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Friday, September 20, 2013

(Courtesy of Hilary Wind)

Will Iran Come to the Bargaining Table on Syria? | Pope Francis: Church 'Obsessed' with Abortion, Gays & Birth Control | Movie Date Reviews of The Week: 'Prisoners,' 'Rush,' 'After Tiller' | Schwinntonation: Making Music With Bicycle Parts | Using Theater to Bridge the Muslim Divide | One Mother Considers Racial Connotations of Naming Her Child

Will Iran Come to the Bargaining Table on Syria?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is set to arrive in New York early next week for the United Nations General Assembly and it’s anticipated that Rouhani will present to the U.N. an Ira...

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Pope Francis: Church 'Obsessed' with Abortion, Gays & Birth Control

Pope Francis says that the Church has become "obsessed" with abortion, gay marriage, and contraception. Reverend James Bretzke, professor of Moral Theology at Boston College School of...

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Schwinntonation: Making Music With Bicycle Parts

Charlie Malave and Ezra Lange, members of the Chicago-based band "Schwinntonation," hear in bikes something that many of us miss: music.  Bike Harp, Basscycle, Little Poppy, Cricket, ...

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Movie Date Reviews of The Week: 'Prisoners,' 'Rush,' 'After Tiller'

This week, we preview two wide releases and a limited release documentary. First, we talk "Prisoners," the Hugh Jackman, and Jake Gyllenhaal thriller, then Ron Howard’s racecar action...

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Using Theater to Bridge the Muslim Divide

The new play "Noor" takes center stage in the plight to bridge the divide between Muslims and non-Muslims alike. The playwright, Akbar Ahmed, Pakistan’s former ambassador to the Unite...

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One Mother Considers Racial Connotations of Naming Her Child

We tend to make a host of assumptions about certain names—about race and many other identity markers—that also appear in online search results. That association troubles one expectant...

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