New today from the Century:
- Mordechai Beck on the politics of Israeli archaeology: "Israelis take great interest in archaeology, as findings can validate Jews' ancient claims to the land. Of course, Palestinians have similar claims."
- MaryAnn McKibben Dana on why Presbyterians need to stop requiring churches to interview a woman
- Katherine Willis Pershey blogs the lectionary
- Steve Vineberg reviews Monsieur Lazhar (subscription required)