Topic: Ethics

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    "What do we mean when we call a place sacred ground?" historian and religion scholar Edward Linenthal asks of the 9/11 crash site in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

    September 4, 2009 | Comments

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    In the ongoing national debate about the morality of torture, the question is whether it is ever the lesser evil. Under certain circumstances, can torture be justified? Two ethicists, Shaun Casey and Jean Bethke Elshtain, discuss torture and its moral limits. More

    May 1, 2009 | Comments

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    Sharia-compliant financing includes home mortgages and other financial tools, such as Islamic mutual funds, that have done well because they tended not to invest in now-collapsing financial institutions. More

    April 10, 2009 | Comments

  • What is the history of shariah financing, how does it compare to other traditions’ attitudes toward finance, and how does it work in the modern world? Watch more of Lucky Severson’s interview with international business professor Ibrahim Warde of the Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. More

    April 10, 2009 | Comments

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    David Miller, a business ethics professor at Princeton University, discusses the moral issues of how we treat the very wealthy during a financial crisis. More

    March 20, 2009 | Comments

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    The recent economic debacle should cause us to reread, or perhaps read for the first time, the Christian theological tradition and how it inextricably relates economic exchange to morality (our quest for the good) and to God.

    October 10, 2008 | Comments

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    What do religious voices have to say about the economic crisis and the proposals to solve it? More

    September 26, 2008 | Comments

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    We explore the ethical issues underlying the financial meltdown with Rebecca Blank, an economist, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and co-author of the book "Is the Market Moral?"

    September 19, 2008 | Comments

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    Tom Monaghan developed a new town, complete with its own massive house of worship and university, out of farmland in southwest Florida. He’s hoping that the town, and the university, will produce more than diplomas.
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    May 23, 2008 | Comments

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    The rights of the homeless and the rights of people who fear them or don’t want to be bothered by them have become an issue in the glittery playground that is Las Vegas. Advocates say the homeless are being harassed by police, while city officials respond that too many of the homeless just don’t want to be helped. More

    March 7, 2008 | Comments

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