Essays

Beyond the Classroom: What is the Role of Print Journals in Cultivating Wisdom?

2020 has exacerbated longstanding pressures facing many institutions dedicated to liberal arts formation: ongoing technological developments, economic shifts, and political divisions...

Befriending Books: On Reading and Thinking with Alan Jacobs and Zena Hitz

Over at Mere Orthodoxy, Brad East reviews new books by Alan Jacobs and Zena Hitz: You cannot think for yourself. You can...

Going Dark

At Breaking Ground, Jeff reflects on his experience of losing his job and draws on the wisdom of a Wendell Berry...

Vocation in a Time of Precedented Uncertainty

Over at Comment, Noah Toly draws on C.S. Lewis's "Learning in War-Time" to consider how we might continue learning even during...

Bodying Forth the Classics: A Manifesto

At Church Life Journal, Jessica Hooten Wilson writes in defense of the classics: This spring I read Muriel Spark’s The Prime of...

Wendell Berry and Zoom

At the Front Porch Republic, Jeffrey Bilbro writes about how we might be grateful for, yet not satisfied with, Zoom and...

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