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Dr. Ben Carson
January 11, 2008
Dr. Ben Carson
Ben Carson knows a lot about risk. As one of the leading pediatric neurosurgeons in the world, Carson makes life and death decisions nearly every day.
January 11, 2008
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Mandeans
January 4, 2008
Mandeans
Mandeans share some rituals, symbols, and variations of stories found in Jewish and Christian scriptures but their belief system sets them fundamentally apart.
January 4, 2008
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Look Ahead to 2008
December 28, 2007
Look Ahead to 2008
As 2007 comes to a close, we convened a panel of journalists to discuss what we can anticipate in religion news for the year ahead. Bob Abernethy sat down with our guests. "We take our annual look ahead today at the stories we think will be worth watching for in 2008."
December 28, 2007
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Faith, Values and Foreign Policy
December 21, 2007
Faith, Values and Foreign Policy
Read excerpts from an interview with Anne-Marie Slaughter, dean of the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and author of The Idea That Is America: Keeping Faith With Our Values in a Dangerous World (Basic Books, 2007).
December 21, 2007
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Star of Bethlehem
December 21, 2007
Star of Bethlehem
One important element of the Christmas story is the Star of Bethlehem, which guided the Wise Men to Jesus. Over the years, many have wondered just what that star was. Now, modern technology may be providing new answers.
December 21, 2007
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Mississippi Christmas
December 14, 2007
Mississippi Christmas
Two and a half years after Hurricane Katrina destroyed 475 homes and damaged many more in D'Iberville, Mississippi, people are rebuilding. From all over the country, 6,500 volunteer builders have come in to help, and displaced families have a place to call home again.
December 14, 2007
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Alzheimer’s Testing
December 14, 2007
Alzheimer’s Testing
There is no known cure for Alzheimer's disease, and children of people who have the disease face a moral dilemma: If they could know that they are likely to get the disease themselves would they want to take a test if there were one that could predict that? And if the results were positive, what ...
December 14, 2007
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Response to Romney Speech on Religion
December 7, 2007
Response to Romney Speech on Religion
"Kennedy talked more about separation of church and state, because that was the attack that was launched against him. Romney’s problem is different in the sense that people see his Mormonism as exotic or esoteric, and he has to knock that down without being too explicit about what Mormon doctrine ...
December 7, 2007
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Eboo Patel
November 30, 2007
Eboo Patel
In Chicago, a dynamic young Muslim is working to help solve a problem many religious believers have — how to relate to people of another faith tradition. Eboo Patel is an Indian-American, a Muslim, a sociologist, and the founder and leader of the Interfaith Youth Core, active now on some 50 ...
November 30, 2007
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Judy Collins
November 23, 2007
Judy Collins
Folk singer Judy Collins has recorded 44 albums. She's won two Grammys and been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Collins is internationally known as a performer, but now, she's speaking more openly about her personal life. Kim Lawton visited Collins in her New York City home to talk about ...
November 23, 2007
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Hunger in America
November 23, 2007
Hunger in America
Last week, the US government said more than 35 million Americans went without food at some point during 2006. This week, the non-profit group Bread for the World issued its own report recommending strategies for the US to combat hunger. Bob Abernethy sat down with David Beckmann, Bread for the World ...
November 23, 2007
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Iraqi Refugees in Sweden
November 23, 2007
Iraqi Refugees in Sweden
The war in Iraq has forced millions to leave the country. Most refugees have stayed in the Middle East, but the country outside the region that's taken in more Iraqis than any other is not the United States. It is Sweden, and as Fred de Sam Lazaro reports, the influx of refugees there is causing ...
November 23, 2007
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