'Going Clear' explores the finances of Scientology

Mar 13, 2015
Alex Gibney and Lawrence Wright talk about their new HBO film
Posted In: scientology, IRS, Taxes, religion, exemptions

Can the church recruit the young?

Aug 29, 2014
Francis is attracting a lot of attention to the Catholic church. But the church has a recruiting problem. A lot of its clergy its aging. Lizzie O’Leary speaks with a young clergy member.
Posted In: religion, pope, catholicism

Teaching theology... for profit?

Aug 21, 2014
A for-profit college based in Georgia offers theology degrees to would-be pastors.
Posted In: for-profit colleges, Education, theology, religion
Rick Warren speaks at the Global

Rick Warren goes global, for more mega-church action

Apr 23, 2014
Of the world's 20 biggest megachurches, only one is in the U.S.
Posted In: religion, churches, mega-churches, Rick Warren

God quietly rules the box office

Apr 21, 2014
Movies you've never heard of make a fortune at the box office.
Posted In: religion, hollywood, film

The religious alternative to Obamacare

Jan 10, 2014
An exemption in the Affordable Care Act lets people keep their faith-based alternative without penalties.
Posted In: Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, religion

Marvel's new super power: Growing the market

Nov 6, 2013
Marvel is diversifying its stable of superheroes with a new series featuring a teenage Muslim lead character.
Posted In: Marvel comics, DC comics, Ms. Marvel, Muslim, Islam, women, religion

Beyond Germany's elections -- celebrating Luther

Sep 20, 2013
Germany is preparing for elections but also for the 500th anniversary in 2017 of Martin Luther kicking off the Reformation. How important is the Protestant work ethic in Germany's economic success?
Posted In: Germany, Lutheran, religion

As Barnes & Noble struggles, Christian bookstores succeed

Jul 9, 2013
Christian bookstores are boosting sales by drawing people in for everything from coffee to bible study sessions.
Posted In: bookstore, religion, Christianity, Barnes & Noble

North Carolina arrests highlight religious debate on poverty

Jul 8, 2013
Supporters of social service cuts and "Moral Monday" protesters both cite the Bible to explain their views on helping the poor.
Posted In: Moral Monday, North Carolina, religion, poverty