Tapestry

Why religion?

Religion scholar Elaine Pagels describes spiritual experiences she's had that defy explanation. Steven Newcomb explains why a series of 15th century papal bulls have to go and Rignam Wangkhang brings you the art of kora, a Tibetan walking practice, from Kathmandu.
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Elaine Pagels, professor at Princeton University and author of Why Religion? A Personal Story, describes spiritual experiences she's had that defy explanation.

Steven Newcomb, author of Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery, explains why he wants the Catholic Church to revoke a series of papal bulls it issued in the 15th century.

And Rignam Wangkhang brings you the art of kora, a Tibetan walking practice, from Kathmandu.

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