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India’s Artificial Limb Enterprise
January 16, 2015
India’s Artificial Limb Enterprise
Jaipur Foot provides free orthopedic care to poor people with disabilities and missing limbs. That's important in a country where disability still carries a deep stigma, according to the group's founder D.R. Mehta. "They can go and work back in their field, factory, or shop, earn their living. They ...
January 16, 2015
06:45
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“Come to Selma”
January 9, 2015
“Come to Selma”
As the movie opens today (January 9) in theaters around the country amidst controversy over its portrayal of former president Lyndon Johnson, we speak with director Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo, the actor who portrays Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., about what it means to them to tell the story of ...
January 9, 2015
06:09
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Social Media Ethics; Raising Children in Two Faiths; Orthodox Epiphany
January 9, 2015
Social Media Ethics; Raising Children in Two Faiths; Orthodox Epiphany
Controversy over experiments conducted by social media companies—like Facebook—on their users; interfaith families that observe the religious traditions of more than one faith; and celebrating Orthodox Epiphany at the Jordan River
January 9, 2015
25:48
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Social Media Ethics
January 9, 2015
Social Media Ethics
Some social media companies—including Facebook—have run experiments to learn what influences user behavior. Many of these experiments have troubled both social media users and privacy advocates, who worry that this research and use of personal information is unethical.
January 9, 2015
07:56
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Raising Children in Two Faiths
January 9, 2015
Raising Children in Two Faiths
How do interfaith couples decide which faith their children should adopt? "We both wanted to keep our own religions and our own identity for ourselves, so we knew from the beginning that we didn’t want our children to be just one of our faiths," says Amy Schombs, who is Jewish and whose husband is ...
January 9, 2015
08:32
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Orthodox Epiphany
January 9, 2015
Orthodox Epiphany
For many Christians, celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany means marking the appearance of Jesus. In Western churches, the holiday emphasizes the visit of the wise men to the baby Jesus. But Eastern Orthodox churches focus on Jesus’ baptism.
January 9, 2015
03:31
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Look Ahead 2015
January 2, 2015
Look Ahead 2015
It's our annual survey of the top religion and ethics stories we expect to be covering in 2015.
January 2, 2015
25:45
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Look Ahead 2015
January 2, 2015
Look Ahead 2015
From ISIS to Pope Francis's US visit to war and peace in the Middle East, we discuss the top religion and ethics stories we expect to be covering in 2015.
January 2, 2015
24:35
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Look Back 2014
December 26, 2014
Look Back 2014
We discuss the top religion and ethics stories of 2014 in our end-of-the-year review.
December 26, 2014
25:46
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Look Back 2014
December 26, 2014
Look Back 2014
Host Bob Abernethy leads a conversation with managing editor Kim Lawton, Religion News Service editor-in-chief Kevin Eckstrom, and Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, in our annual review of the top religion and ethics stories of 2014.
December 26, 2014
24:12
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Syrian Refugees in Turkey; Pictures of Mary; Messiah Sing-Along
December 19, 2014
Syrian Refugees in Turkey; Pictures of Mary; Messiah Sing-Along
Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees depend on hospitality in Turkey; artists picture Mary the mother of Jesus; a church invites the community to a Messiah sing-along.
December 19, 2014
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Pictures of Mary
December 19, 2014
Pictures of Mary
“The ways of presenting Mary in art change as society evolves,” says exhibition curator Timothy Verdun, and the human intimacy on display in the images, he adds, “convey to people that God gave such enormous value to every aspect of human life that he chose to share it.”
December 19, 2014
04:04
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