The Religion of The Bachelorette and Reality TV: Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

Today, I’m honored to guest blog on Christianity Today’s Her.meneutics blog about…  yep: The Bachelorette and religion. [Read more...]

Why Doesn’t Emily Propose on The Bachelorette, Instead of the Other Way Around?

In this season of The Bachelorette, it’s obvious who has the power. [Read more...]

Evangelicals for Jef: Emily Maynard and Jef Holm had “Religion Chat”

In 2006, my husband and I created Evangelicals for Mitt in an effort to unite evangelical and Mormon support of the best candidate for President in 2012. [Read more...]

Bloomberg Businessweek’s Anti-Mormon Cover: Imagine this Depiction of Your Faith?

David Harsanyi reveals this new Bloomberg  Businessweek cover: [Read more...]

Brad Pitt’s Mother Gets Death Threats Over Pro-Romney Letter

This was as predictable as the sun coming up in the morning. [Read more...]

Jef Holm Quotes Book of Mormon on The Bachelorette, Refuses Overnight Date

“One F Jef” Holm on The Bachelorette may claim not to be “half Mormon” or even “full Mormon,” but he certainly can quote the Book of Mormon. [Read more...]

How “The Bachelorette” is like Socialism

When The Bachelor debuted on ABC, Kathryn Lopez on National Review wrote about the new show: [Read more...]

Will “The Mormon Bachelor” Create More Marriages than ABC’s?

Does religion play a role in the type of person you date? [Read more...]

Religion on The Bachelorette: Just Under the Surface

By now French Revolution readers know that I suffer from a malady – an addiction to the Bachelor and Bachelorette.  Judge not!  I know you have your secret television loves too.

The show is fascinating for a million reasons, including one reason common to many reality shows – because the producers work with “real people,” reality television is hardly a religion-free zone. [Read more...]

Jef from The Bachelorette: I’m Not a Practicing Mormon

So, we’ve speculated about Jef Holm’s faith a bit on this blog, so you might be interested in this interview he gave recently to Reality TV World during a conference call with reporters. [Read more...]