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Upanayanam
October 25, 2013
Upanayanam
We visited a Hindu religious coming-of-age ceremony for nine-year-old Rushil Ramakrishnan at the Hindu Temple in Adelphi, Maryland.
October 25, 2013
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Catholic College Identity, Poet Christian Wiman
October 25, 2013
Catholic College Identity, Poet Christian Wiman
The debate over what it means to be a Catholic university; the long spiritual journey of poet Christian Wiman.
October 25, 2013
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Catholic College Identity
October 25, 2013
Catholic College Identity
What does it mean for a school to be Catholic? "This is a university that’s founded on biblical truth, on scripture, and on the sacramental richness of the Catholic Church," says Ave Maria University president Jim Towey. But according to Rev. Kevin O’Brien, vice president for ministry and ...
October 25, 2013
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Poet Christian Wiman
October 25, 2013
Poet Christian Wiman
“I have a hard time conceiving of a God completely removed from suffering,” says Christian Wiman, a lecturer in religion and literature at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. “Once I understand the notion of Christ participating in suffering, then it makes more sense to me.”
October 25, 2013
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Christian Wiman Extended Interview
October 25, 2013
Christian Wiman Extended Interview
"Poetry had always been the place where I'd experienced God and it's still the place where I feel lifted out of myself and given something I could not understand in any other way."
October 25, 2013
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12 Years a Slave, Lawyers for Justice, Conservative Judaism Centennial
October 18, 2013
12 Years a Slave, Lawyers for Justice, Conservative Judaism Centennial
Complex relationships between slaves, slaveowners, abolitionists, and religion in the new movie "12 Years a Slave"; a lawyer works to make justice accessible for all in Southeast Asia; and the challenges facing Conservative Judaism on its 100th anniversary
October 18, 2013
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12 Years a Slave
October 18, 2013
12 Years a Slave
A movie based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a free man who was kidnapped in 1841 and sold into slavery, portrays the complex relationships between slaves, slaveowners, abolitionists, and religion.
October 18, 2013
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12 Years a Slave: Steve McQueen and Chiwetel Ejiofor Extended Interviews
October 18, 2013
12 Years a Slave: Steve McQueen and Chiwetel Ejiofor Extended Interviews
"It's about remembering and never forgetting and understanding from the past and embracing your past in order to go forward into the future."
October 18, 2013
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Yolanda Pierce Extended Interview
October 18, 2013
Yolanda Pierce Extended Interview
Watch excerpts from our interview with Yolanda Pierce, associate professor of African-American religion and literature at Princeton Theological Seminary, as she talks about the new movie "12 Years a Slave" and about Christianity and slavery in America.
October 18, 2013
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Lawyers for Justice
October 18, 2013
Lawyers for Justice
Bruce Lasky, founder of Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia, is setting up legal clinics and instilling in Asian law students the moral obligation to help the poor.
October 18, 2013
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Conservative Judaism Centennial
October 18, 2013
Conservative Judaism Centennial
As it celebrates its 100th anniversary, one of the main branches of Judaism faces challenges as membership declines and leaders look for ways to expand outreach, especially to younger Jews.
October 18, 2013
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Solitary Confinement, James Lee Burke, Children’s Hajj
October 11, 2013
Solitary Confinement, James Lee Burke, Children’s Hajj
Ethical challenges raised by long-term isolation of inmates; Catholic writer James Lee Burke on moral and biblical themes and influences in his best-selling crime novels; and a mock pilgrimage that teaches Muslim American children about the rituals of the hajj.
October 11, 2013
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