2011

 

Unto Us A Child and Rick Phillips: Bach's Christmas Oratorio

Note: Tapestry is pre-empted on Christmas Day on CBC Radio 1. This episode airs on Thursday, December 29th. The program originally aired December 20, 2009....

The Gospel Christmas Project with Andrew Craig

Listen to this episode On this week's program, an encore broadcast of a program co-hosted by Mary Hynes and Andrew Craig, host of Canada Live...

Belonging

Listen to this episode Belonging is a basic human need. Some theories rank it right after food, water and shelter! This week, Tapestry takes...

Hospitality

Listen to this episode Is there a more mushy word in the English language?  Hospitality.   But, no - we aren't talking about Martha Stewart...

Through The Eye of A Needle: The Occupy Movement and the Church

Listen to this episode When "Occupy Wall Street" protesters began camping out to highlight the gap between rich and poor, many of them pitched their...

A Few Good Words - Wisdom of the Ages for Living Life Today , Part 2

Listen to this episode If you're wondering about the meaning of life - Lou Marinoff has a prescription for you.  And you won't be getting...

A Few Good Words - Wisdom For the Ages for Living Life Today, Part 1

Listen to this episode The philosopher A.C. Grayling calls it a sobering bit of mathematics. Our lives will last less than one-thousand months. And how...

Reasons to Live

Listen to this episode It's an expression you can take one of two ways.  Someone will describe his partner as 'my reason for living', and...

Relics

Listen to this episode This weekend on Tapestry Mary Hynes explores the ways we humans reach past the grave to reconnect with those who have...

Midlife

Midway along the journey of our lifeI woke to find myself in a dark wood,for I had wandered off from the straight path. Dante, The Divine...

Living With A Saint

Listen to this episode Mary Johnson spent 20 years living with a worldwide symbol for goodness and holiness. At 19, she joined Mother Teresa's...

Hope

Listen to this episode It's one of the Dalai Lama's favourite sayings:  'You should hope for the best, and prepare for the worst.'  That's...

When Mind and Medicine Meet

Listen to this episode This week on Tapestry, host Mary Hynes explores the unpredictable places where mind and medicine meet. We're not talking about...

In The Beginning Was The Word

Listen to this episode This week, host Mary Hynes celebrates the spoken word.  We'll hear about a world-wide birthday party, as the King James...

Sacred Ground, Part 2

Listen to this episode Henry Lickers, Environmental Science Officer for the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, in St. Lawrence Islands National Park near Brockville, Ontario. Photo...

Sacred Ground, Part 1

Listen to this episode Theologian Rudolf Otto wrote nearly a century ago that there are two kinds of hallowed ground.  One is a place set...

Dominion

Listen to this episode The relationship between human beings and animals is complicated.  We love dogs and cats, we eat chickens and cows. Billions of...

Death Be Not Scary

Listen to this episode A wise man once said ...  'It is impossible to experience one's death objectively - and still carry a tune.'   What...

Sex and Soul

Listen to this episode Through the ages, religion and sexuality have been deeply intertwined.  The historian Mircea Eliade said that sex has been seen...

To Err is Human

Listen to this episode Today on Tapestry we're looking at the upside of getting it wrong. We all know that to err is human,...

The Road To Damascas

Listen to this episode Today on Tapestry we're featuring stories of seekers ... people who are so driven to find out their spiritual home,...

A Call for Compassion

Listen to this episode On this episode of Tapestry, Karen Armstrong joins host Mary Hynes for a feature interview on Armstrong's Charter of Compassion.  Her...

Preachers Who Don't Believe in God

Listen to this episode A recent study from Tufts University tells the story of several pastors who no longer believe in God.  Most are...

Art and Soul

Listen to this episode Les Fiancees de la Tour Eiffel, Marc Chagall Two men from very different worlds each with something to say about the...

Baby Guru

Listen to this episode This week on Tapestry, we explore the spiritual power of babies.  Mary Hynes speaks with psychologist and philosopher Alison Gopnik, who...

