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Cousin Remembers Reverend Killed In Charleston, S.C., Shooting

There have been a number of high-profile shootings this year, including several mass shootings. One of those happened in June at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C. Rev. Depayne Middleton Doctor was one of nine people killed. Her cousin, Rev. Waltrina Middleton talks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about her, and how her family has been doing since the shooting.
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Brother Honors Legacy Of Relatives Lost In Chapel Hill, N.C., Shooting

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Farris Barakat, who lost relatives in the Chapel Hill, N.C., shooting. He recently visited a Syrian refugee camp to honor his brother's legacy.
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'Sometimes Progress Is A Little Uncomfortable': President Obama On Identity Politics

In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, Obama spoke at length on the subject of identity. The question of who we are as Americans, Obama said, has been a focus since the country's founding.
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Do Christians And Muslims Worship The Same God?

A Wheaton College professor was placed on leave for declaring, in a gesture of solidarity, that Christians and Muslims "worship the same God." But do they? The answer may depend on whom you ask.
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Interfaith Round-Table: A Conversation On Theology

Jonathan Brown of Georgetown University, Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberties Commission and Karen Danielson of the Muslim American Society talk to NPR's Michel Martin.
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After A Church Visit, One Muslim Seeks A New Kind Of Attention To His Faith

A Muslim man posted a now-viral picture of himself praying at a Mormon church. He and the friend who extended the invitation share how they are bridging religious boundaries during this divisive time.
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Are You An Evangelical? Are You Sure?

"Evangelical" is one of the most poorly defined terms in the U.S. political conversation.
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Pope Francis Wraps Up A Big Year, Prepares For A 'Year Of Mercy'

This year alone, he visited the Central African Republic, issued a major environment document and chaired a contentious meeting of world bishops on family issues. What's next for the Pope?
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Some Muslim Women Are Taking Self-Defense Into Their Own Hands

Anti-Muslim sentiment is on the rise, and Muslim women wearing hijabs can be particularly vulnerable. That has prompted two women in New York to organize an all-female class for observant Muslims.
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Evangelical College Suspends Professor For Showing Solidarity With Muslims

Wheaton College, an Evangelical school outside of Chicago, has been roiled by questions about Christianity's posture toward Islam and academic freedom at religious schools. An associate professor who vowed recently to wear a headscarf in solidarity with Muslims was suspended from her job this week. The college says it's not because of the headscarf, but because of theological questions raised by a Facebook post in which she cited Pope Francis's recent statement that Muslims and Christians worship the same God.

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