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Liberalism and the Sexual Revolution

October 17th, 2023 | 6 min read

By Jake Meador

Over the weekend I was able to attend the Touchstone conference held in Chicago. In the days since, I've been reflecting in particular on one argument made by Professor Michael Hanby in his discussion of liberalism, John Milbank, and progressive ideas about sex and gender.

Here is an excerpt, though you can view the full video of his talk here.

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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).