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33.4—July/August, 2020

In the Fourth Quarter

on Making the Grades in Longevity & Life

by Graeme Hunter

33.4—July/August, 2020

Pondering Evil

on Boethius's Consolation in a Time of Plague

by Thomas Albert Howard

33.4—July/August, 2020

Made to Flourish?

on Positive Psychology and the "Chief End of Man"

by Randall Otto

33.4—July/August, 2020

Human Integrity

The Restoration of Man: C. S. Lewis and the Continuing Case Against Scientism by Michael Aeschliman

by Bernice Lerner

33.3—May/June, 2020

Medieval Thinking

Our Modern Rights Tradition Has Much Older Roots Than Many Realize

by Andrew Latham

33.2—March/April, 2020

Chasing Wisdom

The True Ways of Knowing in Ecclesiastes

by Douglas Groothuis

33.2—March/April, 2020

Enlightenment Cancelled

on How the Naturalists Refute Themselves

by Engelbert Recktenwald

33.1—January/February, 2020

All One in Christ

Why Christian Platonism Is Key to the Great Tradition

by Hans Boersma

33.1—January/February, 2020

About Face

On Beauty & the Personal Being of God & Man

by Anthony Esolen

32.6—November/December, 2019

God Fearers

An Open Letter to Christian Readers of Jordan Peterson & Roger Scruton

by James Bryson

32.5—September/October, 2019

Looking for Jacobs

Some Trivial Thoughts on the Study of Philosophy

by Graeme Hunter

32.5—September/October, 2019

Make Men Pious Again

2018 Conference Talk

by C. R. Wiley

32.5—September/October, 2019

Purpose-Driven Purging

Minimalism Is Not the New Christian Approach to Managing Possessions

by Harma-Mae Smit

32.4—July/August, 2019

Novel Conversion

Evolution of Desire: A Life of René Girard by Cynthia L. Haven

by David K. Anderson

32.4—July/August, 2019

The Habit of Community

Reception, Gratitude, & Witness on a Christian Campus

by Matthew D. Wright

32.4—July/August, 2019

A Case of Win-Win

on Probability, Death & the Existence of God

by Graeme Hunter

32.3—May/June, 2019

Theodicies & Messy Desks

on the Infinite Problem of Goods & Evil

by Hugh Hunter

32.3—May/June, 2019

Bird Calls & Summonses

on Seeing with a "Devout, Intransitive Eye"

by William Graddy

32.3—May/June, 2019

The Grand Coherence

The Compelling "Bayesian" Case for Christ

by Nathan Smith

32.2—March/April, 2019

The Mimetic Bachelor

Reality Shows, Even in a Popular TV Series

by C. E. Smith

31.6—November/December, 2018

Tragedy & Transcendence

on Futility & the Open Door to Deliverance

by Patrick Henry Reardon

31.6—November/December, 2018

Onward & Upward with Dante

on the Paradiso as Light for the Christian Mind

by Thomas Albert Howard

31.6—November/December, 2018

Thy Law Is Truth

The Living Space Between Faith & Reason

by David Bradshaw

31.4—July/August, 2018

Secular Independence

by S. M. Hutchens

31.4—July/August, 2018

Bite-Sized Philosophy

The Art of Living by Dietrich von Hildebrand with Alice von Hildebrand

by Dan Sheffler

31.4—July/August, 2018

Right Before Our Eyes

Life & Love Are Real Despite Theatrical Illusions

by Anthony Esolen

31.2—March/April, 2018

Reason Takes Up Arms

How Best to Face the Total War of the Anti-Culture

by R. J. Snell

30.4—July/Aug, 2017

Ritual & Word Play

on Ancient & Modern Witnesses to a Fruitful Endowment

by Steven Faulkner

30.4—July/Aug, 2017

Theophany & Theodicy

When the Inevitable Questions of Suffering Confront the Living God

by Colin B. Johnstone

29.6—Nov/Dec, 2016

We Are Not Our Own

George Parkin Grant on the Deep & Abiding Tension Between Christianity & Modernity

by Cameron Wybrow

29.5—Sept/Oct, 2016

The True Atheist Myth

on Past & Present Atheism & the Invention of Happiness

by Jordan Bissell

29.4—July/August, 2016

The Very Idea

on Anselm's God & the Virtue of Existing 

by Tara L. Jernigan

27.5—Sept/Oct, 2014

The Light of Everyman

Benedict XVI's Regensburg Lecture, St. John's Proemium & Intercultural Understanding

by Graeme Hunter

26.5—Sept/Oct, 2013

Hagia Sophia

on the Holy Wisdom at the Roots of Philosophy

by Donald T. Williams

25.6—Nov/Dec, 2012

Clashing Symbols

The Loss of Aristotelian Logic & the Social, Moral & Sexual Consequences

by Peter Kreeft

25.1—Jan/Feb, 2012

What Is Man?

on What Raskolnikov Knew & Translators Have Lost

by Anthony Esolen

24.3—May/June, 2011

CounterPunch

The Last Superstition: A Refutation of the New Atheism by Edward Feser

by Graeme Hunter

24.2—March/April, 2011

Our Numbered Days

Certain Death & the Last Lectures of Socrates & Jesus

by Randall B. Smith

23.6—November/December, 2010

Darwin, Design & Thomas Aquinas

The Mythical Conflict Between Thomism & Intelligent Design

by Logan Paul Gage

21.7—September, 2008

Devil Talk

Milton’s Postmodern Satan & His Disciples

by Donald T. Williams

21.6—July/August, 2008

The European Disunion

Benedict XVI on the Crisis of Faith & Reason

by Samuel Gregg

19.1—January/February, 2006

As If We Were to Be Immortal

on Death & Seven of the Last Words of Socrates

by Graeme Hunter

18.3—April, 2005

Reality . . . What a Concept!

Metaphors We Live By by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson

by Peter J. Leithart

13.5—June, 2000

Just Sentiments

Emotivism versus Traditional Morality

by Angus J. L. Menuge

16.4—May, 2003

Common Sense

Chesterton & the Aristotelian Tradition

by Patrick Henry Reardon

10.3—Summer, 1997

The Cult of the Holy Catholic Gene

The Human Genome & the New Religion of the Scientific Social Engineer

by Marion Montgomery

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31.5—September/October 2018

Errands into the Moral Wilderness

Forms of Christian Family Witness & Renewal by Allan C. Carlson

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