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Jerusalem the Movie
April 25, 2014
Jerusalem the Movie
A new National Geographic film about Jerusalem attempts to transcend the city's reputation for conflict with sweeping imagery and personal stories of why the city is so loved. "Jerusalem to me is more than a city." says Farah Ammouri, a young Muslim woman featured in the film. "Its beauty, its ...
April 25, 2014
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Atrocities in Myanmar; Jesus and Resurrection
April 18, 2014
Atrocities in Myanmar; Jesus and Resurrection
Buddhists persecute minority Muslims in Myanmar; Father James Martin, SJ explains the importance of the Easter story for Christians.
April 18, 2014
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Atrocities in Myanmar
April 18, 2014
Atrocities in Myanmar
"There’s a fear among large segments of the Buddhist population in Myanmar," says Matthew Smith, executive director of Fortify Rights, an independent organization to protect and defend human rights, "that the country is at risk of being taken over by Muslims. It’s a very unreasonable, irrational ...
April 18, 2014
07:52
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Jesus and Resurrection
April 17, 2014
Jesus and Resurrection
During the days just before Easter, Christians reflect on the fundamental events that shape their hopes as Christians. "The story of the passion, death, and resurrection, especially the resurrection,” says Father James Martin, SJ, “is at the center of a Christian’s faith."
April 17, 2014
07:58
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Father James Martin, SJ Extended Interview
April 17, 2014
Father James Martin, SJ Extended Interview
“For a lot of people who are not Christian, some of the rituals may seem obscure. The songs, the rituals, the masses, the liturgies—they're really carrying us through the story so we can experience it anew for ourselves."
April 17, 2014
05:53
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Micro Preemie Ethics; The Sarajevo Haggadah
April 11, 2014
Micro Preemie Ethics; The Sarajevo Haggadah
Technology allows critically ill newborns to survive; a rare Jewish book survives 600 years.
April 11, 2014
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Micro Preemie Ethics
April 11, 2014
Micro Preemie Ethics
Modern medicine now allows critically ill premature infants to survive, but at what cost? At Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, doctors, families, and chaplains wrestle with issues of life and death.
April 11, 2014
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The Sarajevo Haggadah
April 11, 2014
The Sarajevo Haggadah
The haggadah is the book that guides Jews through the ritual of the Passover Seder, the meal commemorating their ancestors' exodus from slavery in Egypt. The Sarajevo Haggadah is famous for its artistically illustrated manuscript pages. Created 600 years ago, "It went through so many different ...
April 11, 2014
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Marc Michael Epstein Extended Interview
April 11, 2014
Marc Michael Epstein Extended Interview
"The central moment in Passover is the use of the material—the use of the tools we have with us in the world to bring us to another place."
April 11, 2014
04:56
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Biblical Epics; The New Calvinism
April 4, 2014
Biblical Epics; The New Calvinism
Hollywood releases biblical films; Calvinism garners more interest among evangelicals, including Southern Baptists.
April 4, 2014
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Biblical Epics
April 3, 2014
Biblical Epics
Hollywood is releasing several stories from the Bible this year, to varying reactions. "We’re talking about sacred characters and sacred stories," says San Diego State University history professor Edward Blum, "and so it’s not just Noah on screen talking to some powerful force. It’s Noah ...
April 3, 2014
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Darren Aronofsky Extended Interview
April 3, 2014
Darren Aronofsky Extended Interview
“To treat [Noah’s Ark] as something that’s not poetic and mythical is a mistake….we have goodness and wickedness inside of us, and we have a second chance now to take care of creation and each other. That’s a beautiful, poetic, inspiring idea to learn from and to inspire us to do ...
April 3, 2014
03:47
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