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    Alzheimer’s disease gets progressively worse and there is no known cure. After a certain point, should an Alzheimer’s patient be kept alive with a feeding tube? Many family members say, of course: they should do everything possible to prolong a loved one’s life. But some doctors say inserting a feeding tube is inhumane, because it can just prolong a vegetative state for years. More

    January 23, 2009 | Comments (22)

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    Father Damien de Veuster, a missionary priest from Belgium, arrived at the Hawaiian leper colony Kalaupapa in 1873 to cared for the outcasts, and eventually died of leprosy himself. More

    January 23, 2009 | Comments (19)

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    January 23, 2009 | Comments (1)

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    Family Research Council president Tony Perkins says while religious conservatives are pleased by President Barack Obama’s faith-based rhetoric and outreach, they have concerns about how his administration will deal with some of their core issues

    January 22, 2009 | Comments (1)

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    Martin Luther King Jr. associate Vincent Harding, a professor emeritus at the Iliff School of Theology, draws connections between President Barack Obama’s election and the civil rights movement.

    January 22, 2009 | Comments (4)

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    Ingrid Mattson, president of the Islamic Society of North America, says many US Muslims are optimistic that President Barack Obama’s administration will lead to a new climate of religious openness.

    January 22, 2009 | Comments (2)

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    From the religiously motivated abolitionists to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to the civil rights freedom fighters who marched from their churches into the streets, religion has played a crucial role in creating the path that Barack Obama has been able to walk.

    January 21, 2009 | Comments (5)

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    Whether Muslims or Jews or Hindus or Christians or nonbelievers, all Americans can place their hope in something greater than themselves. But genuine hope and faith cannot rest in either nations or charismatic leaders.

    January 21, 2009 | Comments (9)

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    Beyond the reach of policy, God makes history despite our intentions and beyond our understanding, and we sense that something has changed.

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    Connections between Barack Obama and Martin Luther King Jr. are inevitable. Some see the presidential inauguration as a testament to the sacrifice of Reverend King and a as powerful expression of hope. More

    January 16, 2009 | Comments (14)