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Fall 2016 | Volume 34, Issue 3

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.

12 Articles In this Issue
02
Editorial: Join the Anti-Revolutionary Party by James K.A. Smith

You have nothing to lose but your hubris.

06
World View by James K.A. Smith

An annotated reading of your world.

11
Headquarters: Social Cities by Milton Friesen

Updates from Cardus on the renewal of social architecture.

12
Raising the Ante by Mariëtta van der Tol

We still have something to learn from the innovative Anti-Revolutionary Party. And it's not what you might think.

19
Full Circle: Art and Revolution by Gregory Wolfe

Sometimes the best artistic innovation is simply what composers call "theme and variation."

27
Freeing Love by Amber Lapp

Perhaps the real revolutionaries are those who keep their promises.

35
Thinking Carefully about "Creative Destruction" by Brian Dijkema

"Move fast, break things" is a terrible way to organize an economy.

43
Revolutionism and our Secular Age by James K.A. Smith

What if unbelief is a social ill? Would we have the courage to name it? And hope otherwise?

49
Revolution U by Chad Wellmon

What today's critics of the university get right...and wrong.

58
Openings in Our Fractured Republic by James K.A. Smith, Yuval Levin

The way to achieve justice and prosperity isn't to abandon everything you've inherited.

68
Victim Impact Statements by Andrea Mrozek

Listening to the stories of the children of divorce.

72
The Commons: Standing Up to Revolution by Marina Nemat

Forgiveness has the power to stop endless cycles of violence.

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