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    • August 17, 2012
      August 17, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.17.12
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      "With Roman Catholic candidates Paul Ryan and Joe Biden on this year\'s presidential tickets, how might Catholic social teaching influence the race? Also, revisit our stories about surrogate mothers in India and a Mormon chapel for singles.
    • April 6, 2012
      April 6, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 04.06.12
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      We visit the the only Catholic all-boy choir school in the country, the Boston Archdiocesan Choir School; Also, a look at the role of parish nurses who provide physical and spiritual healing to their religious community.
    • April 13, 2012
      April 13, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 04.13.12
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      In the wake of the Trayvon Martin case, a conversation about racism, violence, and justice; Two pastors share what it's really like to be a pastor in a new book; The challenges of caring for an aging parent
    • March 23, 2012
      March 23, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 03.23.12
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      Catholic New Service staff writer Patricia Zapor on Pope Benedict's visit to Cuba and hopes for greater religious freedom in that country; Jews and Christians paying new attention to the Jewishness of Jesus; and the long lives of Seventh-day Adventists in Loma Linda, California.
    • May 11, 2012
      May 11, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 05.11.12
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      A look at how churches welcome and accommodate people with disabilities; Mechai Viravaidya, an award-winning economist and social entrepreneur whose efforts to reduce poverty are making a difference in rural Thailand; An exhibition of 19th-century Japanese scroll paintings featuring disciples of the Buddha and the ideals that should guide a good Buddhist life.moreless
    • May 18, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 05.18.12
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      We visit New Orleans pastor Fred Luter, who may soon become the Southern Baptist Convention's first African-American president; and we look at the ethical debate over worker's rights and fair labor standards in Cambodia's garment industry.
    • May 4, 2012
      May 4, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 05.04.12
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      A conversation with Yale Law School professor Stephen Carter in the wake of White House counter-terrorism advisor John Brennan's speech on drone ethics; A look at the history of the India-Pakistan dispute over Kashmir; African-American Spirituals
    • April 27, 2012
      April 27, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 04.27.12
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      Faith groups and challenges to Arizona's immigration law; A hospice chaplain who ministers to the dying; Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, one of the most respected rabbis in the world who has made it his life's work to translate the Talmud
    • April 20, 2012
      April 20, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 04.20.12
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      The Vatican's crackdown on US Catholic nuns; A brother and sister who survived World War II in Shanghai's Jewish ghetto; Atheists in the army who want atheist chaplains
    • March 9, 2012
      March 9, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 03.09.12
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      Post-Super Tuesday Analysis; Religion and Social Media (Originally broadcast April 1, 2011); God's Love Homeless Shelter (Originally broadcast July 1, 2011)
    • March 16, 2012
      March 16, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 03.16.12
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      Moral Questions After Afghan Massacre; Advance Directives (Originally broadcast October 21, 2011); St. Mary's Abbey (Originally broadcast July 22, 2011)
    • Wed. Feb 17, 2010
      Wed. Feb 17, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.17.10
      2/17/10
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      Faith-Based Help for Haiti; Where Was God in the Earthquake; Ministering to Sex Offenders
    • Wed. Feb 17, 2010
      Wed. Feb 17, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.17.10
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      Haiti Relief Workers; Haiti's Children; Kindred Spirits
    • Wed. Feb 17, 2010
      Wed. Feb 17, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.17.10
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      Reiki and the Catholic Church; Rescuing Child Sex Workers; Lenten Season
    • Wed. Dec. 22, 2010
      Wed. Dec. 22, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 12.22.10
      12/22/10
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      There were protests over a proposed Islamic center near Ground Zero, the recession continued to hurt religious groups, the Vatican faced a sex abuse crisis in Europe, and faith-based volunteers raced to help after Haiti's earthquake. We look back at some of the top religion stories of 2010.
    • Wed. July 8, 2009
      Wed. July 8, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 07.08.09
      7/8/09
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      Protestants under pressure to approve same-sex marriages; Dave Brubeck composes religious music.
    • January 20, 2012
      January 20, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 01.20.12
      1/20/12
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      Living with the Moral Burdens of War; Ahmadiyya Muslims; Feng Shui
    • Wed. Apr 14, 2010
      Wed. Apr 14, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.14.10
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      Sudanese refugees receive help from an unlikely source - a church half a world away in Tipp City, Ohio; Stephen Ministry; Mezuzah
    • Tue. Jan 19, 2010
      Tue. Jan 19, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.19.10
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      Haiti Earthquake; Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.; Wall Street and Values; Forest Monks
    • Thu. Oct 22, 2009
      Thu. Oct 22, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.22.09
      10/22/09
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      The Roman Catholic Church's plan to accept unhappy Anglicans; doctors who pray with their patients; Mary Setterholm.
    • Thu. Oct 15, 2009
      Thu. Oct 15, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.15.09
      10/15/09
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      Opponents and proponents of abortion battle over Obama's health care reform; church volunteers in Portland, Or.
    • Thu. Nov 5, 2009
      Thu. Nov 5, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.05.09
      11/5/09
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      A Protestant church and pastor who helped bring down the Berlin Wall; empathy and health care reform; Mormons redevelop Salt Lake City.
