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Gerard Straub
May 13, 2005
Gerard Straub
By most standards, filmmaker Gerry Straub's career is in a tailspin. His earnings have dropped significantly, but he's not complaining. He believes that happiness is measured not by what you earn, but by what you are able to give away. He's let go of almost everything except his work. Straub makes ...
May 13, 2005
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Donnie McClurkin
May 6, 2005
Donnie McClurkin
Donnie McClurkin is a Gospel superstar whose voice is recognized around the world. But on Sunday mornings, as Pastor McClurkin, he has more local concerns -- like the parking problems in his church's neighborhood.
May 6, 2005
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Menachem Daum and Holocaust Reconciliation
April 29, 2005
Menachem Daum and Holocaust Reconciliation
Before World War II, 80 percent of the residents Dzialoszyce were Jewish. Then came the Nazi Holocaust, and the few Jews who returned after the war were killed by Poles. Menachem Daum is a filmmaker, the son of Holocaust survivors, who grew up hearing stories about Polish anti-Semitism. Daum visited Dzialoszyce with his two sons to learn about the Jews who once lived there and anti-Semitism today.
April 29, 2005
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Shawl Ministry
April 29, 2005
Shawl Ministry
We visited the prayer shawl ministry at St. James Episcopal Church in Lothian, Maryland, where members gather to knit and crochet shawls they hope will provide not only physical warmth but spiritual comfort as well.
April 29, 2005
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Impossible Choices
April 15, 2005
Impossible Choices
Mary Jo and Leslie, both Presbyterians, were confronted with the same agonizing dilemma. They were pregnant with fetuses that had major defects, and each woman had to decide whether to give birth or terminate her pregnancy.
April 15, 2005
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Easter Reconciliation in Northern Ireland
March 25, 2005
Easter Reconciliation in Northern Ireland
Holy Week and Easter have special significance in Northern Ireland, a land torn by decades of religious conflict. Amid the ongoing tensions, a Benedictine monastery is working for reconciliation and unity.
March 25, 2005
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Evangelicals and Identity
March 18, 2005
Evangelicals and Identity
Part one of a four-part series on America’s evangelicals. They make up about a quarter of the population. Their political influence is strong. Their churches seem to be thriving. And yet, many evangelicals say they feel misunderstood by the wider culture — under siege — as if they were an ...
March 18, 2005
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Interview: Marilynne Robinson
March 18, 2005
Interview: Marilynne Robinson
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly editor Missy Daniel interviews author Marilynne Robinson about her novel GILEAD.
March 18, 2005
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Juvenile Death Penalty Update
March 4, 2005
Juvenile Death Penalty Update
In a 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that executing people for crimes they committed before the age of 18 is unconstitutional. The case that brought the issue to the Supreme Court involved a young Missouri man named Chris Simmons.
March 4, 2005
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Tibetan New Year
February 18, 2005
Tibetan New Year
Tibetan Buddhists celebrated their New Year, called Losar, with traditional services of prayer and purification, sending positive energy into the world, they hope, to help bring about peace.
February 18, 2005
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Religious Dating Online
February 11, 2005
Religious Dating Online
Today, there are about 800 Internet dating sites, among them those catering specifically to men and women of many religious faiths. All you need to do to find that special someone is log on.
February 11, 2005
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Abstinence-Only Sex Education
February 4, 2005
Abstinence-Only Sex Education
One of the most difficult questions facing many communities is how the public schools should educate children about sex. Some want a comprehensive approach that recommends abstinence but also covers birth control and disease prevention. Others, especially religious conservatives, want abstinence ...
February 4, 2005
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