Noah Millman

Posts tagged “Alan Jacobs”

The Mirror Up To Nature

I’m late in getting to the whole “it’s not relatable” business begun …

Posted August 5th, 2014

I’ll Gladly Play Along

I mean, how could I not? (Pun, by the way, very much …

Posted October 6th, 2013

Babette And The Eye-On-The-Object

One of my favorite pastimes here is getting into discussions with my …

Posted August 2nd, 2013

Growth Still Matters—If We Measure It Right

Much of the world needs all the growth they can get, but developed countries need better measurements.

Posted July 29th, 2013

Am I A Reform Conservative?

And speaking of Alan Jacobs, I very much enjoyed his other recent post …

Posted June 3rd, 2013

Ah, Wilderness!

I’ve been enjoying very much Alan Jacobs’s meditations on the city, but …

Posted June 3rd, 2013

Alan Jacobs Takes Me To The Woodshed

Which probably means that’s where I belong. Please read his response to my …

Posted May 13th, 2013

Reading Alan Jacobs Makes Me Want To . . .

- Write an incomprehensible manifesto. (“In an age of continuous acceleration, our …

Posted April 30th, 2013

What’s Natural About Natural Law?

While I was away on vacation, Rod Dreher and Alan Jacobs got …

Posted February 25th, 2013

Dwelling In Possibility

I enjoyed very much reading Alan Jacobs on “fanciful biographies” of fictional …

Posted February 8th, 2013

Steven Soderbergh, Political Theorist

Andrew Sullivan thought the right excerpt from this charming interview with retiring …

Posted February 3rd, 2013

Belief, Religion, and Piety in Fiction

Thank-you to Andrew Sullivan for reminding me about that Paul Elie essay about …

Posted January 28th, 2013

Understanding Our Own Priorities, And Others’

Alan Jacobs notes a piece by Kevin Kelly highlighting the preference for …

Posted January 2nd, 2013

The Pictures Got Small – And That’s Okay

Alan Jacobs wonders when fiction was “king” and suggests that it was …

Posted December 5th, 2012

Disturbing Our Self-Delight

That’s a phrase I’m going to remember – and, hopefully, steal. I’m …

Posted November 8th, 2012

For Self-Discovery, Not Self-Expression

I understand where Alan Jacobs is coming from with yesterday’s post, but …

Posted November 1st, 2012

The Circles That You Find In The Prayerwheels Of Your Mind

Liturgy, ritual and the “other side of boredom.”

Posted October 8th, 2012