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Awake in the World
June 8, 2012
Awake in the World
In a video inspired by the Buddhafest Short Films Showcase, watch everyday people saying what they believe it means to be “awake.”
June 8, 2012
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Paul Simon
June 1, 2012
Paul Simon
"There seems to be a theme in the album, not intentional, and it’s funny because for somebody who is not a religious person, God comes up a lot in my songs," says legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon.
June 1, 2012
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Wounded Soldiers Center
June 1, 2012
Wounded Soldiers Center
"To know that someone is there, that someone that comes from home to take care of you makes a tremendous difference for our warriors," says Judith Markelz, director of the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio.
June 1, 2012
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Catholic Institutions v Obama Administration
May 25, 2012
Catholic Institutions v Obama Administration
Catholic groups filed lawsuits in federal courts on May 21 to stop the Obama administration from implementing a mandate that would require them to cover contraceptives in their health plans.
May 25, 2012
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Women in Theology and Ministry
May 25, 2012
Women in Theology and Ministry
"To have a situation in which we recognize the full equality of women changes everything,” says Union Theological Seminary president Serene Jones.
May 25, 2012
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Serene Jones Extended Interview
May 25, 2012
Serene Jones Extended Interview
“There is a whole historical world of women who have risen as leaders in religious communities because they were called to do it, not because someone said they could,” according to the first woman president of Union Theological Seminary.
May 25, 2012
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Juvenile Justice
May 25, 2012
Juvenile Justice
The Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on sentencing juveniles convicted of murder to life in prison with no possibility of parole. Justice Scalia reminded the Court that many states allow it and “the American people…have decided that’s the rule.” But Justice Ginsburg suggested such ...
May 25, 2012
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Rev. Fred Luter Jr.
May 18, 2012
Rev. Fred Luter Jr.
The nation's largest Protestant denomination, the Southern Baptist Convention, is expected to elect its first African-American president at its annual meeting this June in New Orleans. His name is Fred Luter, and he says the SBC has "a heart for reaching people in difficult times."
May 18, 2012
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Cambodia Garment Worker Justice
May 18, 2012
Cambodia Garment Worker Justice
Activist groups should bring about a greater awareness of worker rights issues and add a moral voice to global economic matters, says David Schilling of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility.
May 18, 2012
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Adam Taylor: Hunger, Nutrition, and the G8
May 17, 2012
Adam Taylor: Hunger, Nutrition, and the G8
World Vision’s Vice President for Advocacy and Government Relations says the leaders attending this weekend’s G8 summit in Washington should invest in agricultural and nutrition programs to lift people out of poverty because “it’s the right thing to do, it’s the moral thing to do, and ...
May 17, 2012
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Social Entrepreneur Mechai Viravaidya
May 11, 2012
Social Entrepreneur Mechai Viravaidya
This award-winning economist is credited with bringing down Thailand’s HIV infection rate, lowering its high birth rate, reducing poverty rates, and championing sustainable development ideas that work in rural settings.
May 11, 2012
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Masters of Mercy
May 11, 2012
Masters of Mercy
“The message is that the Buddha is within and moving about in very mysterious ways,” says James Ulak, senior curator of Japanese art at the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer and Sackler Galleries.
May 11, 2012
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