Topic: Faith and Spirituality

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    Sister Mary Andrew Matesich is a nun, a scientist, a former college president, and now, a cancer patient who learned not only how to accept her disease but how to help others because of it. More

    November 12, 2004 | Comments

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    The religious vote was decisive in President Bush’s 2004 reelection. R & E discusses the results with professor John Green of the University of Akron, and Joseph Loconte of the Heritage Foundation. More

    November 5, 2004 | Comments

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    The last of three discussions on the role of religion in the 2004 presidential campaign. This week, R & E discusses values issues, and the increased prominence of religion in the late days of the race. More

    October 29, 2004 | Comments

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    The yoga tradition goes back thousands of years, to ancient Indian philosophy and the Hindu religion. In this country, many Americans find the beginning exercises of yoga good ways to reduce stress. But lifelong practitioners also find it very much a spiritual discipline, using the most severe postures to help quiet the mind and achieve a sense of union with the transcendent. More

    October 15, 2004 | Comments

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    The second of three discussions on the moral principles underlying the major issues of the 2004 presidential campaign. This week, R & E discusses surprisingly in-depth comments made by the candidates during a debate about what role faith plays in their policymaking. More

    October 15, 2004 | Comments

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    The number of Muslims in the U.S. is variously estimated at between two and six million — or more. About half are immigrants, and most of the rest, African Americans. We have a profile today of two Caucasian converts who were attracted to Islam when they were living abroad. More

    October 8, 2004 | Comments

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    Read more of R & E’s interview about Catholic voters with John Podesta of the Center for American Progress. More

    October 8, 2004 | Comments

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    We talk about the Jewish High Holidays with a hazzan, also known as a cantor, who leads a congregation in sung prayer. More

    September 10, 2004 | Comments

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    Read Bob Abernethy’s full interview with William Sloane Coffin.

    August 27, 2004 | Comments

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    Read recollections of William Sloane Coffin by the Rev. Thomas B. Chittick, Lutheran campus minister at Yale in the 1970s and Rev. Philip Zaeder former chaplain and dean of the faculty at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.

    August 27, 2004 | Comments

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