The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
A religious scholar examines the difference between belief and religion.
- James Carse professor emeritus of religion at New York University, where for thirty years he directed the Religious Studies Program. His previous books include, "The Silence of God," Finite and Infinite Games," and "Breakfast at the Victory."
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