Topic: Faith and Spirituality

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    “We kind of gave our bodies to the medical community, we gave the minds to the psychiatrist, and we kept the spirit in the church. When you come to worship on Sunday morning, you don’t leave your body outside the doors,” says Reverend Delois Brown-Daniels of Advocate Health Care. More

    September 29, 2000 | Comments

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    We spoke with Rabbis Deborah Wechsler and Robert Tobin, both of Chizuk Amuno congregation in Baltimore, Maryland, about the High Holidays and their preparation for them. More

    September 29, 2000 | Comments

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    R & E profiles the Reverend Barbara Brown Taylor: an Episcopal priest once honored as one of the greatest preachers in the world, now primarily a writer and teacher. More

    May 12, 2000 | Comments

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    As a writer and editor, Phyllis Tickle’s life on the road can be crowded and public. At home, in the midst of her writing and in the midst of whatever else is happening, every three hours every day Phyllis’ watch beeps. She stops what she’s doing, picks up her Breviary, her book of daily readings, goes to a quiet place and prays.

    March 31, 2000 | Comments

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    Homosexuality is one of the most contentious issues facing Christian denominations, A year ago, Methodist ministers blessed a holy union ceremony in which two women exchanged marriage vows. Yet the controversy isn’t going away, and conservatives are urging an end to what they call blatant disobedience among clergy. More

    February 18, 2000 | Comments

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    Controversial Episcopal bishop John Spong has retired and published his autobiography. More

    February 4, 2000 | Comments

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    A survey conducted by the KANSAS CITY STAR claims the death rate from AIDS among priests is four times that of the general population. But the newspaper’s conclusions and survey methodology have drawn sharp criticism. More

    February 4, 2000 | Comments

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    It’s a ritual that has been practiced in the nation’s capital for nearly half a century. For a couple hours a year, government and religious leaders from around the world put politics aside and gather for a morning of prayer. More

    February 4, 2000 | Comments

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    According to the Census Bureau, 44 million Americans do not have health insurance. Everyone agrees solving that problem will take more than church volunteers, but take a look at what a devout doctor and Memphis’s Church Health Center are doing. Memphis is one of the poorest big cities in the country, and that’s why Dr. Scott Morris moved there. More

    February 4, 2000 | Comments

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    Dorchester Temple Baptist Church is home to what is perhaps best known and most successful church-based program in the country fighting violence among inner-city youths. Through Boston’s Ten-Point Coalition, religious leaders and police are working together to make the area safer for all. More

    November 19, 1999 | Comments

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