(RNS) “Noah” director Darren Aronofsky describes where he got the idea for the film, how he plans to respond to critics and why he focuses the film on themes of justice vs. mercy.
Articles tagged “Bible”
(RNS) Hobby Lobby President Steve Green, with a life steeped in faith, may be the ideal plaintiff in the looming Supreme Court showdown over religious freedom and the Affordable Cate Act contraception mandate.
(RNS) When the Bible is the source of inspiration for art, how close does the artist have to stay to the original narrative?
NEW YORK (RNS) The biblical narrative of the flood is a touchstone in many religious circles, a story that’s told and retold within Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
(RNS) Bernice King had said that her father “MUST be turning in his grave” over her brothers’ attempts to sell his Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal, calling it “outright morally reprehensible.”
(RNS) How did a story like Michael Sam’s coming out fail to be reported on a campus known for having one of the top journalism schools in the world? Because, in the minds of the students at the University of Missouri, being gay is no big deal.
(RNS) “As Mark 8:36 teaches, ‘For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?'” she said. “Our Father MUST be turning in his grave. As a minister of the Gospel, the thought of selling my daddy’s Bible troubles my mind, vexes my spirit and weighs on my soul.”
(RNS) Annie Vallotton’s simple illustrations of biblical stories have been included in the more than 225 million copies of “The Good News Bible.”
(RNS) From “Me So Holy” to “iSlam Muhammad,” Apple has banned at least five iPhone apps with religious themes deemed too controversial for download.