C.S. Lewis: A Personal Appreciation

By John Bauerschmidt I can see it in the mind’s eye: my teenaged self, in a suburban strip mall bookstore, taking down a paperback volume from the rack and beginning to read. I am a cradle Episcopalian, a he... Read More...

Apologetics: A Comeback

Defending and Defining the Faith: An Introduction to Early Christian Apologetic Literature By D. H. Williams Oxford University Press. Pp. 465. $74. Review by Jonathan Bailes I can’t recall what was th... Read More...

Islam, Worldview, and the Deep Questions of Life

Invest time in personal relationships with non-Christians. The Enlightenment was fundamentally mistaken in supposing that reason is the key driver of history and human decisions. It is not.

Dialogue Failure

An argument for Christianity that neglects the suffering of Jesus can leave human hearts cold.

Jesus leads us in dying to self

The gospel stubbornly reminds us of death, and not just any death, but the gruesome execution of the only human being to have surrendered perfectly to the will of God.

On the beach with Rogue One

Star Wars was certainly not the fullness of the Christian hope and faith, but a new light was shining in a culture that had only 11 years before celebrated the “Death of God” on the cover of Time.

How hip hop saved my life

Hip hop saved me because it spoke in a way that other things did not. There are some truths I can hear more clearly when rhymed over a beat than I ever would in a book, a speech, or even another form of music.