29.1—Jan/Feb 2016

editorials

Bargain Debasement

Secular Credibility Is a Devilish Temptation
by James Hitchcock

columns

Mortal Remains
Not as the Scribes
by S. M. Hutchens

From Heavenly Harmony
The Fleeing of Sorrow
by Ken Myers

Illuminations
What Star Is This?
by Anthony Esolen

A Thousand Words
Apse Mosaic Church of Sant'Apollinare in Classe
by Mary Elizabeth Podles

As It Is Written...
David's Lament
by Patrick Henry Reardon


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features

Idols of the State
Secularists Want All Religion Out of the Public Square, Except Theirs
by James Hitchcock

Farewell, Old Chessmate
John Mortimer's Rumpole of the Bailey & the New Rules of the Game
by Raymond J. Brown

Glorious Flesh
How Dorothy Sayers Taught Me the Meaning of the Resurrection
by Robin Phillips

The Vanishing Point of Marriage

How the Minimalist Redefinition Erodes a Foundational Institution
by Andrew J. Peach

views

The City of No God
Graeme Hunter on the Most Challenging Thought Experiment of All Time

Wilberforce for Good

Regis Nicoll on Marriage, Moral Corruption & the Christian Duty of Witness

Higher-Order Marriage

David J. Theroux on Progressive Myths & Christianity's Deeper Revolution

Family-Oriented

David Marshall on How the State of Marriage Looks from China & Within China

book reviews

Campus Recall
The 'Making of Men': The Idea and Reality of Newman's University in Oxford and Dublin by Paul Shrimpton
A review by James Altena

Fidei Defensor
Knowledge and Christian Belief
by Alvin Plantinga

A review by Graeme Hunter

Pulpit Masters
The Pastor as a Public Theologian: Reclaiming a Lost Vision by Kevin J. Vanhoozer and Owen Strachan
A review by S. M. Hutchens

Sabbath Unrest
Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church by Rachel Held Evans
A review by Dennis Di Mauro

Passion for Truth
The Life of John Henry Newman by Fr. Juan R. Vélez
A review by Bryan Berry

Revealing Snapshots
People and Events That Shaped Christianity by Ralph E. MacKenzie
A review by James Hitchcock

The Grace of Incorruption
by Donald Sheehan
A review by L. Joseph Letendre

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