The Roundtable
9:00 am
Tue October 14, 2014

10/14/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain & Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Ebola Review
Global Warming Security
Deadly Guardrails
Church on Marriage
Ferguson Arrests

New York News
4:06 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Cuomo Wants To Create Faith-Based Services Agency

Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he wants to create a new state Office of Faith-Based Community Services.  Cuomo announced his plan Thursday night in Harlem during remarks to a convention of the United Missionary Baptist Association.

The agency would help religious organizations and houses of worship find grant funding. It would also help religious groups work with government agencies to coordinate social services, and work with state economic development officials to "encourage the development of faith-based businesses."

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Capital Region News
12:57 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

400 Teens Participate In Albany Work Camp

Reverend Dr. Miriam Leupold, Spencer Nally & Christy D'Ambrosio
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Some 400 teens and young adults are in Albany this week, attending a work camp that has taken on repair and painting projects throughout the city.   First Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a work camp in Albany through July 5th to provide small repairs and painting at 70 sites in the South End. 

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu February 20, 2014

2/20/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Executive Editor of the Poughkeepsie Journal, Stu Shinske and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Ukraine Update
Drone report
NYS Solitary
Ex-Guard to Prison
Poor Church

The Roundtable
9:45 am
Thu March 7, 2013

"The Myth of Persecution" by Candida Moss

    In The Myth of Persecution, Candida Moss, a leading expert on early Christianity, reveals how the early church exaggerated, invented, and forged stories of Christian martyrs and how the dangerous legacy of a martyrdom complex is employed today to silence dissent and galvanize a new generation of culture warriors.

According to cherished church tradition and popular belief, before the Emperor Constantine made Christianity legal in the fourth century, early Christians were systematically persecuted by a brutal Roman Empire intent on their destruction.

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New England News
12:50 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

A New Avenue To Alternative Worship Is Based On An Old Idea

Rev. Christopher Carlisle
Clearstory Collective

        The Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts recently launched a new initiative to reach out to people of faith who have become disaffected by the institutional church. It’s called  Clearstory Collective and it promotes opportunities for people seeking faith based communities and  alternative worship.  It is the brainchild of Rev. Christopher Carlisle, the diocesan missioner to higher education.  He spoke with WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill.

The Roundtable
10:48 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Sacred Acts: How Churches are Working to Protect Earth's Climate

We welcome Mallory McDuff and speak about her book, Sacred Acts: How Churches are Working to Protect Earth's Climate.