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Caption: Jarvis Johnson, Credit: photo by: Donny Rowles
Jarvis Johnson was a basketball prodigy by age 2. He’d developed elite basketball skills by the time he was 12, which is also about the time he dis...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:04
Caption: Dirk Ockhardt from Germany discusses jokes, Credit: Erika Lorentzsen
Maintaining a sense of humor in another language can be difficult. Some misunderstandings can be humorous. Still, understanding the nuances of joke...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Emily Franklin
Here’s a new book for Channuk, Hannukkah, Channukah, or however you happen to spell it.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 09:49
Caption: Matti Friedman
In an age when physical books matter less and less, here is a THRILLING story about a book that meant everything. A thousand years ago the most per...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: New Society Publishers jacket, Credit: cover design by Diane McIntosh
Whatever your spiritual path, chances are that the primary tenets of your faith include universal love, acceptance and compassion. Yet three thousa...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2012
  • Length: 28:55
Caption: Mallory McDuff
Churches are taking diverse actions to address climate change through stewardship, advocacy, spirituality and justice. Contributions from leading C...

  • Added: May 15, 2012
  • Length: 25:27
Caption: Mathew Barrett Gross
In the past dozen years, from Y2K to 2012, apocalyptic anticipation in America has leapt from the cultish to the mainstream. Today, nearly 60 perce...

  • Added: May 14, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Dr. L. Michael White
Dr. L. Michael White challenges us to read the gospels as they were originally intended -- as performed stories of faith rather than factual histor...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2011
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Weiser Books
Founder and director of the nonprofit Life of Learning Foundation, Guy Finley presents passages from all the major religious traditions and philoso...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 14:17
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A thrice married counselor shares his insights on the core principles of love and intimacy.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2010
  • Length: 28:59
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Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky tackles King David of the Bible - the shepherd, poet, warrior and adulterer - in his "Life of David."

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 28:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Natalie Goldberg, the writer, painter and writing teacher, speaks with ThoughtCast in Santa Fe, NM!

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio and WFIU


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Anything can happen in Paris, like running into a French Algerian guy who can beatbox the French national anthem. On this edition of B-Side, Host ...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jan 02, 2009
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Harvey Cox, Credit: Harvard University
Public intellectual Jack Beatty, theologist Harvey Cox and philosopher Simon Blackburn -- on ThoughtCast!

Bought by WRNC-LP and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Dec 07, 2008
  • Length: 57:30
  • Purchases: 2
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AAA Music show featuring songs that express a more meaningful side of life. This hour features songs from Van Morrison, Keb Mo, Avril Lavigne and m...

  • Added: May 21, 2008
  • Length: 59:01
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A documentary exploring why we sing music at church and what it does for individuals and communities.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, WGBH Radio Boston, KTSW 89.9, WVPE, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2008
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 35
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The series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution explores questions of religious tolerance with Dr. Eboo Patel, Executive Director of C...

Bought by KDUR


  • Added: Aug 02, 2007
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution explores questions of religious tolerance with Dr. Eboo Patel, Executive Director of C...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, WSKG, KXOT Public Radio, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 01, 2007
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8
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Russian cosmologist Alex Vilenkin on the search for other universes, and the end of our own "O-region" -- on ThoughtCast!

Bought by KPVL and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 30, 2007
  • Length: 29:45
  • Purchases: 2
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How do the Irish celebrate St. Paddys Day?

Bought by WABE, New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, KSQM 91.5 FM, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Mar 14, 2005
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 13
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St. Patricks Day in Ireland, religous holiday or big party?

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WAMC, KTRL, KUT, KRUA and more


  • Added: Mar 14, 2005
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 13