A new film on the life of Jesus Christ leaves God’s archenemy on the cutting-room floor
Michael Dunn and Our ‘Dirty Harry’ Epidemic
The narratives of Dunn and Zimmerman reflect a cultural near-consensus on the idea of the threatening black criminal — and the white man who has no choice but to stop him
Ellen Page: Is Coming Out Really Still ‘Brave’?
The actress’s announcement should be celebrated, but so should the maturing society that received her news with a shrug
Remember Benedict the Meek
As we celebrate Pope Francis, remember that a year ago today, Pope Benedict XVI performed the greatest papal act in the history of the Catholic Church.
Why I Can’t Date a Liberal
Conservative political analyst Carrie Sheffield on the case for not crossing the political aisle when it comes to love
When Bystanders Are as Bad as Abusers
The worst assault is when friends, family, and authorities turn a blind eye
How Philip Seymour Hoffman Could Have Been Saved
An apparent heroin overdose is a reminder of why we need to move toward evidence-based treatments for addiction
It’s Still O.K. to Have a Favorite Woody Allen Movie
Unless we want to run background checks on all our favorite artists, we need to allow Allen the separation of his personal life from his professional
The State of the Union’s Most Despicable Moment
All Americans can appreciate Cory Remsburg’s sacrifice — but our soldiers shouldn’t be used as political props
30 Under 30: Meet Teddy Goff, the Brain Behind Obama’s Digital Campaign
Let’s Not Make Thug the New N Word
We’re stuck with endless misunderstandings about the N word already. Adding another one will only mean twice the mess.
Refugees in Our Own Country
When we think of people fighting for freedom, we often think internationally — but perhaps we should turn our attention to our own backyards
Remember the Humanity of Jahi McMath
As in the case of Terri Schiavo, people with severe brain injuries are treated like second class citizens, often being denied the treatment, care, and love that their humanity demands