How Christianity Spread: the 1% and the 99% in Ancient Rome
November 16, 2012

A startling new book on the distribution of wealth in early Christianity

Michele Bachmann’s Very Rough Road Ahead
July 21, 2011

In a remarkably short period of time, Representative Michele Bachmann has been transformed from a fringe figure, known mainly for her abrasive and often inaccurate attacks on the president and other Democrats, into a legitimate presidential candidate. The latest national poll of Republicans (from Public Policy Polling) shows her pulling ahead of long-time front-runner Mitt Romney. The latest poll of likely Caucus-goers in Iowa has the same result. She’s even gaining rapidly on Romney in New Hampshire, and making a splash in many other states.