2009 RNA Annual Conference
By Religion Newswriters Association
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2009 RNA Annual Conference held in Minneapolis, Minnesota Sept 10-12, 2009. This year marks the 60th conference.
||Awards Banquet||60th Annual RNA Awards Banquet, sponsored by Journeys With the Messiah.||12 9 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||PANEL: Hinduism in America: Changes and Challenges||The number of Hindus in the United States has grown dramatically with immigration over the last several decade...||12 9 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||PANEL: On the Edge of the Emerging Church||They've called themselves "post-modern," "post-conservative," "post-liberal" and "post-evangelical." So just what are they?||12 9 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||KEYNOTE ADDRESS: U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, an American Muslim in Congress||Video address, moderated by Kevin Eckstrom, Religion News Service, RNA president||12 9 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||SHOPTALK: Tweets, Friends, Page Views and Video: Reporting With New Media||The popular shoptalk series returns with a timely roundtable of journalists using social networking tools like Twitter and Facebook, video storytelling and blogging to cover the religion beat.||11 9 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||PANEL: Church Music: Harmony, Hip-hop and Hymns||The traditional church is making some modern moves to keep great hymns alive--including teaching music to youngsters to create the next generation of classical players.||11 9 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||PANEL: House churches and Jew-it-yourself services||For all the news of megachurches, there's a countertrend growing out of sight: lay-led worship home to home. It's happening among Jews as well as Christians. Moderated by Cathy Grossman, USA TODAY.||11 9 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||PANEL: The Young & the Reformed||They're called the New Calvinists; this subset of young evangelicals who attend Passion conferences, read Charles Spurgeon and consider Jonathan Edwards their hero.||11 9 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||PANEL: How Immigrants are Transforming Religion in America: The Big Picture and a Case Study||Immigrants are changing the face of American religion, diversifying the overall demographic makeup of the nation as well as the membership of many denominations. What are the implications for the nation, its religious bodies and the immigrants themselves?||10 9 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||PANEL: Faith and Politics in the Obama Whitehouse||How does faith shape President Obama's policy and legislative agenda? What role does his team of religious advisers play in debates over health care, poverty, AIDS, delivery of social services, or the environment?||10 9 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Welcome by RNA President Kevin Eckstrom||Welcome message delivered by RNA President Kevin Eckstrom to kick off the 2009 RNA Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.||10 9 2009||Free||View In iTunes|