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Tapestry

 

Tapestry

Tapestry explores spirituality, religion and the search for meaning. Find space for your soul every week.

Updated: Fridays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/tapestry

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The strange coronation of Donald Trump

Michael Enright reflects on the Republican National Convention.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:32:43]

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Ross Rebagliati

The Canadian Olympic Snowboarder opens up about the pressures of being the world’s top snowboarder.

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[mp3 file: runs00:27:29]

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Grieving

This week's podcast explores the complex nature of the grieving process.

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[mp3 file: runs00:25:31]

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Yazidi ISIS slave shares her harrowing story

A young Yazidi woman's life in Iraq took a horrific turn when her town was taken over by ISIS.

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[mp3 file: runs00:19:52]

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Tapestry podcasts during the summer

A special message from Mary Hynes about Tapestry podcasts during the summer.

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Faith Tested: stories from Fort McMurray and Birmingham, Alabama

Lucas Welsh serves Fort McMurray as both a firefighter and a pastor. What he witnessed in one job made him question the other. And a feature conversation with Dr. Willie Parker, an obstetrician in the southern United States who believes he has a moral dut

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


Reclaiming Indigenous Spirituality

Papal decrees, poisoned water, and a look at reclaiming indigenous spirituality.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:59]


Recommending Love Me

Host Mary Hynes recommends the new CBC original podcast Love Me.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:04:05]


Enchanted

Musician Snatam Kaur talks about the healing power of sacred chants and Lauretta Santarossa gives us a tour of her secret garden dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:37]


Stories of Perseverance and Grit That Go Way Off Script

Paralympian John Maclean on his journey to walk again, and musician David Newland on his search for his birth father.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


New Truths from Old Books

A second look at ancient texts dispels myths about Mary Magdalene and provides new insight into ancient Egyptian beliefs about life and death.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


Stories from the battlefield and the ballpark PODCAST Version

Stories from the battlefield: what Harjit Sajjan, Canada's Minister of Defence has learned about life, and Stacey May Fowles on the healing properties of baseball.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:21]


This Party Has Soul

The spiritual sides of four musicians: Prince, Kanye West, Beyonce and Shad.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:40:31]


Behind the headlines

Tapestry looks more deeply at two stories that made the news. Timothy Schmalz talks about his 'homeless Jesus' statue. Jeff Goodes looks at how Peterborough reacted to the fire-bombing of its only mosque.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:59]


Welcoming Refugees.

Tina Grimberg fled Ukraine as a teenager more than three decades ago. Now she's a rabbi whose congregation is welcoming a family from Syria. Plus a conversation with Parker Palmer about entitlement, Trump, and breaking down walls.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


Tapestry - Buffy Sainte-Marie

Buffy Sainte-Marie is usually asked about a lot of other stuff: her career in music, her Academy Award, her life as an activist. But what does Buffy Sainte-Marie believe in?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:04]


Religion doesn't cause religious violence - a conversation with Rabbi Sacks

Rabbi Sacks won the 2016 Templeton Prize for his book, "Not in God's Name: Confronting Religious Violence." This award is given annually to someone who has made a profound spiritual contribution to the world.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


Tapestry - From Mount Olympus to the Airport Chapel

Baynard Woods on the modern worship of ancient Greek gods and a portrait of the chaplain at the Ottawa airport.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:59]


Tapestry - Against Intolerance

Parker Palmer, Diane Moore and Artists without Barriers

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:59]


Spiritual Self Meet Sexual Self

Interviews with KD Miller and Rev Trisha Elliot

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


Tapestry - Rethinking addiction and mental illness

The messier aspects of human behaviour as we investigate ways people are rethinking mental health, addiction, and what falls within ‘normal’for the human brain.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


Tapestry - Spark Joy

Showing your socks the love? Marie Kondo & her decluttering tips echo the Shinto tradition of Japan - and it's no coincidence.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:59]


Journeys to a New Life

The life journey of Thupten Jinpa, translator to the Dalai Lama; and Khari McClelland's road trip to find the soundtrack of the Underground Railroad.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


Tapestry - The Truth Show

Scientist and Evangelical Christian Katherine Hayhoe talks about climate change in Texas. Musician Craig Cardiff gathers "Books of Truths" at his gigs.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


Tapestry - For the Love of Family

We investigate the messy human business of one family being born - another saying goodbye … and in the midst of it all, a wedding, in which the choice of music is going to matter profoundly - but not for any reason you might expect.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:25]