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1 GUIDE TO VIDEO PROGRAMS AVAILABLE IN NEUMANN INSTITUTE OFFICE Religion and Ethics Newsweekly/ Season 5 Video Segment 1, Ground Zero/ Sacred place Length: Approx. 7:45 Originally broadcast: December 28, 2001 This segment deals with the various reasons people visit Ground Zero. Video Segment 2, Coping with fear Length: Approx. 6:25 Deals with various reasons we fear and ways we react Originally broadcast: October 19, 2001 Video Segment 3, Tragedy aftermath: Remembering the dead Length: Approx: 5:00 Various ways we respond to death/especially when no body is available to the mourners. Originally broadcast: October 26, 2001 Video Segment 4, The Hajj Length: Approx. 9:50 Deals with rites of passage, expressions of faith particularly of the Muslim faith Originally broadcast: April 17, 1998 Video Segment 5, Stations of the Cross Length: Approx: 3:10 Another view of what a pilgrimage can be. Originally broadcast: March 22, 2002 Video Segment 6, Labyrinth Length: Approx: 4:40

2 Considers the labyrinth as a form of pilgrimage Originally broadcast: November 12, 1999 Video Segment 7, Holy War Length: Approx: 8:00 The role of jihad in the faith life of some Muslims Originally broadcast: September 28, 2001 Video Segment 8, Bosnia: Five years into peace Length: Approx: 9:00 Deals with problems resulting from needs of different groups in the area Originally broadcast: November 27, 2000 Video Segment 9, Reconciliation in Rwanda Length: Approx: 8:30 Effects of colonialism on various ethnic groups of Rwanda and how the conflict came to a head in Originally broadcast: March 15, 2001 Video Segment 10, Capital Punishment: Retribution or Justice? Length: 7:00 Discusses various positions on the issue of capital punishment Originally broadcast: May 11, 2001 Video Segment 11, the Death Penalty Length: 8:00 Deals with issues and problems of victims on death row. Originally broadcast: June 30, 2000

3 Video Segment 12, Virgin of Guadalupe Length: 6:50 Deals with the apparition of Our Lady to Juan Diego and what Our Lady means to those who participate in the celebration. Originally broadcast: December 17, 1999 Video Segment 13, Latino Pentecostals Length: 6:40 Focuses on the number of Hispanics leaving the Catholic Church for Pentecostal churches. Originally broadcast: January 22, 1999 ** Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, Season 6 Video Segment 1, Interfaith America/Muslims in America Length: 9:14 A look at the experiences of American Muslims one year after the September 11th terrorist attacks. Originally broadcast: September 13, 2002 Video Segment 2, Exploring Religious America Length: 13:57 A special report on religious diversity in the U.S. and how religious tolerance was tested in one suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. Originally broadcast: April 26, 2002 Video Segment 3, Pope John Paul II s Interreligious Dialogue Length: 3:23 John Allen, The National Catholic Reporter s Vatican correspondent, discusses Catholic Church relations with other faiths. Originally broadcast: January 25, 2002

4 Video Segment 4, Profile: Diane Eck Length: 7:14 A conversation with the author of A New Religious America about living with religious diversity and learning from other faiths. Originally broadcast: June 22, 2001 Video Segment 5, Religion in the Age of AIDS: AIDS and the African American Church in the South. Length: 10:00 In Mississippi, 28% of new HIV infections are reported among heterosexual black women. Should pastors offer people any counseling outside marriage? Does saying anything about safe sex condone behavior the bible forbids? It s a real issue in the Deep South, especially in black churches, especially for black women. Originally broadcast: January 11, 2002 Video Segment 6, Religion in the Age of AIDS: AIDS prevention in Senegal Length: 7:45 The AIDS pandemic has killed 17 million people in Africa and created 12 million orphans. In some countries more than a quarter of the adult population is infected. But in Senegal, a largely Muslim country, the rate of infection is barely 1%. Originally broadcast: March 23, 2001 Video Segment 7, Prayer, the language of Paradise: The Rosary Length: 3:44 A mother and her daughter describe what it means to say the rosary, the Catholic tradition of repetitive prayers and meditation on the life of Jesus using a special string of beads. Originally broadcast: October 18, 2002 Video Segment 8, Prayer, the language of Paradise: Mandala Length: 1:28 A glimpse at how and why a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks create a mandala. Originally broadcast: January 18, 2002

5 Video Segment 9, Prayer, the language of Paradise: the Prayer of Jabez Length: 5:25 A look at the meaning of a little-known, sentence-long prayer that has become a best seller. Originally broadcast: November 2, 2001 Video Segment 10, Prayer, the language of Paradise: Jewish Prayer on the High Holy Days. Length: 3:28 At Yom Kippur on the Day of Atonement, the most solemn day of the Jewish calendar, the cantor leads the congregation in ancient, sung prayer, pleading for God s forgiveness, and talks about prayer during the High Holy Days. Originally broadcast: September 21, 2001 Video Segment 11, Prayer, the language of Paradise: Muslim Daily Prayers Length: 2:22 An explanation of the Muslim practice of praying five times a day, one of the five pillars of Islam. Originally broadcast: October 6, 2000 Video Segment 12, Prayer, the language of Paradise: Praying with Icons Length: 1:54 A look at how Orthodox Christians use icons to pray Originally broadcast: September 24, 1999 Video Segment 13, Business Ethics, Morality, and Vision: Corporate Ethics Length: 7:38 Recent boardroom scandals have cost billions of dollars, ruined companies, hurt employees and shareholders, and shaken public confidence in corporate America.. But there are still companies where ethics remains an essential part of the business plan. Originally broadcast: October 25, 2002

6 Video Segment 14, Business Ethics, Morality, and Vision: Executive compensations Length: 10:17 How much should a chief executive be paid? Anything he or she can get? Or is there something morally wrong with $50 or $100 million salaries, especially when the value of a company s stock is going down? A look at why so many American are paid so much. Originally broadcast: June 21, 2002 Video Segment 15, Death and Afterlife: Profile, Thomas Lynch Length: 8:17 A profile of writer and funeral director Thomas Lynch, author of The Undertaking. Originally broadcast: May 4, 2001 Video Segment 16, Death and Afterlife: Holocaust Survivors: Crisis of Faith Length: 10:04 A meditation on life, death, faith, and the Holocaust. Originally broadcast: April 20, 2001 Video Segment 17, Death and Afterlife: the ethics of Organ Donation Length: 7:30 A story about promoting organ donations by paying for donor s funeral expenses. How sacred is the human body, living or dead? To download copies of the Viewer s Guide, go to

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