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Shambhala Meditation
April 30, 2004
Shambhala Meditation
Buddhist meditation techniques are widely popular, and one such method is called Shambhala meditation, a simplified version of Tibetan practice. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, author and meditation leader, told a group of beginners to relax, note their breathing, set aside their thoughts, and just be ...
April 30, 2004
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Minnesota Religious Diversity
April 27, 2004
Minnesota Religious Diversity
Immigrants have been pouring into the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Minnesota is now home to many Muslims, East African Somalis, Indian Hindus and Laotian Hmong -- all of whom are trying to find a balance between their cultural traditions and U.S. customs.
April 27, 2004
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Faith and Politics
April 23, 2004
Faith and Politics
Listen to perspectives about the president’s sense of mission from Richard Cizik, vice president of the National Association of Evangelicals, and Robert Franklin, professor of social ethics at Emory University in Atlanta.
April 23, 2004
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Evangelicals and Politics
April 23, 2004
Evangelicals and Politics
Part two of a four-part series: the politics of America’s evangelicals. An overwhelming number of all white evangelicals, 70 percent, are Republican or lean toward the political right. But not all evangelicals share the same views.
April 23, 2004
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America’s Evangelicals — Survey Analysis
April 16, 2004
America’s Evangelicals — Survey Analysis
Watch Anna Greenberg of Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research and John Green of the University of Akron discuss the results of a survey on America’s evangelicals conducted in conjunction with RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY.
April 16, 2004
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Writing Icons
April 9, 2004
Writing Icons
In the Orthodox Christian tradition, icons are said to be written, not painted. The Orthodox consider making icons more a form of prayer than art, and they believe the iconographer's hand is guided by God.
April 9, 2004
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Fleming Rutledge on Easter
April 9, 2004
Fleming Rutledge on Easter
Kim Lawton sat down with prominent author and Episcopal priest Fleming Rutledge to reflect on the Easter story of crucifixion and resurrection.
April 9, 2004
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Passover Meal
April 2, 2004
Passover Meal
"Every single food on the Passover Seder plate has a dual symbolism," says cookbook author Joan Nathan who explains the meaning behind some of the foods of the Seder.
April 2, 2004
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Spiritual Care for Cancer Patients
April 2, 2004
Spiritual Care for Cancer Patients
For members of the clergy, providing spiritual care for their congregants is a role they are well prepared for. But providing spiritual care to the sick can be a different sort of challenge. In the nation's capital, the Washington Hospital Center offers clergy special training sessions for a special kind of sick person: the patient with cancer.
April 2, 2004
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Timbuktu
March 12, 2004
Timbuktu
Deep in the West African nation of Mali, where the savannah grasslands meet the Sahara, lies Timbuktu. It’s an impoverished town of about 30,000, most of them nomadic traders or subsistence farmers. But Timbuktu is rich in history — long ago, it was a place of high Islamic scholarship, and ...
March 12, 2004
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Same-Sex Marriage
March 5, 2004
Same-Sex Marriage
A 2003 survey indicates that 52 percent of Americans would favor a law that prohibits same-sex marriage. However, two Canadian provinces have now made same-sex marriages legal, and the highest court in Massachusetts may soon rule on the issue.
March 5, 2004
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Who Really Killed Jesus?
February 20, 2004
Who Really Killed Jesus?
mel gibson, the passion of the christ, christianity, jews, jesus, crucifixion
February 20, 2004
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