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The Archbishop of Canterbury
April 27, 2001
The Archbishop of Canterbury
R & E talks with Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. George Carey about interfaith communication and conversion — particularly, whether Christians should take it upon themselves to attempt to convert Jews.
April 27, 2001
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Baptism
April 13, 2001
Baptism
Baptism is an important rite of initiation in the Christian tradition, but the baptism ceremony varies depending upon the denomination. Catholics, Orthodox Christians, and many in the Protestant denominations baptize infants. Baptists and Pentecostal Churches baptize only adults or children old ...
April 13, 2001
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Observances: Passover
April 6, 2001
Observances: Passover
At the Passover feast, or Seder, Jews retell the story of their ancestors' exodus from slavery in Egypt. R&E was invited to sit in on that retelling by fifth graders at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, Maryland. They acted out the story for students from the Rockledge public school in Bowie, Maryland.
April 6, 2001
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AIDS Prevention in Senegal
March 23, 2001
AIDS Prevention in Senegal
In some African coutries, more than a quarter of the adult population is infected with HIV/AIDS. But in Senegal, a largely Muslim country, the rate of infection is barely one percent.
March 23, 2001
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Pope John Paul II Cultural Center
March 23, 2001
Pope John Paul II Cultural Center
Pope John Paul II “did not want a monument that was just dedicated to himself, but rather an institution that really focused in on our teaching role within the Church,” says Rev. G. Michael Bugarin, director of the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center in Washington, D.C.
March 23, 2001
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New Age Tour of Sedona
March 16, 2001
New Age Tour of Sedona
Millions of spiritual seekers and New Age practitioners are drawn to the Red Rocks of Sedona, Arizona each year.
March 16, 2001
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Celtic Spirituality
March 9, 2001
Celtic Spirituality
"I think that there is, in Celtic spirituality, a rhythm of seeing, which can alter the way that one approaches the world," says Irish poet and theologian John O'Donohue.
March 9, 2001
The Mormon Church
March 2, 2001
The Mormon Church
A century and a half ago, Brigham Young led 600 Mormon settlers to the Salt Lake Valley and predicted it would blossom as a rose. Today, the valley is headquarters to what may be the fastest-growing church in the U.S., blossoming so fast it is continuously redefining itself.
March 2, 2001
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Gospel Music
February 23, 2001
Gospel Music
Thomas Dixon Tyler of the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Washington, DC, talks about gospel music's significance to him.
February 23, 2001
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Jew v. Jew
February 21, 2001
Jew v. Jew
Tenafly, New Jersey, is a suburb of 16,000 people, nearly half of them Jewish, just across the Hudson River from New York City. However, when a group of Orthodox Jewish newcomers put up a symbolic boundary called an eruv, Tenafly became one of the latest battlegrounds in an ongoing civil war in the American Jewish community.
February 21, 2001
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Juvenile Justice System
January 19, 2001
Juvenile Justice System
Many moral questions are posed when adult justice is imposed on juveniles. Should a boy who has murdered someone be put into a prison with grown men? Advocates of mandatory sentencing caution that these kids must be taken off the street and kept off. Critics warn that a young person spending his formative years in an adult prison has much less of a chance of ever becoming a productive citizen.
January 19, 2001
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Deaf Mass
January 12, 2001
Deaf Mass
Many houses of worship have worked hard to be more welcoming to people with disabilities. But the deaf prefer to worship within their own community, and to be ministered to by other deaf people.
January 12, 2001
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