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Religious Activists and Politics
September 18, 2009
Religious Activists and Politics
Religious progressives are having an impact on the Obama White House, says religion and politics expert John Green, " but there's no lack of activity among religious conservatives."
September 18, 2009
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John Green: Religious Activists and Politics
September 17, 2009
John Green: Religious Activists and Politics

Watch Kim Lawton’s extended interview with John Green, director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron, about religious activists on the left and the right, challenges for the future of faith-based movements, and … More

September 17, 2009
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Islam in Indonesia
September 11, 2009
Islam in Indonesia
In the world's largest Muslim nation, says Professor Dewi Fortuna Anwar, "there seems to be a greater willingness both to be openly religious and to be modern and educated at the same."
September 11, 2009
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Laser Monks
September 11, 2009
Laser Monks
A community of entrepreneurial Cistercian monks in rural Wisconsin balance a life of prayer and work, charity and contemplation. They also run a multi-million-dollar ink-and-toner business.
September 11, 2009
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Jewish High Holidays
September 11, 2009
Jewish High Holidays
Rabbi Irwin Kula, president of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, says everything having to do with Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is designed "to help us make teshuva, return to that deepest path that we know we want to be on."
September 11, 2009
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September 11: Interfaith Relations Eight Years On
September 10, 2009
September 11: Interfaith Relations Eight Years On
People of many faiths and religious backgrounds joined Muslims on September 3 at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, DC for a prayer service and Ramadan dinner to celebrate interfaith service projects.
September 10, 2009
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Personalized Genetic Testing
September 4, 2009
Personalized Genetic Testing
Is the promise of direct-to-consumer genetic testing being oversold? What ethical and public policy concerns does selling genetic tests directly to the public raise?
September 4, 2009
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Shanksville Memorial
September 4, 2009
Shanksville Memorial
"What do we mean when we call a place sacred ground?" historian and religion scholar Edward Linenthal asks of the 9/11 crash site in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
September 4, 2009
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Father Leo
September 4, 2009
Father Leo
"What binds us together and what binds God to us is food," says Father Leo Patalinghug, a Roman Catholic priest who has his own cooking show.
September 4, 2009
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Father Leo Extended Interview
September 4, 2009
Father Leo Extended Interview
Read more of Kim Lawton's interview with Father Leo and watch him talk about his television cook-off with celebrity chef and restaurateur Bobby Flay.
September 4, 2009
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CIA Interrogation Tactics
August 28, 2009
CIA Interrogation Tactics
"In a democracy that espouses certain moral values, we need to have accountability," says ethicist Shaun Casey. "It prepares us morally to face the future when we're facing a crisis and pressure to abandon legal and moral precedents that we've observed."
August 28, 2009
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Ramadan is Here
August 28, 2009
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."
August 28, 2009
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