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20.10 — December, 2007

Leftovers
Christianity for the Rest of Us:
How the Neighborhood Church Is Transforming the Faith
by Diana Butler Bass

15.1 — January/February, 2002

Reading Tolkien
Tolkien: A Celebration
edited by Joseph Pearce

23.2 — March/April, 2010

Soulmates & Deficits

21.3 — April, 2008

That All May Be Saved

21.1 — January/February, 2008

License to Kill

20.8 — October, 2007

Mad About Unity

20.7 — September, 2007

Fade to Gray

20.4 — May, 2007

All God’s Children

20.3 — April, 2007

Dwelling in Tentatives

20.2 — March, 2007

Choosing Sides

19.7 — September, 2006

Without Conscience

19.4 — May, 2006

State of Separation

18.10 — December, 2005

Unadulterated Words

Justly Praising the Great
& the Mediocre

18.5 — June, 2005

Papal Bullseye

17.8 — October, 2004

Unimposing Kerry

17.6 — July/August, 2004

Knockoff Religion

17.2 — March, 2004

Hanging On

17.1 — January/February, 2004

The Very Idea of Abortion

16.10 — December, 2003

Ecumenical Exclusion

16.7 — September, 2003

Abusing a Voice of Reason

16.5 — June, 2003

American Reservists

16.3 — April, 2003

Voting for Pontius Pilate

15.9 — November, 2002

The Gentle Lamb Jesus

14.4 — May, 2001

The Meaning of Conservative

14.2 — March, 2001

Cultural Borderlines

13.3 — April, 2000

A Journal for Men & Women

13.1 — January/February, 2000

The Self-Destruction of the NCC

12.1 — January/February, 1999

The Sword & the Scalpel

11.5 — September/October, 1998

The Word & the Words

11.4 — July/August, 1998

Rationality & Revelation: C. S. Lewis & Lambeth

11.1 — January/February, 1998

Positively Not

9.4 — Fall, 1996

Taking the Creed Personally

8.2 — Spring, 1995

The Light We Have

7.2 — Spring, 1994

The Devil Is a Good Sociologist

22.6 — July/August, 2009

Bad Books for Kids

A Guide to the World of Youth Literature & What You Can Do About It

21.2 — March, 2008

From Meddling to Preaching
Three Ways to Expose the Partly Natural Family

20.6 — July/August, 2007

Preaching Without Reaching
The Irrelevance of Relevant Preaching

19.10 — December, 2006

Enchanting Children

Training Up a Child Requires a Well-Formed Imagination
•His Dark Witness
•Drug Stories

19.5 — June, 2006

The Creed We Need

On the Picture of God We Draw with Words

18.8 — October, 2005

An Uncertain Certainty
How Screwtape Leads the Postmodern Man to Hell

18.5 — June, 2005

Paper Tiber
How Pope John Paul’s Critics Would Tame the Church of Rome

18.1 — January/February, 2005

Onan’s Onus
A sidebar in W. Bradford Wilcox’s “The Facts of Life & Marriage”

17.7 — September, 2004

Reorganizing Religion

Why the Church Bureaucracies Have to Go

17.6 — July/August, 2004

Science & Wisdom
A Sidebar in Edward Sisson's "Darwin or Lose"

17.4 — May, 2004

Supreme Modernism

A sidebar in James Hitchcock’s “Superemely Modern Liberals”

17.1 — January/February, 2004

Great Escapes & Lesser Stories

The Alternative Worlds of C. S. Lewis, Aldous Huxley & George Orwell

16.10 — December, 2003

Years the Locusts Have Eaten
Malcolm Muggeridge’s Chronicles of Wasted Time as an Apology of Love

16.6 — July/August, 2003

Standing with Christ
A Response to R. Albert Mohler, Jr.

