March 1, 1999 In the first of an occasional series on Young People and Religion, Lynn Neary reports on members of Generation X who are filling two very different churches in Seattle. One is a borrowed space in which traditional doctrine is celebrated to a rock music beat. The other uses ancient ritual but adheres to less traditional teachings.
December 15, 1998 GenX-ers, true to their restless MTV mentality, are searching for spirituality, and finding it in unorthodox places. Some find enlightenment in pop culture -- in music and art. Others dabble in Jewish mysticism, or patch together a combination of Christian and Buddhist teachings. Join guest host Lynn Neary for a look at the spiritual quest of Generation.
June 12, 1998 A small band of people travel down the East Coast from Massachusetts to Louisiana. Identifying the trek as "The Interfaith Pilgrimage of America", the pilgrims say it retraces the path of the slave trade and is both an act of repentance and a prayer for the dead.
May 26, 1998 While Academic programs are being discontinued in prisons across the country, a ministerial program run by the New York Theological Seminary in Sing Sing prison is thriving. Over the past 16 years, 225 men have received their master's degree through the program. About half are now out of prison...some have gone on to become ministers, but most work in human service jobs. Preliminary studies show that the group's recidivism rate is low.
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