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Spiritual Calling

Why Did I Become A Rabbi?

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 08.08.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

American Jews have the highest proportion of college-educated adults in America. The assumption of many parents is that their child will enter the legal, financial or medical profession. Entering the clergy deviates from this pattern. A rabbi is simply not a popular job for American Jewish boy.

What Are You Called To Do? Finding Spiritual Purpose In The Field

Rev. Romal J. Tune | Posted 11.24.2011 | Religion
Rev. Romal J. Tune

"The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field." --Matthew 13:44

What's Your Calling?

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

The Calling follows seven emerging religious leaders as they embark on their journeys as pastors, preachers, priests, chaplains, imams and rabbis.

What's Your Calling?: Expanding The Conversation About Why We Are Here

Danny Alpert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Danny Alpert

We've gone throughout the country, exploring the subtleties of calling. We started with one question: What does calling mean to you? From there conversations went far afield.

'The Calling:' Exploring The Tension Between Religious Conviction And Questioning (VIDEO)

Danny Alpert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Danny Alpert

When I began to work on The Calling, my PBS documentary series on clergy students, I set out to look at faith in the U.S. with a keen eye and a warm heart.

Embracing Your Calling: Should You Take the Risk?

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

As the great theologian Howard Thurman put it, "Ask yourself what makes you come alive and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive."