Tag: Women

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    “I’m doing the best I can to live out my faith as I understand it,” says Episcopal priest and Vanderbilt University chaplain Becca Stevens. “Love is the most powerful force for social change.” More

    August 13, 2010 | Comments

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    The basement of Christ Lutheran Church is one of the few places in Baltimore where homeless single women and their children can find help.

    December 17, 2009 | Comments

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    On May 21, 2009 the Moroccan American Cultural Center and the American Jewish Committee sponsored an interfaith panel discussion in New York City on "Women’s Spiritual Voices: Crossing Continents, Finding Common Ground." Panelists explored the roles of women religious leaders in Islam, Judaism, and Christianity.

    July 2, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cyrus Nowrasteh, and Steve McEveety talk about their new film, "The Stoning of Soraya M."

    June 25, 2009 | Comments

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    he prolific and best-selling author Jodi Picoult writes “ethical thrillers” about contentious issues such as the death penalty, organ donation, euthanasia, sexual abuse, date rape, teen suicide, and school shootings. More

    April 24, 2009 | Comments

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    "Our job is to take an illiterate woman and make her into an engineer in six months," says social activist Bunker Roy, founder of the Barefoot College. Students come from villages across India and a dozen other countries.

    March 13, 2009 | Comments

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    Acedia is a condition best countered by spiritual practice and the discipline of prayer, according to writer Kathleen Norris. "It's an ancient word that means the inability to care, even to the extent that you don't care that you don't care anymore."

    March 13, 2009 | Comments

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    Read more of Bob Abernethy’s September 16, 2008 interview with Kathleen Norris.

    March 13, 2009 | Comments

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    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton discusses the theological debates that Palin's nomination has reignited over women's roles.

    September 12, 2008 | Comments

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    While religious conflict is dominating the headlines, there are some who are trying to find understanding and respect across religious lines. A group of women in Cambridge, Massachusetts is doing just that. They have founded a book club to learn from each other’s Jewish, Christian and Islamic traditions. More

    September 29, 2006 | Comments

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