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Interfaith Voices Podcast (hour-long version)



Interfaith Voices provides engaging and informative discussion on the key public issues of our day through the lenses of many different faith perspectives. We foster religious tolerance and educate our listeners on the broad diversity of religious traditi



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The Myth of Religious Violence

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Karen Armstrong examines the knotted history of religion and violence, and a conversation with the Jesuit priests who run the Vatican's observatory.


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Karen Armstrong: Don't Blame Religion For Terrorism

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT

In a time when Muslim extremists quote the Koran as they behead their victims, it can be easy to assume that religions contain what Karen Armstrong calls 'a violent essence.' But she says that's way too simplistic.


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The Vatican's Astronomers Are Taking Your Questions

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Brother Guy Consolmagno and Father Paul Mueller are Jeusits who work at the Vatican's observatory. Their most frequently asked question: 'Why does the Vatican have an observatory?'


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Chaplains Part IV: Humanism at Harvard

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Greg Epstein is a rarity among chaplains... he’s not actually religious at all. He’s a humanist. We drop into his routine at Harvard University.


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Humanizing Pastoral Care

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Bart Campolo is a former evangelical pastor who no longer believes in God, but still prays. Jason Callahan says his faith fell away when he left home for college. Today they work as humanist chaplains.


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'Coming Out' as an African American Atheist

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Jamila Bey was 19 years old when she told her mother she was agnostic. Considering an overwhelming majority of African Americans say they believe in God with “absolute certainty,” so that didn’t go over very well.


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'Orphan Theology' and the Christian Adoption Movement

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT

A journalist says the evangelical overseas adoption movement may be doing more harm than good. The Christian Alliance for Orphans responds.


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Kathryn Joyce: Saving Orphans that Don't Need to be Saved

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT

For many evangelical Christians, giving a needy child a home isn't the only reason to adopt an orphan; according to journalist Kathryn Joyce, the call is also rooted in 'orphan theology.'


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Jedd Medefind: A Response

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT

The president of a major Christian adoption alliance says Kathryn Joyce has taken facts out of context, and woven them into a story that misses the bigger picture.


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Sacred Harp, Plus the Faiths of Our Founders

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

First, we hear a sonic tribute to sacred harp. It's a form of music that is distinctively American, which got its start right around the time our country was becoming a new nation. Then, the faiths of our founders.


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Customizing the New Testament with a Razor Blade

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

It turns out that Thomas Jefferson, our third president and the lead author of the Declaration of Independence, spent his off hours in the White House creating his own personal Bible.
 


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Podcast Extra: Turning the Tables on Church Homophobia

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

At the Pentecostal Church she grew up in, Rev. Yvette Flunder recalls pastors who were tender and kind and understanding. That is, until one topic came up. From our friends at KALW's 'The Spiritual Edge.'


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Faith on the Fourth

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Everytime we gather to sing the national anthem or retell the stories of our founding fathers, we're participating in a kind of secular religion that is uniquely American.


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America's Civil Religion

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

In the absence of a state religion, Americans crave a kind of secular religion to bind us together. We don't have a Notre Dame Cathedral, but we have a set of holidays and sacred spaces that define who we are as a nation.


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Women Who Choose Rules

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Young Jews, Christians and Muslims who are bucking the "spiritual but not religious trend" and deciding they want stricter boundaries and deeper observance in their lives.


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Orthodox Judaism: Alissa Gold

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

As a kid, Alissa Gold never imagined she would become an Orthodox Jewish woman who wears long skirts in the summertime and bakes bread every week. But then she finally got a chance to meet some. "I was pretty shocked."


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Sara and Sajida: "You Don't Marry the Person, You Marry the Family"

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

After years of falling for men outside of her faith, Sara Rahim has decided she’s done with all that. Now, she's looking for a Muslim husband... with her mom's help.
 


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Making the Ritual Her Own: Rachell Goldberg

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Rachell Goldberg used to see the Jewish ritual of immersing in a mikvah as just another religious obligation. But this time, after enduring 7 months of chemotherapy for breast cancer, she's making the ritual ther own.


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Barry Schwartz: Choosing Religion

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Barry Schwartz argues that unlimited choices don't liberate us--they paralyze us. Here, he applies his theory to the subjects of our show--religious people choosing lives with fewer choices.


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Protestant Christianity: Ekemini Uwan

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Ekemini Uwan is an orthodox Christian who doesn't apologize for her embrace of traditional gender roles: women and men are "made distinctly," she says. "We are different."


