editorials

License to Kill

The Persistence of Abortion & the Responsibilities of Christians
by David Mills



communiqué

Radio Free Pittsburgh

Why an NPR Affiliate Turned Down Planned Parenthood's Money
by Phyllis Zagano



report

The Terminators

London Conference Reviews Widespread Deadly Care
by Anne Barbeau Gardiner


Staying Power

Does Religion Really Poison Everything?
by Logan Paul Gage


columns

As It Is Written...

Highest Noon

by Patrick Henry Reardon



21.1—January/February 2008

features

One Flesh of Purest Gold

John Chrysostom’s Discovery of the Blessings & Mysteries of Marriage
by Mike Aquilina


Remember Who You Are

Why Blood Matters, and Matters Not at All
by Amanda Witt


Arresting Development

Human Beings Don’t Roll Off an Assembly Line
by Richard Stith


Spiritual Morphine

The Delusory Hope of Dying on Your Own Terms
by Kristina Robb Dover


views

Grandfather Clause

Annegret Hunter on Grumpy Old Men & Their Grandchildren

Baby Pew Sitters

Christopher D. Hall on the Disservice of Children’s Church

Hippocrates Seduced

Patrick C. Beeman on the Loss of Life in Modern Medical Oaths

No Mom Is An Island

Joan Frawley Desmond on Maternal Connections & the End of Roe

book reviews

Sister Amiss

Aimee Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America
by Matthew Avery Sutton
reviewed by S. M. Hutchens


Victorian Faith

Pressing Forward: Alfred, Lord Tennyson and the Victorian Age
by Louis A. Markos
reviewed by Anne Barbeau Gardiner


Hermit Life

Camaldolese Spirituality
by Peter-Damian Belisle
In Praise of Hiddenness
by a Camaldolese hermit, edited by Fr. Louis-Albert Lassus, O.P.
reviewed by Richard Upsher Smith, Jr.


Precious Poet

William Cowper: Selected Poetry and Prose
edited by David Lyle Jeffrey
reviewed by Thomas Howard


Knight & Dei

Sir Ninian Comper: An Intorduction to His Life and Work With Complete Gazetteer
reviewed by Matthew G. Alderman


departments

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