Religion & Ethics Newsweekly

  • 1997
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A weekly survey that also explores world events and popular culture from a religious perspective.

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Rev. Adam Hamilton: What is Your Defining Story?
07:32 — Watch Web-only excerpts from our recent conversation with the United Methodist pastor of the grandfather and grandson who were shot to death outside a (more…)
Prospects for Pastors
08:39 — More and more seminary graduates are struggling to find sustainable jobs as pastors. Many are turning to other ways to serve or simply make ends meet (more…)
The December Project
08:21 — Sara Davidson and Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi share about how they cope with dying in the book The December Project.
Sacred Spaces
09:02 — One year after the September 11 attacks, many are asking what should happen now at ground zero. Part of the debate has involved the idea of sacred spa (more…)
Prayer with Cantor Abraham Lubin
02:55 — Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the most solemn day of the Jewish calendar. Observant Jews spend all day in synagogue fasting and repenting. The (more…)
Parish Nurses
06:44 — Parish nurses, or congregation nurses, are sent out by their faith communities to provide health services to fellow parishioners. Working 20 to 25 hou (more…)
African-American Women Pastors
06:14 — Women are a mainstay of the black churches, except in the pulpits. Will the 'stained-glass ceiling' limit the careers of the record number of women en (more…)
Exploring Religious America: Spirituality
17:26 — According to the Gallup organization, between 1984 and 1998 there was a phenomenal jump in the number of people who said they felt a need for greater (more…)
Christian Rock Music
07:27 — Christian music, according to the Recording Industry Association of America, is now more popular than jazz or classical, and still growing in populari (more…)
Nun Doctors
07:24 — Health care in the United States is a big problem for the poor not only because they often can t afford it. Sometimes it just isn t there. This is e (more…)
AIDS Prevention in Senegal
07:19 — The AIDS pandemic has killed 17 million persons in Africa, and it has created 12 million orphans. In some countries more than a quarter of the adult p (more…)
Rowan Williams Preview
03:46 — Archbishop Rowan Williams took over in December 2002 as head of the more than 70 million-member worldwide Anglican Communion. In the U.S., that means (more…)
Brother Amos
03:43 — John Kiely, Brother Amos, is a novice at Mepkin Abbey. He is 39 years old and has made a commitment to spend the rest of his life at the monastery. Th (more…)
American Atheists
06:14 — An estimated 4 percent of Americans, according to the Princeton Religious Research Center, call themselves atheist, or nonbelievers in God or a univer (more…)
Kentucky Gun Control
07:23 — Hundreds of thousands of people in Washington and more than 60 other cities prepared for Sunday s Million Mom March, a Mother s Day attempt to convinc (more…)
New Age Tour of Sedona
08:32 — An update on New Age spiritual seeking: that is, seeking with the help of such things as crystals, psychic readings, channeling and astrology. If you (more…)
Texas Baptist Convention
04:40 — At its meeting in Corpus Christi, the huge Texas Baptist Convention nearly one fifth of all Southern Baptists sent a strong signal of discontent t (more…)
Church of God in Christ
10:06 — The Church of God in Christ teaches classic Christian doctrine, the Bible is God s word. But COGIC members also put special emphasis on the power of (more…)
Tensions in American Buddhism
09:31 — Buddhism, the world's fourth largest religion, was founded about 2500 years ago in India. Widely practiced across Asia, Buddhism has attracted many co (more…)
Justice Scalia on the Death Penalty
01:54 — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is generating controversy on another issue. Scalia criticized the Roman Catholic Church's stand against the (more…)
07:23 — In the aftermath of 9/11, the daily headlines talked of bombers in Afghanistan and the search for Osama bin Laden. Away from the headlines, in thousan (more…)
Catholic Bishops, Catholic President; Gun Violence
25:47 — A conversation on the agenda of the US Catholic bishops and the anniversary of JFK's assassination; the debate over gun control in communities of fait (more…)
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