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Exploring Personal Perspectives On Faith

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 24, 2014

MONDAY: As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we're bringing together leaders from different religious traditions to ask how they define faith and how they assess its impact in their lives.

Youth and Religion

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 9, 2012

Lewis and Clark professor Monica Miller wants to know how young people in Portland think about religion and faith.


OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 28, 2011

Lucia Greenhouse, the author of fathermothergod, joined us in October to talk about her experience growing up in a Christian Science household. We'll rebroadcast part of that conversation today. To hear the rest of it click here.

Faith Healing

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 14, 2011

A couple who belongs to the controversial Followers of Christ church in Oregon City will face trial this week for the death of their infant son.


OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 14, 2011

We explore Scientology in the wake of a very popular New Yorker article.

Staff Pick: Keeping the Faith

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 24, 2010

Producer Kate McMahon recommends you listen to Keeping the Faith.

Keeping the Faith

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 8, 2010

We explore how people hold on to their faith when it is tested.

How Religion and Politics Intersect

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 7, 2010

How should religion and politics intersect? Can faith-based organizations take over where government services end?

Religious Literacy

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 6, 2010

How well do you think you understand your religion or others?

What is Informed Consent?

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 20, 2010

Who should be able to refuse medical care?

Northwest Passages: Donald Miller

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 9, 2009

What does author Donald Miller learn as he edits his real life into a better story?

Urban Chickens

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 3, 2009

Should city people be permitted to keep chickens — or even roosters — as pets?

Worthington Trial: The Verdict Is In

OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2009

What does the verdict in the Worthington trial say about Oregon's faith healing law?

As We Are: Sex Workers

OPB | Broadcast: April 15, 2009

What is life like for people who work in the sex industry?

From the Conventions: Believing in Politics

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 27, 2008

How will the Democratic Party's focus on faith affect the presidential campaign?

Of Prayer and Penicillin

OPB | Broadcast: April 2, 2008

How do you navigate the intersection of culture, faith, medicine, and law?