First, make sure to read Matthew Brench’s post “Advent could save Christmas” over at his personal blog Leorningcnihts boc.
Christianity Today discusses “ethical consumption” in an interview with Laura Hartmann, author of the book The Christian Consumer: Living Faithfully in a Fragile World.
Howard Kainz, in First Things, discusses two new books from atheist philosophers who have some agreement with (gasp!) the Intelligent Design movement.
Rick Marschall reflects on an observation about the difference in American and African prayers: Americans pray for burdens to be lifted, while Africans pray for stronger backs.