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Join the Anti-Revolutionary Party

Join the Anti-Revolutionary Party

In this issue of Comment, we critically consider the way this revolutionary zeitgeist has affected the family, business, art, politics, and more—and suggest a different way forward.

Our Built World: Some Assembly Required

Our Built World: Some Assembly Required

Technology is as old as Eden. Tools for tilling the garden were anticipations of quill pens and steam engines and the smartphone in your pocket. The first "hack" was a needle that sewed together Adam and Eve's fig leaves. We are called to shape and form worlds. So...

The Rule of Law, The Way of Love

The Rule of Law, The Way of Love

Now is not the time to defend "law and order." Trust has been lost in Ferguson and Baltimore and Chicago. And yet, the mechanisms of law, policing, punishment, and (hopefully) rehabilitation are a crucial feature of human society. The animating conviction of this...

Remembering Forward

Remembering Forward

Our devotion to the supposedly liberating powers of progress and technology has come to roost. We lopped off our memory, as if tradition was what was holding us back. But it turns out forgetting hobbles progress too. Strung between novelty and nostalgia, a biblical...

Health Beyond The Hospital

Health Beyond The Hospital

Health is not just the province of the hospital, or even just the health-care industry. Just as nurses and doctors and patients are dependent on the architect, engineers, and plant managers, so the health-care industry is dependent on homes, families, churches, and...

Inequalities

Inequalities

Let's not be simplistic, naĂŻve, or self-congratulatory. This issue of Comment zooms in with a more granular understanding of the sources and causes of unjust inequalities, and makes a bold claim: There can be just inequalities, and with them often comes an unequal...

The Work of Our Hands

The Work of Our Hands

We get excited about those who open local coffee shops or become journalists or start a non-profit or (fill in the blank). But what do our "faith and work" books have to say to people who work on the line at a Ford assembly plant, or to medical assistants who take...

Redeeming Conservatism

Redeeming Conservatism

The Winter 2014 issue of Comment is themed Redeeming Conservatism. Are we out of our minds? If you can't imagine anything good coming out of conservatism, this issue is for you. Our hope is you'll discover, first, that conservatism is not what you thought it was....

Cracks in the Secular

Cracks in the Secular

An injection of hope: the fall issue of Comment will seriously challenge and confront the attempt of some to reconfigure North American public life in a way that diminishes and excludes robust religious expression. But we'll also see an opportunity and invitation to...

The Other Side of the City

This issue of Comment invites you to consider the renewal of North America's urban social architecture. First, the voices in this issue press us to look beyond the glitz and gleam of the city and ask sobering, uncomfortable, necessary questions about sides of the city...