Book Review

Cosmic Economics

The Household and the War for the Cosmos by C. R. Wiley

Canon Press, 2019
(120 pages, $14.95, paperback)

Back in seminary days I avoided courses in "practical theology" and only took the ones unnegotiably required for the degree. I don't know whose bright idea it was to start offering graduate credit for things best learned in the environs of the church, apprenticed to experienced ministers (not the academy, the inevitable "practica" notwithstanding), but thought it bad then, and think worse of it now.

Much I come across along these lines, which includes material on the Christian family, I find shallow and unhelpful, but know at least two exceptions: Anthony Esolen and C. R. . . .

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