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Who Is My Neighbor?
March 27, 2015
Who Is My Neighbor?
"I’ve realized that my neighbors are not just the folks living down the street or over a block, but they are living all around the world. They’re living in Rwanda, they’re living in Kenya, they’re living in Senegal, they’re living in Morocco, and so forth. And we need to be looking out for ...
March 27, 2015
06:59
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Atul Gawande on Being Mortal
March 27, 2015
Atul Gawande on Being Mortal
“An illness is a story for people. It’s a chapter in their life. It may be, in some cases, the last chapter in their life. Your chance to be the author of what happens in your story is fundamental to the meaning of people’s lives. That story of what happens is how we think, it’s how we ...
March 27, 2015
03:48
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Selma March 50th Anniversary; Average Mohamed; Baha’i Nineteen-Day Fast
March 20, 2015
Selma March 50th Anniversary; Average Mohamed; Baha’i Nineteen-Day Fast
Fifty years ago, the voting rights struggle in Alabama culminated in a march from Selma to Montgomery; a Minneapolis man challenges the violent message of Islamic extremists with an animated cartoon series; and Baha'is observe nineteen days of fasting leading up to their New Year.
March 20, 2015
25:46
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Selma Civil Rights March 50th Anniversary
March 20, 2015
Selma Civil Rights March 50th Anniversary
“We were willing to be beaten for democracy,” says Rev. C.T. Vivian, recalling the freedom movement and voting rights marches from Selma to Montgomery in March 1965. It was, he says, “the beginning of the transformation of America.”
March 20, 2015
09:22
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Glenn Eskew on Selma Marches
March 20, 2015
Glenn Eskew on Selma Marches
"The church had been waking up to the need for race reform in the post-war era," says Georgia State University history professor Glenn Eskew. "The change had been slow among the establishment within the churches from the top down, but from the seminarians, the young people from the bottom up—they ...
March 20, 2015
08:22
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Average Mohamed
March 20, 2015
Average Mohamed
Radical Islamic groups are using high-quality videos to recruit young Muslims in the US and Europe to join their fight. Now, a Somali Muslim immigrant in Minnesota is fighting back with his own videos—an animated series called "Average Mohamed" that counters extremist ideas about Islam.
March 20, 2015
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Baha’i Nineteen-Day Fast
March 20, 2015
Baha’i Nineteen-Day Fast
"If I’m hungry I should eat. If I’m thirsty I should drink. But because of a recognition of a greater and higher need, I choose not to," says Abdu’l Karim Ewing-Boyd. We visited him and his family in Washington, DC as they prepared to break the long fast leading up to the Baha'i New Year.
March 20, 2015
01:52
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Abdu’l Karim Ewing-Boyd Extended Interview
March 20, 2015
Abdu’l Karim Ewing-Boyd Extended Interview
"The fast is a time for me to remind myself, to reclaim myself, to be in charge of my body and not simply respond to random physical promptings. This is just something that I look forward to more and more every year and it gives me more time to recognize my strength in prayer."
March 20, 2015
05:03
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Syrian Refugees in Turkey; Millennials and Religion
March 13, 2015
Syrian Refugees in Turkey; Millennials and Religion
The humanitarian crisis mounts as hundreds of thousands of refugees flee war in Syria; people under the age of 30 leave behind traditional religious affiliations but not necessarily religious beliefs; and Jean Vanier wins the 2015 Templeton Prize for “affirming life’s spiritual dimension” in ...
March 13, 2015
25:47
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Syrian Refugees in Turkey
March 13, 2015
Syrian Refugees in Turkey
"I put myself into their place. I would be in the same situation. I would be the one who escaped from the war, from this conflict, and they came here and you know Turkish hospitality," says Savas Metin, general secretary of the Turkish nongovernmental aid organization called Kimse Yok Mu. "They came ...
March 13, 2015
08:32
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Daryl Grisgraber Extended Interview
March 13, 2015
Daryl Grisgraber Extended Interview
"A couple of years ago the responses we saw from local communities hosting Syrian refugees—not the government, but just your average person—very impressive,” says Daryl Grisgraber, senior advocate at Refugees International. "But four years on that can only be kept up for so long."
March 13, 2015
05:18
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Millennials and Religion
March 13, 2015
Millennials and Religion
“You have a generation that is saying we are tapping out of religion in many ways. But what they are not saying is that we are tapping out of a serious search for meaning in life,” says Erwin McManus, pastor and founder of MOSAIC church in Los Angeles. “In fact, if anything there is an ...
March 13, 2015
08:38
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