Oct 5, 2012 | 54:01Tapestry Coping: Part 2 Audio
Tapestry Coping: Part 2 Oct 5, 2012 | 54:01Part 2 in our series on coping. We’ve all had times where we’re just trying to get by. This week, Rabbi Harold S. Kushner tells us the story of the Book of Job, and why it's the ultimate textbook for how to deal when the going gets tough.
Jun 24, 2012 | 54:00Tapestry Preachers Who Don't Believe in God Audio
Tapestry Preachers Who Don't Believe in God Jun 24, 2012 | 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 23, 2011 | 54:00Tapestry Midlife Audio
Tapestry Midlife Oct 23, 2011 | 54:00To many who study it, midlife is as profound a time as any in your whole life; a time when the soul of a human being refuses to keep quiet. This week on Tapestry, Mary Hynes explores The Meaning of Midlife. Guests: Joe Ollmann, James Hollis, Benjamin Stein, and Jean Béliveau.
Feb 22, 2013 | 54:00Tapestry Keeping the Doubt Audio
Tapestry Keeping the Doubt Feb 22, 2013 | 54:00We take a look at how doubt and skepticism can be essential ingredients to faith. Mary meets Rabbi Rami Shapiro - a rabbi who says he isn't religious, but rather a curious, holy rascal. She also talks to Michael Shermer, the founder of Skeptic Magazine. He's held his own against Deepak Chopra in a go round on consciousness and quantum physics.
Jan 1, 2012 | 54:00Tapestry 'The Other Face of God' with author Mary Jo Leddy Audio
Tapestry 'The Other Face of God' with author Mary Jo Leddy Jan 1, 2012 | 54:00Mary Hynes talks with Mary Jo Leddy about her commitment to social justice and her faith. Both are explored in her latest book, 'The Other Face of God: When the Stranger Calls Us Home.' Also, freelance broadcaster Gloria Chang takes us along for an overnight stay at a Zen Buddhist monastery in Korea, as she attempts to discover her own "Buddha nature."
May 27, 2012 | 53:59Tapestry Say No To Happiness Audio
Tapestry Say No To Happiness May 27, 2012 | 53:59Happiness. Philosophers from the time of Aristotle have called it the ultimate purpose of life. And why not? Scientific studies proclaim that happy people enjoy greater intimacy, better health and even more creativity. So bring it on! Everyone wants happiness! Everyone except documentary maker, Frank Faulk.
Dec 10, 2012 | 53:56Tapestry Revelation: the most psychedelic book in the Bible Audio
Tapestry Revelation: the most psychedelic book in the Bible Dec 10, 2012 | 53:56Some believe it's a roadmap to the end of days. Others say it's one big hallucination. It's The Book of Revelation and, for a very long time, it has fuelled Christian fears of a judgement day literally full of fire and brimstone. The story from Elaine Pagels,the woman who wrote the book on The Book.
Mar 8, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry High Anxiety Audio
Tapestry High Anxiety Mar 8, 2013 | 53:59The 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. If it's ringing a few bells - welcome to the club.