16.1 — January/February, 2003

Choosing Love & Making Life
Sex, Love, Marriage & the Culture of Death

15.2 — March, 2002

Necessary Doctrine
Why Dogma Is Needed & Why Substitutes Fail

15.1 — January/February, 2002

The Writer of Our Story

Divine Providence in The Lord of the Rings

14.8 — October, 2001

Getting Jesus Right

How Heresy Seduces the Sincere

13.8 — October, 2000

Close Your Mind

Critical Christians in an Uncritical Age

12.6 — November/December, 1999

Imaginative Orthodoxy

The Art of Telling the Christian Story

12.5 — September/October, 1999

Writing What Your Readers Will Hear
C. S. Lewis, Analogy & the Lay Mind

11.4 — July/August, 1998

To See Truly Through a Glass Darkly
C. S. Lewis, George Orwell, & the Corruption of Language

10.4 — Fall, 1997

The Bible Tells Me So
On Knowing & Obeying the Biblical Pattern for Life & Godliness

9.4 — Fall, 1996

LatCons Revisited
Further Thoughts on Latitudinarian Conservatism

9.1 — Winter, 1996

Meet the Latcons
The Long and the Short of Latitudinarian Conservatives

8.3 — Summer, 1995

A Hope of Collapsing Churches
The Present Malaise & Future Hope of the Mainline Churches

7.3 — Summer, 1994

The Gospel & Our Culture
Two Views

5.3 — Summer, 1992

The Bible Tells Me So
Everything You Need to Know About Morality & the Bible

4.1 — Summer, 1990

Evading the Creed
The Various Attacks on the Faith of the Church & Why They Fail

13.9 — November, 2000

Dialogue with a Dominican
An Interview with Aidan Nichols, O. P.

12.6 — November/December, 1999

Backyard Apologetics
An Interview with Charles Colson

12.5 — September/October, 1999

The Catholic Angler
An Interview with Thomas Howard

21.7 — September, 2008

Living Underground
A Symposium on Christian Burial

19.9 — November, 2006

Back & Forth to the Future
A Critical Symposium on A Call to an Ancient Evangelical Future

17.1 — January/February, 2004

Choice Words
A Critique of the New Pro-Life Rhetoric

13.1 — January/February, 2000

Plausible Ecumenism
An Ecumenical Roundtable Discussion

11.5 — September/October, 1998

The Orthodox Churches & the World Council of Churches

8.2 — Spring, 1995

Sunday at Willow Creek
Four Responses

28.2 — March/April, 2015

Facing God

on Divine Worship & the Natural Limits of Community

27.4 — July/August, 2014

Through Others' Eyes
on the Limited Virtues of Reading

20.9 — November, 2007

The Mass Upended
and David Mills on Restoring Primitive Jocularity to the Liturgy

19.7 — September, 2006

Puff the Maverick Dragons
on Religious News That’s Not

18.9 — November, 2005

Fantasy Islands
on Margaret Mead’s False Paradise

17.6 — July/August, 2004

Reading the Stars

on a Father Who Makes a Cosmos for His Children

17.2 — March, 2004

The Dust of Adam
on the Rite of Ash Wednesday

17.1 — January/February, 2004

Anglican Pravda
on Mainline Propaganda

16.3 — April, 2003

When Jesus Says the Wrong Thing
on Qualifying Christian Language

16.2 — March, 2003

Speaking of Enemies
on Good Men & Bad Opinions

16.1 — January/February, 2003

Nice Killers
on Respect for Abortionists

15.10 — December, 2002

The Bible as Metaphor
on Nuancing the Scriptures for Modern Man

15.9 — November, 2002

The Snob’s Dogma
on Modernizing the Gospels

15.8 — October, 2002

St. Paul the Eccentric
on Those Who Would Separate Jesus from St. Paul

15.3 — April, 2002

Absent Allies
on Conservative Avoidance

14.4 — May, 2001

Barbies & Babies
on Abortion in the Real World

13.9 — November, 2000

Defending the Indefensible

on the Language of Abortion

13.2 — March, 2000

The Flatlanders’ Creed
on Putting God in His Box

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