(RNS) The 10-part series consistently relied on religion and its zealots to fuel a complicated plot. Over and over, characters in the series warned of a coming Armageddon that turned out to be different than expected.
Author Archives: Kimberly Winston
About Kimberly Winston
Kimberly Winston is a freelance religion reporter based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work has appeared in The Chicago Tribune, The Dallas Morning News, USA Today, The Washington Post, The San Jose Mercury News and Newsweek. Since 2011, she has covered atheism and other forms of freethought for Religion News Service. In 2014, she received a Wilbur Award for best online news story from the Religion Communicators Council and in 2005 she was the recipient of the American Academy of Religion’s award for best in-depth religion reporting. She is the author of three books, including Bead One, Pray Too: A Guide to Making and Using Prayer Beads (Morehouse, 2008). She is a 1994 graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
(RNS) It’s “All in the Family” meets “The Cosby Show” with a focus on issues confronting Muslim-Americans. And while most teaching-tool efforts are dull, this one is funny in a late-night comedy club kind of way.
(RNS) Ever heard of “Bible roulette”? It’s featured on this week’s episode of “Dig” — and here’s what that could mean.
(RNS) The Wisconsin governor uses a popular devotional book to signal to evangelicals that they have the same reading material on their nightstands.
(RNS) In one minute, the April 25 earthquake in Nepal toppled, destroyed and damaged a millennium of religious history. This ‘Splainer looks at the damaged sites and their religious and historical significance.
(RNS) The latest episode of “Dig” on the USA Network serves up a heady cocktail of trapdoors, secret chambers and mysterious torch-lit beach rituals.
(RNS) The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, founder of the multi-million dollar Crystal Cathedral Ministries, will be commemorated with funds from a crowd-sourcing campaign.
(RNS) In the show’s seventh episode, evil archaeologist Ian Margove (Richard E. Grant) is after the “treasure” the Order of Moriah is supposed to have buried somewhere in Jerusalem.
(RNS) There are four main characters named Thomas in PBS’ “Wolf Hall.” Here’s a who’s who and a look at why these four Thomases are important to religion today.