Contours of Culture

Twilight Sage

by Ken Myers

There are some books that are remarkably insightful in describing and evaluating the forces that made contemporary culture what it is today. There are other books that force us as readers to ask whether we—as well as the books in that first group—are even asking all of the right questions. T. S. Eliot’s Christianity and Culture falls into the second category.

Christianity and Culture is actually two short books in one volume. The Idea of a Christian Society is a collection of lectures given by Eliot at Cambridge in March 1939 and assembled in book form before Britain’s . . .

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Ken Myers is the host and producer of the Mars Hill Audio Journal. Formerly an arts editor with National Public Radio, he also served as editor of Eternity, the Evangelical monthly magazine, and This World, the quarterly predecessor to First Things. He also serves as music director at All Saints Anglican Church in Ivy, Virginia. He is a contributing editor for Touchstone.

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