30.4—July/Aug 2017

editorials

Editing Vice & Virtue

Some Saints Acted Badly
by Thomas S. Buchanan

Unsettled Celibacy
Uncertain Sounds for Ministry
by S. M. Hutchens

columns

Mortal Remains

Education in Pen State

by S. M. Hutchens

From Heavenly Harmony
The Harmony of Celestial Revelations
by Ken Myers

Communiqué
Good News in Addis Ababa
by John Coatney

Illuminations
All the Colors of the World
by Anthony Esolen

A Thousand Words
Johannes Vermeer's A Woman Holding a Balance
by Mary Elizabeth Podles

As It Is Written...
Dark Passages of the Bible
by Patrick Henry Reardon


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features

One Eternal Summer
An Officer Meets More than a Gentleman
by Graeme Hunter

Altering All Things
Despair, Imagination & the Re-enchantment of the World
by Michial Farmer

Departed or Converted?
Two Tales of God-Talk on Death Row
by Peter Maurice

Theophany & Theodicy

When the Inevitable Questions of Suffering Confront the Living God
by Colin B. Johnstone

views

Ritual & Word Play
Steven Faulkner on Ancient & Modern Witnesses to a Fruitful Endowment

Soul Comforter

Josh Mayo on Emily Dickinson & the Source of Our Hope

book reviews

Choosing the Good Portion

The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation by Rod Dreher
by Bradley W. Anderson

Mortal Dangers
Defining Death: The Case for Choice by Robert M. Veatch and Lainie F. Ross
A review by Allen H. Roberts II

Secularists on Stilts
What Is a Human? What the Answers Mean for Human Rights by John H. Evans
A review by Richard Weikart

Gospel Marketplace
American Christianity: The Continuing Revolution by Stephen Cox
A review by Leon J. Podles

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