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The Holiday Party the Cold War Hijacked

Friday, December 23, 2011

On December 27, 1951, the Brownsville Boy's Club hosted  5,000 children to an inter-faith party at the 106th Regiment Armory in Brooklyn. 

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"The Bid was Four Hearts," the story of the Four Chaplains

Monday, May 30, 2011

The story of the Four Chaplains seems largely unknown now, but throughout the 1940’s and 50’s their story served as a symbol of bravery and sacrifice to many. In 1948, February 3rd was declared Four Chaplains Day by a unanimous vote of Congress, and the chaplains were mentioned in President Eisenhower’s famous 1953 “Back to God” speech. The docudrama presented here originally aired on Memorial Day 1950.

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Anti-Defamation League's New Interfaith Coalition on Mosques

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

The Anti-Defamation League caused a firestorm when it came out in opposition to the Islamic Center near Ground Zero. It claimed, with a rationale that has become common among critics, that while the developers had the right to build there, it was not right to build there. Many people in the interfaith community felt ADL had betrayed its core values.

Last week, the ADL surprised a few more people by announcing creation of an Interfaith Coalition on Mosques. From the release:

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The Takeaway

Negotiating Interfaith Marriages

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

We continue our week-long series on faith in America with Laurel Snyder, editor of "Half/Life: Jew-ish Tales from Interfaith Homes," who talks about growing up in a Jewish/Catholic home, and marrying into one once she became an adult. Also, Kristi Nellor-Hampole and Ravi Hampole, a Baptist from Kansas and a Hindu from Canada, discuss their recent mixed-faith nuptials, and how they plan to raise their future children.

(click through for all the conversations in our "Faith in America" series)

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On Being

Malka Haya Fenyvesi and Aziza Hasan — Curiosity Over Assumptions [remix]

Thursday, October 15, 2009

We shine a light on two young leaders of a new generation of grassroots Muslim-Jewish encounter in Los Angeles. They're innovating templates of practical relationship that work with reality, acknowledge questions and conflict, yet resolve not to be enemie

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[Unedited] Malka Haya Fenyvesi and Aziza Hasan with Krista Tippett

Thursday, October 15, 2009

We shine a light on two young leaders of a new generation of grassroots Muslim-Jewish encounter in Los Angeles. They're innovating templates of practical relationship that work with reality, acknowledge questions and conflict, yet resolve not to be enemie

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Joshua DuBois — Obama's Faith-Based Office [remix]

Thursday, May 28, 2009

The very words "faith-based" became controversial during the Bush administration, yet Barack Obama has retained the faith-based centers in 11 federal agencies that his predecessor created. And within weeks of assuming the presidency, he announced priority

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[Unedited] Joshua DuBois With Krista Tippett

Thursday, May 28, 2009

The very words "faith-based" became controversial during the Bush administration, yet Barack Obama has retained the faith-based centers in 11 federal agencies that his predecessor created. And within weeks of assuming the presidency, he announced priority

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Douglas Johnston — Diplomacy and Religion in the 21st Century [remix]

Thursday, January 03, 2008

The greatest threat in the post-Cold War world, says Douglas Johnston, is the prospective marriage of religious extremism with weapons of mass destruction. Yet the U.S. spends most of its time, resources, and weapons fighting the symptoms of this threat,

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[Unedited] Douglas Johnston with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 03, 2008

The greatest threat in the post-Cold War world, says Douglas Johnston, is the prospective marriage of religious extremism with weapons of mass destruction. Yet the U.S. spends most of its time, resources, and weapons fighting the symptoms of this threat,

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Sister Joan Chittister — Obedience and Action [remix]

Thursday, October 04, 2007

In over 50 years as a Benedictine nun, Sister Joan Chittister has emerged as a powerful and uncomfortable voice in Roman Catholicism and in global politics. If women were ordained in the Catholic Church in our lifetime, some say, Joan Chittister would be

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[Unedited] Sister Joan Chittister With Krista Tippett

Thursday, October 04, 2007

In over 50 years as a Benedictine nun, Sister Joan Chittister has emerged as a powerful and uncomfortable voice in Roman Catholicism and in global politics. If women were ordained in the Catholic Church in our lifetime, some say, Joan Chittister would be

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Eboo Patel — Religious Passion, Pluralism, and the Young [remix]

Thursday, August 16, 2007

A 30-year-old, Indian-American Muslim and former Rhodes Scholar is setting out to change the way young people relate to their own religious traditions and those of others. Al-Quaeda is the most effective youth program in the world, he says, and we neglect

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[Unedited] Eboo Patel With Krista Tippett

Thursday, August 16, 2007

A 30-year-old, Indian-American Muslim and former Rhodes Scholar is setting out to change the way young people relate to their own religious traditions and those of others. Al-Quaeda is the most effective youth program in the world, he says, and we neglect

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