The new Lenten-themed issue of the St. Austin Review is winging its way to our subscribers. Highlights: 

Sr. Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz finds in Edith Stein “authentic femininity at the foot of the cross”.

Matthew Guinan discovers “themes of suffering” in Georges Bernanos and Paul Schrader.

Brendan D. King translates the classic Old English poem, “The Dream of the Rood”.

Bradley J. Birzer is “enlightening the pagan” with “the light of the cross”.

Kevin O’Brien contemplates “The Mysterious Grace of Lent”.

Fr. Dwight Longenecker praises “Jesus Christ: Victim and Victor”.

Olga Koutna-Izzo remembers “Growing Up Catholic Under Communism”.

Philip C. Kolin offers a poetic “Garland of Innocence” in a full-colour art feature on child saints.

Susan Treacy interviews Baroque violinist Fiona Hughes on “Beauty Ever Ancient, Ever New”.

V. Turley waxes elegiac on the final days of the age of the British silent film industry.

Manuel Alfonseca grapples with “The Problems of Time and Self-Consciousness”.

“Do Not Sin Against the Light,” urges Donald DeMarco.

“Put No Trust in Princes,” counsels Fr. Benedict Kiely.

William Fahey ruminates on “Allegiance”.

Jesse Russell reviews The Devil and Karl Marx.

Clara Sarrocco reviews Faith and Reason: Philosophers Explain Their Turn to Catholicism.

Stephen Tomlinson reviews Word Awake: An Introduction to the Novels of Michael O’Brien.

Kenneth Colston reviews Modernity as Apocalypse: Sacred Nihilism and the Counterfeits of Logos.

Marie Dudzik reviews Silent Angel.

Plus new poetry by Antonia Arslan, Thomas Banks, N. S. Boone, Gabrielle Braud, William Dunn, William Fahey and Ann Thomas.

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