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India Microlending
January 28, 2011
India Microlending
Why are vulnerable borrowers being harmed rather than helped by microcredit companies? Misgivings are spreading about what was once seen as a powerful weapon in the battle against poverty.
January 28, 2011
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Assessing the State of the Union Address
January 27, 2011
Assessing the State of the Union Address
What did people of faith think about President Obama’s State of the Union address? Watch our panel of religion analysts assess the speech.
January 27, 2011
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Reynolds Price, 1933-2011
January 21, 2011
Reynolds Price, 1933-2011
All the great religious creeds, said writer Reynolds Price, "have known forever that if we're ever to arrive at the state of anything called wisdom, pain seems to be the way we get there."
January 21, 2011
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Gun Control
January 21, 2011
Gun Control
Faith communities have an important role to play, says Paul Helmke, president of the Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence, in raising moral issues about gun laws and policies.
January 21, 2011
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The Gülen Movement
January 21, 2011
The Gülen Movement
"I think it's fair to say that Islam has had some difficulty in coming to terms with modernity," says sociologist of religion William Martin, who believes that the Gülen movement "offers a much more positive picture of what Islam can be."
January 21, 2011
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James Wolfensohn on Religion and Development
January 21, 2011
James Wolfensohn on Religion and Development
"The most broadly based access to the developing world is through religious people," says the former president of the World Bank, "and so it is a tragedy if they are not embraced in the overall development process."
January 21, 2011
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Sudan Referendum
January 14, 2011
Sudan Referendum
During decades of civil war in Sudan, says John Ashworth of Catholic Relief Services, the church was the only institution on the ground with the people, and because of that it gained huge moral authority. Now South Sudan is voting in a referendum for independence from the Muslim-majority national ...
January 14, 2011
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Martin Luther King and Robert Graetz
January 14, 2011
Martin Luther King and Robert Graetz
During the Montgomery bus boycott "it was black Christians teaching white Christians what it mean to be Christian," says a white Lutheran pastor who joined with Martin Luther King Jr. and others to change the world.
January 14, 2011
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Rev. Robert Graetz Extended Interview
January 14, 2011
Rev. Robert Graetz Extended Interview
Watch much more of our conversation with Rev. Robert Graetz, who calls the Montgomery bus boycott a spiritual movement based on love and nonviolence that changed the hearts of people across the country.
January 14, 2011
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Debbie Friedman, 1951-2011
January 11, 2011
Debbie Friedman, 1951-2011
Jewish singer and songwriter Debbie Friedman, who died in California on January 9, once said that "spiritually if you don't have the opportunity to exercise your heart and soul you don't really fully understand all that you are."
January 11, 2011
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Haiti Earthquake Recovery One Year Later
January 11, 2011
Haiti Earthquake Recovery One Year Later
“We’re looking at long-term changes to make something sustainable here,” says World Vision’s Mary Kate MacIssac. Watch more interviews about the recovery effort and more video of three different church services on a recent Sunday morning in Port-au-Prince.
January 11, 2011
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Haiti Earthquake Anniversary
January 7, 2011
Haiti Earthquake Anniversary
"Haiti is not dying," says Free Methodist pastor Jean-Marc Zamor one year after the devastating earthquake, and faith-based humanitarian aid workers press on with relief and reconstruction despite criticism that efforts have fallen short.
January 7, 2011
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