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Religion and Popular Culture

Learning to Die

Gary Laderman | Posted 06.09.2016 | Religion
Gary Laderman

It's one thing to be concerned about the death of loved ones, and to be memorializing all our hero celebrity icon/saints. It's quite another to be prepared for your own demise.

Some Thoughts on Religion and Sexuality

Gary Laderman | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion
Gary Laderman

The sexification of popular culture as exhibited by such performers as Miley, Beyonce, and Thicke does not necessarily mean complete moral decay and the victory of degenerate youth.

Religion Has Nothing To Fear From The 'Nones'

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 06.08.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

Hardly a month goes by when we don't read about the decline or collapse of organized religion in America. But religion -- including the organized sort -- remains vital and vibrant, defying the predictions of doom that appear with numbing regularity.

Eminem's Three Commandments

Marcia Dawkins | Posted 03.08.2013 | Media
Marcia Dawkins

Paying attention to the guilt-redemption, love-hate and God-Devil themes found in Mathers's music is an important part of understanding how the perception of spirituality is active in today's popular culture.