Touchstone Vol. 27, No. 2 – March/April 2014

FEATURES

28 Heaven, Hell & Christ on Ice What I Encountered During a Geological Expedition in Greenland
By ALLAN CARLSON

33 Poetry Above Compulsion Higher Education Should Advance the Glorious Liberty of the Sons of God
by ANTHONY ESOLEN

40 Cormac McCarthy & The Ironwork Elm
[The Dark Novels of an Enigmatic Writer Show Signs of Embedded Grace]
By STEVEN FAULKNER

DEPARTMENTS

5 QUODLIBET

7 LETTERS

8 FRIENDS OF THE FELLOWSHIP THE SuFFERING CHURCH

14 THE SUFFERING CHURCH

Book Reviews:

47 “Holy Space” by Duncan G. Stroik – reviewed by Matthew Alderman

48 “The Ineffable” by Tom Dykstra – reviewed by John Granger

49 Book Notice

Editorials
3 Jesus Saves – Why Touchstone Is Still Christian After All These Years
BY RUSSELL D. MOORE

4 Ducking the Issue – Phil Robertson’s Problem Is Ours
BY S. M. HUTCHENS

COLUMNS & VIEWS

15 CONTOURS OF CULTURE – Melodious Order
BY KEN MYERS

17 MORTAL REMAINS – The Transcendental Canon
BY S. M. HUTCHENS

19 The Chosen Book – Reading the Hebrew Bible as Philosophy
BY PATRICK HENRY REARDON

20 Our Final Draft – The Revisionist Narrative of Christian Hope
BY JosHUA ScHULZ

23 The Rights of Aphrodite – C. S. Lewis & the New State Paganism
BY W. E. KNICKERBOCKER

26 Easter Field – On an Old Cemetery Opening Soon
BY S.M. HuTCHENS

5O FIRST BOOKS: Too Much, Too Soon BY KATHIE JOHNSON

52 ILLUMINATIONS: An Easter Trinity BY ANTHONY ESOLEN

54 A THOUSAND WORDS: Ecce Homo by Titian
BY MARY ELIZABETH PODLES

56 AS IT IS WRITTEN … The Paschal Comedy
BY PATRICK HENRY REARDON