2015 SEASON


Sunday
Jan182015

#1202 - The Fear of Islam: Todd Green

In this episode we rebroadcast of our 2012 conversation with Professor Todd Green of Luther College. We discuss the concept of "Islamophobia" - the fear of Muslims, which is prevalent in today's politics.

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Also on the show, Professor Hollis Phelps of the University of Mount Olive reviews Mike Huckabee's new book, God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy.

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Sunday
Jan112015

#1502 - The Divine on your Doorstep: Barbara Mahany

Long time Chicago Tribune columnist Barbara Mahany has written a "book of common prayer" for everyday living, celebrating the divinity of everyday moments. The result is Slowing Time: Seeing the Sacred Outside Your Kitchen Door.  Mahany believes the sacred is all around, within finger’s reach—here to be gathered, culled, collected, through the simple yet complex art of paying attention, of savoring the moment, of cultivating stillness.

Also on the show, David Dault reads "My Winter Rose," by Alfred Austin.

 

 

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Sunday
Jan042015

#1501 - Healing from Regret: Michelle Van Loon

Michelle Van Loon has been a writer for more than three decades. With her recent book, If Only: Letting Go of Regret, the author has written a practical spiritual guide for getting over the feelings of "woulda, coulda, shoulda" that affect us all.

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Also on the show, our producer-at-large, Natasha Alford, looks at how white pastors have been responding to the recent racial tensions in Ferguson and New York City.

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