Let There Be Light

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wilsons-xmas.jpgThe light of the world. The festival of lights. A ray of hope. This Christmas Eve, Mary Hynes hosts a special Tapestry program, exploring the idea of Light as a metaphor for the Divine, in religious and spiritual traditions around the world.

Guests on the show:

Amy Taylor: Registrar, Toronto Pagan Conference

Eleanor Chilathen: Director of Programmes, The Children's International Learning Centre

T. Lee Bauman, MD: Author, God at the Speed of Light. Published by A.R.E. Press, Virginia Beach, Virginia

J. Brent Bill: Quaker Minister, Author, Mind the Light: Learning to See With Spiritual Eyes, published by Paraclete Press, Brewster, Massachusetts.

David Perley: Lecturer, Comparative Religion, University of Toronto.

Tim Wilson: writer, broadcaster, producer,and dad - from Bear River, Nova Scotia.

Music featured on the show:

Innocenti by Brian Eno from The Shutov Assembly.

Light and Day by The Polyphonic Spree from soundtrack to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

Stille Nacht by Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont Royal from Noel Autour du Monde.

Stille Nacht from Mannheim Steamroller Christmas.

Call of the Valley by Shivkumar Sharma, Brijbushan Kabra and Hariprasad Chaurasia.

Put the Lights on the Tree by Sufjan Stevens from Songs for Christmas Singalong.

Afe Hyia Pa by African Guitar Summit from Sounds of the Season, CBC Records.

Neyname by Mercan Dede from Sufi Traveler.

Rad Halaila by The Burning Bush from A Jewish Odyssey.

The Children of Lir by Loretto Reid from The Beginning.

Let There Be Light by Nester Torres.

Related Website:

The Children's International Learning Centre


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