March 2015 Editorial

From the Editor’s Desk The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out, like shining from shook foil; It gathers to a greatness, like the ooze of oil Crushed. Why do men then now not reck his rod? — Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J. “Redeeming Conscience,” the title of James Keenan’s moral note […]


citation manager

A new feature in our ‘Download past articles’ section

We’ve worked hard to bring a new feature to the site that makes it a snap for you to download and import an article’s official data into your citation manager of choice (e.g., Endnote, Reference Manager, Bookends, Procite, Mandeley, etc.). Read this post to learn how to take advantage of this exciting new capability.


December 2014 Editorial

From the Editor’s Desk On the Feast of the Transfiguration We would rather be ruined than changed We would rather die in our dread Than climb the cross of the moment And let our illusions die. W. H. Auden, The Age of Anxiety W. H. Auden’s eclogue, The Age of Anxiety (1947), depicts the cultural […]


September 2014 Editorial

From the Editor’s Desk The popular media of my youth told us that we were awaiting the messianic Age of Aquarius, the New Age movement described by Neville Drury in The New Age: Searching for the Spiritual Self (2004) as “drawing on both Eastern and Western spiritual and metaphysical traditions and infusing them with influences […]


June 2014 Editorial

From the Editor’s Desk “One Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all who is over all and through all and in all” (Ephesians 4:5–6). Over the centuries the church’s witness to the gospel of Jesus has been both noble and ignoble. Today church membership, particularly in the West, has been declining. […]