To be human is to be responsible. And this ability to respond is of a particular kind, because of that to which it responds: the love of God, expressed in God’s blessings and promises.
In this summer issue of Comment our writers explore a wide range of topics in the arts and the academy, business and technology, culture and politics, and everyday delights and comforts. But quietly underneath all of these explorations whispers the question: what is it to be human, to be responsible, in these various settings? And while the concrete answers vary along with the settings, the deepest answer that brings coherence to all our diverse concrete responses to circumstance remains that same one word.