Religion

Reactions to "The Passion of The Christ"

March 1, 2004

The new movie "The Passion of the Christ" started raising interest and controversy months before it even came out. Now that the film has been released, Diane talks with clergy members from different religious denominations about...

Pat Robertson: "The Ten Offenses" (Integrity Publishers)

January 27, 2004

Religious broadcaster and former presidential candidate Pat Robertson explains his belief that the Ten Commandments should be on public display and that faith should be at the center of American politics and policy.

Stewart Burns: "To The Mountain Top" (Harper San Francisco)

January 15, 2004

A new biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. examines his spiritual development from cautious liberal to reluctant radical to righteous revolutionary. Author Stewart Burns examines how King's religious beliefs intertwined with his...

Christine Wicker: "Lily Dale" (Harper San Francisco) (Rebroadcast)

December 29, 2003

For more than 100 years, Lily Dale, New York, has been the annual meeting place for thousands of Spiritualists to gather and talk with the dead. Christine Wicker's new book tells the true story of the world's oldest and largest community...

Deepak Chopra: "The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire" (Harmony) (Rebroadcast)

November 28, 2003

Dr. Deepak Chopra continues his exploration of the physical and spiritual worlds with an examination of coincidences and the role they play in our lives.

Deepak Chopra: "The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire" (Harmony)

October 28, 2003

Dr. Deepak Chopra continues his exploration of the physical and spiritual worlds with an examination of coincidences and the role they play in our lives.

Akbar S. Ahmed: "Islam Under Siege" (Polity)

August 15, 2003

Author Akbar Ahmed examines the history and beliefs of Islam from both theological and anthropological perspectives, and explains why he believes dialogue between Muslims and non-Muslims is so important in creating a global sense of...

Christine Wicker: "Lily Dale" (Harper San Francisco)

July 15, 2003

For more than 100 years, Lily Dale, New York, has been the annual meeting place for thousands of Spiritualists to gather and talk with the dead. Christine Wicker's new book tells the true story of the world's oldest and largest community...

Shanks & Witherington: "The Brother of Jesus" (Harper San Francisco)

April 14, 2003

Last year, news reports announced the discovery of an ancient limestone ossuary - or burial box - with an Aramaic inscription reading "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus." Hershel Shanks and Ben Witherington III, experts on...

Donald Spoto: "Reluctant Saint" (Viking Compass) (Rebroadcast)

December 30, 2002

Donald Spoto discusses his new biography of St. Francis of Assisi, one of Christianity's most beloved figures. The book's title reflects Francis' conflicted and humble attitude toward his role in the church.

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