By: Jenny Bruce
Roger Kimball contemplates The End of Art in First Things.
Atheist Matthew Parris believes Christian missionaries are the solution to Africa's biggest problem.
Craig Silverman hands out awards for the most memorable Media Errors and Corrections of 2008 (including a recipe that accidentally recommends a potentially deadly plant in organic salads and an amazing correction by Dave Barry.) There's a bit of colorful language, but it's a horrifying/hilarious read.
Why are the ox and ass keeping time in "The Little Drummer Boy" and present in so many Christmas carols and paintings? Fred Sanders has the answer.