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Islam: Fatima and Hagiraa Tipu

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Fatima and Hagiraa Tipu are sisters. One wears a hijab--a headscarf--for modesty, and the other doesn't. Hagiraa tells her sister that she hopes to wear it one day, but right now she doesn't have the confidence.


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Catholicism: Eve Tushnet

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

"What I am is someone who is not, say, available for same sex romantic or sexual relationships," Eve Tushnet tells us, of her decision to be celibate.


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Is Yoga a Religion?

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Is yoga hiding religious assumptions that clash with conservative Christianity? Or is it simply a fun way to wellness? Two sides weigh in. Plus, pastor Debbie Blue catalogues all the birds in the Bible.


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Candy Gunther Brown: The Hidden Religion in Yoga

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Candy Gunther Brown says that metaphysical ideas behind yoga, acupuncture and Reiki-- like the belief that our bodies contain chi or "life force"-- conflict with orthodox Christianity.


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Erik Davis: Yoga is 'Spiritual but Not Religious'

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Erik Davis says the yoga we practice today is a modern American creation, not an ancient path to enlightenment. And it isn't a religion, but it isn't secular. It's in a gray area that threatens conservative Christianity.


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On Vultures' Wings: The Birds of the Bible

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Birds appear throughout the Bible, from the creation story to the Book of Revelation. What if the spirit of God is less like a dove--and more like a common pigeon?
 


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A Theology of Guns? And Martin Luther's Radical Christianity

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

When is it morally justified to take the life of another human being? Plus, the inner life of Martin Luther, 500 years after the Protestant Reformation.


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Martin Luther: 500 Years After the Reformation

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Five hundred years ago this October, a 33-year-old monk started the biggest schism in Western Christianity. But did you know that Martin Luther also spent 10 fearful months hiding out in a German castle?


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Chaplains Part III: Deep Breaths in the Trauma Room

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

We start in an emergency room, where chaplains see the "worst of the worst." Then, how do we measure the impact of spiritual care? 


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Sacred Moments in a Virginia Hospital

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

JoAnn and Tim Cockey tell us how their son ended up in an emergency room 9 years ago. And we meet Stephanie Hamilton, a chaplain who was on hand that day and continues to shepherd families through their darkest moments.


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Dollars and Cents and Spiritual Care

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

For our two guests, reliable data about the impact of spiritual counseling in healthcare settings is a kind of holy grail.  But how do you measure the value of a compassionate and calm presence at the bedside?


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Spiritual Care Between Boarding Gates

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Until he retired in 2013, Chaplain Ralph Benson roamed the crowded hallways of Dulles International Airport, counseling up to 12 people a day. His sacred meeting places? The closest Chipolte or Five Guys.


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A Ramadan Greeting from Maureen

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Here in North America, Muslims fast for nearly 16 hours a day during Ramadan, from sunup to sundown. And that got our host Maureen thinking about fasting within her own Catholic tradition.


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Podcast Extra: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks' Message to ISIS

Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Our 2015 interview with the former Chief Rabbi of Great Britain, on what draws people to religious violence and how it can be stopped. In the days since the terror attack in Manchester, his words take on new meaning.


 


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From Jesus to Christ: Reza Aslan on the Historical Jesus

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Reza Aslan explains how Jesus the man became Jesus the Christ -- and why it's a title he would not have understood.


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Rediscovering the Historical Jesus

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Master explainer Reza Aslan tells how a poor peasant became Christianity's son of God. It's not a new story, but Aslan's take on it has become wildly popular in the years since his infamous Fox News interview in 2013.


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Spirits Who Changed History: Leaders and Their Unseen Guides

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

From Joan of Arc to Heinrich Himmler, Moses to Muhammad, change-makers of all stripes have heard voices. Some have attributed the voices to God – others to spirits, ghosts or the dead.


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David Lynch, Diving Deep with Transcendental Meditation

Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Where does David Lynch go to find the dreamscapes that mystify and unnerve us? The Twin Peaks director draws back the veil with writer Mitch Horowitz.


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David Lynch on Meditation and 'Catching the Big Fish'

Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

The way David Lynch tells it, every morning since 1973, he has gotten up...closed his eyes…slowed down his breathing…and 'gone fishing' in the ocean he calls the 'unified field,' using Transcendental Meditation.


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Transcendental Meditation's West Coast Roots

Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Although its origins are in ancient India, Transcendental Meditation has only been popular in the US since the early 1960s. That's when a man with a twinkle in his eye taught a new version of an ancient technique.


