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The Strange Magnetism of Virtual Fisticuffs

REVERT'S ROSTRUM

Casey Chalk

November 2018

What happens when a fairly obscure writer picks a fight with a Christian YouTube celebrity who has over 200,000 followers?

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An Extraordinary Educator's Enduring Legacy

Christopher Beiting

September 2018

A review by Christopher Beiting of Francis Bethel, O.S.B's book John Senior and the Restoration of Realism

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Saving Pop

FROM THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS TO THE BOSOM OF ABRAHAM

Casey Chalk

January-February 2018

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The Truth About Claude Newman

MIRACLES, MEDALS & AUDIOTAPE

Ralph Frasca

October 2015

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Newman in Italy: From Tourist to Pilgrim

WALKING BAREFOOT TO ST. PETER'S

Clara Sarrocco

December 2014

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The Whole House

LIVING IN THE YARD WON'T DO

David Mills

October 2014

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From Murderer to Monk

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

June 2013

A review of A Different Kind of Cell: The Story of a Murderer Who Became a Monk

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The Forgotten Martyr

JOSEPH CHIHWATENHA, HURON CATHOLIC

Clement Anthony Mulloy

December 2012

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Off the Beaten Path

GUEST COLUMN

Ray Cavanaugh

May 2012

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From the Thames to the Tiber

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

September 2011

A review of Roads to Rome: A Guide to Notable Converts from Britain and Ireland from the Reformation to the Present Day

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The Extraordinary Ordinariate
January-February 2011

In England, with the establishment of the or­dinariate, the effects of Pope Benedict's 2010 visit could be felt in concrete ways for years to come.

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The Rhone to the Thames to the Tiber

EVANGELICAL, EPISCOPALIAN, CATHOLIC

Taylor Marshall

January-February 2011

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Chesterton’s Journey to Orthodoxy

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

November 2010

Review of Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy: The Making of GKC 1874-1908 by William Oddie

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The Anatomy of Conversion

FROM DEBATE TO DISCOVERY

David Mills

April 2010

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Mohawk Virgin

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

May 2007

Review of Mohawk Saint: Catherine Tekakwitha and the Jesuits

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From Protestantism to Catholicism, From the Novus Ordo Mass to the Tridentine Latin Mass

WAKING UP CATHOLIC

Michael Larson

May 2007

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Liturgical Majesty & Solemnity

EDITORIAL

Dale Vree

May 2007

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Goodbye, Proud World, I’m Going Home

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

June 2005

Review of The Catholic Mystique edited by Jennifer Ferrara and Patricia Sodano Ireland

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The Lure of Beauty

Dale Vree

February 2004

Review of An American Conversion: One Man's Discovery of Beauty and Truth in Times of Crisis by Deal W. Hudson

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Not-So-Blessed Martin

Chrysostom Frank

April 2003

Review of There We Stood, Here We Stand: 11 Lutherans Discover Their Catholic Roots edited by Timothy Drake...

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Roman Fever

AN ILLNESS OR AN INVITATION?

David Mills

January 2003

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Unspinning Newman

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

May 2002

Review of Newman to Converts: An Existential Ecclesiology

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St. Monica: Mother, Wife & Homemaker as Saint

THE QUINTESSENCE OF WOMANHOOD

Mitchell Kalpakgian

February 2002

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Adventure Stories

John C. Chalberg

February 2001

Review of Literary Converts: Spiritual Inspiration in an Age of Unbelief

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A Spiritual Journey from Jerusalem to Rome

GOODBYE JUDAISM, FAREWELL SCIENTISM, HELLO CATHOLICISM

Jeff Morrow

September 2000

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Conversion & the Psychology of Change

JESUS OF NAZARETH, MASTER PSYCHOLOGIST

Art & Larraine Bennett

November 1999

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Converting the Pagans

John-Peter Pham

February 1999

Review of The Barbarian Conversion: From Paganism to Christianity

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From Evangelical Anglican to Catholic

William J. Tighe

January 1999

Review of One Fold, One Shepherd: The Challenge to the Post-Reformation Church

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The Long Conversion of Oscar Wilde

"...THROUGH A BROKEN HEART MAY LORD CHRIST ENTER IN"

Andrew McCracken

September 1998

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Why Attila the Hun Would Have Sacked a Protestant Rome

AN "INVISIBLE CHURCH" JUST DOESN'T HACK IT

Thomas Basil

June 1998

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Into Peter's Barque

NO LONGER MAKING UP MY OWN RELIGION

Thomas Storck

March 1998

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Reflections of a Seven-Year-Old Catholic

FROM NEW DELHI TO ROME

Bobby Jindal

February 1998

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Does God Want Everybody to Be Catholic?

IS ONE RELIGION BASICALLY AS GOOD AS ANOTHER?

Francis E. King

January 1998

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My Road from Gender Feminism to Catholicism

FROM "FEELINGS" TO OBJECTIVE TRUTH

Kimberley Manning

September 1996

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On Growing Up Jewish & Becoming Catholic

WAS I GOING CRAZY?

Linda Dickey

March 1996

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The New Surge of Converts to Rome from Protestantism

GETTING ORGANIZED

Kenneth J. Howell

March 1996

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Building a Fine Fire in the Fireplace

Dale Vree

September 1995

Review of Surprised by Truth

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Black Elk

Christopher T. Dodson

April 1995

Review of Black Elk: Holy Man of the Oglala

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The Lure of Catholicism

MERTON'S GENERATION & OUR OWN

Avery Dulles

March 1995

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Does It Take an Immigrant to Explain It to the Natives?

Dale Vree

July-August 1994

A review of Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism

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The Drama of the Oxford Movement

David Denton

April 1994

Review of The Parting of Friends: The Wilberforces and Henry Man­ning

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A Good Friday Convert

Guest Column

Rawley Myers

April 1992

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Orestes Explains It All for You

David Hartman

March 1992

Review of Orestes A. Brownson: Selected Writings edited by Patrick W. Carey

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Not Love in the Shallows

David Hartman

December 1991

Review of Newman on Being a Christian by Ian Ker

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My Labyrinthine Quest for a Foundation on Which to Stand

THE PEARL OF GREAT PRICE: THE CHURCH

Dan O'Neill

May 1988

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Heading Home to Love, Suffering, and Mercy

Raymond T. Gawronski, S.J.

April 1988

Review of Mustard Seeds by L. Brent Bozell

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The New Catholic

L. Brent Bozell

March 1988

Review of The New Catholics edited by Dan O'Neill

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Lay Vocation

GUEST COLUMN

Steffen Richards

December 1987

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Eating My Words: From Campus Crusade for Christ to Eastern Orthodoxy

GUEST COLUMN

Peter E. Gillquist

May 1987

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