Nov 28, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry A Love For Hymns. Church, Not So Much. Audio
Tapestry A Love For Hymns. Church, Not So Much. Nov 28, 2014 | 53:59Musician Veda Hille doesn't go to church, but she loves a good hymn sing. Hymns inspire her music, which is peculiar for someone whose musical sensibilities are closer to pop than pulpit. Plus, a pastor says he's tired of being a salesman for optimism.
Nov 7, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry The Muslims Are Coming and The Novel Cure Audio
Tapestry The Muslims Are Coming and The Novel Cure Nov 7, 2014 | 53:59A group of Muslim comics hits the road to meet people who could, conceivably, never have met a Muslim. The stars of the documentary The Muslims Are Coming are in our studio. Later on the show, two bibliotherapists prescribe novels to cure what ails you.
Oct 31, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Tame Your Mind. (No Religion Required.) Audio
Tapestry Tame Your Mind. (No Religion Required.) Oct 31, 2014 | 53:59No gods, gurus or mantras. Just you and your frantic thoughts as they rise and fall away. The atheist Sam Harris says when you take away all the religious stuff, the world's spiritual traditions have profound things to say about the art of being human.
Oct 17, 2014 | 53:58Tapestry A Conversion Story: Between Gods Audio
Tapestry A Conversion Story: Between Gods Oct 17, 2014 | 53:58When you grow up going to Sunday school - and celebrating Christmas - it's a good bet your family is Christian. Unless they aren't. Novelist Alison Pick unearthed an old family secret when she began the long process of converting to Judaism.
Oct 9, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Is Your Baby Amoral? Audio
Tapestry Is Your Baby Amoral? Oct 9, 2014 | 53:59How old are children when morality kicks in? Do they develop a sense of right-and-wrong along with early speech? With their baby teeth? Yale psychologist Paul Bloom is among those who are starting to believe morality exists in tiny wee babies.
Oct 3, 2014 | 54:00Tapestry Liars, Cheats and Sinners Audio
Tapestry Liars, Cheats and Sinners Oct 3, 2014 | 54:00Cast an eye over the people who go to church. Do you see families of 11 children? Writer Mary Gordon says good-hearted Catholics are made out to be cheats because they defy church rules. Plus, marriage in all its forms, including arranged and annulled.
Sep 12, 2014 | 53:58Tapestry Wherever You Go, There You Are(n't) Audio
Tapestry Wherever You Go, There You Are(n't) Sep 12, 2014 | 53:58This week, we rewrite an old piece of spiritual wisdom: wherever you go, there you are. Eric Weiner suggests that when you change your locale, you sometimes change yourself. Can a new postal code really bring about your transformation?
Sep 5, 2014 | 53:58Tapestry Let There Be Dark Audio
Tapestry Let There Be Dark Sep 5, 2014 | 53:58Where there is darkness, let me bring light. Er, maybe not. In the language of spirituality, light equals good and darkness is evil. It's very black and white, pardon the expression. We peer into the darker side of ourselves and find it's not so scary.