Tapestry | May 24, 2013 | 53:59

"Bible" with author Gordon Campbell, and Celebrating William Blake

Mary talks with Renaissance scholar Gordon Campbell, author of "Bible; The Story of the King James Version, 1611- 2011." He explains that the KJV's power, comes from the fact that it was the first Bible designed to be read out loud. And R.H. Thomson and Douglas Campbell celebrate poet William Blake.

Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 2

Listen Live Eastern change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
Tapestry - Wherever You Go, There You Are(n't)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?
Tapestry - Let There Be DarkSep 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.
Tapestry - The Pride ShowJun 22, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry The Pride Show Audio
Tapestry The Pride Show Jun 22, 2014 | 53:59World Pride kicks off in Toronto and Tapestry is talking to people - gay, straight and otherwise - about the different faces Pride can wear.
Tapestry - Surf, Sun and Physics StreamingJun 15, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Surf, Sun and Physics Streaming Audio
Tapestry Surf, Sun and Physics Streaming Jun 15, 2014 | 53:59Sun. Surf. Spirituality. Mary talks to Father Donald Calloway and Nova Scotia writer Lesley Choyce about the spirituality of surfing. Then meet Professor Jim Gates, a theoretical physicist who believes in God.
Tapestry - Spirituality is not Stamp CollectingJun 8, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Spirituality is not Stamp Collecting Audio
Tapestry Spirituality is not Stamp Collecting Jun 8, 2014 | 53:59David Webster thinks its dangerous to treat religion as a hobby. He argues that modern spirituality is not only unhelpful, it can make you stupid, selfish and unhappy.
Tapestry - George Saunders on commencement speechesMay 26, 2014 | 17:25Tapestry George Saunders on commencement speeches Audio
Tapestry George Saunders on commencement speeches May 26, 2014 | 17:25If you could go back and tell your younger self the most important thing you've learned, what would you say? The writer George Saunders tried it during a commencement speech - and his message went viral.
Tapestry - Dear Grads: Above all, be kindMay 23, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Dear Grads: Above all, be kind Audio
Tapestry Dear Grads: Above all, be kind May 23, 2014 | 53:59If you could go back and tell your younger self the most important thing you've learned, what would you say? The writer George Saunders tried it during a commencement speech - and his message went viral.
Tapestry - Depression at the Pulpit (2013 Encore)May 16, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Depression at the Pulpit (2013 Encore) Audio
Tapestry Depression at the Pulpit (2013 Encore) May 16, 2014 | 53:59Sometimes, depression hits so hard, people have to leave work. But how do you go back to your job after a breakdown when you're the leader of a religious community? In Saskatoon, one pastor introduced his congregation to his psychiatrist.
Tapestry - What the Dying KnowMay 9, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry What the Dying Know Audio
Tapestry What the Dying Know May 9, 2014 | 53:59The writer Patricia Pearson has spent years investigating what people have to say - what they've experienced - in the realm of life after death and other unexplained events.
Tapestry - The Dark BoxMay 2, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry The Dark Box Audio
Tapestry The Dark Box May 2, 2014 | 53:59The year 1910 stands out as the time when Catholic confession changed profoundly. Pope Pius X changed the age of confession from the teen years to age seven.
Tapestry - The Story of the Jews, the Story of EveryoneApr 25, 2014 | 53:58Tapestry The Story of the Jews, the Story of Everyone Audio
Tapestry The Story of the Jews, the Story of Everyone Apr 25, 2014 | 53:58You need a fair bit of chutzpah to write a book and a television series called "The Story of the Jews." How can three-thousand years of history be crammed into a TV script? Simon Schama has that kind of chutzpah.
Tapestry - The God of Second ChancesApr 17, 2014 | 53:58Tapestry The God of Second Chances Audio
Tapestry The God of Second Chances Apr 17, 2014 | 53:58Father Gregory Boyle is a priest and the founder of Homeboy Industries, an "off-ramp" for gang members. He will preside over too many of their funerals too early. In his words, "kids he loves killing kids he loves." So why isn’t he broken hearted 24/7?
Tapestry - Poems That Make Grown Men CryApr 11, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Poems That Make Grown Men Cry Audio
Tapestry Poems That Make Grown Men Cry Apr 11, 2014 | 53:59You will have heard the phrase: "It's enough to make a grown man cry." Ben and Anthony Holden are a father/son duo who did a kind of 'survey' of men-who-cry over poetry.
Tapestry - Evangelical: To Name It Is To Claim ItApr 4, 2014 | 53:56Tapestry Evangelical: To Name It Is To Claim It Audio
Tapestry Evangelical: To Name It Is To Claim It Apr 4, 2014 | 53:56When you hear the word "evangelical," what comes to mind? Do you picture someone standing on a street corner, brandishing a bible and urging you to repent? Three evangelical Christians talk about their struggle with the label.
Tapestry - High Anxiety (2013 Encore)Mar 28, 2014 | 54:00Tapestry High Anxiety (2013 Encore) Audio
Tapestry High Anxiety (2013 Encore) Mar 28, 2014 | 54:00On the show today: High Anxiety. The ruminations, the worry, the fretting, the unshakable conviction that the worst is about to happen If this doesn't sound familiar to you, congratulations, you well-adjusted soul.

2 of 14