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Religion at the Oscars

Sacred And Not-So-Sacred Cows: Humor And The Golden Calf

Rabbi Michael Bernstein | Posted 05.04.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Bernstein

Someone I know used to have a mug that said "Sacred cows make the best hamburgers." This pithy statement captures part of what is at stake when we declare certain things to be off limits, taboo or untouchable.

Religion At The Academy Awards

S. Brent Plate | Posted 04.04.2013 | Religion
S. Brent Plate

This year's Oscar line-up is once again rife with religious references, and the entertainment industry may be overtaking religious institutions as the prime mythmakers and ritual producers in a society where the "nones" are on the rise.