Archive Authors E.J. Hutchinson Nota Bene

In Praise of Mayberry

Stephen Wolfe has an excellent article up today at Mere Orthodoxy in defense of what is called (usually derisively) “cultural Christianity.” The article’s principles should be examined and thought through before unleashing a series of BUT WHAT ABOUTs. The piece has the additional salutary benefit of honoring our fathers and mothers in the faith who operated on […]

Archive Civic Polity Economics Nota Bene Steven Wedgeworth

Suburbs are for the Poor

There’s been an interesting ongoing conversation at Mere Orthodoxy about the theological fascination with cities and corresponding antipathy towards the suburbs. You can see Keith Miller’s initial post here and a response by Matthew Lee Anderson here. While there is a lot of good socio-philosophical-theology involved in this conversation, we also shouldn’t out-think the room. […]