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    As the movie opens today (January 9) in theaters around the country amidst controversy over its portrayal of former president Lyndon Johnson, we speak with director Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo, the actor who portrays Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., about what it means to them to tell the story of the historic 1965 civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. More

    January 9, 2015 | Comments

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    Controversy over experiments conducted by social media companies—like Facebook—on their users; interfaith families that observe the religious traditions of more than one faith; and celebrating Orthodox Epiphany at the Jordan River More

    January 9, 2015 | Comments

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    Some social media companies—including Facebook—have run experiments to learn what influences user behavior. Many of these experiments have troubled both social media users and privacy advocates, who worry that this research and use of personal information is unethical. More

    January 9, 2015 | Comments

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    How do interfaith couples decide which faith their children should adopt? “We both wanted to keep our own religions and our own identity for ourselves, so we knew from the beginning that we didn’t want our children to be just one of our faiths,” says Amy Schombs, who is Jewish and whose husband is a Christian. More

    January 9, 2015 | Comments

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    For many Christians, celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany means marking the appearance of Jesus. In Western churches, the holiday emphasizes the visit of the wise men to the baby Jesus. But Eastern Orthodox churches focus on Jesus’ baptism. More

    January 9, 2015 | Comments

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    It’s our annual survey of the top religion and ethics stories we expect to be covering in 2015. More

    January 2, 2015 | Comments

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    From ISIS to Pope Francis’s US visit to war and peace in the Middle East, we discuss the top religion and ethics stories we expect to be covering in 2015. More

    January 2, 2015 | Comments

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    We discuss the top religion and ethics stories of 2014 in our end-of-the-year review. More

    December 26, 2014 | Comments

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    Host Bob Abernethy leads a conversation with managing editor Kim Lawton, Religion News Service editor-in-chief Kevin Eckstrom, and Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, in our annual review of the top religion and ethics stories of 2014. More

    December 26, 2014 | Comments

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    Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees depend on hospitality in Turkey; artists picture Mary the mother of Jesus; a church invites the community to a Messiah sing-along. More

    December 19, 2014 | Comments