Religion & Ethics Newsweekly

Season 16, Episode 2 of 52

Mormons and Evangelicals - Many Christian evangelicals do not consider Mormonism a Christian faith. Lucky Severson examines the sources and extent of the disagreement with Stephen Davis of Claremont McKenna College, Patrick Mason chairman of Mormon studies at Claremont Graduate University and with Richard Mouw president of Fuller Theological Seminary. News Discussion - Host Bob Abernethy talks with Managing Editor Kim Lawton and Religion News Service Editor-in-Chief Kevin Eckstrom about the top religion news of the week, including the deadly attacks against US diplomats and embassies triggered by an anti-Islam video on YouTube. They also discuss how faith-based activists are mobilizing for the presidential election now that the political conventions are finished. Belief and Practice - Rabbi Joshua Maroof of Rockville, Maryland's Magen David Sephardic Congregation explains the Sephardic Jewish 40 day special worship service of Selichot prayers for forgiveness. Selichot prayers begin before the Jewish high holidays and end on Yom Kippur, the day of atonement.

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