    • Thu. May 6, 2010
      Thu. May 6, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.06.10
      5/6/10
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      Gulf Oil Spill; The Priest and the People; Cambodian Children's Fund
    • Thu. Oct 29, 2009
      Thu. Oct 29, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.19.09
      10/29/09
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      A new hate crime law may threaten religious speech; tolerance for Muslims in Germany; Benedictine sisters.
    • Thu. Oct 8, 2009
      Thu. Oct 8, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.08.09
      10/8/09
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      Doctors urge patients to leave instructions about their end of life care; the legacy of Father Damien, a priest to lepers.
    • Thu. Sept. 10, 2009
      Thu. Sept. 10, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 09.10.09
      9/10/09
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      A religious revival takes place in Indonesia; monks run a high-powered Internet business; the Jewish High Holidays.
    • Tue. Apr. 27, 2010
      Tue. Apr. 27, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.27.10
      4/27/10
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      Laity and the Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal; Muslim Home Schooling; Haiti: A Personal Journey
    • Thu. Sept. 3, 2009
      Thu. Sept. 3, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 09.03.09
      9/3/09
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      The big business of personal DNA testing raises ethical questions; a memorial is unveiled for the 9/11 victims of United Flight 93.
    • Thu. Sept. 24, 2009
      Thu. Sept. 24, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 09.24.09
      9/24/09
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      A profile of Harvard University theologian Harvey Cox on the occasion of his retirement; Thomas Beveridge's Yizkor Requiem recognizes the comfort and anguish of death.
    • Thu. Sept. 17, 2010
      Thu. Sept. 17, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.17.09
      9/17/09
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      The ethics of the Second Life virtual worlds phenomenon; a profile of celebrated author Marilynne Robinson.
    • February 24, 2012
      February 24, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 02.24.12
      2/24/12
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      The renewed debate over gay rights in Uganda; Biblical scholar and author Elaine Pagels on the Book of Revelation; Observing Ash Wednesday on the streets of Washington, DC
    • March 2, 2012
      March 2, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 03.02.12
      3/2/12
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      The Ethics of Drones (Originally broadcast 8/26/2011); Holy Family Ministries (Originally broadcast 4/15/2011); Orthodox Lenten Meals (Originally broadcast 4/8/2011)
    • February 17, 2012
      February 17, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 02.17.12
      2/17/12
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      Tough new voter ID requirements in South Carolina; USAID administrator Rajiv Shah on partnering with faith-based groups; The debate over New York City's ban on church worship services in public school buildings
    • February 10, 2012
      February 10, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 02.10.12
      2/10/12
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      The Obama administration's policy on contraception stirs controversy over religious freedom; A report from Cairo on Egypt's Islamists; Education justice in Memphis
    • January 27, 2012
      January 27, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 01.27.12
      1/27/12
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      The one-year anniversary of the revolution in Egypt; The divided evangelical vote; Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, South Korea, the world's largest congregation
    • February 3, 2012
      February 3, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 02.03.12
      2/3/12
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      HEAL Africa, a faith-based group helping women traumatized by war in Congo; Improving working conditions and wages for farmworkers in Florida's tomato fields
    • May 25, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 05.25.12
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      We discuss the looming legal battle between some Catholic institutions and the Obama administration over the contraception mandate; visit Union Theological Seminary and talk with future women ministers and theologians; and review the current Supreme Court case about sentencing juveniles convicted of murder to life without parole.
    • June 1, 2012
      June 1, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 06.01.12
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      Singer-songwriter Paul Simon talks about spirituality, religion, and his recent album "So Beautiful Or So What," and we visit the Brooke Army Medical Center's Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, where wounded soldiers heal and recover with family living nearby.
    • September 14, 2012
      September 14, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.14.12
      9/14/12
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      "Religious reactions to the deadly attacks against US embassies triggered by an anti-Islam video; Are Mormons Christians?; and Sephardic Jews prepare for Rosh Hashanah and the High Holy Days.
    • September 21, 2012
      September 21, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.21.12
      9/21/12
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      What do the latest polls say about how the religious vote is dividing between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney? Also, should pastors be able to endorse a political candidate from the pulpit without facing consequences from the IRS? And are Vietnamese Catholics in the US "the new Irish" of the Catholic Church?moreless
    • August 31, 2012
      August 31, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.31.12
      8/31/12
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      "Watch our coverage from Tampa examining the role religion played at the Republican National Convention. We also look at how microloans and microgrants are helping struggling entrepreneurs here in the US.
    • October 19, 2012
      October 19, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.19.12
      10/19/12
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      Part two of our three-part series on the rise of the "nones," the religiously unaffiliated in America: What are the political implications? Also, Father Shay Cullen, an Irish-born Catholic priest, who is rescuing women and children from sex trafficking in the Philippines.
