Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly (Podcast)
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An examination of religion's role and the ethical dimensions behind top news headlines.
||CleanNepal Earthquake Relief; Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School; Homeless Female Veterans||Nearly one month after Nepal was rocked by the first of two earthquakes, humanitarian and faith-based groups face major challenges; a boy’s prep school led by Benedictine monks emphasizes responsibility, community, and the Rule of St.||20 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanWayne Meisel; Kairos Prison Ministry; Shavuot||A Presbyterian minister encourages seminary students to pursue service and social justice work; volunteers for a nondenominational Christian ministry work to transform the lives of inmates in hundreds of prisons; and an ancient Jewish festival celebrat...||14 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAnti-Muslim Sentiments; Yale Institute of Sacred Music; Mark Burnett on the Cradle of Christianity Fund||Three North Carolina universities have experienced growing hostility and violence toward Muslims; students and instructors at Yale Institute of Sacred Music speak artistically and spiritually about the power of experiencing religious music; and reality...||8 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMaking Peace in Baltimore; Same-Sex Marriage Cases; Converting to Judaism||Episcopal Bishop of Maryland Eugene Sutton discusses the moral voice of churches in response to Baltimore's problems of race, poverty, and violence; the Supreme Court hears lawyers argue a case that could make same-sex marriage legal in every state; an...||1 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEvangelicals and LGBT Acceptance; America’s Incarcerated||Growing social acceptance of gay marriage and an upcoming Supreme Court case cause some evangelicals to reexamine their views on sexuality and marriage; criminal justice reformers question the social and economic costs of extreme punishments,||24 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCreating Artificial Intelligence; Church Mass Mobs||What happens if computers become capable of human intelligence and moral decision-making? A growing grassroots movement uses social media to organize "flash mobs" that fill empty pews and collection plates at struggling urban churches||17 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanRising Christian Persecution; Deaf Church; A Holocaust Survivor Returns to Poland||Increasing violence against Christians around the world is renewing calls for better religious freedom protection in places like the Middle East and Africa; a congregation of deaf Roman Catholics is fighting the Archdiocese of New York’s plan to close||10 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanFinding God in Silicon Valley; Margaret Feinberg on “Defiant Joy”; Black-Jewish Unity Seder||Some high-tech entrepreneurs and investors want to merge faith with technology; a popular evangelical author describes finding joy in the midst of cancer and Holy Week; and a rabbi and a pastor lead their Jewish and Christian faith communities in celeb...||3 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJim and Jill Kelly; Who Is My Neighbor?; Atul Gawande on Being Mortal||Faith gives the retired NFL star and his wife the strength to cope with cancer and death; Minnesota volunteers make tools to improve the lives of small farmers and poor villagers around the world; and a surgeon and writer ponders medicine and “what mat.||27 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanSelma 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 ...||20 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|