A molecular-biologist-turned-Buddhist-monk says altruism is the answer to many of the world's most pressing challenges. Can concern for others help solve wealth inequality, climate change and world hunger?
Guest Host: Susan Page
The Bush-Cheney campaign is encouraging its volunteers to be politically active in their churches, and the Kerry-Edwards campaign has hired a director of religious outreach. A panel talks about the role religion is playing in the presidential campaigns.
- E.J. Dionne Jr. senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, Washington Post columnist, and author of "Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith and Politics After the Religious Right" and of "Stand Up Fight Back."
- Melissa Rogers visiting professor of religion and public policy at Wake Forest University Divinity School
- Michael Cromartie vice president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center
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