TSW Article on Technology & Redemption

As a foretaste of the material in my forthcoming book We’re All Cyborgs Now: Technology and the Christian Faith, I published an article at The Symbolic World called “Technology and the Story of Redemption: Being…

New Book Coming Soon!

I am happy to announce that in early September, Basilian Media & Publishing will be publishing a new book that I have co-authored with Joshua Pauling! Titled We’re All Cyborgs Now: Technology…

Reflections on MacDonald Bicentenary Celebration

One hundred years ago, G.K. Chesterton organized a centennial celebration for the one hundredth anniversary of George MacDonald’s birth. This year, two hundred years after MacDonald’s birth, MacDonald enthusiasts throughout the world…

George MacDonald and the Redemption of Imagination

I will be offering a presentation at the upcoming “George MacDonald Bicentenary Conference 2024,” which is being organized by the George MacDonald Society in conjunction with the Wade Center at Wheaton College.…

Tending the Heart of Virtue, Reviewed at Touchstone

Twenty-five years ago, Vigen Guroian published Tending the Heart of Virtue: How Classic Stories Awaken a Child’s Moral Imagination (Oxford University Press). Since then, the book has become a minor classic in…

Is AI Magic?

My recent Substack article, “Paul Kingsnorth Was Correct: Why I Changed My Mind About AI,” has raised numerous questions from thoughtful readers. When I claim that AI is demonic, does that entail…

She Walks in Beauty

“She walks in beauty, like the night.”  Thus begins Lord Byron’s famous poem. Reader’s Digest lists “She Walks in beauty” as #3 in their list of Famous English Poems. The website Discover Poetry puts it…

I Started a Substack

In case anyone didn’t get the memo, I recently started a Substack called The Epimethean. In one of my recent offerings, “When the Machine Stops, We Still Have Each Other,” I explored how…

America and the Collapse of Politics

How Raw Power Became the New Politics, How Nihilism Became the New Progressivism, and How Progressivism Became the New Conservatism In the March/April 2023 issue of Touchstone, Adam MacLeod described the ideological…

The Myth of Alexander Dugin

Today I read Michael Millerman’s First Things article on Alexander Dugin, and listened to Rusty Reno’s interview with Millerman, after being repeatedly encouraged by a family member to delve more deeply into the…

Politics isn’t as Important as You Think

In a 2021 article on the January 6th insurrection, I made some observations about “the political illusion,” that I’d like to share again here. The “political illusion” is the idea that all…

Using Cultural Apologetics and Story-Telling to Reclaim The Beauty of Struggle

Struggle is good. It is through struggle that you and I become the sort of people we are, and it is through struggle that we form the attitudes and dispositions that eventually…


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