Features related to religion

Cameron Karnes sorts CDs at Independent Records & Video March 14, 2006, in Denver. As a group, Millennials, the generation born between 1981 and 1999, are characterized as confident, hardworking and technologically fluent. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Kathryn Osler)
March 24, 2014 | Blog

Young people have every reason to feel detached from an array of major institutions that are no longer in tune with the problems that they face. Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 | Blog

The GOP’s Southern Strategy has yielded some success, but ultimately race is just a single variable. Continue reading

Plans to build an Islamic center near ground zero, the sight of 9/11 terrorist attack on the United States, have sparked anger and islamophobic reactions amongst some Americans. On the ninth anniversary of 9/11, approximately 3000 demonstrators protested while a few blocks away about the same number of people demonstrated for religious tolerance. New York City, N.Y. Sept. 11, 2010./Credit:HALEY/SIPA/1009121051 (Sipa via AP Images)
February 25, 2014 | Blog

Proponents of “foreign law bans” would have you believe they are interested in all foreign laws. They’re actually designed to specifically target Muslims. Continue reading

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February 5, 2014

The author and activist discusses the intersection of religious faith and environmentalism. Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 | Blog

Watch clips from part two of Bill’s interview with the astrophysicist and host of the new Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, airing this spring. Continue reading

The center third of "Education" (1890), a stained glass window by Louis Comfort Tiffany and Tiffany Studios, located in Linsly-Chittenden Hall at Yale University.
January 17, 2014 | Blog

Clips from Bill’s conversations with scientists Jane Goodall, Sir John Houghton and the late Isaac Asimov, who shared their views on the intersection between religion and science. Continue reading

Frederick Kyalo Manthi , Phd, holds the H. erectus complete skull he discovered in 2000 near lake Turkana in Kenya, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007 at the National Museum of Kenya in Nairobi. Surprising fossils dug up in Africa are creating messy kinks in the iconic straight line of human evolution from knuckle-dragging ape to briefcase-carrying man.(AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo)
January 17, 2014 | Blog

The percentage of Republicans that believe humans evolved over time has dropped significantly in the past four years. Continue reading

Gabbie Bradburn, center in orange, Briana Hayden, center right in blue, and Ellena Barber, far right, graph the data they collected during a paper plane experiment.   at Robert E. Lee elementary school in Spotsylvania county, Va.  The students were treated to Constitution Day lesson plans as they arrived to school on Tuesday as teachers helped to reinforce the ideas of our founding fathers through history, science and various other subjects throughout the day.   (AP Photo/The Free Lance-Star, Reza A. Marvashti)
January 16, 2014 | Blog

In this clip, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says that the only thing that should be taught in science class is science. Continue reading

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December 27, 2013

Best-selling author and historian Thomas Cahill talks to Bill in a wide-ranging conversation covering everything from the bubonic plague to Christopher Columbus to the nature of human progress. Continue reading

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December 27, 2013

Bill talks to best-selling author Thomas Cahill about why Pope Francis has conservatives up in arms. Continue reading

Folio from Papyrus 46, containing 2 Corinthians. (Wikimedia Commons)
December 27, 2013

Christ’s teaching for his followers to love one another gave way to inter-Christian violence within a few hundred years of his death. Continue reading

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December 9, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

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May 8, 2013 | Group Think

Public narrative is central to movement building, organizing and advocacy. It’s an articulation of the challenge, of the sources of hope, and of a pathway to action required to realize that hope; a response to those three questions posed by … MORE

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March 15, 2013 | Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth (1988)

Watch excerpts from ‘The Power of Myth’, the beloved 1988 PBS series featuring mythologist and storyteller Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers. Continue reading

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March 15, 2013 | Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth (1988)

Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the common experience of God across cultures. Continue reading

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