Brook Wilensky-Lanford

Coming to America: A Brief History of U.S.-Papal Diplomacy
September 22, 2015

Pope visits to the U.S. haven't always been so cordial. 

Falling Asleep in the Afterlife
September 11, 2015

The bland comfort of mass-market Christianity.

Ridley Scott's 'Exodus' Proves the "Bible Movies" Trend Is Nonsense
December 12, 2014

Lumping together all Bible movies borders on laziness.

The Dangerous Lies We Tell About America's Founding
July 03, 2014

No, the American Revolution didn't begin with the "shot heard round the world." The facts matter.

The Big New 'Noah' Movie Is Closer to the Bible Than its Christian Critics Will Admit
March 27, 2014

If you’re going to make a movie of a Bible story, you’re going to need to fill in some major gaps.