In a literary essay published by the New Yorker, the magazine’s former deputy editor appeared to be baffled by an obvious Biblical reference.
A van plowed into worshippers near a London mosque on Monday, injuring 10 people in what Prime Minister Theresa May said was a sickening, terrorist attack on Muslims.
He quotes the old spiritual “Were you there when they crucified my Lord?” And his answer is “Yes, we were there.”
A Friday Washington Post headline took a Republican congressman’s use of a biblical quote out of context, making it appear that he does not support feeding unemployed Americans.
Rep. Chris Smith (R., N.J.) is fighting for Christian refugees who have been displaced by fighting in Iraq and Syria and demanding the United States do more to help.
The cathedrals scattered across the countryside “remain what they were a thousand years ago,” writes Simon Jenkins: “the closest England has come to the sublime.”