So reasonable left-leaning folks are disagreeing, even more than usual. Is this week’s fiscal-cliff deal any good?
The deal, which the president signed into law Wednesday, includes the following (among other things):
New today from the Century: Zionism's internal conflicts, Brueggemann reviews Douglas John Hall, more.
In a recent TED Talk, Phuc Tran talks about his love for grammar, particularly the use of the subjunctive and indicative. He uses these two types of verbal moods as a tool to look at the world and one’s life.
I continue to encounter—and to find incredibly puzzling—the claim that depicting God creating through evolution portrays God less favorably than depicting God creating directly and instantaneously.
I'm back around after spending most of December away, and I'll get back to the current-events blogging directly. But first, I mentioned recently that I've been writing and home-recording a song for each liturgical season.
New today from the Century: Bill McKibben on divesting from oil, Kyle Childress on protesters in the pews, more.
Sometimes we grow weary of the same texts as they come up year after year. We may even suggest that maybe this year we should not do the Christmas pageant, but a different story instead.