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News Buzz
4:10 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

U of I Cancels Trip to Israel

Building shelled by the Israeli army in Gaza
ISM Palestine Wikimedia Commons

Assistant Professor of Classics and Religious Studies at the University of Iowa Bob Cargill was supposed to take his students to Tel Azekah in Israel this summer. Thursday morning, rockets landed in the next city over. 

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Politics Day
3:11 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Politics Day: From the Gaza Strip to the U.S. Border

Nick Knupffer

Ten years ago, it was wildly controversial to talk about psychological differences between liberals and conservatives. Today’s that’s changed.

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River to River
2:11 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Who Was Jesus?

Pictured above is modern-day Nazareth. The man who would one day be worshipped as Jesus Christ was born in Nazareth around 7-2 B.C., which at the time was a small mountain village.
Adam Groffman

Reza Aslan's latest book "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth" challenges long held assumptions of the historical figure.   Host Ben Kieffer speaks to Aslan about the historical Jesus as well as Aslan's own faith journey.

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