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Friday, January 12, 2007

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  • New Monasticism
    A new generation of religious communities is springing up around the principles of "new monasticism," in which people live among and provide hospitality to those in need. Midmorning looks at how these communities work and their surprising influence on mainstream Christians.9:06 a.m.
    Diana Butler Bass: has studied emergent congregations, including new monasticism. She's the author of "Christianity for the Rest of Us."
    Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove: runs the Web site, New Monasticism.org, which outlines the 12 marks or principles of the communities. He co-founded, with his wife Leah, Rutba House in Durham, North Carolina. He's the author of the book, "To Baghdad and Beyond."
    Maria Kenney: part of Communality in Lexington, Kentucky.
  • Deconstructing race
    A new exhibit making a national debut at the Science of Museum of Minnesota asks probing questions about the scientific underpinnings of race and examines how the concept of race affects our institutions and our everyday lives.10:06 a.m.
    Yolanda Moses: Professor of anthropology at the University of California-Riverside and past president of the American Anthropological Association. She chaired the advisory board for the RACE exhibit.
    Alan Goodman: Professor of anthropology at Hampshire College and current president of the American Anthropological Association.
    Eric Jolly: President of the Science Museum of Minnesota.
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