Chronicles Magazine Correspondence

A Time to Reap

I do not know what the city-bred recollect of childhood, but one of my earliest memories is of a sunny Easter morning, when I was no more than three or four years old, standing in an unpaved lane that led down to a tiny farm: the bright new grass...

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    Swan Song

    Tucked away in the residential area along suburban Philadelphia's main line lies the idyllic campus of Eastern College. For the last four years this Christian academic institution has sponsored the Evangelical Roundtable: an attempt to find...

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    The Dakota Men

    "What ever happened to real men . . . the kind of men with good old-fashioned values like honesty, integrity, sincerity, and ambition?" asks FOOD—Farmers of Ongoing Determination—in a promotional flier.

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    Breaking the Antaean Bond

    Corn planting season has arrived again, and the soil is moving. Hot spring winds that have foresters on red alert are picking up the earth, clay fractions first, and sending it off. This gale mocks the fine print don'ts on the 50-pound sacks of...

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