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  • Religion and the Environment – A national organization called Interfaith Power and Light—IPL—is bringing different faiths together on environmental issues, especially climate change.  Although pastors have often been reluctant to talk about the environment from the pulpit, Lucky Severson reports that IPL wants houses of worship to invest in energy efficiency and to serve as examples to the people in the pews, encouraging them to become energy efficient in their homes.
  • Baseball as a Road to God – Baseball has its own relics, prophets and rituals—as does religion—according to John Sexton, president of New York University and author of “Baseball as a Road to God.”  But beyond surface similarities, Sexton tells Bob Faw,  the game’s most magnificent moments, its timelessness and its intensity, can bring us to a sense of “the ineffable”—the transcendent.

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