Selina O'Grady is a journalist and historian. Her book And Man Created God: Kings, Cults, and Conquests at the Time of Jesus is being published by Atlantic Books in September 2012. She blogs at www.selinaogrady.com and tweets @selinaogrady.
Published in: HomeThe Gun and the Cross. The religion of America in John Ford, Mitt Romney and Clint Eastwood
There is something always moving about America's sense of its destiny. The speeches to the Republican convention...
Published in: openDemocracyUKOlympian worship - can't we give up the gigantism of it?
"Bread and circuses" really was the formula the Roman emperors used to buy the social peace needed to exercise their...