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Son of Saul
February 23, 2016
Son of Saul
“I don’t think history turned a page” at Auschwitz, says Hungarian actor Geza Rohrig. “Genocide is a permanent possibility. I thought, the bloodiest century is just behind us; the 21st must be much better. Well, 15 years into the 21st, it doesn’t seem very promising.”
February 23, 2016
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Son of Saul Extended Interview
February 23, 2016
Son of Saul Extended Interview

Watch more of our interview with actor Geza Rohrig, star of the Holocaust film “Son of Saul,” who talks with R&E about Max Weber, Martin Buber, Primo Levi, Franz Kafka, and his character, Saul Auslander. “The only person who is … More

February 23, 2016
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Pope at the Border; Death of Justice Antonin Scalia; Secular Seminarians
February 19, 2016
Pope at the Border; Death of Justice Antonin Scalia; Secular Seminarians

The pope’s visit to Mexico highlights Catholic concern for immigrants and refugees; impact of US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death on upcoming court cases; and the influx at divinity schools of students who are secular or unaffiliated with any religious group.
 

February 19, 2016
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Pope at the Border
February 19, 2016
Pope at the Border
"The story of migration is rooted in our history as Catholics,” says Jeanne Atkinson, executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network. “It’s everything from the Jewish people’s exile in Exodus to the holy family’s flight to Egypt…This is who we are as American Catholics. We ...
February 19, 2016
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Death of Justice Antonin Scalia
February 19, 2016
Death of Justice Antonin Scalia
“He was a deep thinker and a great writer, “ observes legal correspondent Tim O’Brien, “and he had an enormous impact on the thinking of his fellow justices…His vote will be lost. For conservatives, that’s a big loss."
February 19, 2016
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Secular Seminarians
February 18, 2016
Secular Seminarians
"In culture today we tend to spend a lot of time thinking about how to succeed in one or the other endeavor that we undertake. But we tend to spend very little time thinking about how we succeed as a human being," says Professor Miroslav Volf, head of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture.
February 18, 2016
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The Pope Meets the Patriarch; Israel Boycott Controversy; Teaching Children About Religion; Wudu: Islamic Washing Before Prayer
February 12, 2016
The Pope Meets the Patriarch; Israel Boycott Controversy; Teaching Children About Religion; Wudu: Islamic Washing Before Prayer
It was the first official meeting between a pope and a Russian Orthodox patriarch since 1054; a movement of boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) against Israel has gained the support of some US churches; an exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis teaches children about world ...
February 12, 2016
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The Pope Meets the Patriarch
February 12, 2016
The Pope Meets the Patriarch
“Some say that the patriarch is very close to Putin,” says managing editor Kim Lawton, “and so who knows what kind of Russian geopolitics may also be affected by this meeting” of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis.
February 12, 2016
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Israel Boycott Controversy
February 12, 2016
Israel Boycott Controversy
“One of the attractions of this strategy is that we’re not just a relatively small Christian community in the United States taking an action,” says Rev. John Thomas, former president of the United Church of Christ. “We’re joining a much broader movement.” But Rev. John Wimberly, a ...
February 12, 2016
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Teaching Children about Religion
February 11, 2016
Teaching Children about Religion
“Sometimes I fear that in order to try to teach tolerance we say we’re all alike and we forget to acknowledge our distinctions. And it’s in acknowledging our differences and celebrating those differences that we come to better understand one another,” says Rabbi Sandy Sasso, director of ...
February 11, 2016
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Wudu: Islamic Washing Before Prayer
February 11, 2016
Wudu: Islamic Washing Before Prayer
“When it’s time for prayer we say, am I clean?” explains Imam Talib Shareef of the Masjid Muhammad Mosque in Washington, DC. The ritual ablution a Muslim performs before prayer, he says, starts with intentions: “I intend to make the ablution for preparation to stand in obedience before my ...
February 11, 2016
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Muslims of Hamtramck, Michigan; Wendell Berry Farming Program
February 5, 2016
Muslims of Hamtramck, Michigan; Wendell Berry Farming Program
Once staunchly Polish Catholic, this community outside Detroit is now the only US city with a Muslim-majority city council; Kentucky poet and farmer Wendell Berry is passing on his family’s farming legacy in partnership with a small Dominican college.
February 5, 2016
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