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Human Genome Project
June 16, 2000
Human Genome Project
Researches are hopeful that mapping the human genome will lead to a revolution in biomedicine, but scientists and ethicists worry about the moral questions the new knowledge could raise.
June 16, 2000
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Reconciliation in Rwanda
June 9, 2000
Reconciliation in Rwanda
In Rwanda, tribal violence and genocide broke out on an almost unimaginable scale. Eight hundred thousand people were killed in little more than three months. Now, as the country recovers, churches are experiencing dramatic growth in the Hutu and Tutsi efforts to find reconciliation.
June 9, 2000
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Barbara Brown Taylor Profile
May 12, 2000
Barbara Brown Taylor Profile
R & E profiles the Reverend Barbara Brown Taylor: an Episcopal priest once honored as one of the greatest preachers in the world, now primarily a writer and teacher.
May 12, 2000
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Kentucky Gun Control
May 12, 2000
Kentucky Gun Control
Hundreds of thousands of people in Washington and more than 60 other cities prepared for Sunday’s Million Mom March, a Mother’s Day attempt to convince Congress to pass tougher gun control laws. Every major faith group — Christian, Jewish, Muslim — has endorsed the march, but ...
May 12, 2000
Orthodox Easter
April 28, 2000
Orthodox Easter
The world’s more than 250 million Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate the feast of Pascha, or Easter, at the end of Holy Week. They observe the Julian calendar rather than the Gregorian calendar followed by most westerners.
April 28, 2000
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Retelling the Easter Story
April 21, 2000
Retelling the Easter Story
jesus, holy week, easter, the passion of the christ, resurrection
April 21, 2000
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Synagogue 2000
April 14, 2000
Synagogue 2000
These rabbis, cantors, and Jewish leaders from the Washington, DC area are learning how to make synagogue worship more spiritually rewarding.
April 14, 2000
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Phyllis Tickle and Fixed-Hour Prayer
March 31, 2000
Phyllis Tickle and Fixed-Hour Prayer
As a writer and editor, Phyllis Tickle’s life on the road can be crowded and public. At home, in the midst of her writing and in the midst of whatever else is happening, every three hours every day Phyllis’ watch beeps. She stops what she’s doing, picks up her Breviary, her book of daily readings, goes to a quiet place and prays.
March 31, 2000
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Louisiana Prison Hospice
March 17, 2000
Louisiana Prison Hospice
Imagine the sadness of dying alone. To that dismal prospect, add the thought of dying alone in prison. Not long ago, one of the toughest prisons in the country created a hospice program to ensure that that doesn't happen to its inmates.
March 17, 2000
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Protestants and Gays
February 18, 2000
Protestants and Gays
Homosexuality is one of the most contentious issues facing Christian denominations, A year ago, Methodist ministers blessed a holy union ceremony in which two women exchanged marriage vows. Yet the controversy isn't going away, and conservatives are urging an end to what they call blatant ...
February 18, 2000
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John Spong’s HERE I STAND
February 4, 2000
John Spong’s HERE I STAND
Controversial Episcopal bishop John Spong has retired and published his autobiography.
February 4, 2000
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AIDS and the Priesthood
February 4, 2000
AIDS and the Priesthood
A survey conducted by the KANSAS CITY STAR claims the death rate from AIDS among priests is four times that of the general population. But the newspaper’s conclusions and survey methodology have drawn sharp criticism.
February 4, 2000
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