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Multifaith Theological Education
October 21, 2011
Multifaith Theological Education
The Claremont School of Theology, the Islamic Center of Southern California, and the Academy for Jewish Religion California are partners in a new effort to educate leaders for churches, synagogues, and mosques in shared classes.
October 21, 2011
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Mending Medicare
October 14, 2011
Mending Medicare
“The whole system is greased to pay hospitals and others for expensive things people might not even want” at the end of life, says Dr. Lachlan Forrow, director of ethics and palliative care at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston.
October 14, 2011
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Dan Brock Extended Interview
October 14, 2011
Dan Brock Extended Interview
“It’s impossible not to ration, it’s irrational not to ration, and it’s unethical not to ration” medical care at the end of life, says this professor of ethics at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health.
October 14, 2011
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The Way
October 14, 2011
The Way
Actor Martin Sheen says his new movie about the Camino de Santiago is ultimately about “a journey of the spirit as well as the flesh” as well as a search for ritual and transcendence.
October 14, 2011
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Supreme Court: Ministerial Exception
October 7, 2011
Supreme Court: Ministerial Exception
"If anything is covered by separation of church and state, this is it,” says lawyer Douglas Laycock, who argued for the Hosanna-Tabor Lutheran Church and School, and nearly 100 diverse religious groups filed briefs supporting a church’s right to choose its own ministers.
October 7, 2011
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Delhi Jews
October 7, 2011
Delhi Jews
“Now we have only 5,000 Jews all over India, and in Delhi we have only five, six Indian Jewish families. We are like a drop in the ocean,” says Ezekiel Malekar, keeper of Delhi’s tiny synagogue.
October 7, 2011
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Higher Ground
October 6, 2011
Higher Ground
Actress Vera Farmiga plays a woman who is “wrestling with the Lord and refusing to let him go until she understands and until he blesses her,” says writer and author Frederica Mathewes-Green.
October 6, 2011
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Using Drones Outside Combat Zones
September 30, 2011
Using Drones Outside Combat Zones
The September 30 killing in Yemen of radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is reigniting an ethical debate: Should the US use armed drones outside combat zones? Watch excerpts from recent interviews on drones and the ethics of war.
September 30, 2011
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Catholic Charities and Gay Adoption
September 30, 2011
Catholic Charities and Gay Adoption
Catholic Charities in Illinois refuses to accept same-sex couples for adoption or foster parenting. Should the state, which recognizes civil unions, withdraw its funding of the charity?
September 30, 2011
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Jewish Social Justice
September 30, 2011
Jewish Social Justice
“The way we spend our money is ultimately one of the greatest signs of our moral convictions,” says Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz.
September 30, 2011
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Alabama Immigration Law
September 23, 2011
Alabama Immigration Law
Religious leaders have joined civil rights activists, the Justice Department, and others in challenging Alabama's tough new immigration law. "The government is trying to tell us what we can or can’t do in terms of works of mercy, works of charity, which are fundamental to our faith," says Father ...
September 23, 2011
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India School Lunch Program
September 16, 2011
India School Lunch Program
“There is acute embarrassment that the second-fastest growing economy in the world has almost half of its children malnourished,” says Biraj Patnaik.
September 16, 2011
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