New today from the Century:
Amy Frykholm interviews Terra Brockman of The Land Connection: "We often have the idea of the feast appearing magically from the
kitchen without labor. But the participatory aspect is the most
important part of the feast." (subscription required)
- Janet Potter reviews Amy Waldman's novel about a 9/11 memorial: "Amy Waldman's debut novel asks us to take a long look at ourselves and be disappointed." (subscription required)
- Steve Thorngate on Rick Perry's new ad and the reaction to it: "There's a sort of dualism that comes up when political commentators talk
about conservative evangelicals: either they're powerful and
unflappable advocates for the couple of causes we've always associated
with them, or they don't really exist as a voting bloc at all."
- Steve Pankey on the most dangerous collect in the Book of Common Prayer: "Stir up your power and with great might come among us? Seriously?"