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Moving Beyond the Confederate Flag
July 10, 2015
Moving Beyond the Confederate Flag
Faith communities, observes Howard University School of Divinity applied theology professor Harold Dean Trulear, are “founded on forgiveness.” Together the Charleston church shooting and the Confederate flag debate have “uncovered the depth of racism in our country and the ways our nation ...
July 10, 2015
03:30
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Racial Diversity in a Changing Harlem Congregation
July 10, 2015
Racial Diversity in a Changing Harlem Congregation
The gospel is "a message that knows no racial boundary," says Rev. Michael Walrond, senior pastor at First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem. "When we begin to speak to the existential issues that bind us together, I think people find a home and a place of common ground."
July 10, 2015
08:32
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Flying Eye Hospital
July 10, 2015
Flying Eye Hospital
"This is very, very different than being the great white surgeon who comes in and does some magical surgeries and then leaves without imparting any of the magic to the surgeons in the community. It’s teaching the doctors the surgical skills to go forth and do good things for the community, and ...
July 10, 2015
08:02
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Religious Reactions to Same-Sex Marriage Ruling; Ethics of Gene Editing; Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods
July 2, 2015
Religious Reactions to Same-Sex Marriage Ruling; Ethics of Gene Editing; Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods
The Supreme Court's decision upholding same-sex marriage sharply divided communities of faith; a veteran community developer and urban activist advocates models of charity that let the poor thrive; and a new medical technology allows scientists to repair and replace defective genes in order to treat ...
July 2, 2015
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Religious Reactions to Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
July 2, 2015
Religious Reactions to Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
“Supporters of gay marriage say religion should not be used to discriminate against people. Religion should not be an excuse for people not to provide services or do their jobs. But conservative law firms are saying people have a right to stand up for what they believe, and they can’t be forced ...
July 2, 2015
03:12
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Supreme Court Rulings; Healing Moral Wounds of War; Former Mormons
June 26, 2015
Supreme Court Rulings; Healing Moral Wounds of War; Former Mormons
The Supreme Court upholds Obamacare and recognizes same-sex marriages nationwide; philosopher Nancy Sherman says combat veterans are coming home from our recent wars with deep moral injuries as well as physical wounds; and while the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints responds openly to ...
June 26, 2015
25:46
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Health Care and Same-Sex Marriage Supreme Court Rulings
June 26, 2015
Health Care and Same-Sex Marriage Supreme Court Rulings
Correspondent Tim O'Brien observes that the High Court's upholding of gay marriage nationwide “is for gays and lesbians what Brown v Board of Education was for African Americans."
June 26, 2015
02:40
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Former Mormons
June 26, 2015
Former Mormons
"We want people to understand the history of this church," says Elder Marcus Nash, a leader of the LDS church who worked on a series of essays about questions of faith and contested church issues. But while this generation of Mormons may be “craving a more complicated narrative” about the ...
June 26, 2015
07:58
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Faith-Based Activism on Climate Change; Recalling Liberation Theology
June 19, 2015
Faith-Based Activism on Climate Change; Recalling Liberation Theology
In south Louisiana, faith-based activists are trying to help vulnerable communities affected by climate change; and we look back at the legacy of liberation theology, a movement begun in Latin America that sided with the poor and oppressed over the rich and powerful.
June 19, 2015
25:46
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Recalling Liberation Theology
June 19, 2015
Recalling Liberation Theology
Miguel D'Escoto Brockmann, a Maryknoll priest in Nicaragua suspended by the Vatican for his leftist political activities in the seventies and eighties as part of the theological movement that was known for its radical embrace of the poor over the powerful, believes the Catholic Church under Pope ...
June 19, 2015
07:21
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Birth Control in the Philippines; Rancher Nuns; Ramadan on the Road
June 12, 2015
Birth Control in the Philippines; Rancher Nuns; Ramadan on the Road
A law that provides the poor with free access to contraceptives in the Philippines is at the center of a national debate about Catholic Church teaching, sexuality, and poverty; a community of Benedictine nuns in Colorado live a life of prayer and work on a 300-acre cattle ranch; and Muslim hip-hop ...
June 12, 2015
25:46
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Birth Control in the Philippines
June 12, 2015
Birth Control in the Philippines
"Give people job opportunities, give children education, and then you bring them out of poverty. Just giving them condoms and contraceptives will not automatically draw them out of poverty," says Rev. Joel Jason of the Archdiocese of Manila. But some women say lack of access to family planning and ...
June 12, 2015
08:56
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