First Things was founded in 1990 to combat secular ideology and fight for the place of religious conviction in shaping public policy. For a quarter century, the academic journal has supported a religiously pluralistic society that defends human life, democratic government, a free economy, and religious freedom. These volumes explore the complicated relationship between religion and society, promoting a religiously-informed analysis of culture, society, and civil liberties.
Everyone talks about the proper role of religion in public affairs, but First Things is the only place in which a serious and illuminating exploration of that question can consistently be pursued.
—Norman Podhoretz, writer, Commentary magazine
First Things is the premier journal of Christian thought in America today—provocative, stimulating, and elegantly written.
—Charles W. Colson, founder, Prison Fellowship
. . . the most important vehicle for exploring the tangled web of religion and society in the English-speaking world . . .
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