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.
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.
Jan 2, 2015 | 53:59Tapestry Lights, Camera, Religion! (2014 Encore) Audio
Tapestry Lights, Camera, Religion! (2014 Encore) Jan 2, 2015 | 53:59Can 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.
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.
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.
Feb 27, 2011 | 54:00Tapestry "Preachers Who Are Not Believers" with co-author Daniel Dennett (2011 Encore) Audio
Tapestry "Preachers Who Are Not Believers" with co-author Daniel Dennett (2011 Encore) Feb 27, 2011 | 54:00Losing faith in God is common but what happens when your paycheque depends on your belief? A study from Tufts University tells the story of several pastors who no longer believe. Some are still working in churches, preaching sermons, and counseling the faithful. They say they do not have the skills for a new job and, in some cases, are unable to confide even in their families for fear of what their newfound disbelief may do.
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.
Jan 25, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry Lessons for Living (2012 Encore) Audio
Tapestry Lessons for Living (2012 Encore) 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.
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."
Dec 13, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry Do You Hear What We Hear? (2012 Encore) Audio
Tapestry Do You Hear What We Hear? (2012 Encore) 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.
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.
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.
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?