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.
Feb 2, 2014 | 53:59Tapestry Tales From the Crypt Audio
Tapestry Tales From the Crypt Feb 2, 2014 | 53:59The poet John Donne called death 'mighty and dreadful.' We can think of a few other names, courtesy of the people who work with it, study it and live with it. Dealing with death: featuring the least morbid bunch of guests you can imagine.
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."
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.
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.
Nov 29, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry It Goes Both Ways: When God Talks Back Audio
Tapestry It Goes Both Ways: When God Talks Back Nov 29, 2013 | 53:59Many years ago, the anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann set out to understand how god becomes real for some people. Professor Luhrmann was fascinated by religious believers who experience god talking to them, either through visions, or a voice they can hear.
Nov 15, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry Paul Bloom / Candy Chang Audio
Tapestry Paul Bloom / Candy Chang Nov 15, 2013 | 53:59For decades, the world of psychology more or less agreed that here wasn't much going on in the moral lives of infants. Morality was made. But for psychologist Paul Bloom, that sort of thinking about wee ones is starting to change.
Nov 8, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry What is the World Made Of? Audio
Tapestry What is the World Made Of? Nov 8, 2013 | 53:59On this week's show (Feb. 15, 2013 Encore), we delve into fire, earth, and water. Michael Winter starts us off with a story about fire. One minute, the Newfoundland author was heaving a pile of garbage into a raging incinerator and the next, well, he was going down the chute.
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."