    • October 26, 2012
      October 26, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.26.12
      10/26/12
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      We conclude our three-part series on the rise of the religiously unaffiliated with a report on the religious implications. Also, we revisit popular evangelical author and speaker Joni Eareckson Tada, a quadriplegic, to discuss her two-year-long battle with breast cancer. And we visit an Islamic center where children participate in their own version of the Hajj, the traditional Islamic pilgrimage.moreless
    • September 28, 2012
      September 28, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.28.12
      9/28/12
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      We discuss defamation of religion and freedom of speech with Haris Tarin, director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council'?s Washington office; a report on the work of Nonviolent Peaceforce, a group of unarmed civilian peacekeepers, on the Philippine island of Mindanao; and Rabbi James Michaels explains the Jewish festival of Sukkot and the meaning behind the temporary shelters called "sukkahs."moreless
    • October 12, 2012
      October 12, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.12.12
      10/12/12
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      Part one of our three-part series on the rise of the "nones," the religiously unaffiliated in America: Who are they? Also, should Minnesota's state constitution be changed to say marriage is the union of one man and one woman?
    • October 5, 2012
      October 5, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.05.12
      10/5/12
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      A report from Iowa on politics, money, and elections of State Supreme Court justices; a visit to the Ninth Ward of New Orleans where churches and faith-based groups are supporting urban gardens and farms in the midst of city '?food deserts'?; and a conversation with Rabbi David Shneyer on the Jewish tradition of Simchat Torah or "rejoicing with the Torah" (Originally broadcast October 14, 2011).moreless
    • August 24, 2012
      August 24, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 20120824
      8/24/12
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      "Washington National Cathedral'?s interim dean, Rev. Frank Wade, on the value of cathedrals and their role in understanding faith and politics; former British prime minister Tony Blair on confronting issues of globalization and '?the faith divide'?; and the 75th anniversary production of an outdoor pageant based on the Book of Mormon.moreless
    • June 29, 2012
      June 29, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 06.29.12
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      A conversation about the religious reaction to the Supreme Court's decisions on health care reform and immigration; famine and regreening in the West African country of Niger; and a visit with Craig Dykstra, head of our funder Lilly Endowment's religion division.
    • July 6, 2012
      July 6, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.06.12
      7/6/12
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      Church-planting and converting members of the legendary Masai tribe in Tanzania; Washington Post columnist and author E. J. Dionne on liberty and community; and influential graphic artist Sister Corita, a Catholic nun who used secular and religious imagery in her artwork to comment on the issues of the 1960s and 70s.moreless
    • July 13, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.13.12
      7/13/12
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      A bishop's effort to save the melting glaciers of Mount Kilimanjaro by planting millions of trees; federal prosecutors who wrongfully withhold evidence that could prevent an innocent person from going to prison.
    • June 22, 2012
      June 22, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 06.22.12
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      We visit a church where the congregation is made up of people with mental illnesses who worship and pray together. Also, watch our report on the 50th anniversary of the United Farm Workers union, founded by the late Cesar Chavez.
    • June 8, 2012
      June 8, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 06.08.12
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      Amid growing US church tensions and Vatican scandal, we discuss what's at stake for the Catholic bishops at their upcoming semi-annual meeting. Also, revisit our stories about female circumcision in Africa and religious commitment ceremonies.
    • June 15, 2012
      June 15, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 06.15.12
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      Watch a report on a nonprofit group called Healthy Visions which is helping students in Greater Cincinnati make better life choices about sexuality, dating, drugs, and more. We also speak with Buddhist Abbot Nicholas Vreeland, chosen by the Dalai Lama to be the first Westerner to lead a Tibetan Buddhist monastery.moreless
    • August 10, 2012
      August 10, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.10.12
      8/10/12
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      "A conversation about the shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. Also, revisit our stories on the Jewishness of Jesus (originally broadcast March 23, 2012) and the world\'s largest congregation in Seoul, South Korea. (originally broadcast January 27, 2012)
    • August 3, 2012
      August 3, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.03.12
      8/3/12
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      "The contentious debate over banning US courts from considering shariah or Islamic law in their decision-making, and a visit to the first US Episcopal church to join the Catholic Church under the Vatican\'s new rules.
    • July 27, 2012
      July 27, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.27.12
      7/27/12
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      A discussion of religion and ethics issues in the wake of the Colorado shooting, a report on the conflict between the Vatican and US nuns, and a visit to the Metropolitan Museum's new Islamic art galleries.
