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American Idols and Saints

Newsweek, Fox News, and others debate whether the "Christian viewer vote" has become too powerful.

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Previous Christianity Today articles on television and American Idol include:

An 'Idol' with Soul | Jason Castro only finished third on 'American Idol,' but this fan favorite—and committed Christian—is a solid songwriter whose debut album recently released. (April 27, 2010)
Behind the Idols | An interview with Mandisa and Phil Stacey. (May 1, 2008)
Idol Worship? | Christians continue to shine on American Idol even as Christian alternatives to the popular show crop up. Can they co-exist? Can both bring glory to God? (December 17, 2007)

CT previously spotlighted Haiti, Robert Park, persecution, Supreme Court and crosses, international religious liberty advocates, and church violence.

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