December 1st, 2015  |  by Calvin Seerveld The Commons: Remembrance That Limps

Remembering and forgiving with our crooked human hearts.

Recent Issue  //  Winter 2015 Remembering Forward

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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 imagination remembers forward. We explore faithful, honest, hopeful memory in this issue of Comment. Those Christians who want to be faithfully present in contemporary society do well to cultivate ancient friendships.

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