In The News: Is Santa White? Is the Pope a Marxist? What's a Christian Hipster?

In The News: Is Santa White? Is the Pope a Marxist? What’s a Christian Hipster?

A round-up of recent religion & media news.
Mountains of Mulide: A Wartime Refuge

Mountains of Mulide: A Wartime Refuge

Rowan Moore Gerety travels to northern Mozambique to visit the granite caves of Mulide that served as both church and refuge during the country's civil war.
Hitting the Wall: Art in Pakistan

Hitting the Wall: Art in Pakistan

From Karachi, Saba Imtiaz reports on the art scene in Pakistan and the challenges artists face when they choose religion and politics as their themes.
Intersections: Plate Interviews Gregory Grieve

Intersections: Plate Interviews Gregory Grieve

S. Brent Plate interviews digital religion scholar Gregory Price Grieve, a pioneer in the emerging field of religion in digital games.
The Patient Body: A Closely-Held Business

The Patient Body: A Closely-Held Business

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
Death Porn Body Nonsense

Death Porn Body Nonsense

The ostensible purpose of some images is to teach us something about life and death, but, Mary Valle asks, what else is going on when we seek out images of sick women's bodies.
The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Fear of Death Removed

The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Fear of Death Removed

The Last Twentieth Century Book Club, is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly.
In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

A round-up of recent religion & media news.
Enemies Within: AP reporters versus the state

Enemies Within: AP reporters versus the state

Jared Malsin reviews Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman’s book Enemies Within: Inside the NYPD's Secret Spying Unit and bin Laden's Final Plot Against America
From Antelias to Bzoummar

From Antelias to Bzoummar

Irina Papkova takes us on a tour of the religious centers that lie at the heart of Lebanon's Armenian Christian communities.
Erdoğan's Faithful

Erdoğan’s Faithful

In Istanbul, Jenna Krajeski talks to supporters of Turkish Prime Minister Erdoğan and finds that there is more to their loyalty than media portrayals suggest.
Atheists in Foxholes

Atheists in Foxholes

To be a chaplain in the U.S. military, do you have to believe in God?