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Tapestry with Mary Hynes

CBC Radio's Tapestry is a weekly exploration of spirituality, religion and the search for meaning, hosted by Mary Hynes.

  • 54:40
    Zoe Dodd and Eddy Robinson: meet two people who have overcome difficult childhoods caused by systemic problems but who have emerged from their personal traumas as dynamic leaders in Toronto.
    Oct 20, 2017
  • 53:16
    Who are your companions on the path? Five pearls of Buddhist wisdom from The Princess Bride by Ethan Nichtern; One pilgrimage, many quests: a group of people spent three days walking from Montreal to Kahnawake.
    Oct 13, 2017
  • 54:46
    In his first ever VR session, Sean Foley meets Jesus. Plus, why we need a code of ethics for this emerging technology.
    Oct 6, 2017
  • 54:37
    Riva Lehrer's large-scale paintings of so-called "disabled bodies" and the queer community violate convention and encourage people to see possibilities instead of limitations in differently-shaped bodies.
    Sep 22, 2017
  • 54:39
    An Orthodox rabbi reaches out to an old friend, who is a lesbian, to help him reconcile views on religion and sexuality. And Rev Steve Chalke says the New Testament actually says nothing against same-sex relationships.
    Sep 15, 2017
  • 54:36
    Translator Sarah Ruden reinvigorates the Bible in English; Priest Jal Panthaky goes deep into his Zoroastrian faith to unpack the rules of marriage.
    Sep 8, 2017
  • 54:36
    Musician Little Scream (Laurel Sprengelmeyer) was raised in Iowa as a Jehovah's Witness. Though she left the religion long ago, spiritual exploration continues to be a theme in both her music and her personal life, as in her album 'Cult Following.'
    Sep 1, 2017
  • 33:44
    Stimming refers to repetitive movements or sounds, a behaviour common to people with autism. Blogger Amythest Schaber describes how she came to embrace and love stimming after years of being made to feel ashamed.
    Aug 18, 2017
  • 02:13
    Spoken word poet and Tapestry guest host, El Jones, deconstructs why so many of us -- including herself -- are often blind to the strength and beauty of those whose minds work differently than our own.
    Aug 18, 2017
  • 12:31
    Janet Charchuk has spoken at the United Nations, she's won a gold medal in snowshoeing, she's fought for supported housing and is an in demand motivational speaker. She also has Down syndrome.
    Aug 18, 2017
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