After Divorce in Today?s Church
edited by Mark Strauss
—A review by Russell D. Moore

19.10 — December, 2006

The French Invention

The Conversion of Imagination
by Matthew W. Maguire
—A review by Peter J. Leithart

19.10 — December, 2006

Much Ado About Typos
Misquoting Jesus
by Bart D. Ehrman
—A review by Denny Burk

19.9 — November, 2006

Fighting Herod
The Physicians? Crusade Against Abortion
by Frederick N. Dyer
—A review by John F. Quinn

19.9 — November, 2006

Reformed Schools
Protestant Theology and the Making of the Modern German University
by Thomas Albert Howard
—A review by S. M. Hutchens

19.9 — November, 2006

Priest of the Cosmos
The Day Without Yesterday: Lemaître, Einstein, and the Birth of Modern Cosmology—A review by Guillermo Gonzalez

19.9 — November, 2006

Trapped by Liberty
Stuck With Virtue: The American Individual and Our Biotechnological Future
by Peter Augustine Lawler
—A review by Anne Hendershott

19.9 — November, 2006

The Scarlet Thread
From Witchery to Sanctity: The Religious Vicissitudes of the Hawthornes
by Otto and Katharine Bird
—A review by Franklin Freeman

19.9 — November, 2006

The Polish Factor
Memory and Identity: Conversations at the Dawn of a Millennium
by Pope John Paul II
—A review by Mark Wegierski

19.8 — October, 2006

Highest Comedy
Paradise by Dante Alighieri,
edited and translated by Anthony Esolen
—A review by R. V. Young

19.8 — October, 2006

Gospel Beads

The Rosary by Garry Wills—A review by Michael P. Orsi

19.8 — October, 2006

Gall in the Family
Faith of My Fathers by Chris Seay—A review by Mark Coppenger

19.8 — October, 2006

The Battle of Abraham

Lincoln’s Melancholy by Joshua Wolf Shenk—A review by Beth Impson

19.8 — October, 2006

Men at Worship

Why Men Hate Going To Church
by David Murrow
—A review by S. M. Hutchens

19.8 — October, 2006

Exit Window
Everyman by Philip Roth—A review by Graeme Hunter

19.7 — September, 2006

A Maid to Order Bible
Finally Feminist: A Pragmatic Christian Understanding of Gender by John G. Stackhouse, Jr.—A review by S. M. Hutchens

19.7 — September, 2006

Pain Without Gain
The Year of Magical Thinking
by Joan Didion—A review by Harold K. Bush

19.7 — September, 2006

Sisters in Chains
Terrify No More
by Gary A. Haugen
with Gregg Hunter—A review by Cristopher Rapp

19.7 — September, 2006

Surprising Choices
Prolife Feminism: Yesterday And Today edited by Mary Krane Derr, Rachel MacNair, and Linda Naranjo-Huebl—A review by Jocelyn Mathewes

19.7 — September, 2006

Eminent Betrayal
Our Endangered Values:
America’s Moral Crisis
by Jimmy Carter—A review by Mark Tooley

19.6 — July/August, 2006

Swung Vote
Sandra Day O?connor: How the First Woman on the Supreme Court Became Its Most Influential Justice
by Joan Biskupic—A review by Laura Echevarria

19.6 — July/August, 2006

Kill-De-Sac
Death By Suburb: How To Keep the Suburbs From Killing Your Soul
by David L. Goetz—A review by Raymond J. Keating

19.6 — July/August, 2006

Prime Removal
The Courtier and the Heretic: Leibniz, Spinoza, and the Fate of God in the Modern World
by Matthew Stewart—A review by Graeme Hunter

19.6 — July/August, 2006

The Unfit To Be Tied

Margaret Sanger?s
Eugenic Legacy:
The Control of Female Fertility
by Angela Franks—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

19.6 — July/August, 2006

Bach & Awe
Johann Sebastian Bach: His Life In Pictures And Documents
by Hans Conrad Fischer—A review by Robert Hart

19.5 — June, 2006

Sand But No Son

Gifts of the Desert:
The Forgotten Path
of Christian Spirituality
by Kyriacos C. Markides—A review by Frederica Mathewes-Green

19.5 — June, 2006

A Papal Radiance
John Paul the Great
by Peggy Noonan—A review by

19.5 — June, 2006

Good Night
Acquainted with the Night
by Christopher Dewdney
At Day's Close
by A. Roger Ekirch—A review by Russell D. Moore

19.5 — June, 2006

Our Fathers’ Bible
I Corinthians: Interpreted By Early Christian Commentators
edited by Judith L. Kovacs—A review by Ryan J. Jack McDermott

19.5 — June, 2006

Mane Attraction
Not a Tame Lion
by Bruce L. Edwards—A review by Alice H. Cook

19.4 — May, 2006

Pure King James
The New Cambridge
Paragraph Bible
edited by David Norton—A review by Robert Hart

19.4 — May, 2006

Peace Pipe Dream
The Right To Be Wrong:
Ending the Culture War over Religion in America
by Kevin Seamus Hasson—A review by Amanda Witt

