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A Divine Gift of the Muses
The Great Epics Are Theological & Mark the Hard Path to Beatitude
by Anthony Esolen
The Gnostic Evangelist
The Neo-Gnostic "Alternative Christianity" of Elaine Pagels
by William J. Tighe
Have Icon, Will Travel
The Ministry of an Orthodox Army Chaplain in Southwest Asia Post-9/11
by Alexander F. C. Webster
The World of the Rings
Donald T. Williams on Why Peter Jackson Was Unable to Film Tolkien's Moral Tale
Grace & Truce
David C. Brenner on the Cutting Edge of God's "Peace on Earth"
The Burt Carols
Michael Baum on the Musical Gifts of a Jazz Musician's Christmas Cards
My Favorite Party
Rebecca Sicree on Christmas Pizzas, Hospitality & the Best Gift of All
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