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Religion in the Media

The Pen and the Gun

Karem Issa | Posted 01.17.2015 | Religion
Karem Issa

If I'm not on one side, this doesn't mean that I'm with the other. I'm neither on the side of those media that insult my faith and beliefs and spread lies, nor the side of violent criminals who insult my faith and beliefs, and spread lies.

The War On Christmas -- Ugh

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 02.12.2013 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

I do not at all care how often the word "Christmas" is (not) used by politicians, entertainers or my local barista. As a Christian, I do not think that it is our God-given right to display Christian symbols on public land as if we have claimed the U.S. as Jesus' primary mailing address.

A Hard Time For Dissent

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 11.19.2011 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

Has dissent become simply another commodity? In the sixties it was, for us, honest prayer in action. It held significance as Christian community trying to respond to what it felt was God's will.

Has 'The Oprah Show' Shied Away From Religion?

The Huffington Post | Bryan Maygers | Posted 07.24.2011 | Religion

Oprah Winfrey's influence on the mind, body and spirit of viewers of The Oprah Show is hard to overstate. However she has been curiously hesitant to t...

Media Fan The Flames Of Religious Intolerance

Rev. Charles Gibbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Charles Gibbs

Burning a Quran, or any holy book, is an offense to our common humanity, and we can hardly turn a blind eye. But this kind of violence is not the story of our society; it is a sideshow.

The Media's 'God Gap'

Billy Hallowell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Billy Hallowell

While efforts to ethnically and sexually balance the newsroom have been underway for quite some time, ideological and theological divides have led to tilted and incomplete coverage in matters of faith.