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Clergy Sex Abuse
June 19, 1998
Clergy Sex Abuse
As we cover the abuse of relationships between pastoral counselors and those who came to them seeking guidance and comfort, we hear personal tales of the sexual relationship that can develop between some clergymen and women in their congregations. This is a complex world in which the male pastor is ...
June 19, 1998
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Profile on the Dalai Lama
May 15, 1998
Profile on the Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama was just 15 years old when the Communist Chinese invaded Tibet, burned its monasteries, and slaughtered upwards of a million of its people. Now, he is the spiritual leader of six million Tibetan Buddhists is and is trying to rally support for freedom for his homeland. He preaches compassion, but some of his followers wonder if his methods can work.
May 15, 1998
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Sir John Polkinghorne on Science and Theology
May 8, 1998
Sir John Polkinghorne on Science and Theology
A 1998 Perspective on one man's view of the continuing struggle between religion and science. Sir John Polkinghorne is both a world-class physicist and an Anglican priest who says science can explain only part of what's real.
May 8, 1998
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The Hajj, Part Two
April 17, 1998
The Hajj, Part Two
Previously, we told the story of Abdul Alim Mubarak, a Muslim, a CNN videotape editor, who lives in New Jersey, as he said good-bye to his family and took off for Saudi Arabia on his first religious pilgrimage, the hajj. Now, we have the story of Mubarak's hajj, reported by our correspondent Anisa ...
April 17, 1998
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Women’s Passover
April 17, 1998
Women’s Passover
At the Passover Seder table, Jews read from a guide called the Haggadah, which tells the story of the Jews' exodus from Egypt. Rabbi Judith Halevy of the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue in California is our storyteller, updating the familiar tale with the story of Miriam, Moses' sister. LILITH magazine editor Susan Weidman Schneider invited us to her Seder to help tell the women's story.
April 17, 1998
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Holy Week Celebrations
April 10, 1998
Holy Week Celebrations
Holy Week events begin with honoring the entry of Jesus Christ into the city of Jerusalem and end at his resurrection. R&E's story of Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday and is told by three narrators: Monsignor John Meier of Catholic University in Washington; Barbara Brown Taylor, an Episcopal priest in Georgia; and Reverend Charles Adams of Hartford Memorial Baptist Church in Detroit.
April 10, 1998
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Martin Marty
April 3, 1998
Martin Marty
Church historian Martin Marty seems to be just about everywhere. He studies the impact of religion on health, travels around the country to explore religion where it's practiced, writes columns and reviews, and more. But perhaps Marty's greatest contribution has been as teacher, what he refers to as his true calling. The energetic pastor is booked two years ahead and scheduled to a minute, using every spare moment of his time.
April 3, 1998
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The Hajj, Part One
March 27, 1998
The Hajj, Part One
On April 5, Muslims around the world will begin observing events associated with the annual hajj, one of the five pillars of the Islamic faith. Millions are converging on Mecca, located near the west coast of Saudi Arabia. Anisa Mehdi accompanies one American pilgrim as he says good-bye to his ...
March 27, 1998
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African-American Women Pastors
February 20, 1998
African-American Women Pastors
Women are a mainstay in black churches, except in the pulpit. Will the "stained-glass ceiling" limit the careers of the record numbers of women entering divinity schools?
February 20, 1998
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The Jews of Lithuania
February 20, 1998
The Jews of Lithuania
One of the key issues facing Lithuania's new president Valdas Adamkus is strong international criticism that Lithuania hasn't done enough to bring Nazi collaborators to justice. The presence of these alleged war criminals continues to haunt Lithuania's remaining Jewish community.
February 20, 1998
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Islamic Academy: Contested Ground
February 20, 1998
Islamic Academy: Contested Ground
The Islamic Saudi Academy in Loudoun County, Virginia, outside Washington, DC, is creating controversy with its plan for a new campus.
February 20, 1998
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Ash Wednesday
February 20, 1998
Ash Wednesday
Western Christians begin the 40 day Lenten season with a priest making the sign of the cross in ashes on their foreheads. Rev. William Tully of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in New York talks about the significance of the ashes and of Lent.
February 20, 1998
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