New today from the Century:
- Arthur Farnsley on flea-market capitalists: "Some Americans see themselves as isolated individuals struggling in a forbidding environment. Institutions do things to them, not for or with them." (subscription required)
- Steve Thorngate on the suggestion that the next would-be mass shooter's intent is "irreversible": "If being a conservative evanglical doesn't include believing in the absolute power of God's grace to transform human hearts, then the folks who brought me up in that tradition must have been doing it wrong."
- MaryAnn McKibben Dana on clergy burnout and clergy health
- Lawrence Stratton's lectionary column for January 20 (subscription required)