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36.3—May/Jun, 2023

Common Good Men

The Lost Authority of Godly Men

by Nancy Pearcey

36.2—Mar/Apr, 2023

Dionysian Power

A Positively Medieval Hierarchy

by Hans Boersma

36.1—Jan/Feb, 2023

Against Contraception

We Have No Right, Thank God

by J. Douglas Johnson

36.1—Jan/Feb, 2023

The Birth Control Revolution

by J. Douglas Johnson

36.1—Jan/Feb, 2023

Purest Fiction

The Scandal of Holiness: Renewing Your Imagination in the Company of Literary Saints by Jessica Hooten Wilson

by Louis Markos

36.1—Jan/Feb, 2023

Contraceptive Cons

A History of the Protestant Debate over Contraception

by James A. Altena

35.5—Sept/Oct, 2022

Moral Kombat

Lessons from Early Christians . . . and from Our Great-Grandparents

by Allan C. Carlson

35.4—Jul/Aug, 2022

The Italian Chapel

on the Constructive Piety of POWs on a Desolate Island

by Clara Sarrocco

35.4—Jul/Aug, 2022

Papist Patriots

Our Dear-Bought Liberty: Catholics and Religious Toleration in Early America by Michael D. Breidenbach

by Thomas W. Jodziewicz

35.3—May/Jun, 2022

True Grit

on the Untamed Tongue of a Medieval English Monk

by Anthony Esolen

35.2—Mar/Apr, 2022

Culture Clash

An Ancient Festival's Enduring Lessons

by Patrick Henry Reardon

35.1—January/February, 2022

A Rhythm of Hate

on a Prayer for Hatred & the Final Solution

by Anthony Costello

34.6—Nov/Dec, 2021

John Paul the Scribe

An Appreciation of Centesimus Annus on Its 30th Anniversary

by J. Daryl Charles

34.6—Nov/Dec, 2021

Letters of the St. Nicholas League

When Once 100,000 Children Wrote the Best Magazine That Ever Was

by J. Douglas Johnson

34.6—Nov/Dec, 2021

Fair to Middle Earth

on Refusing a Pinch of Incense to Imperial Progressivism

by R. V. Young

34.5—Sept/Oct, 2021

God's Ground Zero

on Signs of Mercy & Judgment at the World Trade Center

by James M. Kushiner

34.5—Sept/Oct, 2021

Columbus Overboard

His Recent Voyage Off the Flat Earth of Revisionist Historians

by Alexander F. C. Webster

34.5—Sept/Oct, 2021

9/11's Survivor Tree

by James M. Kushiner

34.5—Sept/Oct, 2021

Waking Up on 9/11

on a Firsthand Encounter with Terror & Conversion

by Christina Ray Stanton

34.3—May/June, 2021

The 1620 Project

Puritanism & the Ideological Founding of America

by John B. Carpenter

34.3—May/June, 2021

No Compromise

Liberalism & the Ancient Enemy of Our Children

by Allan C. Carlson

34.2—March/April, 2021

Degraded Free Exercise?

The Rise of Judicial Secularism & the Loss of Religious Freedom

by J. L. Johnson

34.2—March/April, 2021

Paths of Resistance

Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Timely Search for a Christian Response to Nazism

by Joseph L. Thomas

34.2—March/April, 2021

Owning Slavery

A Christian Response to "The Case for Reparations"

by R. V. Young

34.2—March/April, 2021

Hidden Yet Revealed

on the Martyrdom of Franz Jäggerstätter

by Anthony Costello

34.2—March/April, 2021

Maleficent Obsession

The Long Dark Tunnel of Resentment

by Anthony Esolen

34.1—January/February, 2021

The Devil's Two-Decker

by S. M. Hutchens

34.1—January/February, 2021

That Great Man

Remembering Chaplain Moody, Who Was Always There for His Men

by Raymond J. Brown

34.1—January/February, 2021

A Short-Lived Luxury

by S. M. Hutchens

33.6—Nov/Dec, 2020

The Plague Village of Eyam

on an Enduring Story of Sacrifice to Save Others

by Gary Thomson

33.5—September/October, 2020

The New Martyrs & Confessors

A Personal Memoir of Russia's Orthodox Clergy & Elders Under Communism

by Vladimir Vorobyev

33.5—September/October, 2020

Cosmic Centers

C. S. Lewis & the Insights of Medieval Cosmology

by Phillip Piper

33.5—September/October, 2020

The End of Liberal Democracy

Constitutionalism Without Christian Humanism

by Hunter Baker

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

No Option

Clear Out the Rubble & Rebuild!

