Jason Peters

Jason Peters is Dorothy J. Parkander Professor in Literature at Augustana College (IL). He is the editor of both Wendell Berry: Life and Work (University Press of Kentucky, 2007), Land! The Case for an Agrarian Economy, by John Crowe Ransom (a Front Porch Republic book published by the University Press of Notre Dame, 2017), and Localism in the Mass Age: A Front Porch Republic Manifesto (Front Porch Republic, 2018).


Volume 147

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Guests on Volume 147: R. Jared Staudt on the tradition of brewing beer in monastic and Christian culture; Jason Peters on defining localism, dealing with discontent and imperfection, and appreciating nostalgia; D. C. Schindler on the classical and Christian understanding of the Transcendentals and why they matter now; Craig Gay on why we need a theology of personhood in response to challenges posed by technology; Mary Hirschfeld on comparing contemporary economics with economics as understood by Thomas Aquinas; and Patrick Samway on the publishing relationship between Flannery O’Connor and Robert Giroux.