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Religious voices respond to State of the Union

January 13, 2016
(RNS) In his last State of the Union address, President Obama made an impassioned case against religious bigotry and cast other key issues in moral terms. They voiced support and criticism on issues ranging from religious inclusion to same-sex marriage to Iran.

Dems to colleagues: Bring Muslims to State of the Union 

January 13, 2016
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Faced With Firing, Wheaton Professor Stands By Her Gesture Of 'Solidarity'

January 13, 2016
Earlier this month, it emerged that Wheaton College had begun the process of firing Larycia Hawkins, a tenured associate professor of political science at the evangelical Christian school. Hawkins was suspended last month after she decided to wear a headscarf during the Advent season to show solidarity with Muslims during a difficult period.
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January 1, 2016 ~ Look Ahead 2016 | December 30, 2015 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

January 2, 2016
As the New Year begins, three journalists discuss the top religion stories they will be keeping an eye on in 2016 with guest host and correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro, who is joined by managing editor Kim Lawton, Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, and Jerome Socolovsky, editor-in-chief of Religion News Service. More →

Source: January 1, 2016 ~ Look Ahead 2016 | December 30, 2015 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

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