19.4 — May, 2006

The Public Bible

The Bible and Its Influence
Cullen Schippe and Chuck Stetson,
general editors—A review by C. T. Maier

19.4 — May, 2006

Pale Male
Manliness by Harvey C. Mansfield—A review by Gerald J. Russello

19.4 — May, 2006

The Symphonic Bible
Sanctified Vision:
An Introduction to Early Christian Interpretation of the Bible
by John J. O'Keefe and R. R. Reno—A review by Ryan J. Jack McDermott

19.4 — May, 2006

Flighty Plan
Plan B: Further Thoughts On Faith
by Anne Lamott—A review by Franklin Freeman

19.3 — April, 2006

Woman of the World
The Other Faces of Mary
by Ann Ball—A review by David B. Kopel

19.3 — April, 2006

Nostra Scriptura
Whose Bible Is It? A History of the Scriptures Through the Ages
by Jaroslav Pelikan—A review by Patrick Gray

19.3 — April, 2006

A Philosopher’s Gem

Human Life, Action And Ethics:
Essays By G. E. M. Anscombe edited by Mary Geach &
Luke Gormally—A review by Stewart Goetz

19.3 — April, 2006

Youth Truth
Soul Searching
by Christian Smith,
with Melinda Lundquist Denton—A review by

19.2 — March, 2006

Separated At Birth
Home-Alone America:
The Hidden Toll of Day Care, Behavioral Drugs, and Other Parent Substitutes
by Mary Eberstadt—A review by

19.2 — March, 2006

Lost Shepherd

A Passionate Pilgrim:
A Biography of
Bishop James A. Pike
by David M. Robertson—A review by Ian Hunter

19.2 — March, 2006

The Eyes of Beholders
On Beauty by Zadie Smith—A review by Mark Bauerlein

19.2 — March, 2006

New Life Sentence
Charles W. Colson:
A Life Redeemed
by Jonathan Aitken—A review by Joan Frawley Desmond

19.2 — March, 2006

Union Laborer
That They May All Be One:
The Call To Unity Today
by Walter Kasper—A review by Adam A. J. Deville

19.1 — January/February, 2006

Wardrobe Accessories
Further Up and Further In
by Bruce Edwards
Inside Narnia
by Devin Brown
A Reader's Guide
Through the Wardrobe
by Leland Ryken
and Marjorie Lamp Mead—A review by Donald T. Williams

19.1 — January/February, 2006

How the West Was One
How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization
By Thomas E. Woods Jr—A review by Paul J. Cella III

19.1 — January/February, 2006

Another Man's Treasure
Orthodoxy Revisited
By Robert Lloyd Arnold—A review by Bryan M. Litfin

19.1 — January/February, 2006

Rite Light
Turning Towards the Lord
by Uwe Michael Lang—A review by Shawn Tribe

19.1 — January/February, 2006

What Becomes You
The Soul of the Embryo
by David Albert Jones—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

19.1 — January/February, 2006

Devil's Food
Biting the Hand that Starves You
by Richard Maisel, David Epston,
and Ali Borden—A review by Nun Katherine Weston

18.10 — December, 2005

Courtly Culture War
Evening In The Palace Of Reason
by James R. Gaines—A review by Timothy A. Smith

18.10 — December, 2005

Dicey Theodicy
The Problem of Evil and the Problem of God
by D. Z. Phillips—A review by Graeme Hunter

18.10 — December, 2005

Moloch’s Clerics
Sacred Work by Tom Davis—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

18.10 — December, 2005

Social Gospel Apostle
The Kingdom Is
Always but Coming
by Christopher H. Evans—A review by Eric Miller

18.10 — December, 2005

Irenic Encounters
Three Views on Eastern Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism
edited by James Stamoolis—A review by Warren Farha

18.9 — November, 2005

Whig Wham
Freethinkers by Susan Jacoby—A review by Kenneth B. McIntyre

18.9 — November, 2005

Infinite Lit
Christ and Apollo
by William F. Lynch—A review by David B. Hart

18.9 — November, 2005

Self-Esteem Scheme

One Nation Under Therapy
by Christina Hoff Sommers
and Sally Satel—A review by Richard Kirk

18.9 — November, 2005

Mommies Anxious
Perfect Madness by Judith Warner—A review by Joan Frawley Desmond

18.8 — October, 2005

Killing Disorders
Perpetration-Induced
Traumatic Stress
by Rachel M. MacNair—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

18.8 — October, 2005

Three Square Males
The Compleat Gentleman
by Brad Miner—A review by Jeff McAlister

18.8 — October, 2005

The Rights of Reconciliation
The Beloved Community
by Charles Marsh—A review by Heather Ferngren Morton

18.8 — October, 2005

Are We There Yet?
The Kingdom of Christ
by Russell D. Moore—A review by David Dockery

18.8 — October, 2005

Wallis's Bible
God's Politics by Jim Wallis—A review by Jay W. Richards

18.7 — September, 2005

Mathew's Passion
Father Mathew’s Crusade
by John F. Quinn—A review by Mike Aquilina

