The Common Good

Why is it so hard to do religion in prime time?

Date: March 14, 2012

 

From a storytelling perspective, stories concerning religion have a sort of universal appeal, said Cathleen Falsani, the new media director for Sojourners and a prolific author on the intersection of religion and pop culture.
 
“Art imitates life, and in this country and most of the world, religion, and certainly spirituality and faith, is a massive part of a lot of people’s lives, whether we’re embracing it or reacting against it,” she said.