New today from the Century:
- Stephanie Paulsell on the church and the humanities: "Religious communities have long helped cultivate humanistic practices. We don't often think of ourselves in this way—but what if we did?"
- John Stauffer on how the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" became America's hymn
- Amy Frykholm on investing in boom-town infrastructure
- Tony Robinson reviews Christopher Beeley: "Clergy need reminders about the core purpose of their work. Beeley draws on the works of early church leaders to deliver one." (subscription required)