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Harrisonburg, VA

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A public radio show promoting religious tolerance and interfaith understanding.

Language:

English

Contact:

202-618-0179


Episodes

How to Become a Catholic Saint, Buddhism Meets Econ 101, and More

4/24/2014
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The lightening-speed canonization of two popes at the same time; why the sainthood requirements include proof of two miracles; and a new class at Berkeley called Buddhist Economics

Duration: 00:52:29


The Passover Eve Shootings, Poking Fun at Religion in The New Yorker, and M

4/16/2014
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After the Kansas shootings - is this really about anti-Semitism? Also: the creative genius behind The New Yorker cartoons says humor is bad for religion, and Barbara Ehrenreich turns inward for a metaphysical memoir

Duration: 00:52:29


Jimmy Carter on Women and Religion, Christian-Mulism Violence in Nigeria, a

4/9/2014
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Former President Jimmy Carter new mission to stop violence against women--especially the kind carried out in the name of God; and a Nigerian imam teams up with a former enemy to work for peace.

Duration: 00:52:29


God and Government: Guatemala Edition, What We Learned from Rwanda, and Mor

4/3/2014
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Maureen travels to Guatemala, a country still debating the legacy of its most controversial political leader, Rios Montt; and reflecting on the moral lessons of the Rwandan genocide, 20 years later

Duration: 00:52:33


The First Muslim in Congress, Marketing Shamanism, and More

3/26/2014
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A conversation with Rep. Keith Ellison, and why shaman is the hottest word in religion

Duration: 00:52:29


Religion Minus Doctrine, The Messiah and Your Rental Contract, and More

3/12/2014
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No creed, no God, no problem: inside Unitarian Universalism; and the messiah clause in Jerusalem rental contracts leaves no stones unturned

Duration: 00:52:29


Debating Religious Freedom, The 'Noosphere' and Other Online Experiments, a

3/5/2014
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Two sides debate Arizonas vetoed religious liberty bill; war in Africa: faith or economics? And experiments with religion in the internets early days

Duration: 00:52:29


Worker Rights in the 1930s, When Catholic Morals Controlled Hollywood, and

2/26/2014
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Seventy- five years after the minimum was created, the moral debate hasnt changed. And while you watch the Oscars, lets remember the Catholic Legion of Decency, which once slapped movies with Cs for condemned

Duration: 00:52:50


The Moral Lives of Primates, Writing Letters as a Spiritual Practice, and M

2/19/2014
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A primatologist argues we can trace values like empathy, justice and cooperation all the way back to our animal ancestors. And Amy and Jessica: spiritual pen pals

Duration: 00:52:28


Divide Over Doctrine in the Catholic Church, Passing Faith Through Families

2/12/2014
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A poll reinforces the huge gap between what the Vatican teaches and what Catholics practice; how faith is passed down through families; and Hands on Faith lets students touch the divine

Duration: 00:52:15


On Being Russian Orthodox, Sex Abuse in Zen Buddhism, and More

2/5/2014
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Why Russian Orthodoxy = Russian patriotism; Eido Shimano: the Zen predator of New York, and Roshi Bernie Glassman on socially-engaged Buddhism

Duration: 00:52:29


New Files Reveal Decades of Priest Abuse, A Former Altar Boy's Story, and M

1/29/2014
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A history of child abuse charges, told through memos and faxes; the Archdiocese of Chicago responds; and ten books of the Bible that didnt make the cut

Duration: 00:52:29


Does Religion Fuel Violence? The Mystique of Amish Romance Novels, and More

1/22/2014
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Why most holy wars are really about the same earthly matters weve always fought over: money and power. Later, the allure of Amish romance novels.

Duration: 00:52:29


Sister Joan Chittister on Aging Gracefully, Einstein's God, and More

1/15/2014
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Finding new meaning in the last third of life; William Lobdell: How reporting on religion made me lose my faith, and Einsteins vision of God

Duration: 00:52:29


Positive Thinking, The Sacrament of Smoking Weed, and More

1/8/2014
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A new book investigates the law of attraction - the idea that thoughts create reality; the prayer life of Martin Luther King Jr.; and the roots (and buds) of Rastafarian spirituality

Duration: 00:52:29


Reza Aslan on Jesus the 'Zealot,' Advice from the Spirit World, And More

1/1/2014
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In the weeks since Aslans infamous interview for Fox news, its a special rebroadcast of his more civil interview with us on the historical Jesus. And leaders, kings and prophets who took advice from spirit voices.

Duration: 00:52:29


2013: The Year of Pope Francis

12/25/2013
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The top religion news stories of 2013, and how Pope Francis is re-branding the Catholic Church

Duration: 00:52:29


God and Government: Egypt Edition, Shariah Law, And More

12/18/2013
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Whose brand of Islam will prevail in the new Egypt? And a second look at shariah law, the Islamic legal code

Duration: 00:52:29


The Divine Universe: Leonard Nimoy, E.T.s, and Physicist Brian Greene

12/12/2013
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How Judaism inspired Leonard Nimoy (including his Vulcan hand salute), the spiritual implications of finding E.T.s, and Brian Greene on studying the cosmos

Duration: 00:52:29


Is Yoga a Religion? Tweeting the Bible, and More

12/3/2013
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Two sides weigh in on whether yoga is hiding metaphysical ideas that might conflict with your own beliefs. And a new translation of the Bible - into tweets.

Duration: 00:52:30

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