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The City: Fall 2013 Edition

by Benjamin Domenech on December 9, 2013

The latest edition of The City was mailed in November! You’ll be receiving your copy soon if you haven’t already, or you can read it here online.

The latest edition of The City features a series of pieces on the proper role of government and a faith-based approach to the challenges created in American politics. It includes pieces by David Corbin & Matthew Parks on the lessons of The Federalist Papers; Joseph Sunde & Chris Horst on Rebuilding the City; Peter Meilaender on the Lessons of History; and a conversation with Douglas Wilson on confronting the secular left.

It also features essays by Louis Markos on Feminism’s Worst Nightmare (it’s home-schooled girls); Paul D. Miller on Book Hunting in the New Dark Ages; Peter Lawler on Plato & the Man of Steel; and Garret Johnson on Faith & Dystopian Fiction.

In the Books & Culture section, we have reviews and pieces by J. Matthew Boyleston on the late Seamus Heaney; Nathan A. Finn on the Moral Minority; Paul Cella on Conrad Black’s memoir; and Louis Markos on Matthew Lee Anderson’s new book. With the Republic of Letters by Hunter Baker, poetry by Geoffrey Brock and The Word from Basil the Great. We hope you enjoy the latest edition!

The City: Summer 2013

by Benjamin Domenech on June 25, 2013

The Summer 2013 edition of The City has arrived. This week will bring the Supreme Court’s ruling in two major cases concerning the definition of marriage in the United States, and this issue is focused on the challenges to marriage, the post-modern view of sex, and the importance of religious liberty.

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Contents include:

Ryan T. Anderson on Twelve Theses About Marriage
Susan McWilliams on the Missing Debate About Marriage
Fred Sanders on Wendell Berry Wavering on Marriage
Paul D. Miller on Sex & Modesty in the Modern World
Andrew Walker on Why Neutrality is Not an Option
A Conversation with Eric Metaxas on Bonhoeffer and Religious Liberty

In our Books & Culture section, you’ll find pieces by:

John Wilson on Ross MacDonald
Geoffrey Fulkerson on Carl F.H. Henry
Wesley Gant on Purpose & Prosperity
Christopher Hammons on the Forgotten Founder

You’ll also find Louis Markos finishing his run through A-Z with C.S. Lewis, as well as the latest Republic of Letters by Hunter Baker, Poetry by Robert Rehder, and The Word by William Tyndale.

We hope you enjoy the issue!

The City Fall 2012

by Benjamin Domenech on October 2, 2012

The latest edition of The City was mailed last week! You’ll be receiving your copy soon if you haven’t already, or you can read it here online.

This edition of The City features a symposium on Ross Douthat’s important new book, Bad Religion, with articles by Susan McWilliams, Owen Strachan, Joseph Knippenberg, and Matthew Lee Anderson, with Ross Douthat himself responding.

Other features include a conversation with Richard Epstein on liberty, the citizen, and the state, Louis Markos on Being a Christian Humanist, and Matthew Milliner on Medieval Lessons for Universities.

In our Books & Culture section Walter Russell Mead writes on Faith and the Elites, Francis J. Beckwith on Religious Freedom, Andrew Walker on Abraham Kuyper, and J. Matthew Boyleston reviews Dana Gioia. As always, Hunter Baker’s Republic of Letters features insight and reactions to the debates of the times, and John Poch and Aaron Belz provide our poetry this issue.

The Latest Edition of The City

by Benjamin Domenech on April 29, 2012

The Spring 2012 edition of The City is here! It includes several pieces applying the lessons of great figures of history to the challenges – philosophical, political, and international – of the day.

Louis Markos writes on Saint Augustine, Paul D. Miller on Alexis de Tocqueville, and Paul Bonicelli on Andrew Jackson. We also have an extensive interview with author Mary Eberstadt on the Sexual Revolution and its ramifications, a sure to be conversation-starting piece from Hillsdale Professor Paul Rahe on conscience and Catholicism, and a reminiscence from Tim Goeglein on his friendship with Russell Kirk. Our reviews section includes a must-read survey from Ryan T. Anderson on the debate over the morality of democratic capitalism, Aaron Belz on Wendell Berry, Burwell Stark on Teddy Roosevelt and football, and Micah Mattix on The Confederacy of Dunces. As always, Hunter Baker’s Republic of Letters features insight and reactions to the debates of the times, and John Poch provides our poetry this issue.

We hope you will read and enjoy!