Feb 28, 2014 | 54:00Tapestry Lights, Camera, Religion! Audio
Tapestry Lights, Camera, Religion! Feb 28, 2014 | 54:00Can Saturday night at the movies remind you of Sunday morning at church or Friday night at temple? Sure thing, if you see Martin Scorcese's Raging Bull a passion play and the goofy comedy Groundhog Day as a deeply religious film.
Feb 14, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Thou Shalt Follow Me On Twitter Audio
Tapestry Thou Shalt Follow Me On Twitter Feb 14, 2014 | 53:59When God tweets, the world listens. The popular @TheTweetOfGod has over a million followers. We tried to talk with God, but he sent his scribe. David Javerbaum, formally of The Onion and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, is the man who writes God's tweets.
Jan 17, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Parent and Child: The Ties that Bind Audio
Tapestry Parent and Child: The Ties that Bind Jan 17, 2014 | 53:59It's a hard thing to put into words, but a teacher named Elizabeth Stone may have nailed it. She wrote: "Making the decision to have a child - it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body."
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.
Oct 25, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry "Zealot" with author Reza Aslan Audio
Tapestry "Zealot" with author Reza Aslan Oct 25, 2013 | 53:59Reza Aslan made an infamous appearance on Fox News when the interviewer challenged him about why a Muslim would write a book about Jesus. On this episode, Reza Aslan tells the story of the man he calls "the most interesting person who ever lived."
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."
Jun 6, 2010 | 54:00Tapestry "The Way Is Made by Walking" with author Arthur Paul Boers Audio
Tapestry "The Way Is Made by Walking" with author Arthur Paul Boers Jun 6, 2010 | 54:00Arthur Paul Boers likes to say of his pilgrimage in Spain: "I once walked 500 miles to go to church!" Boers is a Mennonite minister, associate professor of pastoral theology at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana, and the author of "The Way Is Made by Walking: A Pilgrimage Along the Camino de Santiago" published by Formatio.
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.