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Evangelicals and Campaign 2016; Sagebrush Rebellion; Jews in Cochin, India
May 13, 2016
Evangelicals and Campaign 2016; Sagebrush Rebellion; Jews in Cochin, India

Donald Trump and the evangelical vote; frontier Mormons and control of the vast lands of the American West; and a dwindling Jewish community says goodbye to its historic synagogue on the Malabar Coast.
 
 

May 13, 2016
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Evangelicals and Campaign 2016
May 13, 2016
Evangelicals and Campaign 2016
Evangelicals have long been a key constituency for the Republican Party, but this year they are deeply divided over whether to support presumptive nominee Donald Trump. Host Bob Abernethy and managing editor Kim Lawton discuss the GOP’s dilemma over evangelical voters and the search for unity in a ...
May 13, 2016
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Sagebrush Rebellion
May 13, 2016
Sagebrush Rebellion
Does the federal government control so much Western land that it even violates some religious beliefs? Says historian Will Bagley: “I’ve found distinct similarities between what sagebrush rebels believe and what frontier Mormons believe. Both parties believe states’ rights are second only to ...
May 13, 2016
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Jews in Cochin, India
May 13, 2016
Jews in Cochin, India
“The coming generation must know that there was a Jewish community here,” says Professor C. Karmachandran, who heads a local historic committee struggling to preserve Jewish heritage along India’s Malabar Coast. “One of the most important criticisms that India faces at present is religious ...
May 13, 2016
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Arbitration by Faith; Faith Films; Holocaust Remembrance: Reading the Names
May 6, 2016
Arbitration by Faith; Faith Films; Holocaust Remembrance: Reading the Names

Religious arbitration is replacing settlement of disputes in courts of law; Christian filmmakers have growing success with low-budget, big-screen features marketed through churches; and on Yom HaShoah visitors to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum recite the names of those who … More

May 6, 2016
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Arbitration by Faith
May 6, 2016
Arbitration by Faith
“At its best, religious arbitration is an opportunity for two parties who have shared religious values to resolve those disputes in accordance with their religious values,” says Pepperdine University Law School professor and rabbi  Michael Helfand.
May 6, 2016
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Faith Films
May 6, 2016
Faith Films
“I get stopped all the time because of the faith-based movies. People say please make more. They would come up to me and say we love this. We want more. Please tell Hollywood to make more like this,” says actor Kevin Sorbo, who starred in the hit film “God’s Not Dead.”
May 6, 2016
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Holocaust Remembrance: Reading the Names
May 5, 2016
Holocaust Remembrance: Reading the Names
“Reading the names makes me feel like I could continue their memories, since there are not many people left to even remember them, no place to visit their remains.”
May 5, 2016
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Daniel Berrigan: 1921-2016
May 5, 2016
Daniel Berrigan: 1921-2016
“If you were to identify Catholic prophets in the twentieth century,” says Georgetown University professor Chester Gillis, Daniel Berrigan “would be right there with Dorothy Day or Thomas Merton.” His activism, adds Gillis, is “rooted in prayer. It is done out of the commitment to the ...
May 5, 2016
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Christians Countering Anti-Muslim Rhetoric; Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life; Holocaust Survivor Shabbat
April 29, 2016
Christians Countering Anti-Muslim Rhetoric; Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life; Holocaust Survivor Shabbat

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.
 
 

April 29, 2016
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Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life
April 29, 2016
Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life
“The usual notion is that Christianity would have a special problem dealing with intelligence out there, because it would take us away from being the center of the universe. For some people that’s very threatening, because somehow we won’t be as special as we have been,” says astronomer and ...
April 29, 2016
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Holocaust Survivor Shabbat
April 29, 2016
Holocaust Survivor Shabbat
“Isn’t it amazing?” says Holocaust survivor Lola Byron, who grew up understanding that “no one was supposed to know I was Jewish.” “So many Jewish young women feeling completely comfortable with where they are and what they’re doing and not having to hide and not having to do it on the ...
April 29, 2016
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