Progressive Spirit

Series produced by John Shuck

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Politics, sex, science, spirituality, justice and peace.

Progressive Spirit is a weekly hour-long program about spirituality and social justice. Listen to interviews with top scholars, authors, social justice activists, and spiritual leaders from around the world. Politics, sex, science, spirituality, justice and peace. Always interesting, informative, and cutting edge.


89 Pieces

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Caption: Connie Tuttle
Connie Tuttle tells her story of being a queer prophet.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Hugh Turley
December 10th, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Thomas Merton. Questions linger. Was it a heart attack, accident, or murder?

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Bernie Taylor
Bernie Taylor, naturalist and author discusses this myth and how it shapes religion and science.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Stephen J. Patterson
Historian of Religion, Stephen Patterson, reconstructs one of the earliest Christian Creeds that Emphasized Radical Egalitarianism.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Catherine Shakdam and Hanan Al-Zubaidy
John Shuck speaks with Hanan Al-Zubaidy and Catherine Shakdam about his recent trip to Iraq for Arbaeen

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  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 56:02
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Caption: Dr. John Andrew Morrow
Recently discovered texts show the peaceful relationship Islam and Christianity enjoyed for centuries.

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Aisha Jumaan, Mohammad Al-Nimr, John Shuck at Roots of Conflict Presentation at Portland State University, February 3rd 2018
Aisha Jumaan and Mohammad Al-Nimr Expose the US involvement with Saudi Aggression

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Scholars and religious leaders explore the impact of Husayn and the devotion of the 20 million pilgrims who visit his shrine. Part 2 of 2.

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  • Added: May 21, 2018
  • Length: 54:01
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Caption: Sheikh Mohammed Al-Hilli
Sheikh Mohammed Al-Hilli discusses Arbaeen: The Walk, the first book in English about the annual pilgrimage to the shrine of Imam Husayn.

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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Scholars and religious leaders explore the impact of Husayn and the devotion of the 15-20 million pilgrims who visit his shrine each year. Part 1 o...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Caption: Dr. Kathleen Dean Moore
Moral Philosopher and Environmental-Thought Leader, Kathleen Dean Moore, tells the hard, urgent truth about the state of Earth and calls out for mo...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Frances Shure
“The role of the media is the primary reason why good people become silent — or worse — about 9/11.” -- Frances Shure

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 54:01
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Caption: David Chandler
David Chandler shows that for the official story of what happened to the three World Trade Center Towers to be true, the laws of physics would have...

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Dwain Deets, Former NASA Engineer
Former NASA engineer explains evidence that an intelligence operation, Able Danger, knew Mohammad Atta was in the US yet was forbidden to share thi...

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 54:01
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Caption: Graeme MacQueen and Elizabeth Woodworth
The 23-member 9/11 Consensus Panel is building a body of evidence-based research into the events of September 11, 2001.

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Chris Hedges wants us to face the reality that our society is unraveling. He speaks with John Shuck about his latest book.

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Parker Palmer and Carrie Newcomer
The Grace and Gravity of Growing Old

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Matthew Fox
In November 2016 I released an interview with activist, Matthew Fox. This is a rebroadcast of that episode.

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eden Collinsworth
What is right, wrong, good, bad? A discussion of morality in changing times.

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Michael P. Daley and Victoria Price
Interviews with Victoria Price, author of The Way of Being Lost: A Road Trip to My Truest Self, and Michael P. Daley, author of Bobby Bluejacket: T...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1