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Posts tagged “place”

The Geography Of Ideological Partisanship

It turns out that a well-known stereotype is true: “Imagine for a …

Posted June 13th, 2014

Wherever You Go, There You Aren’t

Toward the end of the Walker Percy Weekend panel on a sense …

Posted June 9th, 2014

The Habitus Of Ruthie Leming

Earlier this week, in conversation with theologian James K.A. Smith, he quoted …

Posted March 20th, 2014

Stay Home. Write There.

Poet Sandra Beasley says that you don’t have to leave home and …

Posted January 30th, 2014

Marriage, Memory, & The Work Of Local Culture

What does throwaway architecture have to do with throwaway marriage? Brandon McGinley …

Posted November 12th, 2013

Healing Places, Thin Places

One of you forwarded me a link to a Krista Tippett interview …

Posted November 1st, 2013

Revealed! I’m Secretly A Damn Y…Y…Yan…

I updated the Three Psychological Regions of America post to include this …

Posted October 24th, 2013

Fun With Temporal Displacement

Last week in Amsterdam, I walked around with my friend Max, and …

Posted June 10th, 2013

The Cost Of Sticking

Alan Jacobs is a big Wendell Berry admirer, but he does not …

Posted May 29th, 2013

The Limitations Of Place

Ross Douthat, continuing the conversation about place, stability, and happiness: As a …

Posted May 22nd, 2013

Idols And Counterfeit Gods

An enthusiastic reader of The Little Way Of Ruthie Leming writes: I …

Posted May 7th, 2013

Should You Move To The City?

Alan Jacobs cites the extraordinary example of New York City pastor Tim …

Posted May 4th, 2013

More Theory? More Cowbell!

Russell Arben Fox, who loved The Little Way Of Ruthie Leming, now …

Posted April 29th, 2013

Should You Stay Or Should You Go?

The other day I did an interview with the Acculturated podcast folks, …

Posted March 18th, 2013

Health And A Sense Of Place

I’ve written before about how the cabin in the orchard where I …

Posted March 11th, 2013

The Geographical Aristocracy Of Meritocracy

David Brooks has a thought-provoking column today on how meritocracy creates geography-based …

Posted January 25th, 2013

Against The Geographical Cure

A good reminder for us localist Front Porch Republic types. (Via Father …

Posted August 14th, 2012