Barbara Bradley Hagerty

Barbara Bradley Hagerty appears in the following:

Why A Man Declared Innocent Can't Get Out Of Prison

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Benjamine Spencer's case illustrates how difficult it can be for some prisoners in Texas to prove they did not commit a crime without new and unassailable evidence, such as DNA.


8 Ways You Can Survive — And Thrive In — Midlife

Thursday, March 17, 2016

One secret to midlife happiness is being a rookie at something. Trying new things and failing keeps you robust. Also, to revive a midlife marriage, mix things up: Hike, go dancing or set out in an RV.


Midlife Friendship Key To A Longer, Healthier Life

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

People between 45 and 65 may be the loneliest segment in the U.S. And researchers are using brain scans to show that friendships are vital to staying healthy and engaged in your middle years.


Forget About It: Your Middle-Aged Brain Is Not On The Decline

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

You forget someone's name, or why you ran downstairs. Your brain is getting older, and the connections are weakening. But research shows the middle-aged brain is actually operating at its peak.


Forget The Red Sports Car. The Midlife Crisis Is A Myth

Monday, March 14, 2016

The midlife crisis is entrenched in American popular culture, but mostly, it doesn't exist in more than a mere 10 percent of the population. Here, five ways we misunderstand midlife.


Biden And Ryan Share Faith, But Not Worldview

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The views of vice presidential candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan are strikingly different, but both espouse the same Catholic faith and are reaching out to Christian voters. Their vi...

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Watergate Figure, Evangelist Chuck Colson Dies At 80

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Chuck Colson went from being one of the nation's most despised men, who served time in prison for his role in the Watergate scandal, to a hero of conservative Christians. Following a ...


Schuller Family Breaks Away From Crystal Cathedral

Monday, March 12, 2012

On Sunday, the Hour of Power television show opened with characteristic optimism, encouraging people who needed a lift to watch the program.

But when Senior Pastor Sheila Schuller Coleman began her sermon, she acknowledged that she doesn't always practice the positive thinking that she preaches.

"For instance this past week, ...


For Hitchens, In Life And Death, An Unaware Cosmos

Friday, December 16, 2011

Christopher Hitchens, the author and essayist who died on Thursday, was known for his assertive atheism. From scathing books about Mother Teresa and God, to the way his final days pla...


Controversy Erupts Over Sex-Segregated Brooklyn Bus

Thursday, October 20, 2011

New York City officials have told a bus company that carries passengers in a largely Hasidic Jewish section of Brooklyn that it must stop requiring female passengers to sit in the bac...


Spiritual Evidence

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Barbara Bradley Hagerty, NPR's religion correspondent and the author of Fingerprints of God: The Search for the Science of Spirituality, talks about what science has learned about spirituality.

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God and Science

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

NPR's religion correspondent Barbara Bradley Hagerty writes in her new book about the light science can shed on human spirituality. Plus, gift bag goodies as an uncommon economic indicator, and how Brian can prevent his next bike from getting stolen.

Abuse Scandal Plagues Hasidic Jews In Brooklyn

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Allegations of child sexual abuse in Brooklyn's insular Hasidic Jewish community have prompted the Brooklyn District Attorney's office to open 10 investigations. And some say that may be just the tip of the iceberg. NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty joins us now.

Listen to Hagerty's feature story ...