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The Morality of War with Iraq
January 10, 2003
The Morality of War with Iraq
As the U.S. military buildup continues in the Middle East, debate also continues over the morality of going to war. William Galston and George Weigel share their opinions and concerns over the subject. Galston is a professor at the School of Public Affairs and the Director of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at University of Maryland and Weigel is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington.
January 10, 2003
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Anti-Islam
December 20, 2002
Anti-Islam
Ever since September 11, Americans have been trying to understand Islam. Is there something about the religion itself that drove the terrorists? Or had a small, violent minority that despised the modern West hijacked Islam to justify its politics?
December 20, 2002
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Hanukkah
November 22, 2002
Hanukkah
Susan Braunstein, Curator of Archaeology and Judaica at the Jewish Museum of New York, explains the traditions of Hanukkah.
November 22, 2002
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Somali Muslims in Maine
November 15, 2002
Somali Muslims in Maine
Somali immigrants fleeing civil war first settled in Georgia and Tennessee. But they were alarmed at what they felt was an environment too promiscuous and too violent for their children. So they went on a search for a smaller, safer place to raise their families, and about a thousand ended up in ...
November 15, 2002
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Nun Doctors
November 8, 2002
Nun Doctors
Health care in the United States is a big problem for the poor — not only because they often can’t afford it. Sometimes it just isn’t there. This is especially true in rural areas, which have a hard time attracting doctors. In rural Alabama, a Catholic nun has found a calling as a ...
November 8, 2002
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Sufism
November 8, 2002
Sufism
This mystical tradition is declining in the Muslim world while attracting new followers in the West.
November 8, 2002
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Ramadan Moon
November 8, 2002
Ramadan Moon
Fasting during the month of Ramadan is one of the five so-called pillars of Islam, an obligation of Muslims worldwide. Muslims use a lunar calendar, and Ramadan begins with the new moon. But for devout Muslims, it’s not enough to calculate mathematically when the crescent moon rises. It has to ...
November 8, 2002
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The Rosary
October 18, 2002
The Rosary
For nearly a millennium, part of Roman Catholic prayer life has included saying the rosary, with each rosary bead representing a prayer. The rosary includes a set of meditations on the life of Christ, known as mysteries. Use of the rosary, has diminished in recent years but many Catholics say it's ...
October 18, 2002
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Hindu Temple Dedication
October 18, 2002
Hindu Temple Dedication
In India, it is not common to find a Siva and Vishnu temple under one roof, but Sri Siva Vishnu Temple in Maryland manages to bring Hindus of these rival traditions together and promote greater unity and diversity.
October 18, 2002
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Camp Revival
October 11, 2002
Camp Revival
"It's good to be able to see where we were and where we've come from. So this camp meeting is an opportunity for us to go back and reflect," says Rev. Randy Mincey. We visit the Rock Springs campground in northwest Georgia, where they've been having camp meetings since 1887.
October 11, 2002
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Anti-Abortion Cams
September 20, 2002
Anti-Abortion Cams

The latest weapon in anti-abortion protest, photography, has triggered an ethical and legal debate. Before, the anti-abortion protestors only yelled at women, while targeting blame at doctors and staff members. Recently, they have started to take pictures of the woman … More

September 20, 2002
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Taizé
September 20, 2002
Taizé
The Taizé community has no preaching but has become famous for its simple, meditative music and prayer.
September 20, 2002
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