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Mindfulness: From Sacred Buddhist Practice to Secular Stress-Reliever

Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Mindfulness meditation was once practiced mostly by Buddhist monks and nuns. Now it's practiced by CEOs, teachers, politicians, and basically anyone who wants to take the edge off life. What happened?


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David Lynch: Uncut

Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Behold our never-before-heard, full interview with David Lynch, first recorded with Mitch Horowitz in Nov. 2016. Subjects include: the organic beauty of celluloid film, and whether there are dark forces in the world....


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A Spiritual Anti-Hero, and Dispatches from the Religion Beat

Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber says if she leaves church with a to-do list, 'I don't feel like I've heard any good news.' Plus, Mark Oppenheimer talks shop on covering religion.


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A Pastor to Misfits

Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Nadia Bolz-Weber is covered in tattoos, swears like a sailor, and has logged a lot of time in church basements, wrestling with addiction. She is also a Lutheran minister.


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An Exit Interview with Mark Oppenheimer, Religion Columnist for The New York Times

Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Religion should be covered like sports, Jews make good copy, and, let's be real, CrossFit is not a religion.


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Chaplains Part II: Contemplative Care

Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

This week in our "Chaplains" series, we tag along with a Zen Buddhist monk in New York City. Then, how mindfulness can nourish patients and doctors. 


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The Zen Thing

Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Koshin Paley Ellison is one of a small but growing number of chaplains in the United States who are Buddhists. He works in hospice, and his goal is to take "the Zen thing" out into the world.


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Mindfulness in Medicine

Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

We speak to a palliative care physician and a Buddhist chaplain about contemplative care-- a mindful approach to the patient-caregiver relationship that could even be an antidote to empathy fatigue and doctor burnout.


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The House of Mourning

Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Kate Braestrup is an unusual chaplain. She ministers to game wardens--people who come to the aid of hunters, fishermen, and hikers who've had mishaps in the wilderness.


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Koshin Reads Two Poems

Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT

We asked Koshin Paley Ellison to read a couple poems that have taken on special meaning for him in his work as a hospice chaplain. He shares with us "The Gate" and "The Last Time" by Marie Howe.


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Primate Altruism and Innate Morality

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

It turns out our primate cousins show remarkable altruism and kindness, suggesting we're hardwired for systems of morality, with or without religion.


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Tracing Ethics to Our Animal Cousins

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Primates can be amazingly altruistic-- consoling distressed group members, even prying rocks from fighting males' hands. Frans de Waal explains how we humans can trace traits like empathy back to our animal ancestors.


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Through the Pen, Finding Friendship and Spirituality

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Back in 2004, Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith met in creative writing class. Spiritual seekers, they began exchanging handwritten letters...and never really stopped.


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Confronting the Vow of Obedience: Two Priests Weigh In

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

It’s one of the oldest dilemmas in the Catholic Church: what to do when a priest’s own conscience conflicts with his vow of obedience. Two priests share their different understandings of obeying church authority.


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Father Flannery: Conscience is 'What Makes You Human'

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

In 2012, Fr. Tony Flannery publicly challenged key church teachings and was promptly silenced by the Vatican. For him, an informed conscience is the ultimate guide; right and wrong must be discerned from the inside out.


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Father Petri: 'Be Docile to What the Saints Have Said'

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

An informed conscience is not simply your own personal opinion, Father Thomas Petri tells us. Conscience is formed in relation to the Church, trusting the wisdom of the saints and Church Fathers.


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Sister Joan Chittister on the Light Found in Darkness

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Sister Joan Chittister invites us to embrace the great unknown. After a battle with polio when she entered the convent at 16, she learned that spiritual growth can be ignited by the most tragic moments of life.


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Chaplains 1: Climbing the Mountain

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

We kick off our Chaplains series at a senior care facility where Oksana Chapman helps Russian-speaking residents to fan the embers of a spiritual life.


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Oksana Chapman: "I got an 'A' in Atheism."

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

In the first installment of our Chaplains series, we spend a day with Rabbi Oksana Chapman, a Russian-speaking chaplain who grew up under Soviet rule and once got an 'A' in Atheism.


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The Contents of a Spiritual Toolbox

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

A physician and a hospice chaplain discuss the importance of attending to the spirit as well as the body at the end of life. And they introduce us to the concept of 'gerotranscendence.'


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Baptized in the Sea

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

In a soundscape of surf and sand, Father Christian Mondor recounts how he began riding waves at age 70. In water, he finds a metaphor for the holy trinity. And in the surf, he finds a kind of baptism.


