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Islam and Democracy in Indonesia

Islam and Democracy in Indonesia

Visit The ARDA YouTube channel to watch the panel discussion
 
"Islam and Democracy in Indonesia", held on October 19, 2017, on the final day of the conference on religion and journalism in Asia.
 
Islam and Democracy in Indonesia (A three part series on YouTube from the ARDA and IARJ.)
 
 

Alban at Duke Divinity School's Top Five Stories of 2017

Church Leadership Finding Solutions to Sexual Harassment Problems

Church Leadership Finding Solutions to Sexual Harassment Problems

We’re less than two weeks from the special election in Alabama that will determine whether a man accused of sexual assault of minors will be elected to the United States Senate. At the same time that the heirs of the religious right are tripping over their own hypocrisy and white evangelicals remain conflicted on whether to vote for a morally bankrupt candidate, we now are hearing stories about Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor joining the growing list of powerful men losing their jobs over sexual misconduct allegations.

Nothing is More Important- Call to Community

Nothing is More Important- Call to Community

"No challenge before us is more important — and more potentially life-giving — than that we come to see and know our fellow citizens, our neighbors, who have become strangers. Journalist Anand Giridharadas and Whitney Kimball Coe of the Rural Assembly have two very different histories and places in our life together. But they are both stitching relationship across the ruptures that have made politics thin veneers over human dramas of power and frailty, fear and hope. We spoke at the Obama Foundation’s inaugural summit in Chicago."
 

What is innovation? from Faith & Leadership

What is innovation? from Faith & Leadership

Innovation doesn’t have to be huge to be worthwhile. It can be a small experiment, a risk that won’t harm your institution but has the potential for measurable gain, writes the managing director of grants at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.

Is Drinking Bad?

Is Drinking Bad?

Wine was invented 6,000 years before the birth of Christ, but it was monks who largely preserved viniculture in Europe. Religious orders such as the Benedictines and Jesuits became expert winemakers. They stopped only because their lands were confiscated in the 18th and 19th centuries by anti-Catholic governments such as the French Revolution’s Constituent Assembly and Germany’s Second Reich.

Names Matter, Ellen Langer— Science of Mindlessness and Mindfulness

Names Matter, Ellen Langer— Science of Mindlessness and Mindfulness

Ellen Langer— Science of Mindlessness and Mindfulness Her unconventional studies have long suggested what neuroscience is now revealing: Our experiences are formed by the words and ideas we attach to them. Naming something play rather than work — or exercise rather than labor — can mean the difference between delight and drudgery, fatigue or weight loss. What makes a vacation a vacation is not only a change of scenery, but the fact that we let go of the mindless everyday illusion that we are in control. Ellen Langer says mindfulness is achievable without meditation or yoga.

Monastery Founded by Veterans

Monastery Founded by Veterans

This poignant short film from RadioWest quietly observes the monastery’s last moments, as the elderly monks commence their final, sparsely attended service and pack their bags for an uncertain future.

[5 min film]

Americans Retreating From Religion

Americans Retreating From Religion

Among people born before 1940, a large majority are Protestant, only 20–25 percent are Catholic, and very few are Nones or Others. But these numbers have changed rapidly in the last few generations: among people born since 1980, there are more Nones than Catholics, and among the youngest adults, there may already be more Nones than Protestants.

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