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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
This acclaimed one-of-a-kind TV show examines religion's role and the ethical dimensions behind top news headlines. Hosted by veteran journalist Bob Abernethy.

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Micro Preemie Ethics; The Sarajevo Haggadah Air date: 04-18-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365222659/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false /episodes/get/12418 /episode/12418 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly: Micro Preemie Ethics; The Sarajevo Haggadah /episode-player/12418
Biblical Epics; The New Calvinism Air date: 04-04-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365217177/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false /episodes/get/12347 /episode/12347 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly: Biblical Epics; The New Calvinism /episode-player/12347
Pope; Bivocational Pastors; Blind Boys Alabama; Franciscans Air date: 03-28-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365210541/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The President meets Pope Francis for the first time; some ministers work two jobs to care for family and their congregation; Franciscan monks care for Christianity's sacred sites; The Blind Boys Alabama /episodes/get/12264 /episode/12264 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly: Pope; Bivocational Pastors; Blind Boys Alabama; Franciscans /episode-player/12264
Contraception Mandate; Story of the Jews; Women's Purim Air date: 03-21-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365206066/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Religious business owners argue against federal contraception requirement; Simon Schama tells "The Story of the Jews"; Orthodox Jewish women lead in Purim festivities. /episodes/get/12185 /episode/12185 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly: Contraception Mandate; Story of the Jews; Women's Purim /episode-player/12185
Gun Violence; Dorothy Day; Sikh Children Turbans Air date: 03-14-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365200619/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A growing interfaith movement is organizing against gun violence.; A young radical becomes a devoted Catholic and role model of service; Sikh children learn to tie their turban for the first time. /episodes/get/12133 /episode/12133 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly: Gun Violence; Dorothy Day; Sikh Children Turbans /episode-player/12133
Predicting Violence; NYC Houses of Worship Air date: 03-07-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365196345/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Examining the ethics of probing the brain to predict violent behavior; A Journey Through NYC Religions is documenting every religious site in New York's five boroughs. /episodes/get/12081 /episode/12081 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly: Predicting Violence; NYC Houses of Worship /episode-player/12081
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June 25, 2010
Informed Consent and Medical Research; Norman Fischer on Meditation
Air date: 06/25/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1533153524/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Informed Consent and Medical Research; Norman Fischer on Meditation /episodes/get/3004 /episode/3004 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly: June 25, 2010 /episode-player/3004
Norman Fischer
"As the mind becomes a little more quiet the sacredness of everything, within and without, becomes clear," says Norman Fischer, who has been teaching meditation for more than thirty years.
Air date: 06/25/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1530114555/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false "As the mind becomes a little more quiet the sacredness of everything, within and without, becomes clear," says Norman Fischer, who has been teaching meditation for more than thirty years. /episodes/get/3058 /episode/3058 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly: Norman Fischer /episode-player/3058
Informed Consent and Medical Research
"Blood samples are sacred," says Carlotta Taluci, a Havasupai Indian, and "a major part of our spiritual, cultural, and religious identity." The tribe was recently involved in a dispute that raised ethical questions about research subjects and the use of genetic material.
Air date: 06/25/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1530382889/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false "Blood samples are sacred," says Carlotta Taluci, a Havasupai Indian, and "a major part of our spiritual, cultural, and religious identity." The tribe was recently involved in a dispute that raised ethical questions about research subjects and the use of genetic material. /episodes/get/2950 /episode/2950 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly: Informed Consent and Medical Research /episode-player/2950
Norman Fischer Extended Interview
"There's no such thing as a hermetically sealed religion or culture. We human beings have been talking to each other since the beginning, and every time we talk to each other we change each other."
Air date: 06/25/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1530100752/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false "There's no such thing as a hermetically sealed religion or culture. We human beings have been talking to each other since the beginning, and every time we talk to each other we change each other." /episodes/get/3059 /episode/3059 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly: Norman Fischer Extended Interview /episode-player/3059
Peacemaking and Aid to Terrorists
University of Notre Dame peace studies and political science professor George Lopez, currently a senior fellow at the US Institute of Peace, comments on the consequences of the Supreme Court's recent decision upholding a federal law that makes it a crime to provide "material support" to foreign...
Air date: 06/25/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1530323306/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false University of Notre Dame peace studies and political science professor George Lopez, currently a senior fellow at the US Institute of Peace, comments on the consequences of the Supreme Court's recent decision upholding a federal law that makes it a crime to provide "material support" to foreign... /episodes/get/3077 /episode/3077 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly: Peacemaking and Aid to Terrorists /episode-player/3077
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