(RNS) — The creators of a new CBS show about a mysterious Facebook contact came together just as their faith journeys were diverging.
(RNS) — The surprise success of the CBS show 'God Friended Me' has some media watchers wondering whether the small screen is on the cusp of a religion renaissance.
(RNS) Perhaps the performance richest in religious imagery was Beyonce's, which evoked iconography of the divine mother from several faith traditions.
This public display of faith in conjunction with his other shenanigans raises questions about whether it's helpful for celebrities to broadcast their faith.
(RNS) Is devotion to a sport the same as devotion to a religion? A new documentary series will explore that question.
The second highest grossing horror film of all time, 'The Conjuring,' was written by two Christians who quietly inserted a religious message into it.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) Alongside “Orange Is the New Black” and “House of Cards,” Netflix now offers users another type of content: Christian sermons.
The movie industry has a long history of casting white actors to play African and Middle Eastern Bible characters. But religious audiences can witness a stark departure from this trend when Sony's “War Room” hits theaters on August 28.
Hillsong Church says they are a "gay welcoming" congregation, even though they are not gay affirming. Hillsong pastor Carl Lents explains how they are attempting to think through and navigate this difficult issue.
The church says the gay celebrities can’t serve as leaders and don’t support their ‘lifestyle.’ But Josh Canfield and Reed Kelly aren’t going anywhere. It's a love story.
Mickey Rooney died on Sunday at 93. We remember his prolific and volatile career, as well as the faith he seemed to grasp at the end of his life.
(RNS) "Noah" director Darren Aronofsky describes where he got the idea for the film, how he plans to respond to critics and why he focuses the film on themes of justice vs. mercy.
Some evangelical leaders have criticized Paramount's forthcoming "Noah" film for not being fully accurate. RNS' Jonathan Merritt points out that these leaders have supported equally inaccurate biblical productions and misunderstand how good art functions.
NEW YORK (RNS) The biblical narrative of the flood is a touchstone in many religious circles, a story that's told and retold within Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
A slew of biblical films with star-studded casts and big budgets is slated for 2014. Here are five you don't want to miss.
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