Religion & Ethics Newsweekly - Season 2011

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Episode Guide

  • December 30, 2011
    December 30, 2011
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    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
    Episode 12.23.11
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    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 16, 2011
    December 16, 2011
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    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
    Episode 12.09.11
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    The beloved tradition of the Christmas pageant; The ethical implications of enhancing humans with technology
  • December 2, 2011
    December 2, 2011
    Episode 12.02.11
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    The New Roman Missal (Originally broadcast May 20, 2011); Heaven and Hell (Originally broadcast July 8, 2011)
  • November 25, 2011
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    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 18, 2011
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    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 11, 2011
    November 11, 2011
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    Military chaplains suffering from "compassion fatigue"; Author and priest Richard Rohr, and his new book "Falling Upward."
  • November 4, 2011
    November 4, 2011
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    Mississippi Personhood Amendment; Faith-Based Social Services in Brazil; Religious Pilgrimage
  • October 28, 2011
    October 28, 2011
    Episode 10.28.11
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    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
  • October 21, 2011
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    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
    Episode 10.14.11
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    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"
  • October 7, 2011
    October 7, 2011
    Episode 10.07.11
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    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.
  • September 30, 2011
    Episode 09.30.11
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    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 23, 2011
    September 23, 2011
    Episode 09.23.11
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    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 16, 2011
    September 16, 2011
    Episode 09.16.11
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    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 9, 2011
    September 9, 2011
    Episode 09.09.11
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    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?
  • September 2, 2011
    September 2, 2011
    Episode 09.02.11
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    Interfaith relations ten years after 9/11; Sacred remains; Faith-based disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Irene
  • August 26, 2011
    August 26, 2011
    Episode 08.26.11
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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 19, 2011
    August 19, 2011
    Episode 08.19.11
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    Pakistani Humanitarian; Mormon Singles Chapel; Ramadan Iftar
  • August 12, 2011
    Episode 08.12.11
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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 5, 2011
    August 5, 2011
    Episode 08.05.11
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    Tax Justice (Originally broadcast January 28, 2011); The King James Bible 400th Anniversary (Originally broadcast April 22, 2011)
  • July 29, 2011
    July 29, 2011
    Episode 07.29.11
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    Christians in the Holy Land; Ramadan is Here (Originally broadcast August 28, 2009); Clergy Stress (Originally broadcast October 1, 2010)
  • July 22, 2011
    July 22, 2011
    Episode 07.22.11
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    Lambeth Holy Land Conference; Utah Immigration and the Mormon Church; St. Mary's Abbey in Glencairn, Ireland
  • July 15, 2011
    Episode 07.15.11
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    Religious Leaders and the Budget Debate; Female Circumcision in West Africa; Decline of the Irish Catholic Church
  • July 8, 2011
    Episode 07.08.11
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    The renewed debate over heaven and hell; Marriage education programs; Terrence Malick's new film "The Tree of Life"
  • July 1, 2011
    Episode 07.01.11
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    The moral debate over the national budget; God's Love, a homeless shelter in Montana
  • June 24, 2011
    June 24, 2011
    Episode 06.24.11
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    Secularism is on the rise in France; Christian theme parks in Kentucky
  • June 17, 2011
    Episode 06.17.11
    6/17/11
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    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
    Episode 06.10.11
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    Reassessing the military intervention in Libya; Medical Cost-Benefit Ethics; Stephen Ministry
  • June 3, 2011
    June 3, 2011
    Episode 06.03.11
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    Courting religious conservatives; The Jewish festival of Shavuot
  • May 27, 2011
    Episode 05.27.11
    5/27/11
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    Children's Hospice Doctor; Voodoo in New Orleans
  • May 20, 2011
    May 20, 2011
    Episode 05.20.11
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    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
    Episode 05.13.11
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    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
    Episode 05.06.11
    5/6/11
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    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.
  • April 29, 2011
    April 29, 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
    Episode 04.22.11
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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
    Episode 04.15.11
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    Stephen Carter on Moral Questions and Military Intervention; Passover Themes; Holy Family Ministries in Chicago
  • April 8, 2011
    April 8, 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 1, 2011
    April 1, 2011
    Episode 04.01.11
    4/1/11
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    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.
  • March 25, 2011
    March 25, 2011
    Episode 03.25.11
    3/25/11
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    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
    Episode 03.18.11
    3/18/11
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    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.
  • March 11, 2011
    March 11, 2011
    Episode 03.11.11
    3/11/11
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    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
  • March 4, 2011
    March 4, 2011
    Episode 03.04.11
    3/4/11
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    Muslims Combating Extremism; Religious Reaction to Budget Cuts; Memoirist and Catholic convert Mary Karr
  • February 25, 2011
    February 25, 2011
    Episode 02.25.11
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    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
    Episode 02.18.11
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    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.
  • February 11, 2011
    February 11, 2011
    Episode 02.11.11
    2/11/11
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    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 4, 2011
    February 4, 2011
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    Protests in Egypt; Pakistan Microfinance; Medical Cost-Benefit Ethics
  • January 28, 2011
    January 28, 2011
    Episode 01.28.11
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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
    Episode 01.21.11
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    Gun Control; The Gülen Movement; James Wolfensohn on Religion and Development
  • January 14, 2011
    January 14, 2011
    Episode 01.14.11
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    Sudan Referendum; Martin Luther King and Robert Graetz; Remembering Debbie Friedman (1951-2011)
  • January 7, 2011
    January 7, 2011
    Episode 01.07.11
    1/7/11
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    Haiti One Year After the Earthquake; Seamen's Church Institute
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