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Child Welfare Report | Steve Novick's Recommendations For Portland | Klamath Falls Organ

OPB | Broadcast: April 4, 2017

A new report offers a grim look at Oregon's child welfare system. A former Portland commissioner offers a vision for how to fix city hall. A church in Klamath Falls gets an organ it has been waiting for for nearly 100 years.

Bringing Refugees To Oregon | Soviet Diaspora: Education | Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: June 8, 2016

We'll talk to two faith leaders from Eugene who are working to bring refugees to Oregon. We'll continue our series on this state's Soviet diaspora with a conversation about education. And we'll catch up on the latest regional business news.

Jim Wallis Exhorts White Christians To 'Be More Christian Than White'

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 22, 2016

Progressive Christian leader Jim Wallis joined local pastors Eric Knox and T. Allen Bethel to discuss racism and white privilege with Think Out Loud host Dave Miller.

Jim Wallis And 'America's Original Sin'

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 22, 2016

We talk to progressive Christian leader Jim Wallis with an audience at First Christian Church in downtown Portland about his new book, "America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America."

The Latest On The Armed Occupation In Burns

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 4, 2016

Self-described militiamen have occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Building in Burns, Oregon. We'll get the latest on this developing story.

Catholics Respond To Pope Francis Ahead Of His US Visit

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 21, 2015

We check in with Catholics and clergy members about what they think of the direction the Catholic Church is headed under the direction of Pope Francis.

Evangelical Climate Scientist Takes On Climate Change Nonbelievers

OPB | Broadcast: June 24, 2015

Katharine Hayhoe is both a climate scientist and an evangelical Christian. She believes that many Americans who deny climate change are placing their politics and ideology above their faith.

Exploring "Spiritual But Unchurched"

OPB | Broadcast: May 4, 2015

We'll talk with three Oregonians about how they define and practice spirituality in the absence of a religious institution.

Rebroadcast: A Conversation With 'Going Clear' Author Lawrence Wright

OPB | Broadcast: April 3, 2015

We revisit our conversation with Lawrence Wright, a Pulitzer Prize-winning staff writer for the New Yorker and author of "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief."

Does "In God We Trust" Belong On Government Buildings?

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 24, 2015

TUESDAY: Clark County councilors are meeting Tuesday to discuss posting the words "In God We Trust" in a government building.

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.

Federal Judge Says Secular Humanism Is A Religion

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 7, 2014

FRIDAY: A federal judge ruled that a case brought by a prison inmate who identifies as a secular humanist can go forward.

U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 Fall Term Begins

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 6, 2014

MONDAY: We'll talk with U.S. Supreme Court watcher Lisa McElroy about the start of the new term this week.

Controversy Surrounds Portland Arrival Of Good News Club

OPB | Broadcast: July 14, 2014

MONDAY: The arrival in Portland of a Christian youth program called the Good News Club has met with opposition.

How Do Religion And Spirituality Affect Your Health?

OPB | Broadcast: March 31, 2014

MONDAY: New research from Oregon State University dives into the effect that religion and spirituality have on your health.

Rebroadcast: The Evangelicals You Don't Know

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 20, 2013

FRIDAY: Tonight, we listen back to our conversation at Imago Dei church about what it means to be an evangelical Christian.

Student Body President At Christian University Reveals He Is An Atheist

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 15, 2013

FRIDAY: Eric Fromm took to Northwest Christian University's school paper to come out as an atheist.

The Evangelicals You Don't Know

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 14, 2013

We'll talk with religion writer Tom Krattenmaker about the subject of his book, The Evangelicals You Don't Know.

Salman Rushdie's Years As Joseph Anton

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 8, 2013

Salman Rushdie's memoir Joseph Anton documents his life during the years the Ayatollah of Iran had issued a fatwa calling for Rushdie's death.

A War Memorial Sparks Controversy

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 10, 2013

A cross atop a Vietnam War memorial in a Coos Bay park has become the center of a dispute.