Bible Gateway, World’s Most Visited Christian Website, Revamps Its Site to be More Personal

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The world’s most visited Christian website, the online Bible search engine Bible Gateway (BibleGateway.com; @BibleGateway), has remade its site to include new functions for users to personalize and deepen their online experience. [See video tutorial http://youtu.be/J3rlZgYHei4] “We’ve worked a long time on this, to make sure we carefully and properly meet […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – July 4

Religion & Ethics NewsWeeklyis a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1744 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on July 4 (check local listings).  Religious Reaction to Hobby Lobby Decision – Religious groups are deeply divided over the Supreme Court’s controversial ruling Monday in the so-called […]

Religious, Political Leaders Respond to Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby SCOTUS Decision

DALLAS, Texas, June 30, 2014 – Today, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) of America ruled in a 5-4 decision that the Affordable Health Care for America Act violates closely held corporations’ rights under the First Amendment. Under the ruling of Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, SCOTUS has established a legal precedent that companies are granted the same liberties as […]

Empowered21 Expands Global Influence in Advance of 2015 Global Congress in Jerusalem

TULSA, Okla. – More than 30 leaders from across India and Nepal made history this week by meeting to launch the 13th Empowered21 Regional Cabinet. E21 India marks another milestone in the strength of the Spirit-empowered movement, which numbers more than 600 million people globally. Empowered21 serves every inhabited continent through a dynamic relational network. […]

New Book Sheds Light on the Role Played by Religion in Digital Games

The book Playing with Religion in Digital Games spotlights the growing influence religion has in digital gaming. It also showcases the increased attention by scholars around the world to digital gaming and its impact on popular conceptions of religion. A recent Indiana University Press release illustrates how using religious images, narratives and characters in popular video […]