- Religion and Presidential Politics 2016; Mormon Welfare Program; Quakers in Costa Rica; Bring a Friend to Mosque
Donald Trump meets with evangelicals while interfaith activists protest his candidacy; The LDS Church says caring for anyone in need is the right thing to do; Sixty-five years ago, these American Friends moved to avoid the draft, live peaceably, and … More
- Religious Responses to Orlando Massacre; Evangelicals and Donald Trump; Salt Lake City Refugee Resettlement
Faith communities respond to the latest mass shooting; the presumptive Republican nominee faces a sharply divided evangelical vote; and many refugees are finding a home in conservative Utah.
End-of-life care in the US is broken, and some say end-of-life conversations the solution; and students at this school for boys are guided by the Rule of Benedict as they engage in the daily practice of living in Christian community.
They provide quick money when banks do not, but they also target and trap the very poor; women lead prayers, preach sermons, and serve together at this all-female mosque—the first of its kind in the US; and a community church … More
- Candidates Reach Out to Evangelicals; Christian Healthcare Sharing; The Jesuit Volunteer Corps Experience
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump want the support of evangelicals like Hispanic leader Rev. Sammy Rodriguez; sharing ministries require members to cover one another’s medical costs as they arise; and the JVC is celebrating 60 years of commitment to social … More
- Mississippi “Religious Freedom” Law; Ethical Obligations to Displaced People; Nepal’s Historic Temples
Some say a controversial new state law justifies discrimination based on religious belief; a Catholic theologian argues that we have “moral proximity” to migrants and refugees on the other side of the world; the sacred sites in this quake-damaged South … More
Donald Trump and the evangelical vote; frontier Mormons and control of the vast lands of the American West; and a dwindling Jewish community says goodbye to its historic synagogue on the Malabar Coast.
Religious arbitration is replacing settlement of disputes in courts of law; Christian filmmakers have growing success with low-budget, big-screen features marketed through churches; and on Yom HaShoah visitors to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum recite the names of those who … More
- Christians Countering Anti-Muslim Rhetoric; Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life; Holocaust Survivor Shabbat
Christians and Muslims share a meal together in an effort to overcome hate speech; scientists and theologians ponder the meaning of life on other planets; and a survivor shares her life story with a group of young Jewish girls.
We seem to be hopelessly hooked on our digital devices; the husband of a well-known NPR host, after experiencing a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, asks his doctor to help him die; preparing for Passover includes getting rid of yeast or leaven … More