The Brass Spittoon

Brass Spittoon: Digital Fatigue and Pastoral Care During a Pandemic

Jay Y. Kim reflects on pastoral care during the pandemic in light of his recent book Analog Church: Why We Need Real People, Places, and Things in the Digital Age.

Brass Spittoon: Classical Education

While the siren call of STEM is still music to most ears and classical schools are educating only a small percentage of American students, classical schools have grown steadily. Joshua Gibbs, Adam Roate, and Amanda Patchin discuss their merits.

Brass Spittoon: Are Lab-Grown Foods a Good Idea?

Gracy Olmstead, Garth Brown, and Jason Peters on whether Solein can save the planet.

Brass Spittoon: Imagining Hope for 2020

Wilfred M. McClay, Bethany Hebbard, and Jake Meador consider what recent trends—considered at the local, regional, and global scales—give reason for hope in 2020.

The Monday Morning Brass Spittoon: Roundtable on Immigration

Our panel discusses immigration policy from a localist perspective.

Monday Morning Brass Spittoon: Roundtable on a Liberal Arts Education

Higher education in America has many challenges, and in many ways has become a rather strange place. The satirical novel, such as Richard Russo’s...

The Monday Morning Brass Spittoon: Roundtable on The Synod on the...

  The idea of the family has, since our inception, been one Porchers are particularly keen to defend. The family is a natural, integral, and...