24.2—March/April 2011

editorials

Gospel Out of Reach


by S. M. Hutchens

columns

From Heavenly Harmony
Distant Recall
by Ken Myers

As It Is Written...
Balaam & Balak
by Patrick Henry Reardon

interview

Courage & Conversion

An Interview with Hadley Arkes

by Marcia Segelstein


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features

The Talk of Cana & Jerusalem

What We Can Learn from Two Conversations Between Jesus & His Mother
by Patrick Henry Reardon

Our Numbered Days

Certain Death & the Last Lectures of Socrates & Jesus
by Randall B. Smith

The Utilitarian Prince
Tolstoy’s Stepan Oblonsky & the Pleasure Principle That Doesn’t Work
by Daniel Propson

views

The Incautious Apologist
Patrick Henry Reardon on Reticence & the Mysteries of Sin & Salvation

My Pain & Gain

Anthony Esolen on the Blessings of a Bum Leg

Acquainted with Grief
Daniel Boerman on the Christian’s Final Word About Suffering

Fast Long & Prosper
Todd T. Daly on Christian Asceticism & the Misguided Quest for Longevity

book reviews

Traveling Kit
Hope in a Scattering Time: A Life of Christopher Lasch by Eric Miller
A review by John C. Chalberg

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