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Supreme Court Preview
October 3, 2003
Supreme Court Preview
RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY previews upcoming U.S Supreme Court cases. At issue are recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in schools, state funding for religious education, and the case of Death Row inmate Delma Banks.
October 3, 2003
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THE GOSPEL OF JOHN
October 3, 2003
THE GOSPEL OF JOHN
For the first time in 40 years, the “Greatest Story Ever Told” is being retold in a new round of films with religious themes. The first is THE GOSPEL OF JOHN. Visual Bible International, a faith-based media company, has produced a verbatim adaptation from the GOOD NEWS BIBLE — an ...
October 3, 2003
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Rabbi Alan Lew on Spirituality of High Holy Days
September 26, 2003
Rabbi Alan Lew on Spirituality of High Holy Days
We talk with Rabbi Alan Lew of Congregation Beth Shalom in San Francisco, who has written about the High Holidays in his new book This is Real and You Are Completely Unprepared.
September 26, 2003
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Israel in Crisis
September 26, 2003
Israel in Crisis

After the 1967 war between Israel and the Arab states around it, the internationally approved “Green Line” defined the border between Israel and the Palestinian Arab territories. Now, the Israelis want to wall themselves off from the Palestinians. But in … More

September 26, 2003
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Thich Nhat Hanh
September 19, 2003
Thich Nhat Hanh
He insists he is a monk, not a politician. But as this renowned Vietnamese Buddhist leader toured the U.S. he spoke not only of Buddhist practices but also of American policies in the Middle East.
September 19, 2003
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9/11 New York City Spirituality Revisited
September 5, 2003
9/11 New York City Spirituality Revisited
Several faith leaders reflect on the lingering spiritual impact of the September 11 attacks on New Yorkers — and themselves.
September 5, 2003
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Sculptor John Collier: Creating a 9/11 Memorial
September 5, 2003
Sculptor John Collier: Creating a 9/11 Memorial
John Collier is a Texas artist who is making sculptures for St. Peter's Catholic Church in New York. His life work is religious art, but these sculptures are a tribute to the events of September 11th.
September 5, 2003
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The Magdalene Sisters
August 22, 2003
The Magdalene Sisters
In the latter half of the twentieth century, institutions run by Roman Catholic nuns could amount to virtual prisons for young women. Some spent their entire adult lives in these places. They were called the Magdalene Laundries, and they were in Ireland. THE MAGDALENE SISTERS chronicles the lives ...
August 22, 2003
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Seeds of Peace
August 22, 2003
Seeds of Peace
With 2003 as its eleventh year, the program called Seeds of Peace brings together the children of people who are often enemies, so that they might learn what they have in common. So that they might one day fight for peace rather than against each other.
August 22, 2003
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Cambodia Land Mines
July 25, 2003
Cambodia Land Mines
Aki Ra is a truly remarkable and extraordinarily brave man. He is a Cambodian, and was orphaned as a child. Then, before he was a teenager, he became a soldier. Now, he is devoting his life -- and risking it, almost daily -- compensating for, atoning for, the harm he once did. Ra defuses and clears ...
July 25, 2003
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Bible Quizzing
July 18, 2003
Bible Quizzing
Many churches encourage their young people to memorize Scripture. In the Free Methodist Church, they do it through a friendly competition called “Bible Quizzing.” 2003 marks the 50th anniversary of Bible Quizzing in the evangelical denomination. 123 teams from across the nation competed ...
July 18, 2003
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Buddhist Obon Festival
July 18, 2003
Buddhist Obon Festival
Buddhists pay special tribute to the dead during the Bon or Obon Festival — the Feast of Lanterns.
July 18, 2003
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