Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during a Super Tuesday event March 6, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. While Romney is the front runner, Republican voters have not formed an effective consensus over one candidate.
Fred Barnes is the executive editor of The Weekly Standard.
Mitt Romney didn't achieve the knockout punch he wanted on Super Tuesday, but winning five of the 10 contests was no small feat. With his haul of delegates, he continued his march to the Republican presidential nomination.
No doubt the mainstream media, which dislikes Romney and treats him as an undeserving frontrunner, will play up Rick Santorum as a stronger than ever challenger to Romney. Indeed, after winning in Tennessee, Oklahoma, and North Dakota, Santorum sent out an email saying, "We Won."
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during a Super Tuesday event March 6, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. Romney won six of the ten states that voted on Super Tuesday. However, the Republican nominating contest may be far from over.
Elaine Pagels has been called one of the world's most important writers and thinkers on religion and history. She won the National Book Award for her book The Gnostic Gospels. She is also the author of Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas.
The Book of Revelation, the final book of the New Testament, has some of the most dramatic and frightening language in the Bible.
In her new book Revelations: Visions, Prophecy and Politics in the Book of Revelation, Princeton University religious professor Elaine Pagels places the Book of Revelation in its historical context and explores where the book's apocalyptic vision of the end of the world comes from.