Jesse Hake

Jesse Hake
Jesse Hake grew up in Taiwan as the oldest of nine children in the home of a missionary and college professor. He has a BA from Geneva College in history as well as an MLitt in Reformation history from the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He has taught college courses in history, philosophy, and ethics as well as upper-school history, literature, and rhetoric at Covenant Christian Academy (Harrisburg, PA). Most recently, he served for seven years at Logos Academy (York, PA) as academic dean and then as principal. Jesse joined Classical Academic Press in the spring of 2019 to serve as assistant publisher. He lives in Harrisburg with his wife, Elizabeth, and their three children, Nessa, Tobias and Tabitha.

Recent Essays

A Metaphysics of Place: Reintegrating Nous and Cosmos at the Foot of the Burning Bush

Even in the midst of this sad era of cold, objective ambition, the possibility of grateful participation in the cosmic life of creation remains for each of us.

Reading Reality (and Watching for Bric-à-Brac on Our Windowsill)

Christian monastic pioneers saw that books left on the windowsill are more likely to make an impression on those outside than on those within.

Building Folklore Wealth

Our lives depend upon the restoration of intergenerational stability within our local communities as a norm that is loved and nurtured. Moreover, our recent obsession with measures such as GDP not only undermines our own wellbeing but threatens our relationship with our entire cosmos.