The truth is, the Amish have had to adapt and innovate and negotiate the changing world. The truth is, the Amish are a people of imagination. Perhaps not “imagination” as popularly conceived but imagination nevertheless.
"After all, if you are too small to do anything, what need is there to stir!”
What Sanders offers might be called the imagination of hope—a means of acting to stem disaster.
We occupants of the Porch can profitably read Vodolazkin in light of our own concern to acknowledge human limitations and find ways to live well and more fully in our own communities.
A common and often valid critique of many families in the homeschooling movement is that, because of a lingering obsession on, and invisible competition...
In The Everlasting Man, a masterpiece of Christian apologetics, G. K. Chesterton opens Chapter 1 with something of a mocking hat tip to the...