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All God’s Children

by James M. Kushiner


The Leading Edge

The Two-Brain Solution

by Phillip E. Johnson

As It Is Written...

Two Ladies at Odds

by Patrick Henry Reardon

20.4—May 2007


Children of the Reformation

A Short & Surprising History of Protestantism & Contraception
by Allan C. Carlson

The Brotherhood of Sons

What Some Rude Questions About Adoption Taught Me About the Gospel of Christ
by Russell D. Moore


Enough of God

Gilbert Meilaender on Losing Him in Translation

Benediction Fiction

John Parker on the Dishonesty of Inclusive Prayers

Pilgrim’s Illness

Jim Forest on the Spiritual Journeys of the Sick & the Dying

Reduced to Tears

Annegret Hunter on Taking the Body Too Seriously

book reviews

Marital Bedrock

Conjugal America: On the Public Purposes of Marriage
by Allan Carlson
reviewed by Robert W. Patterson

Dutch Death

Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance
by Ian Buruma
reviewed by Joan Frawley Desmond

Unwashed Masses

Through Their Own Eyes: Liturgy as the Byzantines Saw It
by Robert F. Taft, S.J.
reviewed by Mike Aquilina

American Faust

The Remarkable Life of John Murray Spear, Agitator for the Spirit Land
by John Benedict Buescher
reviewed by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

Bacon’s Back

The Religious Foundation of Francis Bacon's Thought
by Stephen A. McKnight
reviewed by Peter J. Leithart


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