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  • Pathways of Prayer: Buddhism

    Pathways of Prayer: Buddhism
    By some estimates Buddhism is the fourth largest religion in the world.   Some 350 million people worldwide practice Buddhism.    Buddhists make up a large percentage of the population in China, Japan, Vietnam, and the Koreas.   KSPR found a small group...
  • On Faith: A week to celebrate interfaith harmony

    The idea of interfaith harmony might strike some as ironic in light of the immensity of interfaith disharmony through history right down to the present. This is particularly true at the moment in some Muslim-majority nations, where persecution of...
  • Richard Branson to visit UCI

    Sir Richard Branson, the British tycoon who created the Virgin Group of companies, is scheduled to appear Tuesday night at UC Irvine, where he will talk about how entrepreneurial ideas can help solve the world's problems, UCI officials said in a news...
  • Chicagoland book club: Spirituality Discussed

    Chicagoland book club: Spirituality Discussed
    Some things to know about our group: Spirituality Discussed is a book group meeting at the Warrenville Public Library on the third Monday of each month. We have 17 active members from suburbs such as Wheaton, Naperville, Aurora, Batavia and Romeoville. In...
  • Laughs and luaus on Maui's west coast

    Laughs and luaus on Maui's west coast
    The sunsets are good, as you might expect on the west coast of Maui. But is Lahaina really where you go to hear echoes of the old whaling days and the early missionaries? Or is it a cheesy tourist town? The answer is yes to both. On an island full of...
  • Stark reminder of human cruelty

    Stark reminder of human cruelty
    Editor's note: This corrects the caption of the photo of David C. Henley in front of Tuol Sleng Prison. Editor's note: The following article is a first-person account of a visit to the former Tuol Sleng Prison in Cambodia by David C. Henley, a Newport...
  • Dalai Lama, Branson, Theron on deck at UCI

    UC Irvine announced this week the addition of three events in the coming months that will surely draw crowds. Charlize Theron, ("Monster" and "Cider House Rules") will speak at UCI on Dec. 4. The Academy Award winner and United Nations messenger of peace...
  • In Theory: What is the role of religion?

    David Hartman, a Jerusalem-based rabbi and philosopher, recently sat down for an interview with CNN's Izzy Lemberg. In the interview, Hartman wonders whether religion is really helpful to the human condition. "There's a whole bunch of myths that religions...
  • Local DJ named in drug ring complaint

    Local DJ named in drug ring complaint
    From the Midnight Sun blog: Darrin Ebron, a Baltimore DJ with tenuous Hollywood connections (he once played Eddie Murphy's wedding!) has been named in a federal complaint as part of a drug ring that transported hundreds of pounds of cocaine from Los...
  • Comments & Curiosities: He finally speaks

    Ninety-four years without a word. That has to be a world record. Are we talking about an elderly Buddhist monk? Marcel Marceau's autobiography? Neither one. We're talking about someone much, much more important who just happens to be one of my...
  • Book calendar events for the week of May 1, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Mike Sacks: The author of "Your Wildest Dreams, Within Reason" will present and sign his new book. Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 3 p.m. Free. (310) 576-9960. MONDAY Francine Prose and Mark...