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.
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.
Oct 3, 2014 | 54:00Tapestry Liars, Cheats and Sinners Audio
Tapestry Liars, Cheats and Sinners Oct 3, 2014 | 54:00Cast an eye over the people who go to church. Do you see families of 11 children? Writer Mary Gordon says good-hearted Catholics are made out to be cheats because they defy church rules. Plus, marriage in all its forms, including arranged and annulled.
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?
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.
Jun 15, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Surf, Sun and Physics Streaming Audio
Tapestry Surf, Sun and Physics Streaming Jun 15, 2014 | 53:59Sun. Surf. Spirituality. Mary talks to Father Donald Calloway and Nova Scotia writer Lesley Choyce about the spirituality of surfing. Then meet Professor Jim Gates, a theoretical physicist who believes in God.
May 23, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Dear Grads: Above all, be kind Audio
Tapestry Dear Grads: Above all, be kind May 23, 2014 | 53:59If you could go back and tell your younger self the most important thing you've learned, what would you say? The writer George Saunders tried it during a commencement speech - and his message went viral.
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.
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.