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    In public life, separation of church and state is widely approved, but what about separation of religious beliefs from official acts? Should a public official be guided by his or her faith? Granting clemency is a form of mercy or forgiveness, and governors can see it in very different ways. More

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

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    A story about a former state legislator who believed the answer to crime was more and more prisons — until he got locked up himself. Now he’s leading a faith-based program for prisoner rehabilitation, and he says it works. More

    September 21, 2007 | Comments

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    Another deadline looms for the U.S. Episcopal Church. Episcopal bishops are meeting in New Orleans until Tuesday (September 25), and a key item on their agenda is an ultimatum on gay issues from leaders of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

    September 21, 2007 | Comments

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    Read more of the R & E interview with the Rev. John Guernsey, Bishop for Congregations in America for the Church of Uganda. More

    September 21, 2007 | Comments

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    Read more of the R & E interview with Bishop John Chane of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington.

    September 21, 2007 | Comments

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    Read more of the R & E interview with the Episcopal Church’s Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori. More

    September 21, 2007 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview with the Rev. Charles Jenkins, Episcopal Bishop of Louisiana. More

    September 21, 2007 | Comments

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    Read Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly’s web-only interview with Vincent Lam, a Canadian doctor and writer whose acclaimed first book, BLOODLETTING & MIRACULOUS CURES (Weinstein Books, 2007), was awarded the 2006 Giller Prize for fiction. More

    September 21, 2007 | Comments

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    Read an excerpt from AMISH GRACE: HOW FORGIVENESS TRANSCENDED TRAGEDY by Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, and David L. Weaver-Zercher. More

    September 21, 2007 | Comments

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    Bob Abernethy interviews author Steven Nolt, a history professor at Goshen College in Indiana, about the one year anniversary of the tragedy in an Amish schoolhouse in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, where a gunman murdered five girls and severely wounded five others before killing himself. More

    September 21, 2007 | Comments