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  1. [+]
    Ancient (Review)
    St. Martin and His Hagiographer, by Clare Stancliffe
    1. St. Martin and His Hagiographer by Clare Stancliffe
    The American Historical Review, October 1985, p. 913
  2. [+]
    Ancient (Review)
    Juden und Christen im Heiligen Land, by Gunter Stemberger
    1. Juden und Christen im Heiligen Land by Gunter Stemberger
    The American Historical Review, June 1990, p. 790
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    Ancient (Review)
    Golden Mouth: The Story of John Chrysostom, by J.N.D. Kelly
    1. Golden Mouth: The Story of John Chrysostom by J.N.D. Kelly
    The American Historical Review, December 1997, p. 1460
  4. [+]
    Augustinian Justice (Review)
    Christ and the Just Society in the Thought of Augustine, by Robert Dodaro
    1. Christ and the Just Society in the Thought of Augustine by Robert Dodaro
    First Things, November 2005, pp. 50-53
  5. [+]
    Book Forum (Review)
    The Christian Tradition, Vol. I, by Jaroslav Pelikan
    1. The Christian Tradition, Vol. I by Jaroslav Pelikan
    The Saturday Review, August 7, 1971, p. 26
  6. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    The Founders of the Western World, by Michael Grant
    1. The Founders of the Western World by Michael Grant
    First Things, December 1992, p. 64
  7. [+]
    Briefly Noted (2 Reviews)
    Byzantium: The Apogee, by John Julius Norwich
    1. Byzantium: The Apogee by John Julius Norwich
    2. Religion and the Rise of Western Culture by Christopher Dawson
    First Things, October 1992, p. 62
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    Briefly Noted (Review)
    From Synagogue to Church, by James Tunstead Burtchaell
    1. From Synagogue to Church by James Tunstead Burtchaell
    First Things, March 1993, p. 52
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    Briefly Noted (Review)
    Martyrs and Martyrologies, by Diana Wood
    1. Martyrs and Martyrologies by Diana Wood
    First Things, April 1994, p. 54
  10. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    Romans, by Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J.
    1. Romans by Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J.
    First Things, January 1995, p. 77
  11. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    The Spirit of the Liturgy, by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
    1. The Spirit of the Liturgy by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
    First Things, March 2001, p. 59
  12. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    The Future of Catholic Biblical Scholarship, by Luke Timothy Johnson and William S. Kur...
    1. The Future of Catholic Biblical Scholarship by Luke Timothy Johnson and William S. Kurz, S.J., ...
    First Things, May 2003, p. 72
  13. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    Ambrose's Patriarchs, by Marcia L. Colish
    1. Ambrose's Patriarchs by Marcia L. Colish
    First Things, December 2006, pp. 55-56
  14. The Christian Holy City
    Judaism, Spring 1997, pp. 180-188
  15. Articles
    The Christian Intellectual Tradition
    First Things, June/July 1991, pp. 13-17
  16. The Christians as the Romans Saw Them (1984)
    2 Reviews
  17. [+]
    Church and World in Christian Antiquity (Review)
    The End of Ancient Christianity, by R.A. Markus
    1. The End of Ancient Christianity by R.A. Markus
    First Things, February 1992, pp. 54-56
  18. The Church as Culture
    First Things, April 2004, pp. 31-36
  19. The Church's Way of Speaking
    First Things, August 2005, pp. 27-31
  20. [+]
    Confessing Mysticism (Review)
    The Mysticism of Saint Augustine, by John Peter Kenney
    1. The Mysticism of Saint Augustine by John Peter Kenney
    First Things, November 2006, pp. 54-56
  21. Correspondence
    First Things, December 1990, p. 2
  22. Correspondence
    First Things, March 1990, pp. 2-4
  23. Correspondence
    First Things, August/September 1993, pp. 2-11
  24. Critics' Choices for Christmas
    Commonweal, December 3, 1976, p. 794
  25. Books
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    Dark side of the enlightenment (Review)
    The Broken Staff, by Frank E. Manuel
    1. The Broken Staff by Frank E. Manuel
    Commonweal, January 15, 1993, p. 21
  26. Books
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    Dismantling the Cross (Review)
    Constantine's Sword, by James Carroll
    1. Constantine's Sword by James Carroll
    Commonweal, January 26, 2001, pp. 22-27
  27. [+]
    Epic of the West (Review)
    The Rise of Western Christendom, by Peter Brown
    1. The Rise of Western Christendom by Peter Brown
    National Review, January 26, 2004, p. 46
  28. Gregory VII and the Politics of the Spirit
    First Things, January 1999, pp. 26-31
  29. [+]
    How to Read the Bible (Review)
    Thinking Biblically, by Andre LaCocque, Paul Ricoeur, and David Pellauer, ...
