Ruth Cranston describes how a period of questioning and her world travels helped her to develop a set of beliefs which she found common to all religions: the unity of life; the interdependence of humanity; and the need to love and serve others, protect the weak, and live a non-violent life.
Roger Phillips, publisher of World Magazine, describes the faith and values he inherited from his family and explains the value and influence of a mate and examines the many elements that make up a persons heritage.
Moekarto Notowidigdo, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Indonesia, describes being in jail during the Indonesian push for independence, and witnessing the comraderie of prisoners from all socioeconomic statuses, which led them to sing the Indonesian National Anthem during an execution.
Clarence Pickett describes his experience in the Korean War during negotiations and how a meditation center highlighted the common humanity in all sides, and all people.
Pakistan's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Muhammad Zafrulla Khan speaks about his faith in Islam; the religious beliefs he holds; religious life he follows; and his relation ship with his God.
6. Why Pain?
Howard Rusk, Professor and Department Chairman at the New York University College of Medicine, describes how the challenges of healing sick individuals drew him to practice medicine, and states his belief that suffering produces character. Audio also contains advertisement for "This I Believe" book.