Category: Place

The Post-Liberal State and the (Highly Technical) Goods of Modernity

Several years ago my dad suffered a traumatic brain injury. To put it as plainly as I can: He is alive today because he had major brain surgery followed by a three-week long nap in the ICU that cost someone...

/ August 14, 2019

A Quick Thought on “Sacramental” Language

Derek has a good post offering some needed pushback to the growing usage of ‘sacramental’ language amongst some evangelicals. The problem, in short, is that sacraments are a very particular thing with a particular function in the Christian life and...

/ January 2, 2019
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Plough Magazine: The Hole in Wendell Berry’s Gospel

This critique is common enough but a bit wrong-headed in my opinion:

/ December 29, 2016

Never Knowing Where You Come From

Berry at his absolute best:

/ December 16, 2016