13.1—January/February 2000

editorials

The Self-Destruction of the NCC


by David Mills

columns

Practical Christianity
Waste of Time
by Thomas S. Buchanan

interview

A Double Take on Early Christianity

An Interview with Rodney Stark

by Rodney Stark

Twilight Time for the NCC
by Parker T. Williamson

Bestsellers of the NCC
by John Oliver

Plausible Ecumenism
An Ecumenical Roundtable Discussion
With contributions by
Thomas S. Buchanan,
Craig R. Higgins,
S. M. Hutchens,
Jonathan Jenkins,
James M. Kushiner,
David Mills,
Richard John Neuhaus
& Kevin Offner



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features

views

In Defense of Our Traditions
Mark Tooley on Denominationalism

The Head of the Church
S. M. Hutchens on Women’s Ordination

book reviews

The Recovering of the Altars

Beyond the Prosaic:
Renewing the Liturgical Movement
edited by Stratford Caldecott
by Richard J. Mammana, Jr.

Two Cultural Critics
The Critical Legacy
of Irving Babbitt
by George A. Panichas
A Few Reasonable Words
by Henry Regnery
A review by Patrick Henry Reardon

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