Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Extended Interview
August 7, 2015
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Extended Interview
"We have to go back to the 17th century and ask what healed all that harm? And of course the simple answer is that what wins wars is weapons but what wins peace is ideas."
August 7, 2015
04:32
Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica
August 7, 2015
Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica
The Virgin Mary has been a companion throughout important events in Mexico’s national history, says Monsignor Jorge Antonio Palencia. “Our Lady has accompanied the nation across the foundation, through the independence movement, then through the revolution movement."
August 7, 2015
05:03
The Aga Khan; The Singing Monks of Norcia
July 31, 2015
The Aga Khan; The Singing Monks of Norcia
The spiritual leader of the world's Ismaili Muslims speaks about poverty, peace, philanthropy, and religious understanding; a chart-topping album conveys the music that is central to Benedictine monastic life.
July 31, 2015
25:46
Aga Khan Extended Interview
July 31, 2015
Aga Khan Extended Interview
"We used to have situations, particularly in isolated parts of the world, high mountain areas, where different communities were practicing a different form of Islam from one village to the other. What we want to do is to have those villages work together. Accept that there are different ...
July 31, 2015
04:19
Religion in Cuba; Women’s Mosque of America; Upanayanam
July 24, 2015
Religion in Cuba; Women’s Mosque of America; Upanayanam
The Cuban government is showing signs of being more open to religious life in Cuba; women lead prayers and preach sermons at a new all-female mosque; and a Hindu boy's rite of passage.
July 24, 2015
25:46
Upanayanam
July 24, 2015
Upanayanam
We visited a Hindu religious coming-of-age ceremony for nine-year-old Rushil Ramakrishnan at the Hindu Temple in Adelphi, Maryland.
July 24, 2015
06:39
A Different Islamic School; Singing in a Chorus; Eid al-Fitr
July 17, 2015
A Different Islamic School; Singing in a Chorus; Eid al-Fitr
A madrasa in Pakistan is proving that an Islamic school can offer a useful education while avoiding politics and extremism; members of the Choral Society of Grace Church in New York say singing as a group feeds their souls and creates community; and after a month of fasting, Muslims celebrate the ...
July 17, 2015
25:47
A Different Islamic School
July 17, 2015
A Different Islamic School
"There's threat to whatever we do here at Jamia Islamia. But for me, it is a mission," says Mufti Abu Huraira, whose father established the Jamia Islamia Clifton madrasa where students are vetted for any ties to extremist activities and political discussion is forbidden.
July 17, 2015
07:01
Singing in a Chorus
July 17, 2015
Singing in a Chorus
"To me, the choir is really a microcosm of what a community ought to be. People are not worried about status within their social position or their family hierarchy. What they are worried about is all together singing D major," says John Maclay, music director of the Choral Society at New York ...
July 17, 2015
07:59
Moving Beyond the Confederate Flag; Changing Harlem Congregation; Flying Eye Hospital
July 10, 2015
Moving Beyond the Confederate Flag; Changing Harlem Congregation; Flying Eye Hospital
In South Carolina, a symbol of racial hatred and violence has been removed, but deep divisions remain, says Howard School of Divinity theology professor Harold Dean Trulear; First Corinthian Baptist Church, a historic African-American congregation in Harlem, is becoming more racially diverse; and ...
July 10, 2015
25:48
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
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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