(RNS) Author Maureen Sabine sheds light on the paradox of having charismatic and photogenic actresses playing chaste nuns.
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(RNS) Among the winners in the new Pew Research Center poll on American Jews, the Orthodox movement and Israel. Losers include the Conservative movement.
(RNS) The notion of God as an artist is hardly new. But when Twitter and Pinterest users take to their smartphones to snap pictures of sunrises and sunsets and attribute those “masterpieces” to God, they are exhibiting a new sort of adoration.
(RNS) Narrated by Somai-born journalist Rageh Omaar, the PBS series “The Life of Muhammad” presents the Muslim prophet in a respectful, positive light, though it doesn’t shirk from the controversies that surrounded him.
(RNS) Many Orthodox Jews will silence their TVs and avoid live music performances on July Fourth to commemorate a three-week mourning period for the Jerusalem Temple.