Topic: Belief and Practice

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    RABBI LAWRENCE TROSTER (GreenFaith): To be bar-mitzvahed is to come of age in the Jewish tradition. For women, it’s bat mitzvah. Many years ago, the rabbis had to create, what you might say, a legal definition of what it meant … More

    August 14, 2009 | Comments

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    Sunitha Mani is an Indian Hindu, born in America. Her mother calls her a modern girl. Even so, as she prepares for her marriage, she is going the traditional route, and then some.

    July 31, 2009 | Comments

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    "He deserves to pray. He has a right to faith, too," says Safiyyah Muhammad of her autistic son, Sufyaan. Their mosque in Irvington, New Jersey and other houses of worship are working to accept and include people with disabilities and special needs.

    July 2, 2009 | Comments

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    St. John's University history professor John Rao, a traditionalist Roman Catholic, has made the three-day pilgrimage from Paris to Chartres Cathedral more than half a dozen times and says the experience is filled with ritual, ceremony, and spiritual fervor.

    June 19, 2009 | Comments

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    It is the task of every generation to retell the Exodus story of deliverance and freedom and to try to make the world better, says Michael Walzer, author of EXODUS AND REVOLUTION. More

    April 3, 2009 | Comments

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    David Masci, a senior research fellow at the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, discusses religious, ethical, and moral perspectives on lifting federal funding limits on embryonic stem cell research.

    March 13, 2009 | Comments

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    A Zoroastrian family of Iranian Americans celebrates the Prophet Zoroaster’s message of “good thoughts, good words, good deeds.” More

    March 13, 2009 | Comments

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    In most of the world, the poor and sick are ignored. In Lourdes, they are number one, and people say they are drawn there because they believe it is a place of great faith. More

    March 6, 2009 | Comments

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    In 1858, a peasant girl named Bernadette Soubirous said she saw "a lady dressed in white" in Lourdes, now an international pilgrimage destination that hosts more than 5 million visitors a year.

    March 6, 2009 | Comments

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    Photographer Yankl Conzen was not Jewish, but he embraced Jewish culture and history. His poignant photographs of Purim depict children from one of Jerusalem's Orthodox neighborhoods.

    March 6, 2009 | Comments

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