18.7 — September, 2005

The True Scales of Justice
The First Grace
by Russell Hittinger—A review by J. Daryl Charles

18.7 — September, 2005

Vatican Window
All the Pope’s Men
by John L. Allen, Jr.—A review by Michael P. Orsi

18.7 — September, 2005

Witchful Thinking
Witchcraft Goes Mainstream
by Brooks Alexander—A review by David Haddon

18.7 — September, 2005

Warrior Bishop
The Atterbury Plot
by Eveline Cruickshanks
and Howard Erskine-Hill—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

18.6 — July/August, 2005

Triple Date

Christian Courtship in
an Oversexed World
by T. G. Morrow,
Couples in Love
by John R. Waiss,
Ask Me Anything

by J. Budziszewski—A review by Mike Aquilina

18.6 — July/August, 2005

Jesus Loves U.

God on the Quad
by Naomi Schaefer Riley—A review by Joseph M. Knippenberg

18.6 — July/August, 2005

I Am a Rock

I am Charlotte Simmons
by Tom Wolfe—A review by Franklin Freeman

18.5 — June, 2005

Primacy Time
The Primacy of the Bishop of Rome and the Ecumenical Dialogue
by Adriano Garuti, O.F.M.—A review by Adam A. J. Deville

18.5 — June, 2005

Islands of Prayer
Solovki by Roy Robson,
Touching Heaven
by John Oliver—A review by Richard J. Mammana, Jr.

18.4 — May, 2005

Room for Love

An Empty Room
by Talitha Stevenson—A review by Heather Ferngren Morton

18.4 — May, 2005

Another Christ or Another Joe?
The Priest Is Not His Own
by Fulton Sheen—A review by Robert Hart

18.4 — May, 2005

Unservile Catholics
Catholic Intellectuals and the Challenge of Democracy by Jay P. Corrin—A review by John C. Chalberg

18.3 — April, 2005

Drunk & Driven
On Paradise Drive by David Brooks—A review by John C. Chalberg

18.3 — April, 2005

Graced Lightning
Honky-Tonk Gospel
by Gene Edward Veith
and Thomas L. Wilmeth—A review by Russell D. Moore

18.3 — April, 2005

Reality . . . What a Concept!
Metaphors We Live By
by George Lakoff
and Mark Johnson—A review by Peter J. Leithart

18.2 — March, 2005

Greene's True Colors
The Life of Graham Greene
by Norman Sherry—A review by Franklin Freeman

18.2 — March, 2005

The Ties That Bend
Divorcing Marriage
edited by Daniel Cere
and Douglas Farrow—A review by Graeme Hunter

18.1 — January/February, 2005

The Idea of Kirk
Russell Kirk and
the Age of Ideology
by W. Wesley McDonald—A review by Jeremy Beer

17.10 — December, 2004

Mystical Modernity
The Making of
the New Spirituality
by James A. Herrick—A review by Carl E. Olson

17.10 — December, 2004

A Mind in Full
Total Truth by Nancy Pearcey—A review by Angus J. L. Menuge

17.9 — November, 2004

Under Western Eyes
Eastern Orthodox Christianity
by Daniel B. Clendenin—A review by Robert W. Grano

17.9 — November, 2004

Saving St. Cyril
Saint Cyril of Alexandria
and the Christological Controversy
by John McGuckin—A review by Mike Aquilina

17.9 — November, 2004

Willful Deceit
Why I Am a Catholic
by Garry Wills—A review by William J. Tighe

17.9 — November, 2004

Right Worship
A Better Way by Michael Horton—A review by Gillis J. Harp

17.8 — October, 2004

Intriguing Lessons
Elizabeth Costello by J. M. Coetzee—A review by Peter J. Leithart

17.8 — October, 2004

Radiant Art
The Uncreated Light
by Solrunn Nes—A review by Addison H. Hart

17.7 — September, 2004

Loose Canon

The Shape of Sola Scriptura
by Keith A. Mathison—A review by Craig D. Allert

17.7 — September, 2004

Return to Beauty
The Beauty of the Infinite
by David Bentley Hart—A review by R. R. Reno

13.2 — March, 2000

Dark Poet
Coleridge:
Early Visions, 1772?1804
Darker Reflections, 1804?1834
by Richard Holme—A review by Dale Nelson

13.2 — March, 2000

The Battle for Russia’s Souls
Proselytism and
Orthodoxy in Russia
John Witte, Jr., and
Michael Bourdeaux, editors—A review by Kent R. Hill

13.3 — April, 2000

The Rise of the Megachurch
Reinventing American Protestantism
by Donald E. Miller—A review by Brad Stetson

13.3 — April, 2000

Courtship for Christians
Her Hand in Marriage
by Douglas Wilson—A review by Kevin Offner

13.3 — April, 2000

A Serious Wake-Up Call
Christendom Awake
by Aidan Nichols, O.P.—A review by Leon J. Podles

13.4 — May, 2000

A Lonely Poet

Emily Dickinson and
the Art of Belief
by Roger Lundin—A review by Patrick Henry Reardon

