By Eric Miller
“Eric Miller is without doubt one of the so much considerate and sleek writers today—a mix of intelligence, humility, and trustworthy perception. i attempt to learn every thing he writes. What a present to have such a lot of of his essays amassed in a single place!”
—Mark Galli, senior coping with editor of Christianity Today
“Whether he writes concerning the Amish, well known Christian track, or the Pittsburgh Steelers, Eric Miller’s prose sings with grace, ardour, wit, Pennsylvania patriotism, and, suffusing all of it, a feeling of wish. His is an the USA of buddies, religion, and peace, now not vacuous popular culture and political cant. within the culture of Christopher Lasch and Wendell Berry, Eric Miller illumines for us a manner again home.”
—Bill Kauffman, writer of "Ain’t My America"
“It’s becoming that Eric Miller starts off this ebook through speaking approximately desire and longing. Grounded in a selected time and position, clear-eyed approximately our problems, those essays provide shiny glimpses of one other land.”
—John Wilson, editor of Books & Culture
“Eric Miller is instantly changing into the most effective evangelical cultural critics at paintings between us at the present time. consistently well timed, by no means fashionable, frequently salty, by no means cynical, his essays have a winsome approach of delighting us within the stable, drawing us out of ourselves in eager for a greater, extra humane and divine mode of dwelling on this planet . . . may possibly his tribe bring up and have the ability of loving the remainder of us in. might they assist us continue our wish alive.”
—Douglas A. Sweeney, writer of "The American Evangelical Story"
“These essays invite a brand new new release to understand an older legacy of post-partisan political desire. here's a voice that echoes with Burke, Chesterton, Berry, and primarily, Christopher Lasch. Miller’s pointed insights and intimate prose are invites to either mirrored image and delight.”
—James okay. A. Smith, writer of "The satan Reads Derrida"
“Eric Miller is my favourite Christian cultural critic. i've been soaking up his writings for over a decade, and so they by no means fail to encourage me with desire for whatever greater, whatever actual. should you haven’t learn him, you want to. those essays will problem you to imagine another way approximately what it skill to be a individual during this world.”
—John Fea, writer of "The manner of development Leads Home"
Eric Miller is Professor of yank historical past at Geneva university in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. he's the writer of "Hope in a Scattering Time: a lifetime of Christopher Lasch" (2010) and coeditor of "Confessing background: Explorations in Christian religion and the Historian’s Vocation" (2010).
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