Biblical scholar, religious studies professor, and a mom, talks about the movie The Star. The biblical accounts are discussed in light of talking animals. The animated film falls short on some elements but it emphasizes well subversive power in the age of empire.
To honor Universal Children's Day, Dr. Low's eight year old daughter helps explain rights for children while religious and biblical traditions regarding childhood are discussed.
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After giving an altar blessing for Day of the Dead on a college campus, Dr. Low interviews students about what the holiday means to them.
Sharing the moment of silence that commemorated International Peace Day on a college campus, Dr. Katherine Low reflects on religion and peace. A choir of students from the women's college also performs.
Maya explores what it means to be a woman in a black Baptist tradition while studying other religions during college.
She shares her ideas about God and gives advice to African American women entering college.
Madeleine shares her life-long eclectic pagan journey and what it means to graduate with a degree in History in an era of "fake news."
Holly graduated several years ago from a women's college. She gives advice, talks about struggles with mental health, current immigration issues, and what religious diversity means for her today as a school teacher.
Bri, who grew up in a military family, interprets service, submission, and patriotism from within an evangelical Christian worldview.
Milagro, an undergrad, talks about growing up Catholic, living as a first-generation Latina in America, and how she relates to religion today.