18.9—November 2005

editorials

Pilgrims Giving Thanks


by Wilfred M. McClay

Sins & Sensibility

by Anthony Esolen

columns

Book Returns
Near Prophet
by William Murchison

As It Is Written...
War & Poetry
by Patrick Henry Reardon

Canada Dry Rot
It’s Not Just Canadian Courts That Are to Blame
by Rory Leishman


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features

An Ironic Folly
On the Divine Wisdom of Tilting at Windmills
by Anthony Esolen

Bans of Matrimony

A Constitutional Amendment Is the Only Way to Protect Marriage
by Gerard V. Bradley & William L. Saunders

views

Mastery's Anger
Wilfred M. McClay on the Dogmatic Assurance That Someone Is to Blame

Fantasy Islands
David Mills on Margaret Mead’s False Paradise

Rebel Without an Issue

R. Albert Mohler, Jr. on Married Couples Who Won’t Have Children

Storied Houses
Emily Stimpson on the Neglected Tales Old Homes Can Tell About the World

book reviews

Whig Wham
Freethinkers by Susan Jacoby
A review by Kenneth B. McIntyre

Infinite Lit
Christ and Apollo
by William F. Lynch
A review by David B. Hart

Mommies Anxious
Perfect Madness by Judith Warner
A review by Joan Frawley Desmond

Self-Esteem Scheme
One Nation Under Therapy
by Christina Hoff Sommers
and Sally Satel
A review by Richard Kirk

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