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Flavio Rogerio Hickel Jr.

Flavio Rogerio Hickel Jr. is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Flavio Rogerio Hickel Jr.

Guess who’s coming to Easter dinner?

By Flavio Rogerio Hickel Jr., Fanhao Nie, Leah Payne, and Tarah Williams — April 7, 2023
(RNS) — The religiously unaffiliated celebrate Easter more widely than you'd think.

‘Jesus Revolution’ leaves out the tough stuff but gets the music right

By Leah Payne — February 27, 2023
(RNS) — The new film about the origins of the Jesus People is refracted through Greg Laurie’s memory, which is selective.

Tammy Faye, a double whammy of Christian love, wins in the end

By Leah Payne — September 17, 2021
(RNS) — A new film captures her interior world but doesn’t fully explain her ingenuity and power.

Carman, beloved by ’90s evangelical kids, was a Pentecostal showman at heart

By Leah Payne and Dara Coleby Delgado — February 23, 2021
(RNS) — The wildly popular troubadour was equal parts Pentecostal flair and Disney levels of cartoonish imagination.

President Trump’s hidden religious base: Pentecostal-charismatic celebrities

By Erica Ramirez and Leah Payne — August 27, 2020
Pentecostal and charismatic celebrities like Kari Jobe and Rodney Howard-Browne may not be household names. But their movement is a key part of Donald Trump's base.
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