New today from the Century:
- Kate Bowler on the American megachurch and the Christmas prosperity gospel
- Walter Brueggemann reviews Jerome Creach: "How are we to reconcile the Old Testament's violence with the gospel? Creach's book is among the best of a recent stream of books on the topic."
- James McCarty on a police shooting elsewhere and the culture of violence here
- "Peeling the Onion," a poem by Luci Shaw
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