31.1—January/February 2018

editorials

Mere Sexuality

Getting Sex Wrong Is a Foundational Error
by James M. Kushiner

Dealing with Trump
A Comfort Zone for Christians Remains Elusive
by James Hitchcock

Funding the Devil
On Irresponsible Nostalgia
by S. M. Hutchens

columns

Mortal Remains
Caspian, Solomon & Mr. Trump
by S. M. Hutchens

From Heavenly Harmony
At Play in the House of the Lord
by Ken Myers

First Books
American History III
by Kathie Johnson

Illuminations
The First Blood
by Anthony Esolen

A Thousand Words
Leonardo's Madonna and Child with Saint Anne
by Mary Elizabeth Podles

As It Is Written...
The World of Paul's Mind
by Patrick Henry Reardon


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features

Glorified Occupations

Consumer Man versus Working Man: Thoughts on the Value of Work
by Hunter Baker

A Melodious Life
How Polyphony & the Cantus Firmus Can Illuminate Integrity by Lauris C. Kaldjian
by Lauris C. Kaldjian

Tailor-Made for Evil
Hiding Foul Things with Garments of Legal Fictions
by Joshua Hren

In Defense of Prudery

The Wisdom of the Victorian Quest for Innocence
by David Sandifer

Model Marriage
An Appeal to the Churches Concerning Marriage Vows
by W. Ross Blackburn

Defending the Defenseless
An Image of God by Sharon M. Leon
Beyond the Abortion Wars by Charles C. Camosy
Embryos Under the Microscope by Jane Maienschein
by Karl D. Stephan

views

Beggars Before Christ

Martin Bordelon on Taking the Measure of the Deserving & the Undeserving Poor

The Tears of Jesus
Kevin Raedy on Augustine & Refusing to Grieve As Others Do

Vikings Under the Son
Timothy J. Burbery on Ragnarök, an Extreme Weather Event & the Paths to Conversion

A Great Cloud of Moral Witness
James S. Spiegel on the Solid Historical Consensus Regarding Homosexual Practice

book reviews

Dynamic Duo
Man Up! by Jeffrey Hemmer Concordia Publishing House, 2017
Man of the House by C. R. Wiley
A review by S. M. Hutchens

A Novel Invitation
Joy by Georges Bernanos, tr. Louise Varèse
A review by Norm Klassen

Survival of the Thomist
Aquinas and Evolution: Why St. Thomas' Teaching on the Origins Is Incompatible with Evolutionary Theory by Michael Chaberek, O.P.
A review by D. Q. McInerny

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