UA-130573019-1 Beliefs

Beliefs

An exploration of ideas behind the news of religion.

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  The steady call to reopen churches –amplified by Presidential encouragement- is thrilling to some and alarming others. How do we return to worship when the act of group singing, chanting, and prayi...
May 29, 2020
A ministry of song and service, with devotion to the most invisible among us.   The husband and wife singer-songwriting team of Al and Andi Tauber, Urban Mennonites:  They seek and value the simple li...
May 22, 2020
We all have Beliefs on where our soul goes upon death.  What remains is just that – remains.  How do we honor the vessel that held the person we used to know? From earth to water, and even to the sky,...
May 15, 2020
To understand who we are,  and what our numbers signify, we turn to the math, to the staticians.  Some among us combine psychology, algebra, opinion, and faith to read the rivers of American opinio...
May 8, 2020
For decades, the political influence of faith has been seen in the might and the dominance of the Religious Right.   A new book from Religion News Service political correspondent Jack Jenkins calle...
April 30, 2020
Houses of worship across the world are adapting to the challenges of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Keeping congregants feeling tied to their faith, themselves, and one another has been a challenge...
April 24, 2020
On Feb. 3, 1943, the U.S.A.T. Dorchester  - carrying 902 service men, merchant seamen and civilian workers was sunk in the cold Atlantic.  Among those lost were four Army chaplains whose rescue effor...
April 16, 2020
Last episode we spoke to Father James Martin to ask simple questions about God, suffering, and the pandemic. His episode is the anchor of a daisy chain of conversations taking us around the world – f...
April 10, 2020
It’s a personal note from me this week. Not usually appropriate for news the way I prefer it, but these are very different times. My friend Father James Martin wrote a short piece that ran in the New ...
April 3, 2020
Asking how ethics occur naturally, or emerge through faith takes us to speak to Professor Christine Firer Hinze.  Hinze is a professor of Christian Ethics at Fordham University and the director of the...
March 27, 2020

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