    1. Thinking Biblically by Andre LaCocque, Paul Ricoeur, and David Pellauer, ...
    First Things, May 1999, pp. 68-70
  30. [+]
    In Brief (Review)
    The Gnostic Dialogue, by Pheme Perkins
    1. The Gnostic Dialogue by Pheme Perkins
    Commonweal, September 11, 1981, pp. 508-512
  31. In Defense of Constantine
    First Things, April 2001, pp. 36-40
  32. Interpreting the Bible: Three Views
    First Things, August 1994, pp. 44-47
  33. Jaroslav Pelikan, Doctor Ecclesiae
    First Things, August 2006, pp. 19-20
  34. Religious Books
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    The Jesus Seminar gets an 'F' (Review)
    The Real Jesus, by Luke Timothy Johnson
    1. The Real Jesus by Luke Timothy Johnson
    Commonweal, March 8, 1996, pp. 19-20
  35. The Jews as the Christians Saw Them
    First Things, May 1997, pp. 28-32
  36. Jews, Christians, and the Land of Israel
    First Things, August/September 1990, pp. 13-14
  37. John Chrysostom and the Jews (1983)
    Rhetoric and Reality in the Late 4th Century
    2 Reviews
  38. Judaism and the Early Christian Mind (1971)
    A Study of Cyril of Alexandria's Exegesis and Theology
    1 Review
  39. Keeping the Commandments
    First Things, November 2003, pp. 33-37
  40. The Land Called Holy (1992)
    Palestine in Christian History and Thought
    3 Reviews
  41. [+]
    The Language of Belief (Review)
    Faith of Our Fathers, by Eamon Duffy
    1. Faith of Our Fathers by Eamon Duffy
    First Things, April 2005, pp. 48-50
  42. [+]
    Lifted to Glory (Review)
    The Resurrection of the Body in Western Christianity, 200-1336, by Caroline Walker Bynum
    1. The Resurrection of the Body in Western Christianity, 200-1336 by Caroline Walker Bynum
    First Things, October 1995, pp. 62-66
  43. The Lives of the Saints and the Pursuit of Virtue
    First Things, December 1990, pp. 45-50
  44. [+]
    Martyrs of Hope (Review)
    The Monks of Tibhirine, by John W. Kiser
    1. The Monks of Tibhirine by John W. Kiser
    The Weekly Standard, April 22, 2002, pp. 34-36
  45. The Myth of Christian Beginnings (1971)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  46. No Other Gods
    First Things, November 1993, pp. 13-17
  47. On the Cosmic Mystery of Jesus Christ (2003)
    Selected Writings From St. Maximus the Confessor
    1 Review
  48. Books
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    Paul and Judaism: The Issue of the Covenant (Review)
    Paul and Palestinian Judaism, by E.P. Sanders
    1. Paul and Palestinian Judaism by E.P. Sanders
    Commonweal, October 13, 1978, pp. 663-665
  49. Books
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    Procrustean marriage beds (Review)
    Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe, by John Boswell
    1. Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe by John Boswell
    Commonweal, September 9, 1994, pp. 24-25
  50. Protestants & the pope
    Commonweal, February 15, 1980, pp. 80-84
  51. [+]
    Reading the Old from the New (Review)
    Christian Figural Reading and the Fashioning of Identity, by John David Dawson
    1. Christian Figural Reading and the Fashioning of Identity by John David Dawson
    First Things, April 2003, pp. 64-66
  52. Religious book week critics' choices
    Commonweal, March 11, 1988, p. 154
  53. Remembering the Christian Past (1995)
    1 Review
  54. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    The Arab Christian, by Kenneth Cragg
    1. The Arab Christian by Kenneth Cragg
    First Things, December 1992, p. 64
  55. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    Theology Without Boundaries, by Carnegie Samuel Calian
    1. Theology Without Boundaries by Carnegie Samuel Calian
    First Things, April 1994, p. 55
  56. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    The Apostolic Faith, by Frederick W. Norris
    1. The Apostolic Faith by Frederick W. Norris
    First Things, February 1994, p. 46
  57. [+]
    Briefly Noted (2 Reviews)
    When Women Were Priests, by Karen Jo Torjesen
    1. When Women Were Priests by Karen Jo Torjesen
    2. Marriage in the Early Church by David G. Hunter
    First Things, May 1994, p. 60
  58. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    The Clash of Gods, by Thomas F. Mathews
    1. The Clash of Gods by Thomas F. Mathews
    First Things, May 1995, p. 72
  59. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    On the Soul and the Resurrection, by Catharine P. Roth and St. Gregory of Nyssa
    1. On the Soul and the Resurrection by Catharine P. Roth and St. Gregory of Nyssa
    First Things, May 1995, p. 72
  60. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    A Concise History of the Early Church, by Norbert Brox
    1. A Concise History of the Early Church by Norbert Brox
    First Things, November 1995, p. 66
  61. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    Ambrose of Milan, by Neil B. McLynn
    1. Ambrose of Milan by Neil B. McLynn
    First Things, November 1995, p. 66
  62. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    God, Cosmos, and Humankind, by Gerhart B. Ladner
    1. God, Cosmos, and Humankind by Gerhart B. Ladner
    First Things, December 1996, p. 45
  63. [+]
    Briefly Noted (2 Reviews)
    Jerusalem: The Endless Crusade, by Andrew Sinclair
    1. Jerusalem: The Endless Crusade by Andrew Sinclair
    2. A Byzantine Journey by John Ash
    First Things, June/July 1996, p. 56
  64. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    A Byzantine Journey, by John Ash
    1. A Byzantine Journey by John Ash
    First Things, June/July 1996, p. 56
  65. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    Presence and Thought, by Hans Urs von Balthasar
    1. Presence and Thought by Hans Urs von Balthasar
    First Things, May 1996, p. 64
  66. [+]
    Briefly Noted (2 Reviews)
    Jerusalem and the Holy Land, by James R. McCormick
    1. Jerusalem and the Holy Land by James R. McCormick
    2. City of Stone by Meron Benvenisti
    First Things, November 1997, p. 61
  67. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    The One Hundred Most Important Events in Christian History, by A. Kenneth Curtis, J. St...
