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    Generations of African slaves found a powerful way of singing through suffering in spirituals that were rooted in biblical stories and images. More

    May 4, 2012 | Comments

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    When you talk about end-of-life issues, according to Gundersen Lutheran Health System’s director of clinical ethics, “you’re really talking about the meaning of life, about your religious beliefs and faith, and ultimately about who you are.” More

    March 16, 2012 | Comments

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    Biological and technological evolution “is a spiritual process,” says this leading futurist. “Entities become more godlike, never reaching that ideal but moving in that direction exponentially.” More

    December 9, 2011 | Comments

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    Correspondent Kim Lawton talks again with minister, educator, author, and Morehouse College president Robert Franklin, who turns to theologian Howard Thurman to make sense of the events of 9/11. More

    September 2, 2011 | Comments

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    Rabbi Sharon Brous, founder of IKAR, a Jewish spiritual community in Los Angeles, says Passover is “the centerpiece of the Jewish moral imagination and the Jewish collective memory.” More

    April 15, 2011 | Comments

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    An interfaith coalition is launching a prayer and fasting campaign to protect federal funding for programs that help the poor. More

    March 28, 2011 | Comments

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    Purim is a bittersweet holiday with a powerful spiritual message, says Rabbi Gil Steinlauf of Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, DC. A story about Esther that seems to be all about chance is really about “God’s presence working itself out in ways we can’t quite understand.” More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    Three expert movie-watchers discuss the moral, ethical, religious, and spiritual themes they saw in some of this year’s Oscar nominees. More

    February 25, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch much more of our conversation with Rev. Robert Graetz, who calls the Montgomery bus boycott a spiritual movement based on love and nonviolence that changed the hearts of people across the country. More

    January 14, 2011 | Comments

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    On December 14, religious leaders held a prayer summit and “Jericho March” on Capitol Hill to urge senators to vote in favor of a bill that would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country by their parents and who go on to attend college or serve in the military. More

    December 15, 2010 | Comments

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