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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #1249

"Islam & Modernity"- In Egypt, the modern and the traditional live side by side. Correspondent Kate Seely travels to Cairo to explore the challenges facing Muslims in their efforts to preserve traditional Islamic practices in the fast-changing, globalized world of the 21st century.

"Profile: Joel Hunter"- Earlier this year, President Obama established an unprecedented new council of religious and secular leaders to advise him on faith-related social policy. One of the members of that council is Dr. Joel Hunter, an evangelical megachurch pastor in Florida. Hunter is becoming an increasingly influential leader for those he calls "a new kind of conservative." Kim Lawton sits down with Dr. Hunter in Orlando. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: This series provides in-depth coverage of the top religion and ethics stories of the week as well as religious and ethical perspectives on domestic and foreign events and the arts. Hosted by veteran journalist Bob Abernethy, the series brings viewers breaking news through live and taped reports filed by a team of correspondents in the field and interviews with prominent newsmakers.

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