25.6—Nov/Dec 2012

editorials

Square None

Pious Public Silence Is Dereliction of Duty (Unless You're Amish)
by James Hitchcock

columns

The Leading Edge
Persian Conversions
by Phillip E. Johnson

From Heavenly Harmony
Easter & Ethics
by Ken Myers

Illuminations

Creator of the Stars of Night

by Anthony Esolen

A Thousand Words
Raphael's Alba Madonna
by Mary Elizabeth Podles

As It Is Written...
The Lover of Mankind
by Patrick Henry Reardon


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features

Matthew's Genesis
The Genealogy of Jesus Resets the Stage for the Old & New Testaments
by Jacob Affolter

Virginia's Revival Fire
The Story of One Culture's Spiritual Rise from the Literal Ashes
by Meredith Henne Baker

Clashing Symbols

The Loss of Aristotelian Logic & the Social, Moral & Sexual Consequences
by Peter Kreeft

views

Death of a Wild Thing

Russell D. Moore on Maurice Sendak & the Horror of a Domesticated Gospel

Moynihan's Family Arc

Hunter Baker on the Missing Element in a Government Jobs Strategy

The Recycled Goat
Rebecca Sicree on the Adventures of Gift-Giving in a Large Family

Spenser's Feast

Anthony Esolen on the Theological Depth of a Neglected Wedding Hymn

book reviews

Catechism's Ostracism
Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics by Ross Douthat
A review by Leon J. Podles

Humanity's Nature
Nature's End: The Theological Meaning of the New Genetics by Richard Sherlock
A review by J. Daryl Charles

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