May 27, 2013 | 25:28Tapestry "Bible" with author Gordon Campbell Audio
Tapestry "Bible" with author Gordon Campbell May 27, 2013 | 25:28Mary talks with Renaissance scholar Gordon Campbell, and 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.
May 17, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry Lost in Translation Audio
Tapestry Lost in Translation May 17, 2013 | 53:59Gerald Shea spent years transcribing what he heard, trying to make sense out of what people were saying to him. He talks to Mary Hynes about all the "lost time, lost words, and lost loves."
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.
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.
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
Mar 28, 2013 | 53:58Tapestry Spring Cleaning in God's House Audio
Tapestry Spring Cleaning in God's House Mar 28, 2013 | 53:58There was a phrase ringing out in a lot of churches over the holiday weekend, as Christians think about the message of hope and rebirth offered to them at this time of the year. "We are an Easter people."
Mar 16, 2013 | 53:58Tapestry When in Rome Audio
Tapestry When in Rome Mar 16, 2013 | 53:58Habemus Papam! - We have a pope! With those words, Pope Francis became the leader of the Catholic Church. On this episode, we explore what it was like to be in Rome, what we can expect from the pontiff, and the story behind St. Francis of Assisi.
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.
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.
Feb 1, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry Crossing the Line Audio
Tapestry Crossing the Line Feb 1, 2013 | 53:59As a journalist, Kevin Cox covered it all, including tragedies like the Westray mining disaster and the Swissair crash near Peggy's Cove. But he often felt that he was standing on the wrong side of the police tape. Instead of reporting the news, Cox wanted to be with the families, helping them cope with their loss. After 35 years, he left journalism and is now training to be a minister.