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  • Tags: comparative religion

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Participants in Radio Rootz DC, a "media literacy and production program for youth," interviewed members of the Ward 1 community in Washington, DC.

Dr. Reverend Susan Newman answers questions about her theological philosophy, her educational…

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Percussionist for the Simon Shaheen Palestinian music group performs in the sanctuary.

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The third edition of this annual tour of Deanwood churches, businesses, and historic locations adds five new church buildings to the booklet, four of which are highlighted in the project's accompanying documentary film. Click here to access the full…

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This brief film accompanied Deanwood Heights Mainstreets' 3rd Annual Historic Church Tour of Deanwood. The 2011 tour added five new churches to the route, four of which were discussed in the film. The narration and several of the church leaders…

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This documentary film uses oral history to examine the lives of African-American Muslim women in Washington, DC primarily during the 1940's and 50's.

The narrators discuss the Muslim faith, black history in the United States, the transition from…

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Twenty-one organizations were funded this cycle, and 20 were in attendance at the historic Sumner School in Northwest DC. The grantee organizations were introduced by moderator and Humanities Council board chair Marianne Scott, and a representative…

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This panel discussion and performance brought together scholars and practitioners of Santería, a religion with cultural origins in West African and the Caribbean. Participants discussed the persistence of Santería as a cultural…

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E. Ethelbert Miller interviews Professor Sulayman Nyang of the department of African Studies at Howard University in Washington, DC.

Nyang responds to questions about Islam as it is practiced around the world, with a particular attention to…

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This brief documentary film was produced by St. Luke's Episcopal Church to highlight the congregation's achievements, especially in the area of historic preservation. Several congregants directly involved with the the church's archives are…

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This episode of the Humanities Council of Washington, DC's television series, "Humanities Salon," analyzed the way religious music is changed and updated to fit with different eras and cultures.

The program panel discussion was held at the Sumner…
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