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Jordan’s Syrian Refugees; The December Project
August 8, 2014
Jordan’s Syrian Refugees; The December Project
A visit to the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees; a writer and rabbi collaborate on a book about facing the mystery of mortality.
August 8, 2014
25:46
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Jordan’s Syrian Refugees
August 8, 2014
Jordan’s Syrian Refugees
"Behind each of these wonderful people is a life that is completely disrupted. We see God in all of these people. We see that these are brothers and sisters like us," says Catholic Relief Services president Carolyn Woo.
August 8, 2014
11:57
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The December Project
August 8, 2014
The December Project
Best-selling writer and journalist Sara Davidson felt completely unprepared for the reality of dying. Then she met Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, founder of the Jewish Renewal movement. Their weekly conversations about mortality led to their book "The December Project." "When you feel you’re ...
August 8, 2014
08:21
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J. Peter Pham on Religion and the New Africa
August 8, 2014
J. Peter Pham on Religion and the New Africa
"Africa is finding, just as it found its political and economic voice it's also finding its theological voice, which oftentimes may be different in perspective," says J. Peter Pham of the Atlantic Council's Africa Center, "because of background, because of history, and because of the way they have ...
August 8, 2014
08:29
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Drugs of Last Resort; The Amanda Lindhout Story
August 1, 2014
Drugs of Last Resort; The Amanda Lindhout Story
Patients seek the right to try experimental drug treatments; a woman becomes a humanitarian after surviving torture in Somalia.
August 1, 2014
25:46
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Drugs of Last Resort
August 1, 2014
Drugs of Last Resort
"I’ve seen it more than once where it’s the family members simply can’t let go or decide we can leave no stone unturned," says Richard Klein of the FDA patient liaison program, "whether or not it’s what the patient really wants." But do families and patients have a right to try unapproved ...
August 1, 2014
08:04
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The Amanda Lindhout Story
August 1, 2014
The Amanda Lindhout Story
"Of course I was angry for everything that was happening to me, but as time went on in captivity, I just realized for my own self, for self-preservation, that I couldn’t stay trapped in that emotion, that I had to try to find ways to let it out, and that’s when I started developing practices ...
August 1, 2014
10:13
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Responding to the Migrant Crisis; Latino Converts to Islam; Carrie Newcomer
July 25, 2014
Responding to the Migrant Crisis; Latino Converts to Islam; Carrie Newcomer
July 25, 2014
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Responding to the Migrant Crisis
July 25, 2014
Responding to the Migrant Crisis
“It’s not like your typical disaster, where churches… clean up after a hurricane or a tornado,” says Kevin Eckstrom, editor-in-chief of Religion News Service. “This is much more complicated.”
July 25, 2014
02:21
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Latino Converts to Islam
July 25, 2014
Latino Converts to Islam
“I just felt that the minute I put my head down to the ground I was really talking to God,” says Nadia Echevrria. More than half of all Latino converts to Islam are women.
July 25, 2014
09:14
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Carrie Newcomer
July 25, 2014
Carrie Newcomer
Her music often emphasize the sacred in the ordinary, and it is rooted in her Quaker faith. “Some of my best language has come out of the silence” of Quaker meetings, she says, “when I’ve taken the time to listen to something beyond myself."
July 25, 2014
07:22
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Carrie Newcomer Reads from “A Permeable Life”
July 25, 2014
Carrie Newcomer Reads from “A Permeable Life”
Listen to singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer read from her book “A Permeable Life.”
July 25, 2014
01:39
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