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Ethics of Gene Editing
December 4, 2015
Ethics of Gene Editing
A promising new medical technique known as gene editing—deleting, inserting, or replacing genes in human cells—has the potential to cure many genetic diseases. But ethicist Marcy Darnovsky of the Center for Genetics and Society is concerned about the safety of the technology, the ethical ...
December 4, 2015
05:52
Supreme Court and Affirmative Action
December 4, 2015
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?
December 4, 2015
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Jim and Jill Kelly
December 4, 2015
Jim and Jill Kelly
"You can only be tough so much,” admits Buffalo Bills icon Jim Kelly. Together he and his wife Jill and their daughters have confronted the death of a terminally ill son and Jim’s struggles with cancer. But “those things we go through that cause us to be tested, or to doubt, or to fear—those ...
December 4, 2015
08:43
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Omid Safi: Planning for Healing as Others Plan for Destruction
November 25, 2015
Omid Safi: Planning for Healing as Others Plan for Destruction
Professor Omid Safi, director of Duke University's Islamic Studies Center, says the Paris terror attacks were a “harbinger” of more to come. He urges faith communities to build relationships of trust and begin a global conversation about religion so they can be ready to begin the healing process ...
November 25, 2015
00:52
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Faith-Based Activism on Climate Change; Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods
November 25, 2015
Faith-Based Activism on Climate Change; Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods
Religious activists are trying to help vulnerable communities in south Louisiana already affected by climate change; a community developer challenges common conceptions about modern charitable work
November 25, 2015
25:47
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Faith-Based Activism on Climate Change
November 25, 2015
Faith-Based Activism on Climate Change
Deep in the bayous of south Louisiana, faith-based activists are trying to help vulnerable groups threatened by the consequences of climate change.
November 25, 2015
09:42
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Robert Gorman Extended Interview
November 25, 2015
Robert Gorman Extended Interview
“Sea level rises have been measured. They’re verifiable. Climate change is very well documented. The facts are there. You can deny them if you choose to, but we’re seeing the results every day here in south Louisiana, and whether you want to say that’s because of climate change or something ...
November 25, 2015
03:54
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Kristina Peterson Extended Interview
November 25, 2015
Kristina Peterson Extended Interview
“As the climate changes, species are diminishing. We are seeing the extinction of so many different things, and they are part of us. They are part of the world. They are part of who we are. Are we going to become the next extinction? We need to care for what God has given us, and that is a moral ...
November 25, 2015
06:04
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Lonnie Ellis Extended Interview
November 25, 2015
Lonnie Ellis Extended Interview
“Pope Francis is creating new kinds of conversations. This moral guidance, this moral obligation to our children and to future generations is really resonating with people, and he’s doing it with such hope.”
November 25, 2015
04:14
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Marc Morano Extended Interview
November 25, 2015
Marc Morano Extended Interview
“Carbon-based energy development is the best friend for poor people and would give them the best chance at life.”
November 25, 2015
04:04
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Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods
November 25, 2015
Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods
“Our ministry is different because we focus on development as opposed to just relief. We want to end poverty more than just relieve people from the pain of poverty. We want to change communities,” says Katie Delp, executive director of FCS (Focused Communities Strategies) Urban Ministries.
November 25, 2015
10:02
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Saving the Next Generation in New Orleans
November 23, 2015
Saving the Next Generation in New Orleans
"If we can change the kids, we can have a better world. But it starts with the parents,” says Rev. Troy Lawrence Sr. of Reaping the Harvest, a Full Gospel Baptist Church in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans. He spoke with R&E about gun violence at a peace festival last summer. “Let it be ...
November 23, 2015
01:27
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