Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings - September 26

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Rev. Amy Butler Profile - One of the nation’s most prominent Protestant congregations, The Riverside Church in Manhattan, will install its first female senior pastor, Rev. Amy Butler, on October 5. Kim Lawton talks with Butler about the new position and examines the challenges still facing many women who are taking on new leadership roles in mainline Protestantism.

The Spiritual Practice of Being Grateful - Correspondent Kate Olson sat in on a conversation between Benedictine monk David Steindl-Rast and Buddhist teacher Jack Kornfieldon the importance of gratefulness, every moment, and the opportunities they say it brings.