Religion in the TV show, Orange is the New Black

The popular American comedy-drama series, Orange is the New Black, is now on its fourth season and a major theme of the show is religion. Season three heavily focused on the exploration of religion and belief and now the new season is continuing to show the importance of religion. In the fourth season, an episode showed a new inmate wearing a hijab. A main theme of the show is how prisoners are powerless and that faith is extremely important for them. Orange is the New Black has attracted many viewers because it portrays diverse women and shows how they develop throughout the show. In season three, it showed how women are often times at a disadvantage when it comes to religion in the world. The show is allowing people to see what life is like for women with different religious backgrounds.

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