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SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2021

Our Political Mission

34:5 — sept/oct 2021

Our Political Mission

It's Not What Some Think It Should Be
by J. Douglas Johnson

Columbus Overboard

34:5 — sept/oct 2021

Columbus Overboard

His Recent Voyage Off the Flat Earth of Revisionist Historians
by Alexander F. C. Webster

Waking Up on 9/11

34:5 — sept/oct 2021

Waking Up on 9/11

Christina Ray Stanton on a Firsthand Encounter with Terror & Conversion

Reading Beowulf, Magnifying Christ

34:5 — sept/oct 2021

Reading Beowulf, Magnifying Christ

What Tolkien Taught Me About the Gospels
by Gavin T. Richardson

Sexual Being

34:5 — sept/oct 2021

Sexual Being

The Love of Purity Opens Our Minds to a Radiant Mystery by Anthony Esolen

conference videos (see all)

October 12, 2018

Pastoring Young Men into Manhood

—Hans Jacobse

October 13, 2016

The Gnostic Revival

How Should the Body of Christ Respond?

—Robert P. George

October 11, 2019

Christian Community as the World's Leaven

—Leah Libresco Sargeant

from the archives on imagination (21 articles)

18.4—May 2005

Of Weeds & Fairy Tales

The Idylls, Idols & Devils That Corrupt the Moral Imagination by Vigen Guroian

19.10—December 2006

Enchanting Children

Training Up a Child Requires a Well-Formed Imagination by David Mills

from the archives on family (81 articles)

33.2—March/April 2020

Blessed Peacemakers

Encounters with Faith & Forgiveness in Communities of Faith by Nicole M. King

23.1—January/February 2010

The Audacity of the State

It’s Bent on Bringing Down the House on the Family & the Church by Douglas Farrow

33.2—March/April 2020

Christian Pro-Family Governments?

Old & New Lessons from Europe—from the 2019 Touchstone Conference by Allan C. Carlson

current columns

Illuminations

by Anthony Esolen

on Christian hymns

34.5 — September/October 2021

A Hero for Our Time

34.4 — July/August 2021

The Ring & the Gem

34.3 — May/June 2021

A Hymn for His Courts

(See all)

From Heavenly Harmony

by Ken Myers

on classical music

34.5 — September/October 2021

Unvain Repetition

34.4 — July/August 2021

The Orpheus of Amsterdam

34.3 — May/June 2021

Inspired with Godly Mirth

(See all)

A Thousand Words

by Mary Elizabeth Podles

on works of Christian art

34.5 — September/October 2021

Kintsugi Bowl

34.4 — July/August 2021

The Colossus of Constantine

(See all)

First Books

by Kathie Johnson

on books for children

34.5 — September/October 2021

Kindness & Gratitude

34.3 — May/June 2021

Values in Picture Books

34.1 — January/February 2021

Saints, Leprechauns & Bagpipes

(See all)

Mortal Remains

by S. M. Hutchens

on theology and culture

34.4 — July/August 2021

Church Cleaning

34.3 — May/June 2021

Why Liberals Are Smarter

(See all)

As It Is Written . . .

by Patrick Henry Reardon

on the bible and theology

34.5 — September/October 2021

The Atonement

34.4 — July/August 2021

Loving Others: Two Formulas

34.3 — May/June 2021

The First Priest

(See all)

past columns

Book Returns

by various authors

Touchstone looks back at recent "classics"
(2005-2009)

18.7 — September 2005

Harvey Cox's The Secular City

(See all)

The Leading Edge

by Phillip E. Johnson

on intelligent design & culture
(2001–2013)

15.8 — October 2002

Ethics in a Vacuum

22.6 — July/August 2009

The Heart of Africa

20.2 — March 2007

Prime Removers

(See all)

The Matter at Hand

by Leon J. Podles

on events of the day
(2002–2005)

17.7 — September 2004

Literary Revelation

15.7 — September 2002

Disaster Canada

(See all)

Practical Christianity

by Thomas S. Buchanan

pondering the Christian life
(1993–2004)

11.2 — March/April 1998

Saying You’re Sorry

13.9 — November 2000

Petrified Intellects

15.4 — May 2002

The Cosmic Cemetery

(See all)

Interviews

by various authors

Touchstone interviews with persons of interest

24.2 — March/April 2011

Courage & Conversion

An Interview with Hadley Arkes

25.3 — May/June 2012

The Centurion

Prison Fellowship Founder Charles Colson's Final Mission for Christian Faith & Culture

12.2 — March/April 1999

A Novelist Looks at Faith & Fiction

An Interview with Susan Howatch

(See all)

book reviews

32.2 — March/April, 2019

Wake-Up Call
The Apocalypse: Warning, Hope & Consolation by Michael D. O'Brien
A review by Jeffrey Wald

32.6 — November/December, 2019

Stargazers' Log
Chronicling the Golden Age of Astronomy: A History of Visual Observing from Harriot to Moore by Neil English
A review by Guillermo Gonzalez

32.2 — March/April, 2019

Shortfall
Deeper Magic: The Theology Behind the Writings of C. S. Lewis by Donald T. Williams
A review by S. M. Hutchens

32.5 — September/October, 2019

A Dual Estrangement
Between Two Millstones: Sketches of Exile, 1974-1978 by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
A review by James A. Altena

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