Science and the Moral Landscape/Jewish Atheism

Listen to this episode Sam Harris, well-known member of the "New Atheist" movement, returns to Tapestry.  In his new book, the neuroscientist and author considers...

Destiny

Listen to this episode Today on the programme - destiny. To what extent can you control it? We'll meet people who are struggling to...

The Spirit of Music

Listen to this episode Some people call Victor Wooten the greatest bass player alive. He started playing the bass when he was three years...

Irshad Manji

Listen to this episode Irshad Manji has been inspiring - and infuriating - people with her thoughts on Islam for the better part of...

Reclaiming Romance

Listen to this episode Cristina Nehring, photograph by Russell Jacob Writer Cristina Nehring argues that romance has become 'a poor and shrunken thing' in...

Forgiveness

Listen to this episode To err is human...to forgive...is complicated. In this episode of Tapestry, host Mary Hynes explores the idea of forgiveness, confession,...

Don't Fear the Reaper

Listen to this episode This weekend on Tapestry Mary Hynes delves into questions of the afterlife - how our ideas of heaven and hell...

The Comfy Church

Listen to this episode This week Tapestry asks how important is it for worship to be 'fun'. We meet Reverend Dorian Baxter, who also...

Hassan Ghedi Santur/Stephan Prothero

Listen to this episode Today on Tapestry, writer and broadcaster Hassan Ghedi Santur explores loneliness.  In the world of texting, Facebook, Twitter and instant...

Lighten Up

Listen to this episode Laughing and praying don't often go hand in hand.  It seems that somewhere throughout the long march of time, levity has...

Eastover and New Life

Listen to this episode Shula Klinger lives in Vancouver. Her ancestral roots are all over the place. When it comes to celebrating religious holidays, it's...

Death Be Not Scary

Listen to this episode A wise man once said ...  'It is impossible to experience one's death objectively - and still carry a tune.'   What...

Richard Holloway

Listen to this episode If you are looking for an all-encompassing vision of what it is to be human, you could do worse than to...

Dominion

Listen to this episode The relationship between human beings and animals is complicated.  We love dogs and cats, we eat chickens and cows. Billions of...

Tapestry Goes To Hell

Listen to this episode Mark Twain may have nailed it. You go to heaven for the climate; hell for the company. On Tapestry, we're all...

Sound and Spirit

Listen to this episode Today Tapestry explores the role of sound, music and the human voice in the world of belief and healing. Mary Hynes...

A Call For Compassion

Listen to this episode On this episode of Tapestry, Karen Armstrong joins host Mary Hynes for a feature interview on Armstrong's Charter of Compassion.  Her...

Salman Ahmad: Rock & Roll Jihad

Listen to this episode As a young musician, Salman Ahmad fell in love with the guitar-driven rock of Led Zeppelin, and with qawwali music...

Preachers Who Don't Believe in God

Listen to this episode A recent study from Tufts University tells the story of several pastors who no longer believe in God.  Most are still...

Sex and Soul

Listen to this episode Through the ages, religion and sexuality have been deeply intertwined.  The historian Mircea Eliade said that sex has been seen as...

The Ultimate Mystery

Listen to this episode Woody Allen may have said it best. "Rather than live on in the hearts and minds of my fellow man...

Long

When you hear the word "evangelical," what comes to mind?  Do you picture someone standing on a street corner, brandishing a bible and urging...

Life After Trauma

Listen to this episode We marvel at how human beings can keep going under the most staggering load. For those who have known  unimaginable loss,...

Survival of the Kindest

Listen to this episode Dacher Keltner is a professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Co-Director of the Greater Good Science...

Mavis Staples

Listen to this episode Today on Tapestry, the legendary Mavis Staples.  For more than six decades she has used her gift of music to advance...

To Err is Human

Listen to this episode Today on Tapestry we're looking at the upside of getting it wrong. We all know that to err is human, but...

The Road to Damascus

Listen to this episode Today on Tapestry we're featuring stories of seekers ... people who are so driven to find out their spiritual home,...

The Harvard Psychedelic Club

Listen to this episode In the 1960's, sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll came together in a potent mix. Young people rejected the buttoned-down...
« 2010 | 2012 »