13.5 — June, 2000

The Corners of Paradise

Underriver
by Griselda Barton and
Michael Tong
Samuel Palmer
by Colin Harrison—A review by Dale Nelson

13.5 — June, 2000

No Other Eden
Rare Earth
by Peter D. Ward and
Donald Brownlee—A review by Guillermo Gonzalez

13.5 — June, 2000

Practicing for Paradise
Inheriting Paradise
by Vigen Guroian—A review by Marjorie Haney Schafer

13.7 — September, 2000

The Power to Become Children
The Way of the Lamb
by John Saward —A review by R. Andrew Newman

13.7 — September, 2000

Paths & Polemics
The Truthby Clark Carlton
Two Paths: Papal Monarchy
by Michael Whelton
Upon This Rock
by Stephen K. Ray—A review by William J. Tighe

13.6 — July/August, 2000

Deep Waters
God of the Depths
by Michael Howard—A review by Richard Kew

13.6 — July/August, 2000

Getting Justification Right
Getting the Gospel Right
by R. C. Sproul
Union with Christ
Carl E. Braaten and
Robert W. Jenson, eds.—A review by S. M. Hutchens

13.8 — October, 2000

The Golden Fog
Beyond the Darkness:
A Biography of Bede Griffiths
by Shirley Du Boulay—A review by Dale Nelson

13.8 — October, 2000

A Literary Tapestry

Literary Converts
by Joseph Pearce —A review by Graeme Hunter

13.8 — October, 2000

Disgruntled & Deceitful
Papal Sin
by Garry Wills —A review by James Hitchcock

13.9 — November, 2000

Clear Philosophy
The Unity of Philosophical Experience
by Etienne Gilson—A review by Eric Scheske

13.9 — November, 2000

Saving California
The Man Who Founded California
by M. N. L. Couve de Murville—A review by Patrick Henry Reardon

13.10 — December, 2000

The Humble Artist

The Christian Imagination:
G. K. Chesterton on the Arts
by Thomas Peters—A review by Eric Scheske

13.10 — December, 2000

Christians Speaking Welsh
Winds of Change
by Trystan Owain Hughes—A review by Preston Jones

13.10 — December, 2000

The Wisdom of Chesterton
Schall on Chesterton
by James Schall, S.J. —A review by Kevin J. Doyle

14.1 — January/February, 2001

Uncommon Valor & Common Virtue

Flags of Our Fathers
by James Bradley
with Ron Powers—A review by Roberto Rivera

14.1 — January/February, 2001

A Boyhood Stolen
As Nature Made Him
by John Colapinto—A review by Graeme Hunter

14.1 — January/February, 2001

Doers of the Word
Living the Christian Story
by Sister Mary Jean Manninen, CSM—A review by Richard J. Mammana, Jr.

14.1 — January/February, 2001

Orthodox Ecology

Beyond the Shattered Image
by John Chryssavgis—A review by Vincent Rossi

14.2 — March, 2001

A Pope for Our Times

Witness to Hope
by George Weigel—A review by Kent R. Hill

14.3 — April, 2001

Facing Women in the East
Women and the Priesthood
edited by Thomas Hopko—A review by Richard J. Mammana, Jr.

14.3 — April, 2001

Evangelical Ressourcement
Ancient-Future Faith
by Robert E. Webber
Retrieving the Tradition and
Renewing Evangelicalism
by D. H. Williams—A review by Addison H. Hart

14.4 — May, 2001

Romanian Shepherd
Shepherd of Souls
by Archimandrite Ioannichie Balan
The Truth of Our Faith
by Elder Cleopa of Romania—A review by Patrick Henry Reardon

14.4 — May, 2001

A Glorious Revival of History
From Dawn to Decadence
by Jacques Barzun—A review by Gerald J. Russello

14.4 — May, 2001

Metaphysical Music
The Music of Silence
by John Tavener—A review by Dale Nelson

14.5 — June, 2001

The Wiccan Myth
Goddess Unmasked
by Philip G. Davis—A review by Donna Steichen

14.5 — June, 2001

Styles of Honor & Duty

The Midshipman Quinn Collection
by Showell Styles—A review by Patrick Henry Reardon

14.6 — July/August, 2001

Secular Hermeneutics
The Bible, Protestantism,
and the Rise of Natural Science
by Peter Harrison—A review by James A. Altena

14.6 — July/August, 2001

Engaging Science
The Wedge of Truth
by Phillip E. Johnson—A review by David J. Tyler

14.6 — July/August, 2001

Vietnam & the American Century
Sacred Willow
by Duong Van Mai Elliott—A review by Greg Metzger

14.7 — September, 2001

Farewell, England
The Abolition of Britain
by Peter Hitchens
England: An Elegy
by Roger Scruton—A review by Jack Wade Nowlin

14.7 — September, 2001

Fascinating Lewis
We Remember C. S. Lewis
edited by David Graham—A review by Dale Nelson

14.8 — October, 2001

The Evolving Debate over Origins
B. B. Warfield: Evolution,
Science and Scripture,
Selected Writings
edited by Mark A. Noll and
David N. Livingstone—A review by Jay W. Richards

14.8 — October, 2001

A Cross for Human Thought
The Mystery of the Trinity
by Boris Bobrinskoy—A review by R. Andrew Newman

15.3 — April, 2002

Vessel of Clay
America's Bishop
by Thomas C. Reeves—A review by James Hitchcock

15.3 — April, 2002

Good Grief?
Searching for Raymond
by Rene Kollar—A review by Richard J. Mammana, Jr.

