Jun 7, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry Baby Guru and Jewish Atheism Audio
Tapestry Baby Guru and Jewish Atheism Jun 7, 2013 | 53:59Two terrific documentaries: first, the story of a man who learned the most important lessons of his life from a group of babies. Then, is it possible to be agnostic, or even an atheist, and still call yourself Jewish?
Jun 14, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry The World's Most Famous Amnesiac Audio
Tapestry The World's Most Famous Amnesiac Jun 14, 2013 | 53:59What if you could only live the present? With no past to remember and no future to dream of, Henry Molaison was the world's most famous amnesiac. We speak to the neuroscientist who studied him for over forty years.
May 3, 2013 | 53:58Tapestry Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? Audio
Tapestry Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? May 3, 2013 | 53:58Jeanette Winterson is an acclaimed British writer. She was adopted by very religious Pentecostal parents, who hoped she would become a missionary. Instead, Jeanette fell in love with a woman. Her memoir is called Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
Apr 12, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry The Importance of Being Sexual Audio
Tapestry The Importance of Being Sexual Apr 12, 2013 | 53:59What if the classic sensual tome 'The Arabian Nights: Tales from a
Thousand and One Nights' had been written by a scientist? A scientist
with specialties in sexual health and public policy - and a wicked sense of
Apr 26, 2013 | 53:58Tapestry The Exit Ramp Audio
Tapestry The Exit Ramp Apr 26, 2013 | 53:58On this week's show, the elusive exit ramp. One guest tries to escape a soul-crushing line of work - he is a minister who has lost his religious belief - and another guest leads gang members away from lives of violence.
Mar 1, 2013 | 54:00Tapestry Lamenting the Road Not Taken Audio
Tapestry Lamenting the Road Not Taken Mar 1, 2013 | 54:00It's only human to assess one's life and ponder what might have been. Everyone from John Lennon to Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront has tried to express the mix of regret and foggy optimism that our hearts associate with the roads not taken.
Author Adam Phillips put it this way: We're "haunted by the myth of our own potential." He talks about it to Mary this week.
Mar 22, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry I'm Right, You're Wrong Audio
Tapestry I'm Right, You're Wrong Mar 22, 2013 | 53:59This week on Tapestry, why dialing down self-righteousness is so important - and so hard. Psychologist Jonathan Haidt explains why arguments about politics and religion get so toxic. Later, writer Philip Yancey talks to Mary about finding strength in your
Apr 5, 2013 | 53:58Tapestry How Do You Want to Live? Audio
Tapestry How Do You Want to Live? Apr 5, 2013 | 53:58Anthony Lawlor is an architect who has made it his job to find the sacred in the ordinary. He and Mary talk about how the divine is not limited to churches, mosques, synagogues and temples. Lawlor says you can find it everywhere, if you just look - even
Apr 19, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry The Faces of Eve Audio
Tapestry The Faces of Eve Apr 19, 2013 | 53:59Eve represents the first woman on earth in Christian and Judaic traditions. In Islam she's known as Hawwa. To many, she's the thoughtless vixen who tempted man away from God. A closer look at Eve shows a daring champion of human ingenuity and equality.
May 27, 2013 | 25:28Tapestry Gordon Campbell on the King James Bible Audio
Tapestry Gordon Campbell on the King James Bible May 27, 2013 | 25:28Mary 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.
Jan 25, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry Lessons for Living Audio
Tapestry Lessons for Living Jan 25, 2013 | 53:59What can the old teach the young about living a good life? This week on Tapestry, we hear wisdom from the elders on everything from marrying the right person, to raising happy children, to staying connected with the people you love.
Jan 18, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry It Goes Both Ways: When God Talks Back Audio
Tapestry It Goes Both Ways: When God Talks Back Jan 18, 2013 | 53:59The anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann is fascinated by religious believers who experience god talking to them, either through visions, or a voice they can hear. She is the author of When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God.