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Joni Eareckson Tada Breast Cancer; Mass Incarceration; Sufi Whirling Dervishes
June 7, 2013
Joni Eareckson Tada Breast Cancer; Mass Incarceration; Sufi Whirling Dervishes
We revisit our stories about popular Christian evangelical author and speaker Joni Eareckson Tada and the role of faith in her battle with breast cancer; mass incarcerations in the U.S. and the challenges facing prison ministries; and the origin and meaning of whirling dervishes in Sufism, the ...
June 7, 2013
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Joni Eareckson Tada: Breast Cancer Update
June 7, 2013
Joni Eareckson Tada: Breast Cancer Update
When we interviewed Joni Eareckson Tada in 2010, the popular evangelical author and speaker had just been diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, two years later, we speak with Tada, a quadriplegic, about her battle with the disease and how it has affected her marriage and her faith.
June 7, 2013
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Joni Eareckson Tada Extended Interview
June 7, 2013
Joni Eareckson Tada Extended Interview
"I think I'm doing everything I can. I'm being as a good a steward of my body as I possibly can to ensure that I'll come out the other end cancer free. That would be a blessing."
June 7, 2013
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Mass Incarceration
June 7, 2013
Mass Incarceration
"Many of the old forms of discrimination that we supposedly left behind in the Jim Crow era are suddenly legal again once you’ve been branded a felon," says Michelle Alexander, author of "The New Jim Crow."
June 7, 2013
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Michelle Alexander Extended Interview
June 7, 2013
Michelle Alexander Extended Interview
Watch more of our conversation with author Michelle Alexander about crime, the war on drugs, and the disproportionately high number of African-Americans in prison.
June 7, 2013
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Father Andrew Greeley; Cambodia Garment Worker Justice
May 31, 2013
Father Andrew Greeley; Cambodia Garment Worker Justice
We revisit our stories on Catholic priest and scholar Andrew Greeley, who died earlier this week; the working conditions and labor standards in Cambodia's garment industry; and the work of The Mission Continues, a nonprofit organization that provides military veterans opportunities to serve their ...
May 31, 2013
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Andrew Greeley
May 31, 2013
Andrew Greeley
Despite having sustained a serious head injury some years ago, Father Andrew Greeley, who died on May 29, 2013, was a priest to the end. “We know he is blessed and he’s blessing us,” said Greeley’s niece, Eileen Durkin.
May 31, 2013
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Cambodia Garment Worker Justice
May 31, 2013
Cambodia Garment Worker Justice
Activist groups should bring about a greater awareness of worker rights issues and add a moral voice to global economic matters, says David Schilling of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility.
May 31, 2013
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The Mission Continues
May 31, 2013
The Mission Continues
Founder Eric Greitens says the lessons of Judaism have shaped his life and taught him about humanity’s duty to repair the world.
May 31, 2013
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Bobby McFerrin; Decline of Buddhism in Thailand
May 24, 2013
Bobby McFerrin; Decline of Buddhism in Thailand
We talk with Grammy-Award-winning artist Bobby McFerrin about his Christian faith, his music, and his new album "spirityouall." We also travel to Thailand to ask if Buddhism is giving way to consumerism and materialism as the country modernizes and prospers.
May 24, 2013
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Decline of Buddhism in Thailand
May 24, 2013
Decline of Buddhism in Thailand
Economic prosperity and modernity are beginning to have an impact on religious life in Thailand, a country that is 95 percent Buddhist but that in the last 30 years has seen the number of Buddhist monks decrease by about half.
May 24, 2013
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Boy Scouts and Gay Ban; Sequestration and the Poor; Mike McCurry on Fixing Politics
May 17, 2013
Boy Scouts and Gay Ban; Sequestration and the Poor; Mike McCurry on Fixing Politics
The Boy Scouts of America vote on their longstanding gay ban; the city of Baltimore feels the effects of sequestration; a former White House press secretary graduates from a Methodist theological seminary and says he wants to fix Washington's broken politics; and a Sikh community in northern ...
May 17, 2013
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