New today from the Century:
- Our latest "Ministry in the 21st century" interview is with Scott Kershner of Holden Village: "Religious commitments are no longer taken for granted as part of North American people's lives. So space opens up to ask very basic and interesting questions." (subscription required)
- Amy Frykholm reviews Kathryn Lofton's book on Oprah: "Until I read Oprah: The Gospel of an Icon, I would not have said that I was a connoisseur of the world of O."
- David Heim on the Catholic bishops' changing arguments against the contraception mandate
- Steve Thorngate on an emerging midwestern menace
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