Topic: Ethics

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    Is the promise of direct-to-consumer genetic testing being oversold? What ethical and public policy concerns does selling genetic tests directly to the public raise? More

    June 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

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    Watch Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams discuss building an ethical economy.

    February 2, 2010 | Comments (2)

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    The financial crisis is a moral crisis, says religious leader Jim Wallis, and repairing the economy will require a moral reawakening. More

    January 15, 2010 | Comments (5)

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    Watch more of Bob Abernethy’s interview with Jim Wallis about values, the economy, and financial reform. More

    January 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

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    A community of entrepreneurial Cistercian monks in rural Wisconsin balance a life of prayer and work, charity and contemplation. They also run a multi-million-dollar ink-and-toner business.

    September 11, 2009 | Comments (9)

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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 (2)

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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 (31)

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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 (28)

  • 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 | 0 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 (5)

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