First Things February 2012 No 220

THE  PUBLIC  SQUARE
3     Exporting  Gay Rights by R. R. Reno
LETTERS
8     Urban Orders, Atheism’s Facebook Moment, etc.
OPINIONS
21     Mormonism Obsessed with Christ by Steven H. Webb
23     Hating the Teens We Indulge by Agnes R. Howard
25     Faith-Based Voting by Carson Holloway
ESSAYS
27     Same-Sex Science by Stanton L. Jones
35     Between Athens and Jerusalem by Pierre Manent
40     The Cursed Poets and Their Gods by Algis Valiunas
47     A Disposition of Delight by Elizabeth Corey

53     The Romantic Revolution by Tim Blanning
Reviewed by Jeffrey A. Smith
56     Faith and Money by Lisa A. Keister
Reviewed by Naomi Schaefer Riley
58     In Search of Lost Meaning by Adam Michnik
Reviewed by Walter D. Connor
60     Earthly Visions by Timothy Gorringe
Reviewed by Matthew Milliner
62     The Bible Made Impossible and How to Go from Being a Good Evangelical to a Committed Catholic in Ninety-Five Difficult Steps by Christian Smith
reviewed by Mark A. Noll

64     Briefly Noted

WHILE WE’RE  AT IT
66     Missing horns, Imprudent  Prudence, etc.
THE   BACK  PAGE
72     The Needle’s Eye by David Bentley Hart
POETRY
Paul Mariani  (p. 34), Robert Crawford (p. 34), Sally Cook (p. 39), Brian Doyle (p. 52)

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