In the News: #blacklivesmatter, #Illridewithyou, TL;DR Bible Stories & more!

In the News: #blacklivesmatter, #Illridewithyou, TL;DR Bible Stories & more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
How Christians Helped Create The Muslim Brotherhood

How Christians Helped Create The Muslim Brotherhood

Maurice Chammah reviews Beth Baron's book The Orphan Scandal: Christian Missionaries and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The Last Twentieth-Century Book Club: Orson Welles’ The Life of Christ

The Last Twentieth-Century Book Club: Orson Welles’ The Life of Christ

"The Last Twentieth Century Book Club" is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly.
A Mime, 30 Years in the Making

A Mime, 30 Years in the Making

Shruti Devgan reviews the play "Kultar's Mime" about the 1984 massacre of Sikhs in India.
The Patient Body: The Great Organ Shortage

The Patient Body: The Great Organ Shortage

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
In the News: Hasidim, Mormons, Borges and more!

In the News: Hasidim, Mormons, Borges and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
Excerpt: American Canyon

Excerpt: American Canyon

An excerpt from American Canyon by Amarnath Ravva.
The Reformation Will Be Televised: On ISIS,  Religious Authority and the Allure of Textual Simplicity

The Reformation Will Be Televised: On ISIS, Religious Authority and the Allure of Textual Simplicity

The religious fundamentalism of ISIS is not evidence that Islam needs a Reformation, but that one has already occurred by Suzanne Schneider.
The Patient Body: Tending to One Another

The Patient Body: Tending to One Another

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
Review: Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo

Review: Stringer: A Reporter’s Journey in the Congo

Jared Malsin reviews  Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo by Anjan Sundaram.
The Last Twentieth-Century Book Club: Dark Dungeons

The Last Twentieth-Century Book Club: Dark Dungeons

"The Last Twentieth Century Book Club" is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly.
Review: Season of the Witch

Review: Season of the Witch

Don Jolly reviews Peter Bebergal's new book, Season of the Witch.