The Fall of Rome

37:2 — mar / apr 2024

The Fall of Rome

Let’s Not Kid Ourselves by Hans Boersma

Myths That Divide Us

37:2 — mar / apr 2024

Myths That Divide Us

A Battle of Truth vs. Fact by N. E. Ziegenhagen

The War on All Suffering

37:2 — mar / apr 2024

The War on All Suffering

The Immorality of the Pain-Free State by Adam Smith

Teaching Ecclesiastes

37:2 — mar / apr 2024

Teaching Ecclesiastes

Mark Gignilliat on the Hope of Smoke

Delivered From Evil

37:2 — mar / apr 2024

Delivered From Evil

Alexander Riley on The Exorcist, 50 Years Later

conference videos (see all)

Chris Wiley at the Touchstone Conference

October 12, 2018

Make Men Pious Again

—C. R. Wiley

October 14, 2022

The Politics of Nothingness

—Michael Hanby

from the archives on imagination (39 articles)

11.5—September/October 1998

Speaking the Truths Only the Imagination May Grasp

An Essay on Myth & 'Real Life' by Stratford Caldecott

18.4—May 2005

Of Weeds & Fairy Tales

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

from the archives on family (108 articles)

33.3—May/June 2020

Maternity as Theophany

Maternal Body: A Theology of Incarnation from the Christian East by Carrie Frederick Frost
Fertile Ground: A Pilgrimage Through Pregnancy by Laura S. Jansson by Agnes R. Howard

32.4—July/August 2019

An Alien Warfare

Today's Culture Wars Are Both Ancient & Modern by Allan C. Carlson

28.2—March/April 2015

As Goes Sweden

Neo-Pagan Family Policies Doom Any Recovery by Allan C. Carlson

current columns


by Anthony Esolen

on Christian hymns

37.2 — Mar/Apr 2024

Before the Fall

37.1 — Jan/Feb 2024

Child’s Play

36.6 — Nov/Dec 2023

Departures & Advents

(See all)

From Heavenly Harmony

by Ken Myers

on classical music

37.1 — Jan/Feb 2024

Homiletic Discipline

36.6 — Nov/Dec 2023

Rose Without Thorns

(See all)

A Thousand Words

by Mary Elizabeth Podles

on works of Christian art

37.2 — Mar/Apr 2024

Michelangelo’s Delphic Sybil

(See all)

First Books

by Kathie Johnson

on books for children

37.1 — Jan/Feb 2024

Far Eastern Lands

36.5 — Sept/Oct 2023

Love’s Attributes, Part 2

36.3 — May/Jun 2023

Love & Its Attributes

(See all)

Mortal Remains

by S. M. Hutchens

on theology and culture

37.2 — Mar/Apr 2024

Todos, Todos, Todos!

37.1 — Jan/Feb 2024

Spice of an (Un)Wonderful Life

36.6 — Nov/Dec 2023

Much in Prayer

(See all)

As It Is Written . . .

by Patrick Henry Reardon

on the bible and theology

37.2 — Mar/Apr 2024

Deceptive Pastors

36.6 — Nov/Dec 2023

The Education of Moses

(See all)

past columns

Book Returns

by various authors

Touchstone looks back at recent "classics"

(See all)

The Leading Edge

by Phillip E. Johnson

on intelligent design & culture

21.8 — October 2008

Title-Nining Hard Science

24.6 — Nov/Dec 2011

Freed Science

18.2 — March 2005

The Power of Joan

(See all)

Contours of Culture

by Ken Myers

on books & the spirit of the age

22.7 — September/October 2009

Jacques Barzun's The Use and Abuse of Art

(See all)

The Matter at Hand

by Leon J. Podles

on events of the day

15.10 — December 2002

Cubist Scripture

17.7 — September 2004

Literary Revelation

15.9 — November 2002

The Comforting Doctrine of Hell

(See all)

Practical Christianity

by Thomas S. Buchanan

pondering the Christian life

15.1 — January/February 2002

Not Caesar?s Icon

13.1 — January/February 2000

Waste of Time

(See all)


by various authors

Touchstone interviews with persons of interest

28.5 — Sept/Oct 2015

The Gospel Out of Egypt

Bishop Angaelos of the Coptic Orthodox Church

27.4 — July/August 2014

The Art & Craft of Shakespeare

An Interview with Peter Leithart

14.4 — May 2001

Latvia Revived

Archbishop Janis Vanags on Finding & Keeping the Faith in Post-Soviet Latvia

(See all)

book reviews

35.1 — January/February, 2022

Minority Warning
Fault Lines: The Social Justice Movement and Evangelicalism's Looming Catastrophe by Voddie T. Baucham Jr.
A review by Allan C. Carlson

35.1 — January/February, 2022

Crucial Witness
Glory Wrapped in Shame: An Exegetical Study of the Passion Narrative in the Gospel of St. John, Highlighting Its Historical and Theological Insights by Abraham Oommen
A review by John G. Panagiotou

35.2 — Mar/Apr, 2022

The Living Bible
Five Things Theologians Wish Biblical Scholars Knew by Hans Boersma
A review by Thomas Banks

35.5 — Sept/Oct, 2022

A Retrieval
The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos by Sohrab Ahmari
A review by John M. Vella

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