Reimagining the Common Good


What is the Meaning Behind These Categories?

These categories are intended to orient you to the substance of the article and to communicate our framework for understanding the endowments that constitute civic life. This “human ecology” model is at the core of the Thriving Cities Project, a research initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture.

The True

Vocation & the Common Good: Nicole Baker Fulgham

In this episode, Nicole Baker Fulgham discusses her efforts to remove the education achievement gap in America and the role the church can play in this vital effort.

By New City Commons | Vol. 102

The Prosperous

Vocation & the Common Good: Grace Nicolette

In this episode, Grace Nicolette, Vice President for Programming and External Relations at the Center for Effective Philanthropy, discusses God's calling on her work helping philanthropists be more effective in their giving, as well...

By New City Commons | Vol. 102

The Beautiful

Vocation & the Common Good: Isaac Wardell

This conversation with Isaac Wardell, much like his work with the Porter's Gate Worship Project, centers on a genuine missionary encounter between church communities and their contemporary contexts.

By New City Commons | Vol. 102

The Just

Vocation & the Common Good: Victor Boutros

Victor Boutros is the founding director of the Human Trafficking Institute, where he equips law enforcement agents with the tools needed to end trafficking and slavery.

By New City Commons | Vol. 102

The Good

Vocation & the Common Good: Tish Harrison Warren

Tish Harrison Warren is a priest within the Anglican Church. In this interview, she discusses her writing’s relation to her pastoral vocation.

By New City Commons | Vol. 102

The True

Vocation & the Common Good: James Davison Hunter

This interview with James Davison Hunter is an appropriate place to begin, for the work of Vocation and the Common Good is directly tied to the argument first put forward in Hunter’s 2010 work, To Change the...

By New City Commons | Vol. 102

The Good

On Charlottesville

The New City Commons staff responds to the racism and deadly violence in Charlottesville on August 12, 2017.

By New City Commons Staff | Vol. 101

The True

Podcasts for Summer

Another summer dispatch from the Second Golden Age of Radio.

By New City Commons Staff | Vol. 99

The True

Stories that Stuck, Part 2

Our second set of “stories that stuck” in 2016, curated by various members of the New City Commons staff. ​

By New City Commons Staff | Vol. 75

The True

On Talking (Past Each Other)

A summary of this week’s pieces, on the state of public discourse in both political debates and journalism. 

By New City Commons | Vol. 58

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