    1. The One Hundred Most Important Events in Christian History by A. Kenneth Curtis, J. Stephen Lang, and Randy Petersen, ...
    First Things, November 1998, pp. 64-65
  68. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    Moses the Egyptian, by Jan Assmann
    1. Moses the Egyptian by Jan Assmann
    First Things, August/September 1999, p. 76
  69. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    The Making of a Christian Aristocracy, by Michele Renee Salzman
    1. The Making of a Christian Aristocracy by Michele Renee Salzman
    First Things, August/September 2002, p. 80
  70. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    Venice: Lion City, by Garry Wills
    1. Venice: Lion City by Garry Wills
    First Things, March 2002, p. 64
  71. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    Christian Hope and Christian Life, by Rowan Greer
    1. Christian Hope and Christian Life by Rowan Greer
    First Things, March 2002, p. 65
  72. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    Renouncing the World Yet Leading the Church, by Andrea Sterk
    1. Renouncing the World Yet Leading the Church by Andrea Sterk
    First Things, November 2004, p. 59
  73. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    The Religious Context of Early Christianity, by Hans-Josef Klauck
    1. The Religious Context of Early Christianity by Hans-Josef Klauck
    First Things, February 2005, p. 54
  74. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    Turning Towards the Lord, by Uwe Michael Lang
    1. Turning Towards the Lord by Uwe Michael Lang
    First Things, June 2005, p. 55
  75. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    Four Cultures of the West, by John W. O'Malley
    1. Four Cultures of the West by John W. O'Malley
    First Things, March 2005, p. 56
  76. [+]
    Briefly Noted (Review)
    Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614, by L.P. Harvey
    1. Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614 by L.P. Harvey
    First Things, November 2006, p. 58
  77. [+]
    Roman Republican (Review)
    Cicero, by Anthony Everitt
    1. Cicero by Anthony Everitt
    The Weekly Standard, September 9, 2002, pp. 37-38
  78. [+]
    Roots of Jihad (Review)
    The Crisis of Islam, by Bernard Lewis
    1. The Crisis of Islam by Bernard Lewis
    First Things, October 2003, pp. 67-70
  79. The Spirit of Early Christian Thought (2003)
    Seeking the Face of God
    2 Reviews
  80. Timely Religion
    For Easter, PBS Presents a Jesus Without Easter
    The Weekly Standard, April 6, 1998, pp. 36-39
  81. [+]
    Toward Purity of Heart (2 Reviews)
    Cassian the Monk, by Columba Stewart
    1. Cassian the Monk by Columba Stewart
    2. John Cassian: The Conferences by Boniface Ramsey and John Cassian
    First Things, November 2000, pp. 48-51
  82. [+]
    An Updated Classic (Review)
    Augustine of Hippo: A Biography, by Peter Brown
    1. Augustine of Hippo: A Biography by Peter Brown
    First Things, May 2001, pp. 49-52
  83. [+]
    Upon These Rocks (Review)
    Saints and Sinners, by Eamon Duffy
    1. Saints and Sinners by Eamon Duffy
    Commonweal, November 7, 1997, pp. 24-25
  84. [+]
    A Vanishing World (Review)
    From the Holy Mountain, by William Dalrymple
    1. From the Holy Mountain by William Dalrymple
    First Things, October 1998, pp. 69-71
  85. Books
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    We Believe (Review)
    Credo, by Jaroslav Pelikan
    1. Credo by Jaroslav Pelikan
    First Things, May 2004, pp. 39-40
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