Topic: Faith and Spirituality

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    Ever since September 11, Americans have been trying to understand Islam. Is there something about the religion itself that drove the terrorists? Or had a small, violent minority that despised the modern West hijacked Islam to justify its politics? More

    December 20, 2002 | Comments

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    Read more of R&E correspondent Judy Valente’s interview with Dr. Roseanne Cook about her medical practice in rural Alabama. More

    November 8, 2002 | Comments

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    Health care in the United States is a big problem for the poor — not only because they often can’t afford it. Sometimes it just isn’t there. This is especially true in rural areas, which have a hard time attracting doctors. In rural Alabama, a Catholic nun has found a calling as a doctor, one of only three serving 14,000 people. More

    November 8, 2002 | Comments

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    For nearly a millennium, part of Roman Catholic prayer life has included saying the rosary, with each rosary bead representing a prayer. The rosary includes a set of meditations on the life of Christ, known as mysteries. Use of the rosary, has diminished in recent years but many Catholics say it’s still part of their practice. More

    October 18, 2002 | Comments

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    In India, it is not common to find a Siva and Vishnu temple under one roof, but Sri Siva Vishnu Temple in Maryland manages to bring Hindus of these rival traditions together and promote greater unity and diversity.

    October 18, 2002 | Comments

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    The Taizé community has no preaching but has become famous for its simple, meditative music and prayer.

    September 20, 2002 | Comments

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    In the wake of 9/11, American Muslims say they have experienced increased discrimination and suspicion — and violations of their civil liberties. “We are misunderstood, and therefore, the challenge has been how we can reintroduce ourselves in a language that is familiar with our fellow American neighbors,” says Imam Yahya Hendi of Georgetown University. More

    September 13, 2002 | Comments

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    In the aftermath of 9/11, away from the headlines, families were dealing with their very private and personal grief. Many of those who lost loved ones turned to their faith for comfort and answers.

    September 6, 2002 | Comments

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    One year after the September 11 attacks, many are asking what should happen now at ground zero. Many consider it to be hallowed ground. More

    September 6, 2002 | Comments

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    Read an excerpt from THE NEW FAITHFUL: WHY YOUNG ADULTS ARE EMBRACING CHRISTIAN ORTHODOXY by Colleen Carroll. More

    July 26, 2002 | Comments

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