Alan Jacobs

Posts tagged “citymeditation”

Are Cities Safer than Suburbs?

Anyone who read my city meditations a while back may remember that …

Posted July 25th, 2013

Do Suburbs Lack Sacred Space?

Aaron Renn says they do: Suburbs are often unfairly maligned as lacking …

Posted June 20th, 2013

City Meditations: 11

When I started these meditations I didn’t know where I was going …

Posted June 3rd, 2013

City Meditations: 10

So Vanya on 42nd Street — the film I mentioned much earlier …

Posted May 28th, 2013

City Meditations: Personal Interlude

I have not yet noted that my thoughts about cities are necessarily …

Posted May 23rd, 2013

City Meditations: 9

Tim Keller’s 2006 exhortation to Christians to move to the cities was …

Posted May 22nd, 2013

City Meditations: Visual Interlude

From “New York + London,” a series of photographs by Daniella Zalcman. …

Posted May 21st, 2013

City Meditations: Interlude

Russell Arben Fox, who lives in Wichita, Kansas, and has been thinking …

Posted May 20th, 2013

City Meditations: 8

Around 50,000 people live in Wheaton, Illinois; some of them work here, …

Posted May 16th, 2013

City Meditations: 7

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy I heard, especially on Twitter, many …

Posted May 13th, 2013

City Meditations: Visual Interlude

        — from Michael Wolf, The Architecture of Density

Posted May 10th, 2013

City Meditations: Virtual Interlude

Geoff Manaugh: While you were making those measurements of different real-world cities …

Posted May 9th, 2013

City Meditations: 6

In his late book The Four Loves C. S. Lewis writes, St. …

Posted May 9th, 2013

City Meditations: 5

Tim Keller is right about the biblical account of the human story: …

Posted May 7th, 2013

City Meditations: 4

    I decided to read Transmetropolitan, even though it required a …

Posted May 6th, 2013

City Meditations: Visual Interlude

(stills from Akira, via this site)  

Posted May 3rd, 2013

City Meditations: 3

Rudolph Giuliani assumed office as Mayor of New York City in 1994 …

Posted May 2nd, 2013