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Jake Meador

Jake Meador is the editor-in-chief of Mere Orthodoxy. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he studied English and History. He lives in Lincoln, NE with his wife Joie, their daughter Davy Joy, and sons Wendell, Austin, and Ambrose. Jake's writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Commonweal, Christianity Today, Fare Forward, the University Bookman, Books & Culture, First Things, National Review, Front Porch Republic, and The Run of Play and he has written or contributed to several books, including "In Search of the Common Good," "What Are Christians For?" (both with InterVarsity Press), "A Protestant Christendom?" (with Davenant Press), and "Telling the Stories Right" (with the Front Porch Republic Press).

By Jake Meador

Tolkien and Violence

May 5th, 2014|5 min read

By Jake Meador

On Church Membership and Theological Disagreement

May 2nd, 2014|5 min read

By Jake Meador

The Politics of Tolkien

April 28th, 2014|6 min read

By Jake Meador

An Interview with Dan Siedell on Faith and Art

March 26th, 2014|13 min read

By Jake Meador

Are Millennials Joining High Church Traditions?

January 16th, 2014|4 min read

By Jake Meador

The Invisible Anglicanism of CS Lewis

January 7th, 2014|4 min read

By Jake Meador

Responses to Why We Need Small Towns

October 14th, 2013|5 min read

By Jake Meador

Speaking Prophetically to the Church or Publicly Criticizing the Church?

August 1st, 2013|7 min read

By Jake Meador

The Rise of the Chicken Little Evangelical Blogger

July 30th, 2013|5 min read

By Jake Meador

Short-term Missions Trips and Cultural Institutions

July 26th, 2013|4 min read

By Jake Meador

Two scholars debate violence and the nation state

July 18th, 2013|4 min read

By Jake Meador

On substitutionary atonement and disgraced politicians

June 7th, 2013|6 min read

By Jake Meador

On the roots of community

May 29th, 2013|5 min read

By Jake Meador

What is to be done about the evangelical industrial complex?

May 3rd, 2013|5 min read

By Jake Meador

The Ethics of Watching Mad Men

April 5th, 2013|5 min read

By Jake Meador

A Tribute to Edith Schaeffer

April 2nd, 2013|7 min read

By Jake Meador

House of Cards: Kevin Spacey, Tolkien, and the Bible

February 26th, 2013|6 min read

By Jake Meador

A Year of Biblical Womanhood: A(nother) Review

November 30th, 2012|7 min read

By Jake Meador

Why C.S. Lewis is Wrong on Marriage

October 9th, 2012|10 min read

By Jake Meador

A Failure of Storytelling: Kony 2012 and the Social Imagination

March 12th, 2012|8 min read