    • Thu. May 5, 2010
      Thu. May 5, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.27.10
      5/27/10
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      Moral Wounds of War; Religious Hiring Rights
    • Thu. May 20, 2010
      Thu. May 20, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.20.10
      5/20/10
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      Juvenile Sentencing Decision; Churches and Arizona Immigration Law; Gossip
    • Thu. May 13. 2010
      Thu. May 13. 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.13.10
      5/13/10
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      A High Court with No Protestants; Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Trial; Spiritual Direction
    • Fri. Nov 19, 2010
      Fri. Nov 19, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.19.10
      11/19/10
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      Brother David Steindl-Rast on Gratitude; Raising Ethical Children; National Museum of American Jewish History
    • Fri. June 6, 2010
      Fri. June 6, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 06.25.10
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      Informed Consent and Medical Research; Norman Fischer on Meditation
    • Fri. June 18, 2010
      Fri. June 18, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 06.18.10
      6/18/10
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      Adoption Ethics; Jailhouse Chaplain
    • Fri. July 9, 2010
      Fri. July 9, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 07.09.10
      7/9/10
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      Gulf Oil Spill Ethics; Lincoln Electric; Cartoonist Patrick McDonnell
    • Fri. Nov 26, 2010
      Fri. Nov 26, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.26.10
      11/26/10
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      Disappearing Christians of Iraq; A Poet on the Psalms; Dr. Abraham Verghese
    • Fri. Nov.12, 2010
      Fri. Nov.12, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.12.10
      11/12/10
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      The Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha; Zen Hospital Chaplains; Washington Jesuit Academy, a school for disadvantaged inner-city children
    • Fri. Oct 1, 2010
      Fri. Oct 1, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.01.10
      10/1/10
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      Clergy Stress; Arthur Kleinman on Caregiving; Sukkah City
    • Fri. Oct 8, 2010
      Fri. Oct 8, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.08.10
      10/8/10
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      The Tea Party and Religious Conservatives; Snyder v. Phelps and the limits of free speech; Jordan River Baptisms
    • Fri. Oct 29, 2010
      Fri. Oct 29, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.29.10
      10/29/10
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      Democrats and Faith Voters; Minnesota Bishops on Gay Marriage
    • Fri. Oct 22, 2010
      Fri. Oct 22, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.22.10
      10/22/10
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      The Pope's New Cardinals; Legalizing Marijuana; Australia's First Saint; A Pilgrimage of Remembrance and Healing for veterans
    • Fri. Oct 15, 2010
      Fri. Oct 15, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.15.10
      10/15/10
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      Religious Responses to Anti-Gay Bullying; Eliza Griswold on the Muslim-Christian Divide; Pastor David Platt on the Gospel of Wealth
    • Fri. July 9, 2010
      Fri. July 9, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 07.09.10
      7/9/10
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      Gulf Oil Spill Ethics; Lincoln Electric; Cartoonist Patrick McDonnell
    • Fri. July 30, 2010
      Fri. July 30, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 07.30.10
      7/30/10
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      Faith and the Brain; Father Leo, a Catholic priest who has his own cooking show; An interactive Jewish children's museum in Brooklyn
    • Fri. July 23, 2010
      Fri. July 23, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 07.23.10
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      Fishermen of the Gulf; Disappearing Christians of Iraq
    • Fri. Aug 8, 2010
      Fri. Aug 8, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.06.10
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      In a new book, Andrew Bacevich - professor of history and international relations at Boston University, retired US Army colonel, and author - writes that America's long military campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq "demonstrated the folly of imagining that war could be mastered" and demolished "Washington's pretensions to moral superiority."
    • Fri. Aug 6, 2010
      Fri. Aug 6, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.06.10
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      Muslims in Germany; Reiki and the Catholic Church; Ramadan is Here
    • Fri. Aug 27, 2010
      Fri. Aug 27, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.27.10
      8/27/10
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      Katrina Five-Year Anniversary; Interfaith Divorce
    • Fri. Aug 20, 2010
      Fri. Aug 20, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.20.10
      8/20/10
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      Ethics of Human Enhancement; Organ Donation
    • Fri. Dec 24, 2010
      Fri. Dec 24, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 12.17.10
      12/17/10
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      Look Back 2010; A Decade in Review 2000-2009
    • Fri. Dec 3, 2010
      Fri. Dec 3, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 12.03.10
      12/3/10
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      The Festival of Lessons and Carols; Hanukkah's Light; Gossip in schools and the internet
    • Fri. Dec 31, 2010
      Fri. Dec 31, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 12.31.10
      12/31/10
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      We discuss the top religion news stories to watch for in the coming new year with E. J. Dionne of the Brookings Institution, Kevin Eckstrom of Religion News Service, and Kim Lawton, managing editor of this program.
    • Fri. July 2, 2010
      Fri. July 2, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 07.02.10
      7/2/10
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      The Supreme Court has made its decision in Christian Legal Society vs. Martinez; Post-Apartheid South Africa; Pamela Greenberg has newly translated the ancient Psalms
    • Fri. July 16, 2010
      Fri. July 16, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 07.16.10
      7/16/10
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      Haiti Six Months Later; Ethical Eating; Abraham Verghese
    • Fri. Dec. 17, 2010
      Fri. Dec. 17, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 12.17.10
      12/17/10
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      Ethnic Studies in Arizona; Christmas Pageants
    • Fri. Dec. 10, 2010
      Fri. Dec. 10, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 12.10.10
      12/10/10
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      Unrest in Haiti; An Islamic school in Buffalo, New York; and a performance of Verdi's Requiem commemorating the defiant Jewish prisoners who performed the same piece for their Nazi captors
    • Fri. Sept 17, 2010
      Fri. Sept 17, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.17.10
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      Benedict in Britain; Israeli Settlers and Palestinians; The Shakers
    • Fri. Sept. 10, 2010
      Fri. Sept. 10, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.10.10
      9/10/10
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      The Limits of Religious Tolerance; Muslims Combating Extremism; Photographer Monk
    • January 28, 2011
      January 28, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 01.28.11
      1/28/11
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      Religious reaction to the State of the Union; Tax justice in the United States; India microlending: Does it do more harm than good?
