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Tax Justice
August 5, 2011
Tax Justice
"It’s a matter of sharing the burdens of a free society and a good society. That’s, morally speaking, what taxes are about," according to political philosopher and Harvard government professor Michael Sandel.
August 5, 2011
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King James Bible 400th Anniversary
August 5, 2011
King James Bible 400th Anniversary
It was the Bible of the speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr., says author Jon Sweeney. “It’s the basis of cultural identity in the United States more than any other book.”
August 5, 2011
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The King James Bible: “Masterpiece by Committee”
August 5, 2011
The King James Bible: “Masterpiece by Committee”
Watch more about the history surrounding the 1611 publication of the King James Version of the Bible.
August 5, 2011
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Christians in the Holy Land
July 29, 2011
Christians in the Holy Land
“Only with people, with community” will the Holy Land remain holy, says Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal, the region’s Roman Catholic leader. But the number of Christians in Israel and the West Bank is declining at an alarming rate.
July 29, 2011
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Christians in the Holy Land Extended Excerpts
July 29, 2011
Christians in the Holy Land Extended Excerpts
Watch more of Kim Lawton’s interviews about the diminishing numbers of Christians in the Holy Land and the complicated—sometimes controversial—efforts to support them.
July 29, 2011
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Ramadan is Here
July 29, 2011
Ramadan is Here
"Ramadan is that really intense, focused way of fasting and working on our own selves," says Rahima Ullah, "and then working on our relationships to others and ultimately to God."
July 29, 2011
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Clergy Stress
July 29, 2011
Clergy Stress
"There's a lot of pressure we put on ourselves as clergy because of what we're doing, and we don't want to let God down," says Rev. Lynda Ferguson, a Methodist pastor in rural North Carolina.
July 29, 2011
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Budget Prayer Vigil
July 28, 2011
Budget Prayer Vigil
"We ought to pray here every day until Congress proves worthy of the calling of the nation to govern," said Rev. Michael Livingston, director of the National Council of Churches poverty initiative, at a gathering of religious leaders on Capitol Hill.
July 28, 2011
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Lambeth Holy Land Conference
July 22, 2011
Lambeth Holy Land Conference
At a meeting in London’s historic Lambeth Palace, top Anglican and Roman Catholic leaders launched a new effort to support Christians in the Holy Land. “Have these people a future in their ancestral home? We hope and pray that they do,” says Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams.
July 22, 2011
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Lambeth Conference Extended Excerpts
July 22, 2011
Lambeth Conference Extended Excerpts
Watch more from participants in this week’s conference at London’s Lambeth Palace about the situation of Christians in the Holy Land and how people of faith around the world can help work for Middle East peace.
July 22, 2011
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Utah Immigration
July 22, 2011
Utah Immigration
"If Utah is enacting some draconian restrictive immigration law, you can sort of imagine the reaction and then the blame that might be placed on the church for allowing it to happen," says BYU professor Quin Monson.
July 22, 2011
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Religious Leaders and the Budget Debate
July 15, 2011
Religious Leaders and the Budget Debate
As the debate over the federal budget continues in Washington, religious leaders like Rev. Jim Wallis are urging members of both parties to protect the poor. "A budget is a moral document," he says. "And the common good has to outweigh ideological, political battles in this town."
July 15, 2011
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