15.3 — April, 2002

Sex & the Civilized
Civilizing Sex by Patrick Riley—A review by Angus J. L. Menuge

15.3 — April, 2002

Dawson Revisited
Christianity and European Culture
edited by Gerald J. Russello
Dynamics of World History
by Christopher Dawson—A review by Patrick Henry Reardon

15.4 — May, 2002

Lighten Up!
On the Unseriousness
of Human Affairs
by James V. Schall—A review by Eric Scheske

15.4 — May, 2002

True Sons of St. Benedict
Words of Life
by Dom Columba Marmion
Custody of the Heart
edited by William P. Hyland—A review by Addison H. Hart

15.4 — May, 2002

Christ with Us
The Spirit of the Liturgy
by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger—A review by Robert Hart

15.6 — July/August, 2002

The Faith of the Global South
The Next Christendom
by Philip Jenkins—A review by Jeremy Lott

15.6 — July/August, 2002

Free to Live & to Love God
The Question of God
by Dr. Armand M. Nicholi, Jr.—A review by Preston Jones

15.6 — July/August, 2002

The Cardinal & the Chemist
Personal Catholicism
by Martin X. Moleski, S.J.—A review by Joseph Kroger

15.7 — September, 2002

Priests, Passion & Power
The Dynamics of Celibacy & Homosexuality in the Catholic Church—A review by Leon J. Podles

15.8 — October, 2002

Classical Decline
Climbing Parnassus
by Tracy Lee Simmons—A review by Gerald J. Russello

15.8 — October, 2002

A Cautionary Tale
The Voices of Morebath
by Eamon Duffy—A review by Louis R. Tarsitano

15.10 — December, 2002

Restoring the Family
There?s No Place Like Work
by Brian C. Robertson—A review by Kevin J. Doyle

15.10 — December, 2002

Church Ugly
Ugly As Sin
by Michael S. Rose
& Reconquering Sacred Space 2000
—A review by Catesby Leigh

15.10 — December, 2002

A Dangerous Book
A Third Testament
by Malcolm Muggeridge—A review by Preston Jones

15.9 — November, 2002

Imagination & the Health of the Soul
Imagination and the Arts
in C. S. Lewis
by Peter J. Schakel—A review by Dale Nelson

15.9 — November, 2002

Reason’s Culture, Life’s Defense
The Clash of Orthodoxies
by Robert P. George—A review by Jack Wade Nowlin

15.9 — November, 2002

Poking Fun at Islam
The Flying Inn
by G. K. Chesterton—A review by Addison H. Hart

17.6 — July/August, 2004

Darwin Under Fire
By Design by Larry Witham
Science and Evidence for
Design in the Universe
by Michael J. Behe, William A. Dembski, and Stephen C. Meyer
and 9 others
—A review by James M. Kushiner

13.1 — January/February, 2000

The Recovering of the Altars

Beyond the Prosaic:
Renewing the Liturgical Movement
edited by Stratford Caldecott—A review by Richard J. Mammana, Jr.

13.1 — January/February, 2000

Two Cultural Critics
The Critical Legacy
of Irving Babbitt
by George A. Panichas
A Few Reasonable Words
by Henry Regnery—A review by Patrick Henry Reardon

17.5 — June, 2004

Old Landmarks
The Church and the Land
by Fr. Vincent McNabb,
Flee to the Fields
—A review by Addison H. Hart

17.5 — June, 2004

This Old Kirk
Off the Sand Road,
What Shadows We Pursue
by Russell Kirk—A review by Robert W. Grano

16.1 — January/February, 2003

Healing the Pain
Forbidden Grief
by Theresa Burke, Ph.D.,
with David Reardon, Ph.D.—A review by

16.1 — January/February, 2003

Depopulation & Destiny
A Question of Numbers,
The Death of the West,
The New Christendom,
& World Population Prospects—A review by Leon J. Podles

16.2 — March, 2003

Good Without God?
The Art of Life
by John Kekes—A review by Graeme Hunter

16.2 — March, 2003

Indeterminate Historian
At the End of an Age
by John Lukacs—A review by Jay W. Richards

16.4 — May, 2003

Whence the Evangelical Mind?
America?s God by Mark A. Noll—A review by Preston Jones

16.4 — May, 2003

The Courage to Be Christian
The Courage to Be Catholic
by George Weigel—A review by Graeme Hunter

16.4 — May, 2003

Medieval Nights
Night in the Middle Ages
by Jean Verdon—A review by Richard J. Mammana, Jr.

