New today from the Century:
- Celia Deane-Drummond, Dominic Johnson, Agustin Fuentes and Robin Lovin on what scientists and theologians talk about: "We can learn a lot from interdisciplinary conversation. But we are sometimes puzzled by how our colleagues know what they seem to know." (subscription required)
- Steve Thorngate on poverty babies: "I grew up in a small town in Wisconsin in the 80s and 90s. I knew very few people of color. But I was certainly familiar with the concept of a 'crack baby.'”
- Rhonda Mawhood Lee blogs the lectionary: "What you and I consider simple fairness, Jesus calls greed: a voracious appetite that can never be satisfied and will leave us empty in the end."
- Laura Kelly Fanucci on sacraments and interruption
- "Listen," a poem by Paul Willis