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January 2008 Archives

Biggest news on the spirituality rialto: Oprah’s book club choice in March will be Eckhart Tolle’s “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.” It’s the first time Oprah has chosen a book from the self-help/spirituality genre. “This is my […]

Everybody, sitting down? Britney was taken to the hospital again in the wee hours. TMZ was running exclusives all night long. You can hardly blame them though–their business model relies on this kind of gossip–for running the story, and proudly, […]

More than a dozen of the greatest names in country music come together to celebrate the gospel classics that are a staple of the Grand Ole Opry on “How Great Thou Art: Gospel Favorites From The Grand Ole Opry,” releasing […]

This year’s Beliefnet Film Awards are now live and waiting for your votes! As in past year’s we’ve named five nominees in each of three categories: Best Spiritual Film, Best Spiritual Performance, Best Spiritual Documentary. To see who was nominated, […]

Last week, Ellen Leventry reviewed Fox’s new reality show “Moment of Truth“–wherein contestants answer questions while hooked up to a polygraph machine–and said she is unsure of the show’s ethical implication. Here’s video from one recent episode. What do you […]

In 2001’s “Joan of Arcadia” God appeared to a small-town teen disguised as a cute boy, a cafeteria lady and other random citizens. In “Saving Grace,” a beer-sipping angel with a Nashville twang pops in on an Oklahoma City detective. […]

After three albums, a string of hit singles (including six No. 1 songs and eleven Top 5 hits), major tours with some of the biggest names in the business, and various awards (including a Dove Award for Modern Rock Album […]

It seems that Kabbalah super-couple Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher may be distancing themselves from the religion, reports Sources tell “The Scoop” that the May-December duo haven’t attended services or Shabbat dinner at L.A.’s Kabbalah Center for months and […]

I love movies, music, books, blogs and just about anything in our culture that helps us be inspired to consider deeper meanings and messages in life. However, I’m getting confused lately at the new line-up of TV stars, which includes […]

There was a time—especially back in the 1940’s, 1950’s and 1960’s, where Westerns made up a large portion of a year’s annual movies. From Roy Rogers to John Wayne to Clint Eastwood, from the days of cowboys-and-Indians to the towns […]

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