16.5 — June, 2003

Jesus, Paul & Socrates
Smiling Through the
Cultural Catastrophe
by Jeffrey Hart—A review by Preston Jones

16.5 — June, 2003

A Fugue of Death
Kaddish for a Child Not Born
by Imre Kertesz—A review by Graeme Hunter

16.5 — June, 2003

Orthodox Twenty-Somethings
The New Faithful
by Colleen Carroll
The Younger Evangelicals
by
Robert E. Webber—A review by Richard J. Mammana, Jr.

17.4 — May, 2004

Churchly Shadows & Substance
Deconstructing Evangelicalism,
Recovering Mother Kirk
by D. G. Hart—A review by Robert W. Patterson

17.4 — May, 2004

An American in Paradise
Journey Back to Eden
by Mark Gruber, O.S.B.—A review by Mike Aquilina

16.8 — October, 2003

Untangling the Webs
What We Can?t Not Know
by J. Budziszewski—A review by Jeff McAlister

16.8 — October, 2003

Variations on James
The Varieties of Religion Today
by Charles Taylor—A review by Jeremy Lott

16.8 — October, 2003

Reforming the Evangelical Conscience
The Unformed Conscience
of Evangelicalism
by J. Daryl Charles—A review by Hans Boersma

16.9 — November, 2003

Wayfaring Between Two Infinities
The Life You Save
May Be Your Own
by Paul Elie—A review by Addison H. Hart

16.10 — December, 2003

A Brightly Burning Christian
God and the World
by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger—A review by Carl E. Olson

16.10 — December, 2003

A New Christian Everyman
The Hidden Key to Harry Potter
by John Granger—A review by Robert Trexler

17.3 — April, 2004

Dante’s New Guide
Inferno & Purgatory
by Dante Alighieri,
edited and translated
by Anthony Esolen—A review by R. V. Young

17.3 — April, 2004

Fantastic Saga
Blood and Judgment
by Lars Walker—A review by Dale Nelson

17.3 — April, 2004

Biblical Fathers
The Spirit of Early
Christian Thought
by Robert Louis Wilken—A review by Mike Aquilina

17.2 — March, 2004

Blinded by Science
The Sense of Being Stared At
by Rupert Sheldrake—A review by Peter J. Leithart

17.2 — March, 2004

Grayish Markets
Wealth, Poverty & Human Destiny
edited by Doug Bandow
and David L. Schindler—A review by John William Coleman

17.2 — March, 2004

Clément’s Reply to Rome
You Are Peter by Olivier Clment—A review by Anthony Dragani

16.7 — September, 2003

Half-Hearted
Habits of the High-Tech Heart
by Quentin J. Schultze—A review by Jeremy Lott

16.7 — September, 2003

Recovering Rational Science
Collective Electrodynamics
by Carver A. Mead—A review by David Haddon

15.2 — March, 2002

A Guide to the Lord’s Table
Catholics and the Eucharist
by Stephen B. Clark—A review by Patrick Henry Reardon

15.2 — March, 2002

The Bright Sadness of Arvo Pärt
Arvo Prt
(Oxford Studies of Composers)
by Paul Hillier—A review by Dale Nelson

17.1 — January/February, 2004

The Bishop?s Progress
Brahmin Prophet by Gillis J. Harp—A review by C. FitzSimons Allison

16.3 — April, 2003

Lewis in Wartime
C. S. Lewis at the BBC
by Justin Phillips—A review by Dale Nelson

16.6 — July/August, 2003

The Unnatural in Pursuit of the Unreal
A Defense of Abortion
by David Boonin—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

16.6 — July/August, 2003

Unity, Truth & Christian Identity
In One Body Through the Cross
edited by Carl E. Braaten and
Robert W. Jenson—A review by S. M. Hutchens

16.6 — July/August, 2003

Rational Beasts
Dominion by Matthew Scully—A review by Christopher Killheffer

14.9 — November, 2001

The King’s English Bible
Wide as the Waters
by Benson Bobrick
In the Beginning
by Alister McGrath—A review by Preston Jones

14.9 — November, 2001

Heroes of the Cross

The Catholic Martyrs
of the Twentieth Century
by Robert Royal—A review by Kevin J. Doyle

14.10 — December, 2001

Of Trees & Tradition
Environmental Stewardship in
the Judeo-Christian Tradition
edited by Michael B. Barkey—A review by John Oliver

14.10 — December, 2001

Lucid Love
The Journals of Father
Alexander Schmemann: 1973?1983
translated by Juliana Schmemann—A review by L. Joseph Letendre

15.5 — June, 2002

Unpacking Grimms
The Owl, the Raven, and the Dove
by G. Ronald Murphy—A review by Dale Nelson

15.5 — June, 2002

“Prayer Rhythms” Redivivus
The Anglican Breviary,
South Korea: Hanku Asia, Inc., 1998—A review by Addison H. Hart

15.5 — June, 2002

Everyday Morality
Books by John Kekes—A review by Preston Jones

15.1 — January/February, 2002

God?s Word in Color
The Mystical Language of Icons
by Solrunn Nes—A review by Addison H. Hart

15.1 — January/February, 2002

Reading Tolkien
Tolkien: A Celebration
edited by Joseph Pearce—A review by David Mills

12.6 — November/December, 1999

A Wall of Containment?
The American Myth
of Religious Freedom
by Kenneth R. Craycraft, Jr.—A review by Gerald J. Russello

12.6 — November/December, 1999

Blinded by Ambition?
Blinded by Might
by Cal Thomas and
Ed Dobson—A review by James Hitchcock

12.6 — November/December, 1999

A Few More Good Men
For Men Only:
Strategies for Living Catholic
by Mitch Finley—A review by Philip F. Kelly, Jr.

