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Sarah Pulliam Bailey

Sarah Pulliam Bailey joined RNS as a national correspondent in 2013. She has previously served as managing editor of Odyssey Networks and online editor for Christianity Today.

Hollywood looks to the Bible for screenplay potential

Studios and filmmakers are rediscovering a classic text as source material for upcoming mainstream films: the Bible. Nearly 10 years after the blockbuster success of Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” which earned $611.9 million worldwide, studios are looking to the Good Book for good material.

Government shutdown: religious leaders and activists plead for compromise

The federal government faces its first shutdown in nearly 20 years. Greg Erlandson, publisher of Our Sunday Visitor, laments that the shutdown mess has drowned out attention to a real disaster — waves of killings of Christians abroad.

Moody Bible Institute drops alcohol and tobacco ban for employees

The Chicago-based evangelical Moody Bible Institute has dropped its ban on alcohol and tobacco consumption by its 600-some faculty and staff, including for those who work in its radio and publishing arms

Reactions to the Navy Yard Shooting and Aaron Alexis’ Buddhist background

A killer Buddhist? It doesn’t seem to make theological sense. Consider the mentally troubled Aaron Alexis, who police say killed 12 at the Navy Yard in Washington D.C., on Monday.

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