JeffX | January 22, 2015 | 9:00
10:10 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Helping Non-Muslims Understand Muhammad

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Scholar Steven Scholl has co-written a book that appears at first glance like one of those pocket guides to a tourist destination. 

It IS a pocket guide, but to one of the key figures in history. 

Scholl studies and writes about Islam and comparative religions, and his slender book is Muhammad: The Prophet of Islam

The book features words and pictures about the founder of Islam and the places connected to his life. 

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Jefferson Exchange | February 3, 2014 | 9:00
10:10 am
Mon February 3, 2014

The Angel Effect

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Not every debate falls neatly within science or religion. 

Take angels as an example.  Even people well-versed in science claim to have felt a presence or even seen a figure guiding them to safety amid calamity. 

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Jefferson Exchange | December 6, 2013
10:56 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Jesus, A Rabbi For The First Century

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Christians claim Jesus as their savior, but it's helpful to remember that Jesus was himself a Jew. 

Ashland rabbi David Zaslow provides a reminder in  his book  Jesus: First-Century Rabbi.

Zaslow says his book is meant to help both Christians and Jews gain greater understanding of the origins of their respective faiths.

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Jefferson Exchange | November 18, 2013
10:25 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Living In The Shadow Of The Cross

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Pope Francis is making headlines with his efforts to get the Catholic church focused on the needs of the poor and downtrodden.

These are the same needs activist Paul Kivel has attempted to address in his own work. 

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Jefferson Exchange | October 17, 2013
10:53 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Turning Against The Christian Right

Frank Schaeffer

Frank Schaeffer is the black sheep of his family. 

His mother is the evangelical writer Edith Schaeffer, and his family had a profound impact on Christianity and politics in America. 

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