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Finding Your Roots

Rick Warren, Angela Buchdahl, and Yasir Qadhi


This episode of Finding Your Roots traces the family histories of Pastor Rick Warren, Rabbi Angela Buchdahl, and Sheikh Yasir Qadhi: three people of different faiths, whose family histories have deeply impacted their religious beliefs.

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