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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton discusses the selection of Joshua DuBois to head the White House Council of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, reaction to his selection, and challenges the council will face.
President Barack Obama has selected Joshua DuBois to head the White House Council for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Watch DuBois talk about Obama's faith outreach from interviews during the campaign season.
What do religious leaders most hope for in the first 100 days of the Obama administration?
Christian and Jewish ethicists gathered recently for their annual meeting, and the discussions ranged from Wall Street ethics and sexual ethics to environmental ethics and the ethics of eating. Read R & E correspondent Judy Valente's report.
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
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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
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.