New today from the Century:
- Edward Blum reviews two books on religion and the American Civil War: "Americans went into the Civil War believing that God was on their side, and they ended the war believing the same." (subscription required)
- Janet Edwards on the close of Coming Out month: "Coming out is a courageous and spiritual act that benefits everyone in a ripple effect beyond all our horizons."
- Highlights from the Occupy-related links all over Facebook
- A poem by Jeff Gundy: "Natural theology from the Sherman bench"
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