Tag: Jacob Bender

Low and the Hermeneutics of Silence

By Jacob Bender Jacob Bender recently completed a Ph.D. in English at the University of Iowa. He has previously published in Dialogue, Sunstone, Peculiar Pages, West Trade Review, and WLN, and has articles forthcoming in American Indian Quarterly and Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association.     The veteran indie-trio Low, when they are …

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Summer Sales and the Protestant Ethic

By Jacob Bender THE SUMMER BEFORE grad school, I worked installing security systems. I didn’t mean to. I’d been put off by home security companies while a missionary in Puerto Rico, where I met RMs who’d once testified of Christ but who were now shilling for shoddy systems no one really needed. In Rexburg, recruiters …

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