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Dr. Christian Smith Extended Interview
May 8, 2009
Dr. Christian Smith Extended Interview
Watch more of our interview about hookup culture on college campuses with Dr. Christian Smith, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Smith has been studying the emotional and spiritual development of young people from their early teenage years to ...
May 8, 2009
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Shaun Casey: The Making of a Catholic President
May 4, 2009
Shaun Casey: The Making of a Catholic President
Shaun Casey, author of THE MAKING OF A CATHOLIC PRESIDENT: KENNEDY VS NIXON 1960, talks with Kim Lawton about religion's role in the 1960 presidential race.
May 4, 2009
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The Moral Debate About Torture
May 1, 2009
The Moral Debate About Torture
In the ongoing national debate about the morality of torture, the question is whether it is ever the lesser evil. Under certain circumstances, can torture be justified? Two ethicists, Shaun Casey and Jean Bethke Elshtain, discuss torture and its moral limits.
May 1, 2009
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Sister Cyril
May 1, 2009
Sister Cyril
She is a Loreto Sister who has transformed the lives of thousands of Kolkata children at a middle-class parochial school where the students have become advocates for social change.
May 1, 2009
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Religion and Obama’s First 100 Days
May 1, 2009
Religion and Obama’s First 100 Days
Faith-based organizations are making their own assessments of the president's first 100 days. Some see a chance for new partnerships. Others say religious outreach hasn't been inclusive enough.
May 1, 2009
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Harry Jackson: Concerned about Social Issues
April 29, 2009
Harry Jackson: Concerned about Social Issues
Bishop Harry Jackson, chairman of the High Impact Leadership Coalition, gives his assessment of President Barack Obama’s first 100 days.
April 29, 2009
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Jim Wallis: A New White House Relationship
April 29, 2009
Jim Wallis: A New White House Relationship
Sojourners founder Jim Wallis, a member of the president’s faith advisory council, talks about the new access religious moderates and liberals have to the White House.
April 29, 2009
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Joshua DuBois: On Faith-Based Hiring Controversy
April 27, 2009
Joshua DuBois: On Faith-Based Hiring Controversy
At the “Mobilization to End Poverty” conference in Washington on April 27, 2009, Joshua DuBois, director of the White House faith-based office, was asked how the administration will deal with faith-based hiring discrimination.
April 27, 2009
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Jodi Picoult
April 24, 2009
Jodi Picoult
he prolific and best-selling author Jodi Picoult writes "ethical thrillers" about contentious issues such as the death penalty, organ donation, euthanasia, sexual abuse, date rape, teen suicide, and school shootings.
April 24, 2009
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Ancient Christians in India
April 24, 2009
Ancient Christians in India
Christianitiy is one of the ancient religious traditions of India, and scholars are searching for manuscript evidence to document its early roots there.
April 24, 2009
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Holocaust by Bullets
April 24, 2009
Holocaust by Bullets
Father Patrick Desbois has documented the murder of 1.5 million Jews who were shot dead and buried throughout Ukraine by the Nazis. Finding the mass graves has been "a sacred mission."
April 24, 2009
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Faith Based Humanitarian Aid in Afghanistan
April 24, 2009
Faith Based Humanitarian Aid in Afghanistan
Matthew McGarry, Catholic Relief Services representative in Afghanistan, says "people's faith is central to every aspect of their daily life in Afghanistan, and not taking that into account can undermine every other positive thing that the Administration might want to do."
April 24, 2009
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