What Good Is Marriage?

37:1 — jan / feb 2024

What Good Is Marriage?

The Deliberate Demise of Augustine-Christian Marriage by Allan C. Carlson

Authority, Love & Devotion

37:1 — jan / feb 2024

Authority, Love & Devotion

What God Has Joined We Must Stop Separating
by R. R. Reno

When We Were Weird

37:1 — jan / feb 2024

When We Were Weird

We Were a Peculiar People Once by David Lyle Jeffrey reviewed by Ray Van Neste

Loss of a Vital Skill

37:1 — jan / feb 2024

Loss of a Vital Skill

Reviving Our Fluency in Poetic Language by Daniel Witt

The Infection of the Family

37:1 — jan / feb 2024

The Infection of the Family

Patrick Henry Reardon on the Consequences of Rebellion from Adam to David & Beyond

conference videos (see all)

Chris Wiley at the Touchstone Conference

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Make Men Pious Again

—C. R. Wiley

October 14, 2022

The Politics of Nothingness

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from the archives on imagination (39 articles)

18.4—May 2005

Of Weeds & Fairy Tales

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

19.10—December 2006

Enchanting Children

Training Up a Child Requires a Well-Formed Imagination by David Mills

from the archives on family (108 articles)

30.1—Jan/Feb 2017

Family Matters

Domestic Altars & Godly Offspring by Allan C. Carlson

33.2—March/April 2020

Blessed Peacemakers

Encounters with Faith & Forgiveness in Communities of Faith by Nicole M. King

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

current columns


by Anthony Esolen

on Christian hymns

37.2 — Mar/Apr 2024

Before the Fall

37.1 — Jan/Feb 2024

Child’s Play

36.6 — Nov/Dec 2023

Departures & Advents

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From Heavenly Harmony

by Ken Myers

on classical music

37.1 — Jan/Feb 2024

Homiletic Discipline

36.6 — Nov/Dec 2023

Rose Without Thorns

(See all)

A Thousand Words

by Mary Elizabeth Podles

on works of Christian art

37.2 — Mar/Apr 2024

Michelangelo’s Delphic Sybil

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First Books

by Kathie Johnson

on books for children

37.1 — Jan/Feb 2024

Far Eastern Lands

36.5 — Sept/Oct 2023

Love’s Attributes, Part 2

36.3 — May/Jun 2023

Love & Its Attributes

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Mortal Remains

by S. M. Hutchens

on theology and culture

37.2 — Mar/Apr 2024

Todos, Todos, Todos!

37.1 — Jan/Feb 2024

Spice of an (Un)Wonderful Life

36.6 — Nov/Dec 2023

Much in Prayer

(See all)

As It Is Written . . .

by Patrick Henry Reardon

on the bible and theology

37.2 — Mar/Apr 2024

Deceptive Pastors

36.6 — Nov/Dec 2023

The Education of Moses

(See all)

past columns

Book Returns

by various authors

Touchstone looks back at recent "classics"

19.1 — January/February 2006

Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique

18.10 — December 2005

Ivan Illich's Deschooling Society

(See all)

The Leading Edge

by Phillip E. Johnson

on intelligent design & culture

16.8 — October 2003

The African Century?

14.8 — October 2001

The Ghost in My Machine

25.2 — March/April 2012

Peace-Seeking Muslims

(See all)

Contours of Culture

by Ken Myers

on books & the spirit of the age

23.5 — September/October 2010

The Abolition of Man by C. S. Lewis

(See all)

The Matter at Hand

by Leon J. Podles

on events of the day

15.4 — May 2002

Flying High at Trinity

15.7 — September 2002

Disaster Canada

(See all)

Practical Christianity

by Thomas S. Buchanan

pondering the Christian life

13.4 — May 2000

Ecclesiastical Math

15.6 — July/August 2002

Not So Cheap

16.2 — March 2003

Unmoored Sticks

(See all)


by various authors

Touchstone interviews with persons of interest

26.3 — May/June 2013

Whispers of Doom

Jonathan V. Last on Faith, Hope & the Coming Population Implosion

23.2 — March/April 2010

Bioethics & Dignity

A Q&A with Gilbert Meilaender

25.3 — May/Jun 2012

The Centurion

Prison Fellowship Founder Charles Colson's Final Mission for Christian Faith & Culture

(See all)

book reviews

35.5 — Sept/Oct, 2022

A Retrieval
The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos by Sohrab Ahmari
A review by John M. Vella

35.2 — Mar/Apr, 2022

Progressively Stoic
Stoicism and the Western Political Tradition by Lisa Hill and Eden Blazejak
A review by Max Longley

35.5 — Sept/Oct, 2022

Capturing Audiences
C. S. Lewis and the Craft of Communication by Steven Beebe
A review by Arthur W. Hunt III

35.4 — Jul/Aug, 2022

Unreal Liberals
The Politics of the Real: The Church Between Liberalism and Integralism by D. C. Schindler
A review by J. Douglas Johnson

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