12.6 — November/December, 1999

Covering the Vatican
History of Vatican II
edited by Giuseppe Alberigo
Milestones: Memoirs 1927?1977
by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger—A review by Patrick Henry Reardon

12.5 — September/October, 1999

Resurrecting Doctrine

The Thirty-Nine Articles:
Buried Alive?
by Samuel C. Pascoe—A review by Samuel L. Edwards

12.5 — September/October, 1999

The Thames & the Tiber

The Roman Option
by William Oddie —A review by William J. Tighe

12.5 — September/October, 1999

Philosophy Seeking Virtue
Faith, Hope, Love
by Josef Pieper —A review by John B. Davenport

12.4 — July/August, 1999

Modernism & Theology
The First Moderns
by William R. Everdell —A review by S. M. Hutchens

12.4 — July/August, 1999

The New Sexual Revolution
A Return to Modesty
by Wendy Shalit —A review by Sam Torode

12.4 — July/August, 1999

Just a Few Other Gospels
Mansions of the Spirit
by Michael Ingham —A review by Terry Mattingly

12.3 — May/June, 1999

Christians & Conservation
Sex, Economy, Freedom,
and Community
by Wendell Berry
Creation at Risk?
edited by Michael Cromartie
Redeeming Creation
by Fred Van Dyke et al.—A review by Preston Jones

12.3 — May/June, 1999

Presidential Pardon?
From the Eye of the Storm
by J. Philip Wogaman
Judgement Day at the White House
edited by Gabriel Fackre—A review by Mark Tooley

12.2 — March/April, 1999

Sitting Still with Christopher Dawson
Eternity in Time:
Christopher Dawson and the
Catholic Idea of History
edited by Stratford Caldecott
and John Morril—A review by Adam Schwartz

12.1 — January/February, 1999

Tracing the Path to Impasse

Biblical Interpretation
by Gerald Bray—A review by Patrick Henry Reardon

12.1 — January/February, 1999

Mainstream Gothic

Nightmare on Main Street
by Mark Edmundson—A review by Robert W. Grano

11.6 — November/December, 1998

Real Theology: Paul Quay & “Recapitulation”
The Mystery Hidden
for Ages in God
by Paul M. Quay, S.J.—A review by Addison H. Hart

11.6 — November/December, 1998

Three on Weaver
Richard M. Weaver, 1910?1963
by Fred Douglas Young
The Vision of Richard Weaver
edited by Joseph Scotchie
Barbarians in the Saddle
by Joseph Scotchie—A review by Patrick Henry Reardon

11.5 — September/October, 1998

Faith Without Ethics
Not by Faith Alone
by Robert A. Sungenis—A review by S. M. Hutchens

11.4 — July/August, 1998

The Erring Carl Jung
The Aryan Christ:
The Secret Life of Carl Jung
by Richard Noll—A review by Richard Kew

11.3 — May/June, 1998

The Uncertain Legacy of Owen Barfield
Owen Barfield: Man and Meaning
Documentary video (VHS)
produced by G. B. Tennyson
for OwenArts Productions—A review by Dale Nelson

11.2 — March/April, 1998

The Muggeridge Conundrum
Muggeridge: The Biography by Richard Ingrams—A review by Adam Schwartz

11.1 — January/February, 1998

A Flawed Portrait of Dissent
The Smoke of Satan
by Michael W. Cuneo—A review by Leon J. Podles

10.4 — Fall, 1997

Brother Dostoevsky
Selected Letters of Fyodor Dostoyevsky edited by Joseph Frank & David Goldstein—A review by Steven Faulkner

10.3 — Summer, 1997

Three Views of One Great Tradition
Reclaiming the Great Tradition: Evangelicals, Catholics, and Orthodox in Dialogue—A review by John Thompson

10.2 — Spring, 1997

Missing Mr. Chesterton

Wisdom & Innocence: A Life of G. K. Chesterton by Joseph Pearce—A review by Adam Schwartz

10.1 — Winter, 1997

Quo Vadis, Domina?
God or Goddess? Feminist Theology: What Is It? Where Does It Lead?—A review by Stephen Clark

9.4 — Fall, 1996

Ecumenical Bioethics
Bioethics: A Christian Primer by Gilbert Meilaender—A review by Allyne Smith

9.3 — Summer, 1996

A Deeply Protestant Lewis?
A Challenge to C. S. Lewis By Peter Milward, S.J.—A review by Adam Schwartz

9.2 — Spring, 1996

The Ecumenical Orthodoxy of a Dominican
Scribe of the Kingdom: Essays on Theology and Culture by Aidan Nichols, O.P.—A review by William M. Klimon