by Anthony Esolen

33.4—July/August, 2020

History's Redemption

Christ-Centered History Elevates Us All

by David Thomas

33.3—May/June, 2020

Tolerant Conquerors

on James Murray's Brave Treatment of Quebec's Catholics

by Lawrence A. Uzzell

33.2—March/April, 2020

Blessed Peacemakers

Encounters with Faith & Forgiveness in Communities of Faith

by Nicole M. King

33.2—March/April, 2020

Julian's Shadow

by Donald T. Williams

33.2—March/April, 2020

A Storied Survivor

on Neta, Who Lived to Tell the Tale of Endurance

by Heather Ferngren Morton

33.2—March/April, 2020

John the Baptist by Anton Raphael Mengs

by Mary Elizabeth Podles

33.1—January/February, 2020

A Vocabulary for Worship

on Taking Seriously Gravitas, Dignitas & Pietas

by Dan Sheffler

33.1—January/February, 2020

Spiritual, Not Religious

Pagans & Christians in the City: Culture Wars from the Tiber to the Potomac by Steven D. Smith

by Hunter Baker

33.1—January/February, 2020

All One in Christ

Why Christian Platonism Is Key to the Great Tradition

by Hans Boersma

32.6—November/December, 2019

A Shorter Way to Fall

on a Romanian Cautionary Tale for Fallible Pastors

by Brendon Sylvester

32.5—September/October, 2019

The Academy's Blind Spot

on the Limits of "Post-Colonialism"

by Thomas Albert Howard

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

by J. Daryl Charles

32.3—May/June, 2019

The Alfred Jewel

by Mary Elizabeth Podles

32.2—March/April, 2019

The Mimetic Bachelor

Reality Shows, Even in a Popular TV Series

by C. E. Smith

32.2—March/April, 2019

The Throne of Maximianus

by Mary Elizabeth Podles

32.2—March/April, 2019

Moderate Disguises

by S. M. Hutchens

31.6—November/December, 2018

Saved Through Fire

France's Reign of Terror & the Witness of the Church Militant

by James Hitchcock

31.5—September/October, 2018

Liberalism Occupied

The Rise of the Gnostic Liberal State After Christianity

by Andrew Latham

31.5—September/October, 2018

The Chalice of Abbot Suger

by Mary Elizabeth Podles

31.5—September/October, 2018

Urban Prospects

The Cities of Man & the Dwelling Place of the Lord

by Anthony Esolen

31.5—September/October, 2018

Errands into the Moral Wilderness

Forms of Christian Family Witness & Renewal

by Allan C. Carlson

31.4—July/August, 2018

Icons of the Land

Places of Worship on the Road to Iron Nation

by Lance Nixon

31.3—May/June, 2018

Religion Resurgent

by S. M. Hutchens

31.3—May/June, 2018

The Great Jewish Plot

The Riddle of Nietzsche's Philosemitic Anti-Judaism

by Joe Keysor

31.1—January/February, 2018

Vikings Under the Son

on Ragnarök, an Extreme Weather Event & the Paths to Conversion

by Timothy J. Burbery

30.6—Nov/Dec, 2017

Der Fuhrer's God

Hitler's Religion: The Twisted Beliefs That Drove the Third Reich by Richard Weikart

by Joe Keysor

30.6—Nov/Dec, 2017

Fatal Instinct

The Thousand-Year Gap in Nietzsche's Education & Our Modern Sickness

by Craig Payne

30.6—Nov/Dec, 2017

Defensive Lapses

Bearing False Witness: Debunking Centuries of Anti-Catholic History by Rodney Stark

by R. V. Young

30.5—Sept/Oct, 2017

The Age of Reformations

The Critical History Before, During & After Martin Luther

by James Hitchcock

30.5—Sept/Oct, 2017

Apostolic Delivery

by Donald T. Williams

30.5—Sept/Oct, 2017

Reformation & Us

by James M. Kushiner

30.2—March/April, 2017

War & Peace After Jesus

on Pacifism Today & in the Early Church

by Andrew Latham

30.1—Jan/Feb, 2017

Manifest Bigotry

Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican-American War by John C. Pinheiro

by James A. Altena

30.1—Jan/Feb, 2017

Periodical Crossings

The Intersections of Christ, Creed & Culture

by Patrick Henry Reardon

30.1—Jan/Feb, 2017

But Is He Sure?

