Ten Commandments

Before Superheroes

Russell Crowe is Noah. Christian Bale is Moses. Brad Pitt is Pontius Pilate. With pages of action and a faithful fanbase, Hollywood is mining the good book for blockbuster stories.

They Be Evil

The Internet giant killed its RSS reader, burying the news during the pope’s announcement. But that hasn’t stopped the outraged masses from rising up. Winston Ross on the backlash.

President Obama struck the wrong note this week when he made a religious appeal for health care. James Carroll on how Obama should start talking like a true believer.