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Video: Son of God and an Audience of Nones

From Odyssey Network’s Faith on the Record series: With the release of the movie Son of God this weekend, we reflect on the current popularity of faith and Bible-related movies and TV programs in the context of the rise of the “nones.” Odyssey Networks tells the stories of faith in action changing the world for the better. Their stories explore a wise range of issues including peace, tolerance, social justice and the environment.? Visit Odyssey Networks at www.odysseynetworks.org....

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Video: Is the Affluenza Defense Moral?

From Odyssey Network’s Faith on the Record series: Brad Hirschfield shares his thoughts on the Affluenza defense, the defense used by a teenager in Texas after killing four people in a drunk-driving crash. The defense worked but was it moral? Odyssey Networks tells the stories of faith in action changing the world for the better. Their stories explore a wise range of issues including peace, tolerance, social justice and the environment.? Visit Odyssey Networks at www.odysseynetworks.org....

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Video: The Wisdom of Washington Governor's Suspension of the Death Penalty

From Odyssey Network’s Faith on the Record series: It’s not just that Governor Jay Inslee of Washington suspended executions in his state this week that is important, it is his reason for doing so and the lessons we can learn from it. Odyssey Networks tells the stories of faith in action changing the world for the better. Their stories explore a wise range of issues including peace, tolerance, social justice and the environment.? Visit Odyssey Networks at www.odysseynetworks.org....

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What's So Special About Self-Control?

Here’s an age-old question: What’s so special about the human species? Until fairly recently, the answer for many people was found in the Bible: We are made in the image of God. But it can seem (to some people) that the theory of evolution – what we now know about human beings slowly emerging and having evolutionary continuity with all of life – makes it a bit more difficult to define exactly what makes us so different from other creatures. In his recent book, The Gap: The Science of What Separates Us......

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Video: CVS and Tobacco - Good for Our Bodies and Spirits?

From Odyssey Network’s Faith on the Record series: This week national retailer CVS Pharmacy announced that beginning in October it will no longer sell cigarettes or any tobacco products. Is this a faith story? I think it is. Odyssey Networks tells the stories of faith in action changing the world for the better. Their stories explore a wise range of issues including peace, tolerance, social justice and the environment.? Visit Odyssey Networks at www.odysseynetworks.org....

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Video: The State of the Union and the Spirit of Citizenship

From Odyssey Network’s Faith on the Record series: The most important message of the 2014 State of the Union address by President Obama was his use of the phrase “spirit of citizenship,” according to Brad Hirschfield. Odyssey Networks tells the stories of faith in action changing the world for the better.? Their stories explore a wide range of issues including peace, tolerance, social justice and the environment.? Visit Odyssey Networks at www.odysseynetworks.org. For more on the State of the Union, please read Irwin Kula’s reaction here.  ...

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Video: Is Submission a Dirty Word?

From Odyssey Network’s Faith on the Record series: Rep. Steve Pearce of New Mexico made headlines recently when he wrote in his new memoir, Just Fly the Plane, Stupid! that a “wife is to voluntarily submit to her husband.”? Brad Hirschfield explores submission and the word “voluntary” in this earlier post on The Wisdom Daily and in the video below: Odyssey Networks tells the stories of faith in action changing the world for the better.? Their stories explore a wide range of issues including peace, tolerance, social justice and the environment.? Visit......

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Video: On the Sacredness of the Superbowl

From Odyssey Network’s Faith on the Record series: “We now know that the Denver Broncos will meet the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII. According to a recent poll by the Public Religion Research Institute, nearly half of Americans polled see some supernatural forces affecting the outcome of sports events. So does God pick a winner?? Who knows, says Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, but there are elements of the sacred in and around the Super Bowl.” Odyssey Networks tells the stories of faith in action changing the world for the better. Their stories......

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Video: Why New Year's Resolutions Are Important

From Odyssey Network’s Faith on the Record series: Brad Hirschfield on Why New Year’s Resolutions Are Important.? “Every year most of us make them, and most of us break them, but it’s not success that matters as much as the statement of intent.”   Odyssey Networks tells the stories of faith in action changing the world for the better.? Their stories explore a wide range of issues including peace, tolerance, social justice and the environment.? Visit Odyssey Networks at www.odysseynetworks.org....

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Video: Moving From Mourning to Memory

From Odyssey Network’s Faith on the Record series: “Last week the world paid tribute to Nelson Mandela, who died on December 5th at the age of 95.? As mourners gathered and tributes from around the world were made, Rabbi Brad Hirschfield reminds us that “Memory is a choice – we choose how to remember,” and there are many Nelson Mandelas to remember – revolutionary, prisoner, peacemaker, symbol, healer.” Odyssey Networks tells the stories of faith in action changing the world for the better.? Their stories explore a wide range of issues including......

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