    • January 21, 2011
      January 21, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 01.21.11
      1/21/11
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      Gun Control; The Gülen Movement; James Wolfensohn on Religion and Development
    • January 14, 2011
      January 14, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 01.14.11
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      Sudan Referendum; Martin Luther King and Robert Graetz; Remembering Debbie Friedman (1951-2011)
    • January 13, 2012
      January 13, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 01.13.12
      1/13/12
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      A discussion on the role of religion in the GOP primaries and the significance of a recent Supreme Court ruling on ministerial exception; Mass incarcerations and the disproportionate number of African-Americans in prison; Funeral celebrations in Ghana
    • January 6, 2012
      January 6, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 01.06.12
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      Refugees from North Korea; Legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon on his newest album "So Beautiful or So What"; Red Thread Promise, a group that is helping disabled children in Haiti
    • January 7, 2011
      January 7, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 01.07.11
      1/7/11
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      Haiti One Year After the Earthquake; Seamen's Church Institute
    • July 1, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.01.11
      7/1/11
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      The moral debate over the national budget; God's Love, a homeless shelter in Montana
    • Fri. Sept. 24, 2010
      Fri. Sept. 24, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.24.10
      9/24/10
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      Mississippi Delta Health Care; Joni Eareckson Tada
    • Fri, Sept. 3, 2010
      Fri, Sept. 3, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.03.10
      9/3/10
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      Was the Iraq War Right? Also, controversy over the proposed Islamic center in New York City; Shofar Family
    • August 12, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.12.11
      8/12/11
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      Africa Famine Firsthand Report; Religious Hiring Rights (Originally broadcast May 28, 2010); Writer and retired minister Eugene Peterson (Originally broadcast May 13, 2011)
    • August 19, 2011
      August 19, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.19.11
      8/19/11
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      Pakistani Humanitarian; Mormon Singles Chapel; Ramadan Iftar
    • August 26, 2011
      August 26, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.26.11
      8/26/11
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      The new Martin Luther King National Memorial; The ethics of drones; Ghana and its prospects for ethical leadership in the face of its new-found oil wealth.
    • August 5, 2011
      August 5, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.05.11
      8/5/11
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      Tax Justice (Originally broadcast January 28, 2011); The King James Bible 400th Anniversary (Originally broadcast April 22, 2011)
    • April 8, 2011
      April 8, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 04.08.11
      4/8/11
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      On this episode of Religion & Ethics Newsweekly the top news stories of the past week are discussed. Also discussed are Pastors who are working to end gun violence and Orthodox Lenten meals.
    • April 29, 2011
      April 29, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 04.29.11
      4/29/11
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      Path to Sainthood and the Beatification of Pope John Paul II; Holocaust Remembrance and the 50th anniversary of the Eichmann trials; Prison Yoga
    • April 22, 2011
      April 22, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 04.22.11
      4/22/11
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      The 400th anniversary of the King James Bible; A visit to the abandoned Palestinian village of Lifta in Israel
    • April 15, 2011
      April 15, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 04.15.11
      4/15/11
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      Stephen Carter on Moral Questions and Military Intervention; Passover Themes; Holy Family Ministries in Chicago
    • April 1, 2011
      April 1, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 04.01.11
      4/1/11
      0.0
      On this episode of Religion & Ethics Newsweekly the author, scholar and Refugee from Cuba, Carlos Eire, is interviewed. Also discussed is religion and its connection to social media of today.
    • February 11, 2011
      February 11, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 02.11.11
      2/11/11
      0.0
      We ask longtime Middle East reporter Geneive Abdo how religion will shape the new Egyptian government. Also, the release of classified documents by WikiLeaks renews debate over an old question - Do national security concerns trump the public's right to know? And finally, a profile on gospel singer George Beverly Shea, now 102 years old, who will be receiving a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.moreless
    • February 17, 2010
      February 17, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.17.10
      2/17/10
      0.0
      Reiki and the Catholic Church; Rescuing Child Sex Workers; Lenten Season
    • February 4, 2011
      February 4, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 02.04.11
      2/4/11
      0.0
      Protests in Egypt; Pakistan Microfinance; Medical Cost-Benefit Ethics
    • February 25, 2011
      February 25, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 02.25.11
      2/25/11
      0.0
      Religious leaders and organizations are joining the debate over workers' rights; Churches try their hand at making Hollywood-style movies; Rabbi James Rudin talks about improving interfaith relations
    • February 18, 2011
      February 18, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 02.18.11
      2/18/11
      0.0
      Faith-based groups are helping former inmates transition to a life outside of prison. Also, a profile on novelist Ernest Gaines, whose books include "A Lesson Before Dying" and "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman." And author Sharon Salzberg talks about meditation.
