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Arbitration by Faith; Faith Films; Holocaust Remembrance: Reading the Names
May 6, 2016
Arbitration by Faith; Faith Films; Holocaust Remembrance: Reading the Names

Religious arbitration is replacing settlement of disputes in courts of law; Christian filmmakers have growing success with low-budget, big-screen features marketed through churches; and on Yom HaShoah visitors to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum recite the names of those who … More

May 6, 2016
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Arbitration by Faith
May 6, 2016
Arbitration by Faith
“At its best, religious arbitration is an opportunity for two parties who have shared religious values to resolve those disputes in accordance with their religious values,” says Pepperdine University Law School professor and rabbi  Michael Helfand.
May 6, 2016
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Faith Films
May 6, 2016
Faith Films
“I get stopped all the time because of the faith-based movies. People say please make more. They would come up to me and say we love this. We want more. Please tell Hollywood to make more like this,” says actor Kevin Sorbo, who starred in the hit film “God’s Not Dead.”
May 6, 2016
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Holocaust Remembrance: Reading the Names
May 5, 2016
Holocaust Remembrance: Reading the Names
“Reading the names makes me feel like I could continue their memories, since there are not many people left to even remember them, no place to visit their remains.”
May 5, 2016
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Daniel Berrigan: 1921-2016
May 5, 2016
Daniel Berrigan: 1921-2016
“If you were to identify Catholic prophets in the twentieth century,” says Georgetown University professor Chester Gillis, Daniel Berrigan “would be right there with Dorothy Day or Thomas Merton.” His activism, adds Gillis, is “rooted in prayer. It is done out of the commitment to the ...
May 5, 2016
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Christians Countering Anti-Muslim Rhetoric; Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life; Holocaust Survivor Shabbat
April 29, 2016
Christians Countering Anti-Muslim Rhetoric; Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life; Holocaust Survivor Shabbat

Christians and Muslims share a meal together in an effort to overcome hate speech; scientists and theologians ponder the meaning of life on other planets; and a survivor shares her life story with a group of young Jewish girls.
 
 

April 29, 2016
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Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life
April 29, 2016
Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life
“The usual notion is that Christianity would have a special problem dealing with intelligence out there, because it would take us away from being the center of the universe. For some people that’s very threatening, because somehow we won’t be as special as we have been,” says astronomer and ...
April 29, 2016
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Holocaust Survivor Shabbat
April 29, 2016
Holocaust Survivor Shabbat
“Isn’t it amazing?” says Holocaust survivor Lola Byron, who grew up understanding that “no one was supposed to know I was Jewish.” “So many Jewish young women feeling completely comfortable with where they are and what they’re doing and not having to hide and not having to do it on the ...
April 29, 2016
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Digital Addiction; Diane Rehm on Assisted Suicide; Selling Chametz for Passover
April 22, 2016
Digital Addiction; Diane Rehm on Assisted Suicide; Selling Chametz for Passover

We seem to be hopelessly hooked on our digital devices;  the husband of a well-known NPR host, after experiencing a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, asks his doctor to help him die; preparing for Passover includes getting rid of yeast or leaven … More

April 22, 2016
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Digital Addiction
April 22, 2016
Digital Addiction
“We’re at a moment where we’ve adopted a new technology,” says MIT technology and society professor Sherry Turkle. “We’ve been vulnerable to its seduction, and we’re also ready to say this has led us not to a good place in terms of how it’s affected our relationships. It’s time for ...
April 22, 2016
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Diane Rehm on Assisted Suicide
April 22, 2016
Diane Rehm on Assisted Suicide
“People need to talk about this issue,” says Diane Rehm, author of On My Own. “Doctors need to be taught about this issue. The whole idea of doctors being taught about helping to keep people alive but not being taught how to listen to those who are ready to die—that seems to me sad and ...
April 22, 2016
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Selling Chametz for Passover
April 22, 2016
Selling Chametz for Passover
When the festival of Passover approaches, observant Jews search their homes for any yeast or leaven and then give it away, donate it to charity, burn it, or authorize a rabbi to sell it for them to a non-Jewish buyer. “People who don’t share our faith are helping Jewish people in the observance ...
April 22, 2016
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