A diary of convictions—and how smart reading can shift them.
For the vast majority, the words "summer" and "reading" do not go together. If anything, summer signifies freedom from books. No one is forcing you to read. High-brow or low-brow, genre or literary, timeless or trendy—read what you like.
Despite the "humiliation of the word," if you want to maximize the abilities God has given you, reading good books must form a big part of your life. Expand your thinking with great books in philosophy, leadership, and . . . investment!
Greenwich Village in New York City is where people go—still—for "authentic living", for "being real". They go seeking rest from the rules. They go seeking rest.
A great city is more art than science. From sidewalks to outdoor hallways, municipal policies to urban visionaries, Eric Jacobsen takes us through ten book choices for summer reading on cities.
Kuyyper for a new century. Comment presents a condensed version of the "Abraham Kuyper Prize Lecture," delivered at Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary, March 29th 2007. The Seminary will likely publish the lecture in full, later this year.
In this Comment, we ask you to read along with others, to consider the big questions others have asked, and to open yourself to reshaping and to life-sustaining coherence.