New today from the Century:
- John Buchanan on the life of the Cubs fan: "The Cubs last won the World Series in 1908. I have learned to comfort myself with Christian verities such as steadfastness and hope." (subscription required)
- Peter Boumgarden reviews Marilynne Robinson: "To those who fear that Christian cultural engagement is in a state of intellectual poverty, Robinson's work offers reason to hope."
- Steve Thorngate on dinner parties for marriage-debate opponents