    • December 16, 2011
      December 16, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 12.16.11
      12/16/11
      0.0
      The centennial celebration of the St. Olaf Christmas Festival and St. Olaf Choir; Hanukkah Oil Workshop; Father Martin Laird on Christian Contemplation
    • December 9, 2011
      December 9, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 12.09.11
      12/9/11
      0.0
      The beloved tradition of the Christmas pageant; The ethical implications of enhancing humans with technology
    • December 30, 2011
      December 30, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 12.30.11
      12/30/11
      0.0
      Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, Religion News Service editor Kevin Eckstrom and Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton discuss the major religion and ethics stories anticipated in 2012.
    • December 23, 2011
      December 23, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 12.23.11
      12/23/11
      0.0
      In our annual year-end special, we discuss the major religion and ethics stories of the past year in the U.S. and abroad with Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, Religion News Service editor Kevin Eckstrom and Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton.
    • December 2, 2011
      December 2, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 12.02.11
      12/2/11
      0.0
      The New Roman Missal (Originally broadcast May 20, 2011); Heaven and Hell (Originally broadcast July 8, 2011)
    • July 15, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.15.11
      7/15/11
      0.0
      Religious Leaders and the Budget Debate; Female Circumcision in West Africa; Decline of the Irish Catholic Church
    • July 22, 2011
      July 22, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.22.11
      7/22/11
      0.0
      Lambeth Holy Land Conference; Utah Immigration and the Mormon Church; St. Mary's Abbey in Glencairn, Ireland
    • July 29, 2011
      July 29, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.29.11
      7/29/11
      0.0
      Christians in the Holy Land; Ramadan is Here (Originally broadcast August 28, 2009); Clergy Stress (Originally broadcast October 1, 2010)
    • September 23, 2011
      September 23, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.23.11
      9/23/11
      0.0
      Religious leaders are challenging Alabama's tough new immigration bill; An interfaith village in Israel where Arabs and Jews live together to promote interfaith and cross-cultural dialogue
    • September 2, 2011
      September 2, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.02.11
      9/2/11
      0.0
      Interfaith relations ten years after 9/11; Sacred remains; Faith-based disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Irene
    • September 16, 2011
      September 16, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.16.11
      9/16/11
      0.0
      A massive school lunch program in India to combat child malnutrition; Paul Farmer on Haiti after the Quake; The disposal of damaged or worn-out Qur'ans; Religious commitment ceremonies
    • September 30, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.30.11
      9/30/11
      0.0
      The dispute over whether Catholic Charities in Illinois can deny same-sex or unmarried couples the right to adopt or foster children; Surrogate mothers in India; A new ethics seal that promotes fair working conditions at kosher businesses
    • September 9, 2011
      September 9, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.09.11
      9/9/11
      0.0
      Our special 9/11 tenth anniversary coverage continues. We revisit some of the people we first spoke with 10 years ago. Also, what are the true costs of endless war in the 9/11 era?
    • Religious Response to America's Tragedy
      Season 2001 - Episode 09.14.01
      9/14/01
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      In the wake of the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11, we discuss questions about justice, forgiveness, and retribution with four religious leaders and scholars.
    • Sun. Apr 4, 2010
      Sun. Apr 4, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.04.10
      4/4/10
      0.0
      Survivors in Haiti find reason to hope; Embryonic Stem Cell Controversy; Both Eastern and Western Christians celebrate Easter at the same time this year
    • Thu. July 16, 2009
      Thu. July 16, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 07.16.09
      7/16/09
      0.0
      Episcopal Church allows gays to enter the clergy; the effects of meditation on the brain.
    • Thu. Dec, 30, 2010
      Thu. Dec, 30, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 12.30.10
      12/30/10
      0.0
      As we close out the first decade of the new millennium, we remember some of the stories that set the stage for the news we expect to cover in 2011 and beyond.
    • Thu. Aug. 6, 2009
      Thu. Aug. 6, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 08.06.09
      8/6/09
      0.0
      Muslims struggle to be devout in the modern world; evangelical pastor Joel Hunter advises Obama.
    • Thu. Aug 13, 2009
      Thu. Aug 13, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 08.13.09
      8/13/09
      0.0
      A Jerusalem children's center helps Muslim and Christians deal with trauma; an obstetrician uses faith in his practice.
    • Thu. July 2, 2009
      Thu. July 2, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 07.02.09
      7/2/09
      0.0
      Faith communities that include the disabled; an eye care center helps the world's poorest people.
    • Thu. July 23, 2009
      Thu. July 23, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 07.23.09
      7/23/09
      0.0
      Is the high cost of health care worth it?; a priest bridges the racial divide in Los Angeles.
    • Thu. July 30, 2009
      Thu. July 30, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 07.30.09
      7/30/09
      0.0
      Churches struggle to integrate racial communities; a wedding between a Hindu and a Sikh.
    • Thu. June 8, 2009
      Thu. June 8, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 06.18.09
      6/18/09
      0.0
      American churches struggle with finances in the down economy; the annual Catholic pilgrimage in France to Chartres.
    • Thu. June 25, 2009
      Thu. June 25, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 06.25.09
      6/25/09
      0.0
      The role of religion in American health care reform; Israeli and Palestinian parents unite for peace; the art and purpose of stained glass.
