Letters to the Young
Comment crystallizes a sensibility that might seem countercultural: that the young—hungry for guidance, advice, expertise, and criticism—have something to learn, and that their elders are a source of wisdom.
Comment's vision is an appreciation that God calls us to a range of vocations and cultural tasks, all of which can be ways for us to cultivate different corners of God's good creation. So here you will find letters not just to a young pastor and parents, but also letters to a young farmer, architect, and philosopher, and many more. Each letter is penned with the conviction that the Lordship of Jesus Christ and the wisdom of the Word have something to say about how we'll pursue those vocations well, for the glory of God and the flourishing of creation.
20 Articles In this Issue
Contributors to this Issue
In June 2010, Alvin Plantinga retired from the philosophy department at the University of Notre Dame, after teaching there for 28 years.
Pediatrician at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Grammy award-winning, multi-format songwriter, publisher, record producer, and filmmaker.
Dr. Darrel Reid, a native of Grande Prairie, Alberta, is Executive Director of the Manning Center for Building Democracy.
Has worked as an architect for more than thirty years with several Midwestern firms of varying sizes.
Lives in Hamilton, ON, and teaches English at Redeemer University College.
Executive Director and General Legal Counsel for Canadian Physicians for Life.
Has too many jobs. He's the author of a four-book fantasy series, and a popular textbook on movies, faith, and culture.
Dr. Jim Belcher (M.A., Fuller; Ph.D., Georgetown) is the author of the award winning Deep Church.
Dr. Norman Wirzba teaches courses in theology, ecology, and agrarian studies at Duke Divinity School.
Samuel Martin is the author of the story collection This Ramshackle Tabernacle, and the forthcoming 2012 novel A Blessed Snarl (Breakwater).
Professor Hauerwas has sought to recover the significance of the virtues for understanding the nature of the Christian life.
Tom Ackerman is Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Associate Professor of Theology, and director of the Center for Applied Christian Ethics, at Wheaton College.
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