The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution by David Wootton

by Graeme Hunter

29.6—Nov/Dec, 2016

That Big Idea

Before Religion: A History of a Modern Concept by Brent Nongbri

by Graeme Hunter

29.2—March/April, 2016

Family Phases

The History of Family Strength in America May Reveal Good News

by Allan C. Carlson

28.6—Nov/Dec, 2015

Spiritual Bread & Culture

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

by Daniel Matthys

28.5—Sept/Oct, 2015

Cambodia's Anti-Exodus

Remembering Angka & the Idolatry of the Khmer Rouge 40 Years Later

by Les Sillars

28.3—May/June, 2015

The Spy Who Turned Witness

Whittaker Chambers's Lonely War Against Godless Collectivism

by Hunter Baker

27.4—July/August, 2014

An Unexpected Apologist

on Robert W. Fogel & the Christian Legacy on Slavery

by John Carpenter

27.4—July/August, 2014

One President, Under God

The Measure of Dwight D. Eisenhower's Christian Faith

by Alan Sears

27.3—May/June, 2014

Not Bunk

Why Study History? Reflecting on the Importance of the Past by John Fea

by Graeme Hunter

27.3—May/June, 2014

Gone & Forgotten

on a Lost World & Our Alien Nation

by Anthony Esolen

26.3—May/June, 2013

The Thessalonian Brothers

The Legacy of the Mission of Cyril & Methodius 1,150 Years Later

by Mark Eliot Nuckols

26.2—Mar/Apr, 2013

All This in Remembrance

The History & Revelation of Anamnesis in Platonic, Jewish & Christian Thought

by Folke T. Olofsson

26.2—Mar/Apr, 2013

In War for Peace

General George C. Marshall's Core Convictions & Ethical Leadership

by David Hein

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

by Bradley W. Anderson

24.6—Nov/Dec, 2011

Statutes of Liberty

on the Tyranny of Modern Freedom versus the Freedom of Jesus

by Gillis J. Harp

24.6—Nov/Dec, 2011

The Tyranny of Tolerance

A. J. Conyers's The Long Truce: How Toleration Made the World Safe for Power and Profit

by Ken Myers

24.3—May/June, 2011

Ploughboy's Book

The Bible in English: Its History and Influence by David Daniell

by Janice Horton

24.3—May/June, 2011

Like, a Virgin?

