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May 7th, 2024 | 6 min read

By Jake Meador

Early on in the post-liberal discourse, a good friend warned me about what he assured me the trajectory of that conversation would be. "This isn't going to go the way you think it will," was the gist of his concern, though he expressed it more tartly and made liberal use of this GIF any time I made confident declamations against "liberalism":

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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).