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SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2021

Our Political Mission

34:5 — sept/oct 2021

Our Political Mission

It's Not What Some Think It Should Be
by J. Douglas Johnson

Columbus Overboard

34:5 — sept/oct 2021

Columbus Overboard

His Recent Voyage Off the Flat Earth of Revisionist Historians
by Alexander F. C. Webster

Waking Up on 9/11

34:5 — sept/oct 2021

Waking Up on 9/11

Christina Ray Stanton on a Firsthand Encounter with Terror & Conversion

Reading Beowulf, Magnifying Christ

34:5 — sept/oct 2021

Reading Beowulf, Magnifying Christ

What Tolkien Taught Me About the Gospels
by Gavin T. Richardson

Sexual Being

34:5 — sept/oct 2021

Sexual Being

The Love of Purity Opens Our Minds to a Radiant Mystery by Anthony Esolen

conference videos (see all)

October 12, 2018

Pastoring Young Men into Manhood

—Hans Jacobse

October 13, 2016

The Gnostic Revival

How Should the Body of Christ Respond?

—Robert P. George

October 11, 2019

Christian Community as the World's Leaven

—Leah Libresco Sargeant

from the archives on imagination (21 articles)

11.5—September/October 1998

Speaking the Truths Only the Imagination May Grasp

An Essay on Myth &“Real Life” by Stratford Caldecott

18.4—May 2005

Of Weeds & Fairy Tales

The Idylls, Idols & Devils That Corrupt the Moral Imagination by Vigen Guroian

from the archives on family (81 articles)

33.3—May/June 2020

Maternity as Theophany

Maternal Body: A Theology of Incarnation from the Christian East by Carrie Frederick Frost
Fertile Ground: A Pilgrimage Through Pregnancy by Laura S. Jansson by Agnes R. Howard

31.5—September/October 2018

Errands into the Moral Wilderness

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

28.2—March/April 2015

As Goes Sweden

Neo-Pagan Family Policies Doom Any Recovery by Allan C. Carlson

current columns

Illuminations

by Anthony Esolen

on Christian hymns

34.5 — September/October 2021

A Hero for Our Time

34.4 — July/August 2021

The Ring & the Gem

34.3 — May/June 2021

A Hymn for His Courts

(See all)

From Heavenly Harmony

by Ken Myers

on classical music

34.5 — September/October 2021

Unvain Repetition

34.4 — July/August 2021

The Orpheus of Amsterdam

34.3 — May/June 2021

Inspired with Godly Mirth

(See all)

A Thousand Words

by Mary Elizabeth Podles

on works of Christian art

34.5 — September/October 2021

Kintsugi Bowl

34.4 — July/August 2021

The Colossus of Constantine

(See all)

First Books

by Kathie Johnson

on books for children

34.5 — September/October 2021

Kindness & Gratitude

34.3 — May/June 2021

Values in Picture Books

34.1 — January/February 2021

Saints, Leprechauns & Bagpipes

(See all)

Mortal Remains

by S. M. Hutchens

on theology and culture

34.4 — July/August 2021

Church Cleaning

34.3 — May/June 2021

Why Liberals Are Smarter

(See all)

As It Is Written . . .

by Patrick Henry Reardon

on the bible and theology

34.5 — September/October 2021

The Atonement

34.4 — July/August 2021

Loving Others: Two Formulas

34.3 — May/June 2021

The First Priest

(See all)

past columns

Book Returns

by various authors

Touchstone looks back at recent "classics"
(2005-2009)

(See all)

The Leading Edge

by Phillip E. Johnson

on intelligent design & culture
(2001–2013)

21.6 — July/August 2008

Harboring Homeschoolers

24.6 — Nov/Dec 2011

Freed Science

20.6 — July/August 2007

They Are A-Changin’

(See all)

The Matter at Hand

by Leon J. Podles

on events of the day
(2002–2005)

16.1 — January/February 2003

Man Is a Wolf to Man

15.10 — December 2002

Cubist Scripture

18.1 — January/February 2005

Empty Spaces of the Word

(See all)

Practical Christianity

by Thomas S. Buchanan

pondering the Christian life
(1993–2004)

16.2 — March 2003

Unmoored Sticks

7.2 — Spring 1994

The Chief Sinner

15.1 — January/February 2002

Not Caesar?s Icon

(See all)

Interviews

by various authors

Touchstone interviews with persons of interest

16.10 — December 2003

Violence & the Lamb Slain

An Interview with Rene Girard

4.2 — Special Issue: The Bible 1991

Recovering the Spiritual Sense of the Scriptures

An Interview with Fr. Paul Quay, S.J.

17.6 — July/August 2004

The Measure of Design

An conversation with William A. Dembski, Phillip E. Johnson, Jed Macosko, Paul Nelson, Edward Sisson, Richard Weikart, and Jonathan Witt About the Past, Present & Future of Darwinism & Design

(See all)

book reviews

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

32.5 — 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

32.3 — 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

32.6 — November/December, 2019

Strategic Christians
The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis by Alan Jacobs
A review by Jesse Russell

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