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Do Christians, Muslims, and Jews Worship the Same God?
January 21, 2016
A rabbi, reverend, and an imam explore whether they worship the same God and what the answers to this question mean for interfaith relations. Then, we explore the rising tensions between the U.S. Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion over same-sex marriage.

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Two Students Weigh in on the Wheaton College Controversy January 21, 2016
It isn’t often that a theological debate garners mainstream media attention. But when Wheaton College Professor Larycia Hawkins wrote that Muslims and Christians “worship the same God,” her statement set off a media firestorm. Professor Hawkins was put on paid leave while the administration investigated whether she contradicted the Evangelical college’s statement of faith. Two Wheaton students give us the inside scoop.

Pictured: Professor Larycia Hawkins at a press conference.

Giovanna Albanese, junior communication major with a certificate in journalism at Wheaton College
Max Planamenta, sophomore history and political science major at Wheaton College

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Can Three Faiths Really Worship the Same God? January 21, 2016
So was Professor Hawkins right? Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God? And for that matter, what about Jews?  It might sound like theological nitpicking, but for some it’s a burning theological question. We speak with a reverend, a rabbi, and a Muslim scholar to gain some insight into this tough question

Rabbi Jack Moline, Executive Director of the Interfaith Alliance
Rev. Mark Schaefer, United Methodist Chaplain and Professor of Philosophy and Religion at American University
Yasir Qadhi, Muslim cleric  and professor at Rhodes College
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A "Divorce" for the Anglican Communion and the Episcopal Church? January 21, 2016
At its meeting in Canterbury, England last week, the Anglican Church voted to impose three years of sanctions on the U.S. Episcopal Church for supporting same-sex marriage. We sit down with NPR religion reporter, Tom Gjelton, to discuss what motivated this decision and what it means for the future. 

Tom Gjelten, NPR’s leading reporter for religion and belief