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Passover: From Exodus to Coca-Cola

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Why the Exodus story resonates with an African-American rabbi, and where you can get some elusive, limited-edition Passover Coke.


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The Black Rabbi from Chicago

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

As a young man in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Capers C. Funnye Jr. was encouraged to become a pastor. Instead, he went to rabbinical school. Now he is one of few black rabbis in the United States.


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In the Kitchen with the 'Jewish Martha Stewart'

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Laura Kwerel hangs out with Meredith Jacobs, also known as "the Jewish Martha Stewart," as she simmers, chops and sautees for a seder meal.


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Holocaust Survivors and Food Memories

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

June Feiss Hersh collected more than 170 recipes passed down from survivors of the Holocaust. Her book isn’t just about food. It’s about memory-- how the aromas and flavors of a warm meal can transport us back in time.


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Coca-Cola: Kosher for Passover?

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Every spring before Passover, Coca-Cola plants in Chicago, New York, Atlanta and other cities whip up a tiny batch of soda that's kosher for Passover. But how is this Coke different from all other Cokes?


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A Personal Passover Story

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Bonnie Auslander hosted her first Passover seder more than a decade ago. And it’s taken her a while to feel comfortable inviting other Jews to her seder table– to get what she calls her “seder legs.”


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A Taste of the Hip Hop Hagaddah

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT

In 2005, Canadian DJ Socalled remixed all the songs for the Passover seder. Behold: A Hip Hop Hagaddah

 


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Religion and the Bomb

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

With nuclear weapons back in the news, we hear how scientists and activists have turned to religion to grapple with the awesome destructive force of the atomic bomb.


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Is That Radioactivity or the Light Within?

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Growing up, Ralph Steinhardt was torn over his father’s role in building the bomb, and eventually he turned to Quakerism to find peace… and forgiveness. 


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A Nun's Anti-Nuclear Crusade

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

In 2012, three activists broke into a huge nuclear storage site, using hammers and lock cutters from a local hardware store. One of them was Sister Megan Rice, an 82-year-old nun. Reporter Dan Zak tells the story.


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Podcast Extra: More Ray Monk

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

We've got an extended version of our interview with Ray Monk, with more thoughts about how those involved in the Manhattan Project worked to limit nuclear weapons after the war. Plus, a reading.


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Moving Towards the Light: Stories of Near Death Experiences

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

When the brain dies….is everything over? Or is there some part of us…our soul maybe…that continues to survive?


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Debating the Meaning of Near Death Experiences

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Can the mind survive the death of the brain? A skeptic and a believer debate the meaning of close encounters at the edge of death.


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On Heaven: What Different Faiths Believe

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Journalist Lisa Miller explains why our image of eternity is shaped by our life on Earth now - a reflection of our hopes, anxieties and longings for justice. From 2010.


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Rabbi Jack Moline: 'All of Us Wander this World'

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Rabbi Jack Moline reminds us that wherever we live, whoever we are, our dwellings are basically temporary and our fates are somewhat random. We are all wandering in the wilderness.


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Podcast Extra: Jeff and Julia, Super-Givers

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Meet Jeff Kaufman and Julia Wise. They're a couple with a Quaker background who, last year, managed to donate $160,000 to causes they believe in. That was 81 percent of their take-home pay.


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Listener Story: Mark Klar

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Listener Mark Klar of Richmond, Kentucky shares a memory of a time he felt like a stranger--as a 22-year-old traveler, encountering a Bedouin in the Sinai desert.


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Welcoming the Stranger

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

President Trump's travel ban is on ice, but the questions it raises--who’s in, and who’s out-- well, sacred texts have been looking at that forever.


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At Home with Salah and Najah, Syrian Refugees

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

As political tensions rise over President Trump's second attempt at a travel ban, we hear from two families--one from Syria, one from the U.S.-- about their friendship, their reality, and their fears.


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The Sanctuary Movement Rises Again

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

The faith-based sanctuary movement has been flourishing, especially since the election of President Trump. Linda Rabben explains how the movement first emerged in the 80s to help Central Americans fleeing violence.


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A Journey to Syria to Find Her Grandfather's Saviors

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Dawn MacKeen traveled to meet the descendants of the family who saved her grandfather's life, and then realized that the story had come full circle. Today, a grandson of that Syrian family is himself seeking refuge. 


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Muslims and Jews, Uniting Against Hate

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

As hate crimes against American Muslims and Jews surge, so does solidarity between the two minority religious groups. We hear stories of people who rolled up their sleeves to help.


