The Young and the Godly In a year-long series, NPR brings you the stories of young religious leaders as they begin their first year of ministry in an era of increasingly diverse religious beliefs. We'll look at why they chose this often low-paying work. And we'll ask, "What does the call of God sound like?"

Wyoming Rabbi Reaches Out, One Challah At A Time

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Imam's Wife a Bridge Between Two Worlds

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A Day in the Life of a Tireless Imam

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Sept. 11 Message Challenges Young Imam

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Young Imam Serves as Islam's Face to Community

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Couple's Challenges, Joys of First Year as Pastors

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