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The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is always a key stop for presidential candidates; does the Affordable Care Act burden the free exercise of religion; and they represent rebirth and the gladness of the resurrection.
Christians and Muslims share a meal together in an effort to overcome hate speech; scientists and theologians ponder the meaning of life on other planets; and a survivor shares her life story with a group of young Jewish girls.
We seem to be hopelessly hooked on our digital devices; the husband of a well-known NPR host, after experiencing a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, asks his doctor to help him die; preparing for Passover includes getting rid of yeast or leaven … More
The debate over deportation and immigration reform gets played out from the border to the Supreme Court; and an Episcopal church in Richmond, Virginia offers a more open, more mystical experience of God.
“People want to be their own theologians. People don’t just want to receive truth from an institution. They want to participate with a tradition and make a truth that is meaningful for their own lives.”