Reimagining American Community
Jun
23

What makes a town strong–financially and otherwise? Pete and Elias talk with Bo Wright about the mission and impact of the Strong Towns movement, along with a review of the documentary Human Flow and some thoughts on Rabbi A.J. Heschel’s ideas of the sabbath.

About the Author
A native Texan, Elias spent several good years studying classics and medieval Italian at UC Berkeley before wasting several more years in financial journalism around Chicago. He has written for Strong Towns, the American Scholar, the New Urbs blog, and the Gary Catholic Worker and is the co-author of a textbook on character education. He briefly published something called The Armchair Historian. None of his three teenage daughters display an interest in the Greek and Latin classics thus far. He and his family reside in leafy Valparaiso IN.