    • Thu. June 11, 2009
      Thu. June 11, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 06.11.09
      6/11/09
      0.0
      Some American Jews criticize Israeli government policies; controversy at the Riverside Church.
    • Thu. June 10, 2010
      Thu. June 10, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 06.10.10
      6/10/10
      0.0
      Catholic Charities and the Gulf Oil Disaster; Personalized Genetic Testing; Pilgrimage to Chartres
    • Thu. Oct. 1, 2009
      Thu. Oct. 1, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.01.09
      10/1/09
      0.0
      A controversial cross in the Mojave Desert; the moral issues of the U.S. war in Afghanistan.
    • Sun. March 28, 2010
      Sun. March 28, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.28.10
      3/28/10
      0.0
      An interview with Father Thomas Reese on the Catholic sex abuse scandals in Europe; Drugs, violence, and fear in Juarez, Mexico; Immigrant Rights Freedom Seder
    • Sun. June 6, 2010
      Sun. June 6, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 06.06.10
      6/6/10
      0.0
      President Obama's Cairo Speech Anniversary; Aravind Eye Hospital; Wilderness Spirituality
    • Sun. Jan 3, 2010
      Sun. Jan 3, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.03.10
      1/3/10
      0.0
      Look Ahead 2010 Annual Special
    • Sun. Jan 3, 2010
      Sun. Jan 3, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.02.10
      1/3/10
      0.0
      Look Back 2009 Annual Special
    • Sun. May 2, 2010
      Sun. May 2, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.02.10
      5/2/10
      0.0
      Arizona Immigration Law; Mary Karr; Texas Textbook Controversy
    • October 7, 2011
      October 7, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.07.11
      10/7/11
      0.0
      A Supreme Court church-state case weighs government entanglement in hiring and firing ministers; A profile of well-known Catholic priest Andrew Greeley; The small remaining community of Jews in India.
    • October 28, 2011
      October 28, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.28.11
      10/28/11
      0.0
      Religion at the Occupy Wall Street protests; A new survey of Catholics in America; An army hospital in San Antonio where family is just as important as medical care
    • May 27, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 05.27.11
      5/27/11
      0.0
      Children's Hospice Doctor; Voodoo in New Orleans
    • May 20, 2011
      May 20, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 05.20.11
      5/20/11
      0.0
      A new report looks at the causes of the Catholic sex abuse crisis; Builders of Hope; The New Roman Missal
    • May 13, 2011
      May 13, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 05.13.11
      5/13/11
      0.0
      A hospital in Ethiopia that treats women with fistulas; A profile of Eugene Peterson, a retired minister and author of "The Pastor"; James Carroll on Jerusalem
    • May 6, 2011
      May 6, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 05.06.11
      5/6/11
      0.0
      On this episode of Religion & Ethics Newsweekly the death of Osama Bin Laden is discussed. Also in this episode is the Trappist monk and poet named Brother Paul as well as holy relics.
    • Mon. Dec 14, 2009
      Mon. Dec 14, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.14.09
      12/14/09
      0.0
      Hasidic Jewish reggae singer Matisyahu; Blue Christmas; Wilderness Spirituality
    • Mon. Aug 16, 2010
      Mon. Aug 16, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.16.10
      8/16/10
      0.0
      Cutbacks and the Poor; Thistle Farms
    • Mon. Apr 19, 2010
      Mon. Apr 19, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.19.10
      4/19/10
      0.0
      Young evangelicals support eliminating nuclear weapons; A legal battle between a school's anti-discrimination policies and a Christian group's "right to associate" heads to the Supreme Court; Jimmy Carter leads the fight against the Guinea worm disease
    • March 4, 2011
      March 4, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 03.04.11
      3/4/11
      0.0
      Muslims Combating Extremism; Religious Reaction to Budget Cuts; Memoirist and Catholic convert Mary Karr
    • March 25, 2011
      March 25, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 03.25.11
      3/25/11
      0.0
      On this episode of Religion & Ethics Newsweekly Catholic and Secular hospital mergers are discussed. Also discussed are the various moral questions raised by the United States intervention in Libya. Also: The continuing Israeli and Palestinian response to the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East.
    • March 18, 2011
      March 18, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 03.18.11
      3/18/11
      0.0
      This episode of Religion & Ethics Newsweekly features the humanitarian and spiritual responses to the continuing crises in Japan. Also featured: Ethics and interventions in Libya, Purim, the Jewish Festival, and the last surviving community of the Shakers.
