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One Million Bones
June 28, 2013
One Million Bones
“Let the souls of the millions who have died speak to us and speak through us,” said Rabbi Bruce Lustig of the large public art installation that raises awareness of ongoing genocides and mass atrocities. “We all share the same bones. No matter your creed, no matter your color, we are all ...
June 28, 2013
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Affirmative Action, Civil Rights 50th Anniversary, Prisons and Mentally Ill 
June 21, 2013
Affirmative Action, Civil Rights 50th Anniversary, Prisons and Mentally Ill 
Supreme Court decision on affirmative action; historian Taylor Branch on 1963 civil rights events; and relying on jails and prisons to care for the mentally ill.
June 21, 2013
Supreme Court and Affirmative Action
June 21, 2013
Supreme Court and Affirmative Action
Racial diversity is only “one factor among many” in admissions decisions, according to the University of Texas vice president for diversity. But if the Supreme Court decides to abandon racial preferences, what will become of the pursuit of racial justice in education?
June 21, 2013
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Taylor Branch Extended Interview
June 21, 2013
Taylor Branch Extended Interview
"I call Dr. King a modern founder in the sense that he was doing just what Jefferson and Lincoln and the other American founders were doing in their most spiritual moments…which was to confront very stubborn forms of evil and subjugation and figure out a way to transform them into equal ...
June 21, 2013
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Prisons and the Mentally Ill
June 21, 2013
Prisons and the Mentally Ill
It doesn’t make moral, ethical, or fiscal sense, according to Cook County sheriff Tom Dart, to house people who are mentally ill in jails and prisons.
June 21, 2013
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Ethics of Government Data Collection, Russell Moore, Irish Reconciliation
June 14, 2013
Ethics of Government Data Collection, Russell Moore, Irish Reconciliation
The morality of balancing national security and privacy rights; the new president of the SBC’s office of public policy issues; and bridging divides between Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland.
June 14, 2013
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The Ethics of Government Data Collection
June 14, 2013
The Ethics of Government Data Collection
Watch our conversation with Michael Kessler of Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs about perspectives of religious and ethical traditions on the government’s massive collection of electronic data and its vast surveillance effort.
June 14, 2013
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Irish Reconciliation
June 14, 2013
Irish Reconciliation
After an IRA explosion in 1987 terrorized the community of Enniskillen, killed 11 Protestants, and injured scores of others, Gordon Wilson, father of one victim, said he forgave the bombers and prayed for the grace to continue to do so. Will the members of the G8 summit meeting in Northern Ireland ...
June 14, 2013
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Russell Moore
June 14, 2013
Russell Moore
“We don’t belong to anyone’s political party. We don’t belong to anyone’s organization, and so we ought to have the freedom, then, to speak prophetically to both parties and to all parties“ says the new president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty ...
June 14, 2013
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Russell Moore Extended Interview
June 14, 2013
Russell Moore Extended Interview
“The Bible doesn’t give us a road map for every issue. The Bible gies us a goal, a sense of what human flourishing ought to look like, and sometimes there are going to be issues where the Bible speaks very clearly to us, and we have to speak just as clearly. There are other issues where we ...
June 14, 2013
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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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