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Dr. Gary Branfman: 'Our Doors Are Always Open to You'

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

What would you do if your local mosque were torched by vandals? Dr. Gary Branfman, one of a handful of Jews in Victoria, Texas, tells us he offered his own synagogue as a place for Muslim prayer.


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'It's Difficult to Hate Up Close'

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Two women, one Muslim, one Jewish, tell us why the "conflict narrative" between these two groups doesn't tell the whole story. And why Muslim Salaam Bhatti offered help at a Jewish cemetery after it was desecrated.


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Mo Asumang: Confronting Hate, Face-to-Face

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Filmmaker Mo Asumang makes documentaries in which she goes up to the people who say they hate her, and asks them, "why?'



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A Peace Ring After a Shooting

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

 In 2015, when a Jewish security guard was killed in a hate crime at a Copenhagen synagogue, Muslim activist Niddal El-Jabri gathered hundreds of people to hold hands around the building, in a gesture of solidarity.


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The Holocaust Through Muslim Eyes

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Mehnaz Afridi, the first Muslim scholar to run a Holocaust studies program, tells us that Antisemitism and Islamophobia sometimes draw from the same well. 


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Feminist Theology 101

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Why is God a father but not a mother? Just in time for Women's History Month, we learn the basics of feminist theology, then ask some tough questions about "religious pluralism."


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All About Eve

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

According to the standard interpretation of the book of Genesis, Eve sprung forth from Adam’s rib: the original second-class citizen. But feminist theology is trying to change these kinds of views.


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We're Not the Same- And That's OK

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Somewhere around the 1960s, it became fashionable to think of all religions as alike at their core - different paths up the same mountain, to the same God. But this warm and fuzzy view of religion has a problem.


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Eco-Spirituality and Hava Nagila: The Movie

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Thomas Berry's 'New Story' of the Earth and our place in it, the not-so-tortured true story of early Christian martyrdom, and Hava Nagila: The Movie.


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The New Story of the Universe

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT

When it comes to caring about the environment, we don’t have an apathy problem--we have a story problem. Why the narrative we tell ourselves about where we come from is removed from the grand unfolding of the cosmos.


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The Not-So-Bloody True Story of Early Christian Martyrdom

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Candida Moss says the tale of Christian persecution is mostly false. It's a myth that's been kept alive to inspire the faithful, and has justified Christian violence from the Crusades through modern times.


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Hava Nagila: The Movie

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Hava Nagila, Hebrew for "Let Us Rejoice," began as a Hassidic nigun, or wordless melody. It was sung in nineteenth-century Ukraine, and then made its way to pre-state Israel, then to suburban America. And now...it's a movie.


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Heavenly Sex and Interfaith Marriage

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Dr. Ruth's Torah-approved sex advice, and the challenges and joys of interfaith relationships. From 2009.


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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Judaism and Sex (*But Were Afraid to Ask)

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT

She’s Jewish, she’s 4-foot-7, and she likes to see the Torah as an ancient sex manual. The one and only Dr. Ruth explains the sanctity of sex - good sex - in Jewish law.


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Saying 'I Do' in an Interfaith Relationship

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Christmas tree or Menorah? Honey baked ham or brisket? CCD or Hebrew School? For the nearly 40% of Americans in mixed-religion marriages, (many of which are Catholic-Jewish,) what to do about holidays and religious school are just a few of the worries that often come up. Interfaith marriage counselor Mary Helen Rosenbaum says, fear not: there are practical ways to make it work over the long haul. We’re also joined by two interfaith couples who share their own experience. From February 2008.   Pictured: Jen Liebreich, a Catholic, and Rob Liebreich, a Jew, were married in an interfaith ceremony in 2002.   Two interfaith couples:  Eve and Scott Edwards and Jen and Rob Liebreich Mary Helene Rosenbaum, co-author of "Celebrating Our Differences: Living Two Faiths in One Marriage"   Special thanks to Interfaith Families Project of Greater Washington and Jewish-Catholic Family Network. [...]


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Victims of War and Islamophobia: Europe's Refugee Crisis

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT

In 2015, more than a million migrants and refugees entered Europe. Today, as the US debates a travel ban, we look back at our show from the beginning of the crisis.


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Christians Only: Europe's Anxiety About Muslim Refugees

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT

A look back at our 2015 interview on the early days of the refugee crisis. First, a Syrian refugee tells us about his new home in the Netherlands. Then, we analyze the situation with a journalist and a scholar of Islam. 


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