New today from the Century:
- Craig Barnes on life after high school: "I recently went to parents' night at my stepsons' school. Since then, I've been thinking about the parishioners I've served over the years."
- Emily Heath on staying awake during Advent
- Adam Gregerman reviews David Nirenberg, who "has produced a highly learned intellectual history of anti-Judaism that is also lively, engaging and accessible."
- Heidi J. Hornik and Mikeal C. Parsons on Ghirlandaio's Adoration of the Shepherds
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