Religion and Media

Kera Street

Digital Christianity

February 13, 2019
Kera Street, MTS ’10, PhD candidate in the study of religion, and former DivEx participant now explores digital media, religion, and where and how they intersect.
Laurie Goodstein

Academics and Journalists Unite Against Fake News

December 13, 2016

On Thursday, Dec. 8, Dean Baquet, the executive editor of the New York Times, lamented the dearth of good religion journalism in an NPR interview with Terry Gross. On the very same day, the Times's religion reporter, Laurie Goodstein, echoed his concerns at the Religious Literacy in Journalism symposium at HDS.

Diane Moore

When Journalism Meets Religion

December 8, 2016

Through the Religious Literacy and the Professions Initiative, Senior Lecturer Diane Moore hopes to enhance understanding of religions to undercut bigotry and prejudice.

Dudley Rose

Promoting Religious Literacy in a Digital Age

August 18, 2016

The Pamphlet is a new podcast devoted to the surprising history of Unitarian Universalism, including its connections to pirates in the colonial era and to Communist spies in the 1950s. HDS alumnus Sean Neil-Barron, MDiv ’15, who cocreated the podcast, says its title points back to the cheaply printed tracts that helped spread religious viewpoints to the masses, often generating spirited rebuttals in the process.... Read more about Promoting Religious Literacy in a Digital Age

Carlton Pearson

Harvard-acquired Pentecostal collection offers up ‘gold mine’

August 8, 2016

Bishop Carlton Pearson’s media archive, which will be digitized by Andover-Harvard Theological Library over the next two years, will offer scholars a rare unvarnished glimpse inside the closely guarded world of evangelical religious broadcasting—and the careers of some of its most notable practitioners.

Carlton Pearson /Photo: Kris Snibbe

Teachings From the TV Preacher

May 25, 2016

Former Pentecostal televangelist Carlton Pearson visited Harvard recently to announce his donation to the Andover-Harvard Theological Library of his personal archives, which include thousands of hours of raw and produced footage to give researchers insight into the craft of religious broadcasting.

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