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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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Yom HaShoah
April 21, 2009
Yom HaShoah
Memory and remembrance are central to Judaism, says artist Mark Podwal, whose documentary HOUSE OF LIFE, a loving appreciation of the old Jewish cemetery in Prague, includes the Pinkas Synagogue's memorial to Czech Holocaust victims.
April 21, 2009
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Church Aid in Elkhart
April 17, 2009
Church Aid in Elkhart
"It's in the people around us who are the most vulnerable where we are going to see the face of God," says Nelson Kraybill, president of Elkhart's Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary.
April 17, 2009
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Rwandan Reconciliation
April 17, 2009
Rwandan Reconciliation
For 100 days in 1994, Rwandans killed each other at a rate of 10,000 a day. Today the country tries to heal its wounds and deal with the consequences of the slaughter. "We have a nation to build," says Anglican Bishop John Rucyahana. "We cannot wait until we forget the genocide."
April 17, 2009
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Islamic Financing
April 10, 2009
Islamic Financing
Sharia-compliant financing includes home mortgages and other financial tools, such as Islamic mutual funds, that have done well because they tended not to invest in now-collapsing financial institutions.
April 10, 2009
Ibrahim Warde Extended Interview
April 10, 2009
Ibrahim Warde Extended Interview
What is the history of shariah financing, how does it compare to other traditions’ attitudes toward finance, and how does it work in the modern world? Watch more of Lucky Severson’s interview with international business professor Ibrahim Warde of the Tufts Fletcher School of Law and ...
April 10, 2009
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Orthodox Chanting
April 10, 2009
Orthodox Chanting
The age-old chants and liturgical music of Orthodox worship have a special beauty and spiritual power for Eastern Orthodox Christians.
April 10, 2009
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Kim Lawton: White House Hosts Faith Meeting
April 8, 2009
Kim Lawton: White House Hosts Faith Meeting
Kim Lawton describes a White House meeting of religious and community leaders hosted by the Obama Administration’s Office on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
April 8, 2009
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Secular Islamic Turkey
April 6, 2009
Secular Islamic Turkey
President Barack Obama is in Turkey, where he is reaching out to a majority Muslim country and talking about bridging the East-West divide.
April 6, 2009
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