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  • Through his imagining of a crucial point in the life of medieval visionary Hildegard von Bingen, playwright and University of Utah professor Tim Slover has posited the notion of a direct, personal experience of the divine against the earthy practicalities … More

    June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • Church by the Glades is a church located in suburban South Florida that caters to a 21st century audience. From their signature hash tag (#NoPerfectPeopleAllowed) to their impressive social media reach (nearly 15,000 Instagram followers) to their rock-concert inspired performances, … More

    June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • Nearly 20 years ago this week, the Good Friday Agreement brought an end to almost three decades of violence between Catholic and Protestant factions in Northern Ireland, known as the ‘Troubles,’ that killed 3,500 people. But for many, it has … More

    April 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • Since 2014, more than 250,000 unaccompanied minors have made a dangerous journey to the U.S. from Central America, with 40 percent coming from El Salvador, where jobs are scarce and gangs are rampant. One program, funded by U.S. government aid … More

    February 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • After almost 20 years of distinctive coverage of religion on mainstream television, this is the final episode of Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly. Correspondent Kim Lawton looks back at some of the many changes she has covered in the American religious … More

    February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

  • “Across the US and around the world, I’ve witnessed the many ways people worship, express their spirituality, seek the sacred, and build community. The perseverance of faith and hope, even in the most difficult circumstances, continues to inspire me.” More

    February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

  • “I see it all the time,” says Father Michael Doyle, a Roman Catholic priest in Camden, New Jersey, “a beauty that’s deep and wonderful and sometimes tragic, but beauty absolutely, I do. Their faces are there with their burdens and their wrinkles and their difficulties and so forth, but beauty that’s just jumping at you. More

    February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

  • “Any ritual should have the capacity to deepen your mindfulness,” says University of Virginia professor Vanessa Ochs. It helps you “deal with the chaos of life.” More

    February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

  • After almost 20 years of distinctive coverage of religion on mainstream television, Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is coming to an end. In its last two episodes, the series looks back at some of its most memorable reports and interviews. This … More

    February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

  • “What makes me a believer,” says writer Frederick Buechner, “is that from time to time, going back almost as far as my memory will go back, there have been glimpses I had, sometimes literally a glimpse, which have made me suspect the presence of something extraordinary and beyond the realm of the immediate.” More

    February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments