New today from the Century:
- Carol Zaleski on immortality: "In some circles, the hope for immortality is criticized as unbiblical and sub-Christian. In others it is affirmed as empirical fact."
- Steve Thorngate on the fiscal cliff: "When should we reduce the deficit, and how? The latter debate is the same partisan standoff it's long been. The former has become rhetorically rather bizarre."
- Emory Gillespie's lectionary column for Sunday, December 2 (subscription required)
- A brief review of World Famous Headliners