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'Dig' TV Series Dives Deep Into Jewish Numerology

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 03.29.2015 | Religion

(RNS) “Dig,” the new action-thriller series from the USA Network, is starting to add up — at least in terms of its religious content. The thi...

The Ultimate Blockbuster

Doug Birdsall | Posted 05.08.2013 | Religion
Doug Birdsall

Sunday night, televisions across America were tuned into a new Mark Burnett-produced series. But it wasn't what most people have come to expect from the man who is arguably the most successful reality television producer working today. Instead, he is bringing to life the best-selling, most influential book of all time: The Bible.

My Fascination With The Amish Mafia

Christian Piatt | Posted 03.19.2013 | Religion
Christian Piatt

As several of the folks interviewed on the show indicate, the Amish people are held up by many as a stereotype of humble, innocent simplicity. And while this is true in many cases, there are also darker sides to the culture.

To Bridge The Cultural Divide, Show More Religion On TV

Richard Stearns | Posted 08.11.2012 | Religion
Richard Stearns

If characters of real religious faith were more frequently seen on film and television, we would have a much better chance of bridging our current cultural divides.

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The Woman Who Saved The World: The Spirituality Of Laura Dern’s 'Enlightened’ New Role

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.23.2011 | Religion

Laura Dern is one of the most respected and versatile film actresses in America. Her roles have included portrayals of "the every woman" to "the woman...