9.1 — Winter, 1996

A Churchman & A Prophet
Georges Florovsky: Russian Intellectual, Orthodox Churchman edited by Andrew Blane—A review by Brian McDonald

8.4 — Fall, 1995

Recovering Ethics
Ethics after Christendom: Toward an Ecclesial Christian Ethic by Vigen Guroian—A review by Allyne Smith

8.3 — Summer, 1995

What’s Going on in Seminary?
Requiem
by Thomas C. Oden
Calling Church and Seminary
into the 21st Century
by Donald F. Messer
Truth and Tradition
edited by Neal F. Fisher —A review by John Thompson

8.2 — Spring, 1995

Real Victims
Real Choices by Frederica Mathewes-Green—A review by Helen Hull Hitchcock

8.2 — Spring, 1995

When Brothers Dwell in Unity
Same Sex Unions in Premodern Europe by John Boswell—A review by Leon J. Podles

7.4 — Fall, 1994

Philosophy Disguised as Science

Darwin on Trial by Phillip Johnson—A review by Brian McDonald

7.3 — Summer, 1994

A Treasure from Scribes Old, Not New
The Orthodox Study Bible: New Testament and Psalms Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1993.—A review by Peter Toon

7.2 — Spring, 1994

He Is Lord, He Is God!
Speaking the Christian God: The Holy Trinity and the Challenge of Feminism edited by Alvin F. Kimel, Jr.—A review by Leon J. Podles

7.1 — Winter, 1994

Evangelicals Confront the Church Catholic

The Body: Being Light in the Darkness by Charles Colson with Ellen Santilli Vaughn—A review by S. M. Hutchens

6.4 — Fall, 1993

Blinded by the Light?
A Light Too Bright: The Enlightenment Today: An Assessment of the Values of the European Enlightenment and a Search for New Foundations—A review by Brian McDonald

5.4 — Fall, 1992

A Life of John Calvin
A Study of the Shaping of Western Culture by Alister E. McGrath—A review by Allen C. Guelzo

5.3 — Summer, 1992

An Age of Unreason
Catholics and the New Age by Mitch Pacwa, S.J.—A review by Donna Steichen

4.3 — Summer, 1991

Most Ancient of All Splendors
Most Ancient of All Splendors by Johann Moser—A review by Wayne Martindale

4.3 — Summer, 1991

Before Abraham Was
Before Abraham Was: The Unity of Genesis 1–11 by Isaac M. Kikawada and Arthur Quinn—A review by Leon J. Podles

4.2 — Special Issue: The Bible, 1991

Orthodox Christian Meetings
Orthodox Christian Meetings by Michael T. McKibben—A review by Ted Bobosh

4.2 — Special Issue: The Bible, 1991

Theology in the Russian Diaspora
Theology in the Russian Diaspora: Church, Fathers, Eucharist in Nikolai Afanas’ev (1893-1966)—A review by John Thompson

4.1 — Summer, 1990

C. S. Lewis: A Biography
C. S. Lewis: A Biography by A. N. Wilson—A review by Wayne Martindale

3.4 — Winter, 1990

Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory
Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America—A review by John Thompson

3.4 — Winter, 1990

Another Sort of Learning
Another Sort of Learning: Selected Contrary Essays on How Finally to Acquire an Education While Still in College or Anywhere Else: Containing Some Belated—A review by John Thompson

3.4 — Winter, 1990

Adam, Eve, and the Serpent

Adam, Eve, and the Serpent by Elaine Pagels—A review by Leon J. Podles

3.3 — Fall, 1989

The Bible & Birth Control

The Bible and Birth Control by Charles D. Provan—A review by Scott Hahn

3.2 — Spring-Summer, 1989

The Latin Letters of C. S. Lewis
The Latin Letters of C. S. Lewis by Martin Moynihan—A review by James L. Sauer

2.3 — Spring, 1988

Selected Letters of Fyodor Dostoyevsky

edited by Joseph Frank and David I. Goldstein translated by Andrew R. MacAndrew—A review by Steven Faulkner

2.3 — Spring, 1988

Authority in the Anglican Communion

Authority in the Anglican Communion: Essays Presented to Bishop John Howe edited by Stephen W. Sykes—A review by John Thompson

2.1 — Fall, 1987

The Triune God

The Triune God: An Ecumenical Study by E. L. Mascall—A review by John Thompson

1.3 — Summer, 1987

A Historian & His World

A Historian and His World: A Life of Christopher Dawson, 1889–1970 by Christina Scott—A review by John Thompson

1.2 — Winter, 1987

Foolishness to the Greeks
Foolishness to the Greeks: The Gospel and Western Culture by Lesslie Newbigin—A review by John Thompson

1.2 — Winter, 1987

The Mystery of Continuity
The Mystery of Continuity: Time and History, Memory and Eternity in the Thought of Saint Augustine—A review by John Thompson

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Perpetration-Induced Traumatic Stress: The Psychological Consequences Of Killing by Rachel M. MacNair—A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

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