(RNS) — A lack of books and other resources for progressive Christian families is why Daneen Akers recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to write a children’s book of her own, 'Holy Troublemakers and Unconventional Saints.'
An occasional feature where RNS reporters plumb religion and spirituality — in film, television, books, music and other forms of popular culture.
(RNS) — Perhaps more surprising than the film's success is the quiet presence of Fred Rogers’ faith in the documentary 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?'
(RNS) — Queer activist and atheist Camille Beredjick calls for an alliance based on mutual goals of equality and acceptance.
(RNS) — Here are eight new books — and one bonus track — where religion and spirituality are themes.
(RNS) — And it stars Jim Caviezel, who played the role of Jesus in Mel Gibson's 2004 film 'The Passion of the Christ.'
(RNS) — The beloved 'Lord Grantham' takes his background in theology to Jerusalem in a new documentary.
(RNS) — Across the country, congregants have bought out theaters for screenings and dressed in their favorite African attire to see a superhero who looks like them.
(RNS) — The network enlisted the aid of actual clergy to make 'Living Biblically' more realistic and, hopefully, more funny.
(RNS) — Minecraft is becoming what some hoped failed Christian-themed games like Catechumen would become — a tool for exploring and advancing religion among gamers.
(RNS) — Will audiences watch a sitcom about a guy who talks to God?
(RNS) — Author Julia Duin focuses on a new breed of snake-handling preachers — young and adept at using social media to attract attention.
(RNS) — Here are eight recently published books that deal with religion and spirituality in plot, theme or subject matter — without proselytizing.
(RNS) — 'I felt, as a moviegoer, kind of making fun of Catholic school has been covered,' Gerwig told RNS.
(RNS) For Prince, who died in April 2016, 'every song was either a prayer or foreplay.'
(RNS) — A new film recounts the unlikely friendship between St. Francis of Assisi and the nephew of the great Muslim leader Saladin.