Articles by Ken Myers

from Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity

  • Communicable Dis-ease: on technology, communication, and Thomas de Zengotita's Mediated: How the Media Shapes Your World and the Way You Live in It (September/October 2013). De Zengotita has also appeared in MARS HILL AUDIO Journal Volume 78.

  • The Lost Sense of Learning: on education, pedagogy, and James S. Taylor's Poetic Knowledge: The Recovery of Education (May/June 2013)

  • Musical Measures: on Bach, the Enlightenment, and James Gaines’s Evening in the Palace of Reason: Bach Meets Frederick the Great in the Age of Enlightenment (May/June 2012)

  • What's God Got to Do with It?: on postmodernity, compartmentalization, and Craig Gay’s The Way of the (Modern) World: Or, Why It’s Tempting to Live As If God Doesn’t Exist (March/April 2012). Craig Gay has featured in MARS HILL AUDIO Journal Volumes 38, 71, and 95, as well as Anthology 9.

  • The Tyranny of Tolerance: on different conceptions of tolerance and A. J. Conyers’s The Long Truce: How Toleration Made the World Safe for Power and Profit (November/December 2011).  A.J. Conyers also appears in MARS HILL AUDIO Journal Volume 50

  • Bobos, but Not Paradise: on capitalism, order, and Daniel Bell's The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism (July/August 2011)

  • No Time like the Present: on C.S. Lewis, presentism, and Gilbert Meilaender's The Taste for the Other: The Social and Ethical Thought of C. S. Lewis (May/June 2011).  Gilbert Meilaender has contributed to numerous MARS HILL AUDIO productions, all of which can be found here

  • Distant Recall: on Creation, secularism, and Colin Gunton's Enlightenment and Alienation: An Essay Towards a Trinitarian Theology (March/April 2011)

  • Who Strangled God?: on freedom, the rise of atheism, and  James Turner's Without God, Without Creed: The Origins of Unbelief in America (January?February 2011)

  • Speaking of Casual: on informality, Mark Oppenheimer's Knocking on Heaven’s Door: American Religion in the Age of Counterculture, and John McWhorter's Doing Our Own Thing: The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should, Like, Care (November/December 2010).  Mark Oppenheimer contributed to MARS HILL AUDIO Journal Volume 65.  John McWhorter appears in MARS HILL AUDIO Journal Volume 69 and Anthology 9.

  • Irrigating Deserts: on The Abolition of Man, subjectivism, and education (September/October 2010)

  • Eccelsia Americana: on the American Revolution, individualism, and Nathan O. Hatch’s The Democratization of American Christianity (July/August 2010)

  • Twilight Sage: on liberalism, culture, and T.S. Eliot's Christianity and Culture (May/June 2010)

  • Musical Reprise: on music, aesthetic experience, and Julian Johnson's Who Needs Classical Music? Cultural Choice and Musical Value (March/April 2010).  Julian Johnson features in Volume 65 of the MARS HILL AUDIO Journal.

  • Metaphysical Dream Weaver: on cultural decadence, nominalism, and Richard Weaver's Ideas Have Consequences (January/February 2010)

  • Emotion Sickness: on impatience, romanticism, and Todd Gitlin's Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives (November/December 2009)

  • Art and Idolatry: genius, Nature, and Jacques Barzun’s The Use and Abuse of Art (September/October 2009)

  • Waiting for Epimenides: on cultural engagement, maturity, and secular discernment (July/August 2009)