Religion and Ethics Newsweekly
State of the Union and News of the Week; Halki Seminary;...01/23/15
Religious reaction to the State of the Union speech; a historic Eastern Orthodox seminary in Turkey that religious freedom activists want reopened; singer, songwriter, and spiritual seeker Bruce Cockburn More →The post State of the Union and News of...
Muslims and the Paris Attacks; Restoring Community in Ferguson; India’s...
Muslims respond to renewed debates about Islam and extremism; a charity in India provides free orthopedic care to poor people with disabilities and missing limbs; church leaders in Ferguson, Missouri, try to help their divided community heal More →The...
Social Media Ethics; Raising Children in Two Faiths; Orthodox Epiphany
Controversy over experiments conducted by social media companies—like Facebook—on their users; interfaith families that observe the religious traditions of more than one faith; and celebrating Orthodox Epiphany at the Jordan River More →The post...
Look Ahead 2015
It's our annual survey of the top religion and ethics stories we expect to be covering in 2015. More →The post Look Ahead 2015 appeared first on Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly.
Look Back 2014
We discuss the top religion and ethics stories of 2014 in our end-of-the-year review. More →The post Look Back 2014 appeared first on Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly.
Syrian Refugees in Turkey; Pictures of Mary; Messiah Sing-Along
Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees depend on hospitality in Turkey; artists picture Mary the mother of Jesus; a church invites the community to a Messiah sing-along. More →The post Syrian Refugees in Turkey; Pictures of Mary; Messiah Sing-Along...
Churches and Conversations on Race; War and Human Rights in Columbia;...
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Heroin and the Faith Community; Drugs of Last Resort
An evangelical leader seeks to break the "code of silence" about heroin in the church; patients seek the right to try experimental drug treatments. More →The post Heroin and the Faith Community; Drugs of Last Resort appeared first on Religion & Ethics...
Camden Priest; Inoculation Ethics
Father Michael Doyle and his ministry to the poor in Camden, New Jersey; the growing number of parents who refuse vaccines for their children. More →The post Camden Priest; Inoculation Ethics appeared first on Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly.
Pope Francis Trip to Turkey; Recruiting Radical Muslims; Our Lady of...
The bishops of the East and West meet in Istanbul; groups counter terrorist appeals to young Muslims; a vision in Mexico of the Virgin Mary inspires millions. More →The post Pope Francis Trip to Turkey; Recruiting Radical Muslims; Our Lady of...
Muslim Initiatives Against Extremism; Church Relocation; Judaism and...
US Muslims pursue programs to counter extremist recruiting; a church is moved over 2,000 miles; Jewish faith and social justice. More →The post Muslim Initiatives Against Extremism; Church Relocation; Judaism and Feeding the Homeless appeared first on...
Millennials and Religion; John Unger; Kristallnacht
Young adults challenge religious traditions; a politician who also pastors three churches; an attack on Jews in 1938 that many ignored. More →The post Millennials and Religion; John Unger; Kristallnacht appeared first on Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly.
Physician-Assisted Death; B Corp Business Ethics; Kent Nerburn
A young woman's choice to end her life raises ethical and moral questions; examining for-profit businesses with nonprofit aspirations; an author and spiritual story-teller is inspired by Native American rituals and traditions. More →The post...
Immigrant Children in Court; China, Buddhism, and the Environment;...
Faith groups help undocumented minors through the immigration courts; China looks to religion to revive environmental values; a church destroyed at Ground Zero prepares to rebuild. More →The post Immigrant Children in Court; China, Buddhism, and the...
Ethics and Ebola; Transgenders and Theology; Food Truck Pastor
Ethical considerations and a threatening epidemic; churches ministering to and thinking theologically about transgender individuals; a Lutheran minister who feeds the hungry from a food truck church. More →The post Ethics and Ebola; Transgenders and...
Tiny Houses for the Homeless; Joshua Bell; Sukkot
Religious leaders support transitional housing for the homeless; a violinist finds the divine order in the world through music; and the meaning and practices behind a Jewish harvest festival. More →The post Tiny Houses for the Homeless; Joshua Bell;...
Synod on the Family; Prison Beard; Doctors Without Borders
The Catholic Church debates the pastoral challenges of family life; an American Muslim convict argues for the religious freedom to grow a beard; the humanitarianism of Doctors Without Borders dedicates itself to medical care and bearing witness. More...
Rev. Amy Butler; Grateful Living
A historic Protestant church in New York City calls its first female senior pastor; two spiritual leaders celebrate opportunities for grateful living. More →The post Rev. Amy Butler; Grateful Living appeared first on Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly.
Missing Migrant Project; Depicting Jesus; Beit T’Shuvah
Forensics help loved ones find the remains of missing desert border crossers; what Jesus looked like; reflection and repentance permeate the Jewish High Holidays. More →The post Missing Migrant Project; Depicting Jesus; Beit T’Shuvah appeared first on...
Combating ISIS; Boston’s Lessons for Ferguson; Stone Circles
Haris Tarin of the Muslim Public Affairs Council on confronting ISIS and their radical ideology; the lessons from Boston’s experience dealing with violence and ministering to its communities; a Stonehenge-era archaeological discovery in the U.S. and...
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