First Things No. 243 – April 2014

THE PUBLIC SQUARE

3 Rewriting Nature’s Law by R. R. Reno

LETTERS

8 Food fight, Labeling desires, etc.

OPINIONS

17 We Can’t Be Silent by Charles J. Chaput

19 Invisibly Naked by Viva Hammer

21 Legislative Bullying by Katherine Kersten

ESSAYS

23 The Great War Revisited by George Weigel

33 It’s the Culture by Robert Jenson

37 In-Churching Russia by John P. Burgess

45 Anglicanism on Its Knees by Ephraim Radner

REVIEWS

51 Mormon Christianity by Stephen H. Webb reviewed by Richard]. Mouw

53 Zibaldone by Giacomo Leopardi reviewed by David Bentley Hart

56 Moral Tribes by Joshua Greene reviewed by Peter Wicks

58 Vincent of Lerins and the Development of Christian Doctrine by Thomas G. Guarino reviewed by Carl R. Trueman

60 The Childhood of Jesus by J. M. Coetzee reviewed by Randy Boyagoda

62 Briefly Noted

WHILE WE’RE AT IT

65 Pope Francis on capitalism, etc.

THE BACK PAGE

72 Gods and Gopniks by David Bentley Hart

POETRY

Len Krisak (p. 16)

Les Murray (p. 31)

Suzanne Macksoud Wooten (p. 36)

Brian Doyle (p. 44)

Midge Goldberg (p. 50)

Kirby Olson (p. 70)

Jeanne Murray Walker (p. 70)

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