Resources on Kim Lawton

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The Theology of Lessons and Carols Article by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2010/12/03/december-3-2010-victoria-sirota-extended-interview/7602/ Article by Kim Lawton Topics: Advent , Christmas , Music , Scripture Reading Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly In this article, Kim Lawton interviews the Canon Victoria Sirota, who explores the purpose of a Nine Lessons and Carols service and the importance of weaving Scripture readings and Christmas carols together during worship services. History of Lessons and Carols Article by William Edwards http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2010/12/03/december-3-2010-william-edwards-extended-interview/7605/ Article by William Edwards Topics: Singing , Music , History , Service Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly In this interview with Kim Lawton, William Edwards explores the history of The Festival of Lessons and Carols and the ways this spiritual practice has evolved. Star of Wonder Article by Frederica Mathewes-Green http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2007/12/21/december-21-2007-frederica-mathewes-green-extended-interview/4689/ Article by Frederica Mathewes-Green Topics: Christmas , Epiphany , Incarnation , Science and Nature Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly In this interview by Kim Lawton, Frederica Mathewes-Green discusses the character that is the Star of Bethlehem in the Christmas story and the enduring power of that story. Christmas Pageants Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2011/12/09/december-17-2010-john-witvliet-extended-interview/7690/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Christmas , Worship , Children/youth , Music Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly In this video, Kim Lawton interviews John Witvliet about the themes and messages of Christmas pageants, exploring how they can create opportunities for intergenerational worship and community. Christmas Peace Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2013/12/20/december-20-2013-christmas-peace/21446/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Christmas , Peace , Incarnation , Suffering Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly In this video interview, Nancy Guthrie explores how the angel's announcement of "peace on Earth" in Luke 2 means that peace can be found in the birth of Jesus, despite our earthly suffering. Easter East And West Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2008/03/14/march-14-2008-easter-east-and-west/3074/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Easter , Ecumenism , Crucifixion , Resurrection Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly This video and accompanying transcript takes a look at how Easter, despite differing traditions and rituals in the East and the West, still unifies the Church and Christians everywhere. Christmas Gift Giving Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2013/12/06/december-14-2012-christmas-gift-giving/14073/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Christmas , Generosity , Busyness , Video Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly This video interview illustrates themes of busyness, giving, and generosity as Bob and Diane Gayer describe their ministry that created an alternative Christmas market offering gifts ideas that support local and international charities. Christmas Music Tells the Story Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2015/12/18/december-18-2015-christmas-music-tells-the-story/28354/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Christmas , Hope , Nativity , Music Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly A video that looks at how Christmas music—carols, hymns and pop songs—embody the meaning of the Christmas story and play a central role in the celebration of the season.  Where Was Jesus Buried? Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2012/03/30/march-30-2012-where-was-jesus-buried/10645/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Crucifixion , History , Resurrection , Jerusalem Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly This video interview shares a Holy Week news story that discusses two possible geographical sites of Jesus' death and resurrection. Christmas Pageants Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2011/12/09/december-17-2010-christmas-pageants/7678/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Christmas , Children/youth , Nativity , Video Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly This video by PBS is about how Christmas pageants done by children in Church's have a rich history and purpose in telling the basic story line of the birth of Jesus.  Easter Hope in Haiti Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2010/04/02/april-2-2010-easter-hope-in-haiti/6005/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Easter , Hope , Disaster relief , Medical care, access to Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly This video is a news story that explores the hope found by a community of Haitians during Easter despite a catastrophic earthquake that destroyed 80% of their city. Easter Flowers Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2016/03/25/easter-flowers/29539/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Worship space Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly In this video interview, a theologian and a church decorator reflect on the role flowers play in Easter worship services, both as a symbol of new life and a reminder of the gladness of the resurrection. Civil Rights 50th Anniversary Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2013/11/27/june-21-2013-1963-civil-rights-50th-anniversary/18918/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Morality , Civil Disobedience , Justice , History Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly This video interview explores the historical Christian foundation of the Civil Rights movement by describing how Martin Luther King, Jr. pressured former President Kennedy to address civil rights as a moral issue, not a political one. Hispanic Holy Week Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2009/04/03/april-3-2009-hispanic-holy-week/2570/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Good Friday , Crucifixion , Cultures , Holy Week Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly This video interview profiles the Catholic hispanic community of San Antonio as they present a passion play and celebrate the resurrection of Christ during Holy Week. Christmas Music Tells the Story Audio/Video by Eileen Guenther http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2016/12/02/december-18-2015-christmas-music-tells-the-story/28354/ Audio/Video by Eileen Guenther Topics: Christmas , Music , Tradition , Advent Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly This video segment features an overview of the Christian church's Christmas music tradition as musician Amy Grant and Professor Eileen Guenther share context about both the history and the emotional impact of Christmas songs. St. Olaf Christmas Festival and Choir Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2013/12/20/november-30-2012-st-olaf-christmas-festival-and-choir/10008/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Christmas , Beauty , Singing , Music Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly A video from PBS on the reach of the St. Olaf Choir’s annual Christmas Concert. Director Anton Armstrong speaks to the concert’s ability to reveal God's love in a culture of condemnation. Saint Nicholas Tradition Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2008/12/19/december-19-2008-saint-nicholas-tradition/1688/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Christmas , Generosity , History , Video Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly This video interview reports on the historical account of Saint Nicholas, the real-life inspiration of Santa Claus, and shows how the story symbolically points toward Christ's birth just like the other Advent narratives. 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2017/02/03/500th-anniversary-protestant-reformation/34420/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Reformation , Ecumenism , History , Martin Luther Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly This video features interviews with Catholic, Protestant, and Reformation scholars discussing the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, specifically speaking to how this event can be observed respectfully and without creating further interdenominational strife. Mercy Chefs Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2016/12/16/mercy-chefs/33738/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Food , Disaster relief , Compassion , Video Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly This video introduces themes of compassion and community engagement by interviewing the Mercy Chefs, a Christian nonprofit that provides professionally prepared, restaurant-quality meals to victims and first responders during natural disasters. The Spiritual Roots of the Civil Rights Movement Audio/Video by Kim Lawton http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2004/01/16/january-16-2004-john-lewis/1791/ Audio/Video by Kim Lawton Topics: Image of God , Justice , Civil Disobedience , History Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly This video interview reflects on how Martin Luther King, Jr.’s spiritual guidance influenced his lifelong struggle for civil rights and recalls how the church was at the center of that struggle.

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