29.4—July/August 2016

editorials

Be Kind to Children

The Anti-Family War & Its Lies
by Allan Carlson

columns

Mortal Remains
Nice Pope, Mean Priests
by S. M. Hutchens

From Heavenly Harmony
Echoes of Glory
by Ken Myers

First Books
First Myths
by Kathie Johnson

Illuminations
Worship for the Weary
by Anthony Esolen

A Thousand Words
The Ghent Altarpiece, Part II
by Mary Elizabeth Podles

As It Is Written...
The Christian Sh'ma
by Patrick Henry Reardon


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features

FORUM: Two Tales of Freedom

Getting the Origins of Religious Liberty Right Matters
by Matthew J. Franck

• FORUM: Response

A History of Religious Freedom
by James Hitchcock

• FORUM: Response

Toleration & Divine Forbearance
by S. M. Hutchens

• FORUM: Rejoinder

Purification & Errors
by Matthew J. Franck

Colonial Possessions
A Review of Stacy Schiff's The Witches: Salem, 1692
by Arthur W. Hunt III

views

Naked Truth

Harry Biltz on Noticing That Modern Science Has Rendered Atheism Irrational

The Very Idea
T. L. Jernigan on Anselm's God & the Virtue of Existing 

God's Gift of Metaphor
Josh Mayo on George MacDonald & the Christian Imagination

Her Sabbath Song
Bob Perry on Seeing Beyond His Mother's Alzheimer's Disease

book reviews

Deep Roots

Russell Kirk: American Conservative by Bradley J. Birzer
by Hunter Baker

The Business of Faith

One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America by Kevin Kruse
by Graeme Hunter

Salvation's Network
Reclaiming the Atonement: An Orthodox Theology of Redemption; Volume 1 by Patrick Henry Reardon
A review by S. M. Hutchens

A Deadly Confusion
Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights by Katha Pollitt
A review by Howard Isaac Williams

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