Summer 2014 Issue
Letters From …
Kaunas, Lithuania: Springtime for Putin
Works in Progress
David Levering Lewis
Long-held predictions of economic chaos as baby boomers grow old are based on formulas that are just plain wrong
4 Popes, 4 Saints, One New Guy
Ingrid D. Rowland
Perhaps you’ve heard the news from Rome. But what does it really have to do with the man from Assisi?
An agnostic sermon
When the Bachelor Girl and the Red Death come calling, are they mirrors for our eccentricities?
At a largely forgettable class reunion, remembrances of things past
A Prophet Without Honor
There’s no authoritative biography yet for Joseph Smith, the notorious founding figure in Mormonism
The Music of Painting
Seventeenth-century debates over content and form, color and line, and artifice and reality are as relevant today as ever