    • June 24, 2011
      June 24, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 06.24.11
      6/24/11
      0.0
      Secularism is on the rise in France; Christian theme parks in Kentucky
    • June 17, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 06.17.11
      6/17/11
      0.0
      A review of the week's top religion news stories; The repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell; A Buddhist garden on a Native American reservation
    • June 10, 2011
      June 10, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 06.10.11
      6/10/11
      0.0
      Reassessing the military intervention in Libya; Medical Cost-Benefit Ethics; Stephen Ministry
    • July 8, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.08.11
      7/8/11
      0.0
      The renewed debate over heaven and hell; Marriage education programs; Terrence Malick's new film "The Tree of Life"
    • June 3, 2011
      June 3, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 06.03.11
      6/3/11
      0.0
      Courting religious conservatives; The Jewish festival of Shavuot
    • March 11, 2011
      March 11, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 03.11.11
      3/11/11
      0.0
      The House Committee on Homeland Security held a controversial hearing on Muslim radicalization; Also, veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan must deal with the moral wounds of war
    • Look Back 2009 Roundtable
      Look Back 2009 Roundtable
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.25.09
      12/25/09
      0.0
      Watch a panel of reporters discuss the most significant religion and ethics news from the past year in this special annual feature.
    • Mon. Dec 21, 2009
      Mon. Dec 21, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.21.09
      12/21/09
      0.0
      The Festival of Lessons and Carols; The House in DC
    • Mon. Dec 7, 2009
      Mon. Dec 7, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.07.09
      12/7/09
      0.0
      The ethical implications of the new strategy in Afghanistan; Churches hit hard by the recession; The story behind Saint Nicholas
    • November 11, 2011
      November 11, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 11.11.11
      11/11/11
      0.0
      Military chaplains suffering from "compassion fatigue"; Author and priest Richard Rohr, and his new book "Falling Upward."
    • November 18, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 11.18.11
      11/18/11
      0.0
      The parallels between the Penn State and Catholic Church sex abuse scandals; Happiness and a High Standard of Living; Rev. James Martin on spirituality and humor
    • November 25, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 11.25.11
      11/25/11
      0.0
      Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, on combating hunger; Donor Fatigue; Dr. Brenda Williams, who along with her husband, gives free homes to disadvantaged families
    • November 26, 2010
      November 26, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.26.10
      11/26/10
      0.0
      Disappearing Christians of Iraq; A Poet on the Psalms; Dr. Abraham Verghese
    • October 21, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.21.11
      10/21/11
      0.0
      Advance directives and the ethics of end-of-life care; The Republican presidential candidates and religion; A new multifaith university that trains pastors, rabbis, and imams in the same classes.
    • October 14, 2011
      October 14, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.14.11
      10/14/11
      0.0
      The first in our two-part series on the ethics of end-of-life care in the US; The Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah; Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez on their new movie "The Way"
    • November 5, 2010
      November 5, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.05.10
      11/5/10
      0.0
      Post-Election Religion Analysis; Religious Schools and Tax Credits; My Jesus Year
    • November 4, 2011
      November 4, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 11.04.11
      11/4/11
      0.0
      Mississippi Personhood Amendment; Faith-Based Social Services in Brazil; Religious Pilgrimage
    • Mon. Mar 1, 2010
      Mon. Mar 1, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.01.10
      3/1/10
      0.0
      Egypt's Coptic Tensions; Religion and Government News Roundup; Spiritual Directors
    • Mon. Jan 25, 2010
      Mon. Jan 25, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.25.10
      1/25/10
      0.0
      Haiti Aftermath; Hinduism and Modern India
    • Mon. Jan 11, 2010
      Mon. Jan 11, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.11.10
      1/11/10
      0.0
      Muslims and Security; Reverse Missionaries; Inner-city Funeral Director
    • Mon. Feb 22, 2010
      Mon. Feb 22, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.22.10
      2/22/10
      0.0
      Making Foreign Aid Work; Churches and Gay Youth; Orthodox Fasting
    • Mon. Mar 22, 2010
      Mon. Mar 22, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.22.10
      3/22/10
      0.0
      Catholic Sex Abuse Scandals in Europe; Marilynne Robinson (Rebroadcast); Islam in Indonesia (Rebroadcast)
    • Mon. Mar 8, 2010
      Mon. Mar 8, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.08.10
      3/8/10
      0.0
      Humanitarian Challenges in Chile and Haiti; Parents Circle; Seminaries and Sex
    • Mon. March 15, 2010
      Mon. March 15, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.15.10
      3/15/10
      0.0
      End of Life Decisions (Rebroadcast from Oct. 9 2009); The Monastic Life (Rebroadcast from Oct. 30 2009)
    • Mon. Nov. 16, 2009
      Mon. Nov. 16, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.16.09
      11/16/09
      0.0
      Muslims in the military after Ft. Hood; Should juveniles be sentenced to life in prison; Update on Jeni Stepanek
    • Mon. Nov 30, 2009
      Mon. Nov 30, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.30.09
      11/30/09
      0.0
      U.S. Hunger on the Rise; Health Care Costs and the Elderly; Grammy-nominated singer Wintley Phipps
    • Mon. Nov 23, 2009
      Mon. Nov 23, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.23.09
      11/23/09
      0.0
      Flannery O'Connor; Black churches respond to HIV/AIDS in DC; The Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha
    • November 2, 2012
      November 2, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 11.02.12
      11/2/12
      0.0
      The response of the Southern Baptist Convention's relief arm in the wake of Sandy; a look back at the faith-based outreach of both campaigns this election season; black churches and same-sex marriage; and the Vigil of All Saints at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington.
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