The notoriously tough maximum security Sing Sing Prison in New York State is a forbidding place, not where you would expect to find a program offering an accredited master’s degree in professional studies in religion. The course is sponsored by the New York Theological Seminary, and it’s been at Sing Sing for a quarter of a century. More
Kim Lawton, E.J. Dionne, and John Allen join Bob Abernethy to discuss religion news in the year to come.
You feel the sense of rejection that is very real for people nowadays losing their home, not finding the shelter they want, not finding acceptance, feeling rejected by human beings or by God, by institutions.
As President-elect Barack Obama put his economic team together this week, there were more signs of the magnitude of the financial crisis across the globe.
We have a story today about a born-again preacher in Juarez, Mexico who takes care of the poorest of the poor - unwanted, drug-addicted, mentally ill street people with no place to live.
Meat is kosher if it has been prepared according to Jewish law and certified so by a rabbi. But what if the plant managers were accused of unfair labor practices?
In D'Iberville, Mississippi, near Biloxi, almost three years after Hurricane Katrina, volunteers from around the country celebrated the rebuilding of nearly a thousand homes.
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