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Tapestry with Mary Hynes

CBC Radio's Tapestry is a weekly exploration of spirituality, religion and the search for meaning, hosted by Mary Hynes.

  • 54:43
    Why one lifelong Catholic abandoned the church in the middle of mass - and is now grappling with where to turn to next. The other, a convert and a lesbian, says leaving 'wasn't even a question.'
    Sep 21, 2018
  • 19:53
    There's a new superhero in town - and he's got a turban and beard. Vishavjit Singh is a New York City-based performance artist and cartoonist. Since 2013, he's been dressing up as Sikh Captain America to, as he puts it on his poster, "kick some intolerant ass."
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 44:58
    How the world we imagine isn't quite how we know it to be. A talk with the Sikh Captain America and a look at the cooperative's role in world history.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 18:55
    Nathan Schneider is the author of Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition that Is Shaping the Next Economy. Schneider says the co-op is as much a part of history as the profit-driven corporation. He says the co-operative is a way of doing business centred on morals, spirituality, and community.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 39:34
    Sister Helen Prejean has seen a lot over the years. Her decades of work on death row - bearing witness to executions - has been harrowing. So if she's feeling a little beaten down right now, you know things are tense. She's buidling "Sister Helen's Justice Train Playlist" with songs that are meant to help us feel better.
    Sep 7, 2018
  • 40:32
    We live in challenging times. From climate change to mass shootings, it's easy to feel despair. Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking and a leading figure in the campaign to end the death penalty, is feeling it herself. And if you are too, Prejean has some advice for you.
    Sep 7, 2018
  • 33:33
    Veteran chef and Zoto Zen Buddhist priest Edward Espe Brown wants you to trust your hands more - and give your head a break.
    Aug 31, 2018
  • 16:13
    "I think if we're not doing things with our hands, we are not really living to our fullest capability." Trained in Arabic and Western calligraphy, Salman Khattak says writing is a spiritual practice.
    Aug 31, 2018
  • 54:58
    What happens when we get out of our heads and into our hands?
    Aug 31, 2018
  • 12:00
    Before making a name for himself as a film producer, writer and social entrepreneur, Sol Guy spent his childhood in the small town of Grand Forks, B.C. His father, William Richard Guy, was instrumental in helping Sol understand his heritage.
    Aug 17, 2018
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