Religion in the News: February 2, 2018

It no longer seems surprising that religion rears its head in politics — on both the right and the left — and especially in the United States.

But you may be surprised that religion pops up on your social media feed, on your movie screen, or on your bookshelf in the form of a text on snake handlers. For reals. Well, it’s all here in this week’s Religion in the News round-up: