Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Divorce and the nonreligious

Evangelical Christians have higher than average divorce rates than people who say they aren't religious at all. That's according Baylor University research. The researchers also say the percentage of Americans with no religious affiliation has risen from 3 to 30 percent in the last 50 years. Read more here.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Hollywood films a testament to renewed interest in Bible stories

Hollywood appears to be banking on moviegoers’ interest in faith and God as it prepares to roll out two big-budget films based on biblical tales. Producer-director-screenwriter Darren Aronofsky’s 3-D opus “Noah,” starring Oscar winners Russell Crowe as Noah and Anthony Hopkins as his grandfather Methuselah, is due to be released in March. “Exodus,” directed by Ridley Scott and starring Christian Bale as Moses, is scheduled to be released in December. Read more at the Washington Times.