The marriage of science fiction and religion is undergoing a revival in popular culture.
Kelly J. Baker is the editor of Women in Higher Education, a feminist newsletter evaluating the state of women in higher ed. She is also a freelance writer with a PhD in religious studies PhD, covering several interest areas including religion, higher education, gender, labor, motherhood, and popular culture. She has written two books: Gospel According to the […]
Many pundits declared that 2014 would be Hollywood’s “year of the Bible” or the year due to the number of explicitly religious movies slated for premiere. Yet when the Academy Awards are presented on Feb. 22, only a few of the contenders in 24 main categories will have religion in their stories or backstories. What happened?
Douglas Cowan is an associate professor of religious studies at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. He is an expert on the neo-pagan community and has written about the community’s use of the Internet to communicate and share ideas about faith and rituals. He has also published about Mormonism and evangelical practice in North America […]