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September/October 2016
The untold aftermath of a once-famous crime.
Isaac Newton with contradictions intact.
A conversation with Mark Noll.
Church conflict in Papua New Guinea.
The many lives of "Ben-Hur."
Who measures up?
A robustly counter-revisionist history of England.
Heroic failure often masked ruthlessness.
On podcasting.
Racist killing down in Mississippi.
Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation.
Charles Taylor on the distinctiveness of human language.
How and why languages differ.
"Cultural pluralism" and its prospects.
A conversation with Zadie Smith.
Don DeLillo and the yearning for transcendence.
Auden's late prose.
A Russian monk's quest.
The story of a woman giving birth.
Some of the stories may even be true.
Apocalyptic fiction with a difference.
On "hidden" faith.
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