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Ancient Egyptian deities in popular culture

The Kane Chronicles series by Rick Riordan has many references to Ancient Egyptian mythology. It references many deities, including Horus, Isis, Set, Apophis, Ra, and many more.


Center for Media, Religion and Culture

The Center for Media, Religion, and Culture is a research center in the University of Colorados College of Media, Communication and Information, that aims at cultivating knowledge and promoting research on the representation and interpretation of religion in popular media, both inside and outside the U.S. The center was founded in 2006 by Professor Stewart M. Hoover, a Journalism and Mass Communication faculty known for his work on popular media and religions. "Stewart M. Hoover." Stewart M. Hoover. University of Colorado. Web. 6 July 2015 In addition to hosting several international conferences that address current issues in media, religion and culture, the center offers fellowship programs for domestic and international scholars interested in conducting research on related subjects. The Center takes on various projects with research fellows to explore religion and media from varied angles and through new, developing theoretical frameworks. The Center aims to bring together scholars, professionals and the larger public to explore the variety of ways media and religion influence one another and our daily lives. The Center currently works on several projects including one on the "Third Spaces" of Religion and Media, as well as a project in conjunction with the University of Haifa, in Israel on Media Ambivalence. The Center also produces a radio show and has a group research blog.


Filthy Rich (2020 TV series)

Filthy Rich is an upcoming American serialized satirical drama television series that was ordered to series by Fox in May 2019. It is based on the New Zealand series of the same name, and is scheduled to premiere in 2020 as a midseason entry.


Religion in Futurama

The animated science fiction television program Futurama makes a number of satirical and humorous references to religion, including inventing several fictional religions which are explored in certain episodes of the series.


The Messengers (TV series)

The Messengers is an American supernatural mystery drama television series that aired on The CW during the 2014–15 season. The series was officially picked up on May 8, 2014, and premiered on April 17, 2015. The series was cancelled by the CW on May 7, 2015, but aired all of its episodes, and concluded on July 24, 2015.


Pilgrim: Faith as a Weapon

Pilgrim: Faith as a Weapon is a 1997 adventure video game, written by Paulo Coelho, who wrote The Pilgrimage, the novel on which the game is based. Pilgrim has been described as a "commercial cultural heritage game" and "graphic interactive fiction". It is the premiere title of Arxel Tribe and the first in The Paulo Coelho trilogy, which also includes The Legend of the Prophet and the Assassin and The Secrets of Alamut.


Portrayals of God in popular media

Portrayals of God in popular media have varied from a white-haired old man in Oh, God! to a woman in Dogma, from an entirely off-screen character to a figure of fun. According to trinitarian Christianity, Jesus Christ is God, so cultural depictions of Jesus in film and television are also portrayals of God.


White Tulip

White Tulip is the 18th episode of the second season of the American science fiction drama television series Fringe. It follows a scientist in his quest to time travel back and save his fiancee, while the Fringe team investigates the consequences of his actions, and Walter struggles to tell his son Peter he was stolen from the parallel universe as a boy. The episode was co-written by J.H. Wyman and Jeff Vlaming, and was directed by Thomas Yatsko. Wyman later stressed the importance of "White Tulip" in the shows evolution, calling it a "mythalone" because its elements were designed to create the ideal episode to satisfy both new and hardcore viewers. Elements from this episode, in particular the idea of the white tulip as a sign of forgiveness, would be reused in later episodes. It first aired in the United States on April 15, 2010 on Fox to an estimated 6.624 million viewers. It received positive reviews, and earned a nomination for Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards. It was ranked the best episode of the entire series by Entertainment Weekly, while IGN and Den of Geek ranked it as the second best.


World Religions (TV series)

World Religions is an educational television show which was produced and broadcast by TVOntario in 1973. The show was based on the theological book, The Worlds Religions, written by Huston Smith.

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