A TV God for the age of anxiety

The new CBS hourlong dramedy "God Friended Me" premiered to such impressive ratings that the network gave a full-season order. Its surprise success has caused some media watchers to wonder whether we're on the cusp of a religion renaissance on the small screen.

Column

A thoroughly modern mystic makes his way to the big screen

Column: The life and love of Thomas Merton is the subject of an upcoming film. But who would star?

Perspective

Mumford & Sons a hootenanny for the soul

Essay: A Mumford & Sons concert includes biblical allusions, spiritual yearning and prayers of the heart: refreshing, but not overtly religious.

Perspective

California yoga prodigy finds joy in service

Catholic-raised Cole Jacobs is believed to be the youngest Kundalini teacher in the nation, spending his time serving others through yoga.