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Hollywood's programs about our faith, such as The History Channel's "The Bible" miniseries, may be flawed, but these visual representations remind us what a radical faith we have.
The History Channel's miniseries, "The Bible," is a well-made show about some of the more popular stories of Scripture, but the changing of details to fit an agenda is bothersome.
Producers of a miniseries about the Bible say it's time to encourage – even mandate –teaching the Bible in public schools. But their commendable goal is not so easy to achieve.
GRANDVILLE, Mich. (RNS) For years, Rob Bell closed his Sunday teachings at Mars Hill Bible Church with a simple statement: “Grace and peace be with you.”
DEARBORN, Mich. (RNS) When Fordson High School football coach Fouad Zaban was asked to be on a reality show about Muslim family life, his impulse was to decline.
(RNS) The cast and producers of “All-American Muslim,” said they are helping change negative perceptions of Muslims.
(RNS) Lowe’s has pulled commercials from future episodes of “All-American Muslim,” a TLC reality-TV show, after protests by Christian groups.
ROCKVILLE, Md. (RNS) The V-shaped hand sign may have seemed to be from a planet far away, but he created it from childhood memories of his Jewish family.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Modern popes have had their fans and detractors, but few would dispute their reputations for personal virtue.
(RNS) A former banking executive who helped launch the nation’s first Muslim television station faces 15 years to life in prison.
A half-century ago, "The Andy Griffith Show" premiered on the nation's TV sets. The show is revered as a classic today, but what's its appeal? As one person said, it's about man's humanity to man, and not man's inhumanity.
Fox's TV sensation "Glee" does what few TV shows have done before: Air an episode that engages religious dialogue. (Photo: Fox Broadcasting)
Here are the five lessons churches must learn from newspapers, television and retail if churches are going to survive as a viable social institution.
Over the course of the Bush administration, our popular culture boomed as an export. International box-office receipts for U.S. films exploded. American TV shows colonized foreign prime-time markets. However, opinion abroad of the United States tanked.
"Khaled, 40, is among a new breed of media-savvy Muslim clerics who have taken to the stage and are beaming messages to millions across the Middle East on a series of dedicated pan-Arab TV shows and channels," according to a recent Variety story.
The challenge of losing weight is a staple of American reality television. Shows like "The Biggest Loser" and "Celebrity Fit Club" revolve around weight loss, while others like "Supernanny" or "Wife Swap" have included their share of fitness and healthy eating storylines.
The black church must make sure its own artistic voices are welcomed there, said panelists at a recent workshop on the church's relationship to media and the arts.