Apr 11, 2010 | 54:00Tapestry "Between the Monster and the Saint" with author Richard Holloway (2010 Encore) Audio
Tapestry "Between the Monster and the Saint" with author Richard Holloway (2010 Encore) Apr 11, 2010 | 54:00If you are looking for an all-encompassing vision of what it is to be human, you could do worse than to listen to Richard Holloway.
Richard Holloway was the Bishop of Edinburgh from 1986 - 2000. Debate over his liberal views about homosexuality in the church, shook his faith in the church and in part led to his retirement in 2000. Shortly before retiring, he published what may be his best-known book: Godless Morality: Keeping Religion Out of Ethics (1999).
In his role as a writer, Richard Holloway explores what it means to be human.
May 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.
May 30, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry What Would Plato Do? Audio
Tapestry What Would Plato Do? May 30, 2014 | 53:59Imagine a little bracelet you could wear every day. On it is inscribed: WWPD? What What Plato Do? It's not as wacky as it sounds. The great philosopher would have a lot to say about how to live right now.
Dec 27, 2013 | 54:00Tapestry Frank Faulk's Tarot Deck Audio
Tapestry Frank Faulk's Tarot Deck Dec 27, 2013 | 54:00Frank Faulk loves his tarot cards. But he's on the fence: are they an ingenious tool for self-discovery? Or just a fortune-tellers' trick? Either way, he's fallen under their spell. Frank's funny story is called Looking For Faith In All The Odd Places.
Dec 13, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry Do You Hear What We Hear? Audio
Tapestry Do You Hear What We Hear? Dec 13, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry reconsiders the Christmas carol. An opera singer revels the pitfalls of the show-stopper, O Holy Night. We uncover the mysterious back-story of Do You Hear What I Hear. And a meditation on one tune fit for the midwinter blues of midlife.
Dec 14, 2012 | 54:25Tapestry When the Stranger Calls Us Home Audio
Tapestry When the Stranger Calls Us Home Dec 14, 2012 | 54:25Dr. Mary Jo Leddy is woman of letters and recipient of many honours. The founder of one of Canada's most respected refugee aid groups says anyone can live a life of importance and consequence. You only need to say yes to someone who needs your help.
Nov 1, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry "The First Muslim" with author Lesley Hazleton Audio
Tapestry "The First Muslim" with author Lesley Hazleton Nov 1, 2013 | 53:59The prophet Muhammad: his rise through the ranks in the desert caravans; his love and marriage to a wealthy widow, and his divided family during his last days. We're joined by Lesley Hazleton, author of "The First Muslim: the Story of Muhammad."
Nov 15, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry Paul Bloom / Candy Chang Audio
Tapestry Paul Bloom / Candy Chang Nov 15, 2013 | 53:59For decades, the world of psychology more or less agreed that here wasn't much going on in the moral lives of infants. Morality was made. But for psychologist Paul Bloom, that sort of thinking about wee ones is starting to change.
Mar 28, 2014 | 54:00Tapestry High Anxiety Audio
Tapestry High Anxiety 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.
Nov 29, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry It Goes Both Ways: When God Talks Back Audio
Tapestry It Goes Both Ways: When God Talks Back Nov 29, 2013 | 53:59Many years ago, the anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann set out to understand how god becomes real for some people. Professor Luhrmann was fascinated by religious believers who experience god talking to them, either through visions, or a voice they can hear.