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Duration: 12:47 — Talk delivered on Thursday, October 10, 2019

Opening Remarks

—James M. Kushiner—
Touchstone Executive Editor

James M. Kushiner is the executive editor of Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity, which began in 1986 as an occasional newsletter. He developed Touchstone into a bimonthly magazine in 1998. In 2006 he launched Salvo magazine, a quarterly of which he is also executive editor. He edited Creed & Culture: A Touchstone Reader (ISI Books) and edited with William Dembski Signs of Intelligence: Understanding Intelligent Design (Brazos Press). He serves as the executive director of The Fellowship of St. James. He lives in Chicago with his wife Patricia. They have six children and thirteen grandchildren.

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