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New State Department Faith Office
August 9, 2013
New State Department Faith Office
“The public and political impact of lived religion across the planet is huge,” says Shaun Casey, head of the new State Department Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives.
August 9, 2013
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Bobby McFerrin
August 9, 2013
Bobby McFerrin
This Grammy-Award-winning artist’s new album, "spirityouall," includes his interpretations of classic African-American spirituals as well as songs he composed. Through all of them he hears the influence of his father, Robert McFerrin, Sr., who was an operatic baritone.
August 9, 2013
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Bobby McFerrin Extended Interview
August 9, 2013
Bobby McFerrin Extended Interview
“To me, just being is a religious experience. Just being is holy.”
August 9, 2013
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Bobby McFerrin Performs “Fix Me Jesus”
August 9, 2013
Bobby McFerrin Performs “Fix Me Jesus”
Watch Bobby McFerrin's recent performance of "Fix Me Jesus" in the Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis.
August 9, 2013
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The Thousand-Dollar Genome
August 9, 2013
The Thousand-Dollar Genome
“Our main goal is not to cause any harm or additional stress to families,” says Nancy Spinner, head of genomic diagnostics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
August 9, 2013
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Interfaith Village in Israel, Churches and Domestic Abuse, LDS Pageant
August 2, 2013
Interfaith Village in Israel, Churches and Domestic Abuse, LDS Pageant
An “oasis of peace” in Israel where Christians, Jews, and Muslims choose to live together; a Chicago priest who wants parishes to do more for the victims of domestic abuse; and an annual outdoor production based on the Book of Mormon.
August 2, 2013
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Interfaith Village in Israel
August 2, 2013
Interfaith Village in Israel
"I’d like people to know that there are a lot of people in this country who are into dialogue, education, getting to know one another, trying to, trying to live together," says Rabbi Ron Kronish, director of the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Jerusalem.
August 2, 2013
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Churches and Domestic Violence
August 2, 2013
Churches and Domestic Violence
"Priests generally do not talk about it. And most dioceses in the United States have no services, or very limited services, for victims of domestic violence," says Father Charles Dahm, who is leading a campaign in Chicago to change that.
August 2, 2013
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LDS Pageant
August 2, 2013
LDS Pageant
Last year was the 75th anniversary of the annual Hill Cumorah Pageant near Palmyra, New York, a lavish outdoor theatrical production of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, based on the Book of Mormon.
August 2, 2013
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Brent Hanson Extended Interview
August 2, 2013
Brent Hanson Extended Interview
The primary goal of the annual Hill Cumorah Pageant in Palmyra, New York "is to reach out to people who might be curious about what makes Mormons tick...It's really a non-threatening way to get some connection to this religion," says Brent Hanson, artistic director of the pageant.
August 2, 2013
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Papal Trip to Brazil, Sikhs One Year Later, Artist Tobi Kahn
July 26, 2013
Papal Trip to Brazil, Sikhs One Year Later, Artist Tobi Kahn
A conversation with Rev. Thomas Reese SJ about pope's visit to Brazil; one-year anniversary of Sikh temple shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin; and Jewish artist Tobi Kahn and his spiritual "end-of-life" art.
July 26, 2013
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Papal Trip to Brazil
July 26, 2013
Papal Trip to Brazil
Latin American liberation theologians, according to Rev Thomas Reese, SJ, say the pope may not use the words liberation theology, ”but he certainly talks the talk: his concern for the poor, his desire to empower the poor to take responsibility and to be part of the community—this is very ...
July 26, 2013
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