on Christian Courtship & the Awkward Question of Sexual History

by Russell D. Moore

24.1—January/February, 2011

Sanger's Victory

How Planned Parenthood's Founder Played the Christians, and Won

by Allan C. Carlson

23.5—September/October, 2010

Civilization in the Balance

An Interview with Michael Nazir-Ali

by Rory Fitzgerald

23.2—March/April, 2010

Passover to Easter

On the Origins of the Primary Feast of the Christian Church

by William J. Tighe

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

by William J. Tighe

22.5—June, 2009

Pure Visionary

The Life & Times of Anthony Comstock, Moral Crusader

by Allan C. Carlson

22.5—June, 2009

Petered Out

Keepers of the Keys of Heaven: A History of the Papacy by Roger Collins

by Ryan Sayre Patrico

22.3—April, 2009

Divine Legalities

The Law of God: The Philosophical History of an Idea by Rémi Brague

by Michael P. Orsi

21.10—December, 2008

Old Disharmony

Original Sin: A Cultural History by Alan Jacobs

by Amanda Shaw

21.10—December, 2008

Savior in a Manger

Early Christian Teaching on the Incarnation & Redemption

by Patrick Henry Reardon

21.6—July/August, 2008

The European Disunion

Benedict XVI on the Crisis of Faith & Reason

by Samuel Gregg

21.6—July/August, 2008

Thirty Years of Light & Glory

The Perils of Providential History

by John Fea

20.10—December, 2007

Passing Customs

on the Family History a Winter Festival Doesn’t Tell

by Joanna Bogle

20.9—November, 2007

Pilgrims Planted

The Patriot Loves His Land Because It Is a Shadow

by Anthony Esolen

20.9—November, 2007

Byzantium Yet Fallen

The Critical Lessons for Christians in the Long Shadow of 1453

by Paul J. Cella III

20.9—November, 2007

Totaled Utopia

My Correct Views on Everything
by Leszek Kolakowski

by Thomas C. Reeves

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

by Richard Weikart

20.8—October, 2007

Faith Underground

The Christian Catacombs of Rome: History, Decoration, Inscriptions by Vincenzo Fiocchi Nicolai, Fabrizio Bisconti,

by Mike Aquilina

20.6—July/August, 2007

The Anglo-Saxon Evangel

The Beowulf Poet Was a Shrewd Christian Apologist

by Douglas Wilson

20.3—April, 2007

Christ on the Silk Road

The Evidences of Nestorian Christianity in Ancient China

by Glen L. Thompson

20.2—March, 2007

Un-American Idols

on the Foolproof Test for Paganism

by Robert P. George

20.1—January/February, 2007

The Fog of Choice

Dispelling the Myths of
Abortion History
by Joseph W. Dellapenna

by Christopher Tollefsen

19.10—December, 2006

Workers of Another World United

A Personal Commemoration of Poland’s Solidarity 25 Years Later

by John Harmon McElroy

19.9—November, 2006

Idols & the King

on What the First Commandment Has to Do with the Fourth of July

by Francis J. Manion

19.8—October, 2006

Over the Counterculture

on Transgressive Bohemians as Regressive Bobos

by Wilfred M. McClay

19.3—April, 2006

Nostra Scriptura

Whose Bible Is It? A History of the Scriptures Through the Ages
by Jaroslav Pelikan

by Patrick Gray

19.1—January/February, 2006

The Family Factors

Six Lessons from History About the Future of Marriage & Family in the United States

by Allan C. Carlson

18.10—December, 2005

Pilgrim Johnson

The Author of the 250-Year-Old Dictionary Was a True Man of the Word

by Ian Hunter

18.9—November, 2005

Pilgrims Giving Thanks

Cherishing the America We Were Not Made For

by Wilfred M. McClay

18.5—June, 2005

Freedom's Fighters

on History’s Greatest Force for Liberty & Justice

by Robert P. George

18.2—March, 2005

Long Shadows of Eden

On Conservatism as Vexation, Vanity & Near Impossibility

by Graeme Hunter

14.3—April, 2001

Darwin in the Dock

A History of Johnson’s Wedge

by Stephen C. Meyer

14.6—July/August, 2001

The Transformed Relics of the Fall

on the Fulfillment of History in Christ

by Patrick Henry Reardon

15.3—April, 2002

Dawson Revisited

Christianity and European Culture
edited by Gerald J. Russello
Dynamics of World History
by Christopher Dawson

by Patrick Henry Reardon

15.6—July/August, 2002

Things Hidden Since the Beginning of the World

The Shape of Divine Providence & Human History

by James Hitchcock

13.1—January/February, 2000

A Double Take on Early Christianity

An Interview with Rodney Stark

by Mike Aquilina

17.3—April, 2004

Europe Passé

When the World Sets the Agenda for the Church

by James Hitchcock

16.6—July/August, 2003

The Last Prophet

on Alexander Solzhenitsyn

by Ian Hunter

16.6—July/August, 2003

The Cross & the Swastika

on Christianity & Anti-Semitism

by Roberto Rivera

14.9—November, 2001

For Times Such as These

Lincoln's Historic Proclamation Appointing a National Day of Prayer & Fasting—A Sidebar to "The Essence & Power of Evil"

by James Hitchcock

12.6—November/December, 1999

Covering the Vatican

History of Vatican II
edited by Giuseppe Alberigo
Milestones: Memoirs 1927?1977
by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

by Patrick Henry Reardon

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

by Adam Schwartz

9.3—Summer, 1996

Stuck in the Sixties

An Excerpt from The Empty Church: The Suicide of Liberal Christianity

by Thomas C. Reeves

1.3—Summer, 1987

A Historian & His World

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

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

by John Thompson

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The True Atheist Myth

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