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Sukkot
October 5, 2001
Sukkot
During the weeklong Jewish holiday of Sukkot, many Jews build lean-tos, open to the elements, called “sukkahs,” to recall the way their ancestors lived for 40 years in the desert after their escape from slavery in Egypt.
October 5, 2001
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Religious Response to Tragedy Aftermath
September 21, 2001
Religious Response to Tragedy Aftermath
In the week following the tragic events of September 11th, the nation searched for an explanation, a solution, and comfort. Managing editor Kim Lawton surveys the many religious responses to the terrorist attacks.
September 21, 2001
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High Holidays: Prayer with Cantor Abraham Lubin
September 21, 2001
High Holidays: Prayer with Cantor Abraham Lubin
"Rather than to try to change God, prayer should change us, should make us better human beings. That is the ultimate purpose of prayer," says Cantor Abraham Lubin of Congregation Beth El in Bethesda, Maryland. We spoke with him as he prepared for the high holidays.
September 21, 2001
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Religious Response to America’s Tragedy
September 14, 2001
Religious Response to America’s Tragedy
In the wake of the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11, we discuss questions about justice, forgiveness, and retribution with four religious leaders and scholars.
September 14, 2001
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Religious Reaction to Terrorism
September 14, 2001
Religious Reaction to Terrorism
For many religious believers, the attacks on September 11 evoked a sense of almost apocalyptic horror. As the hours unfolded, people of faith across the country reached out in whatever way they could.
September 14, 2001
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Palliative and Hospice Care for Dying Children
September 7, 2001
Palliative and Hospice Care for Dying Children
A new report from the Institute of Medicine, which advises the government on health policy, calls on the U.S. to do far more than is now being done to relieve the suffering of dying children and their families. Doctors and families face a dilemma in trying to choose between painful treatment that is ...
September 7, 2001
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Ethics of Genetic Testing
August 31, 2001
Ethics of Genetic Testing
As a result of the Human Genome Project, we now know much more about a person's medical future than ever before. But this new knowledge has given rise to many medical, legal, and ethical questions
August 31, 2001
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Paryushana Parva
August 24, 2001
Paryushana Parva
Paryushana Parva is a festival of fasting, friendship, and forgiveness. Members of the Jain faith are celebrating the holiest time of the year. It coincides with monsoon season in India, which is where Jainism began.
August 24, 2001
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Holocaust Survivors: The Search for Faith
August 3, 2001
Holocaust Survivors: The Search for Faith
One of the consequences of the Holocaust was its effect on the faith of observant Jews. How could a just God have permitted such a tragedy? Today, the personal story, in his words, of Menachem Daum, a New York television producer whose parents were both Holocaust survivors.
August 3, 2001
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God’s Army: Mormon Missionaries
August 3, 2001
God’s Army: Mormon Missionaries
Missionary work is something of a rite of passage in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Over the course of 18 months to two years, young men and women will work 16 hours a day, six days a week. On average, each one will convert ten persons during that period. But with 60,000 ...
August 3, 2001
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Legal Ethics
July 27, 2001
Legal Ethics
When may a lawyer reveal what a client tells him in confidence? The American Bar Association recently made the rule less restrictive. It permits, but does not require, lawyers to disclose confidences to prevent "reasonably certain death or substantial bodily harm." Attorneys who obey the confidentiality rule sometimes do so at the expense of innocent people.
July 27, 2001
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Religious Views on Stem Cell Research
July 27, 2001
Religious Views on Stem Cell Research
For many, the fundamental issue behind stem cell research is the moral status of tiny, one-week-old human embryos. Scientists think these cells can help them find cures for many severe illnesses, but harvesting those cells kills the embryos. Ethicists say the right and wrong of destroying even unwanted embryos in order to do promising medical research depends on what you think those embryos are.
July 27, 2001
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