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"Sometimes its good when things get messy," says noted historian of religions, University of Chicago Professor Emeritus Martin E. Marty. He's been ...

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Vera Nakonechny, Credit:  Yury Nakonechny
Ukrainian embroiderer, weaver and bead worker Vera Nakonechny keeps a traditional culture alive.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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In this week's episode we revisit our 2012 interview with Furman philosophy professor, J. Aaron Simmons. Over the course of the hour he helps us un...

  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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In his recent book, Speaking Wiri Wiri, poet Dan Vera brings light and often laughter to the immigrant experience.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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In this episode we rebroadcast of our 2012 conversation with Professor Todd Green of Luther College. We discuss the concept of "Islamophobia" - the...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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We're revisiting our 2012 interview with cartoonist, filmmaker, and copyright activist Nina Paley, creator of the feature-length animated film, Sit...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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This week we revisit our 2012 interview with John J. Thatamanil, in which we discuss the growing field of "religious pluralism" - where the boundar...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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This week we revisit a 2012 interview with Georgetown professor, Jacques Berlinerblau. We discuss his most recent book, How to Be Secular: A Call t...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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We're re-visiting our 2014 interview with Phyllis Tickle. In our conversation we explore the idea that our culture has been shaped by roughly 500-y...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Michelle Van Loon has been a writer for more than three decades. With her recent book, If Only: Letting Go of Regret, the author has written a prac...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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In this episode, we talk with Dr. E.L. Kornegay, founder of the Baldwin-Delaney Institute for Academic Enrichment and Faith Flourishing, about sear...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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On today's show, we have an in-depth conversation about the experience of women in religious communities and in the academic study of religion with...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
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In this wide-ranging interview, our host David Dault talks with Nancy Ellen Abrams, author of A God That Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science, and ...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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After many years as a successful journalist and poet, Judith Valente arrived to lead a workshop at a monastery. The experience changed her life. In...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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This hour we speak to actor, writer, and director Curt Cloninger, who has spent 30 years traveling the country performing thoughtful and thought-pr...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Like many forms of medicine, the Bible can be a tool for healing or harm, depending upon how it is used. Our guest, Jennifer Grace Bird, has writte...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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This week we take the full hour for David Dault's in-depth interview with Michelle Alexander, author of the groundbreaking 2010 book, The New Jim C...

Bought by WCPN


  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Author and journalist Susan Katz Miller is both an interfaith child and an interfaith parent. Her book, Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One ...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Carla Bley, Credit: D.D. Rider
Carla Bley is a prolific and agile composer and jazz pianist. She talks about her career--from Birdland to Montreux.

Bought by KPIP-LP, Harford Community Radio, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Four-time National Poetry Slam champion Taylor Mali connects stage and page.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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The world legend is thrown around a lot, but saxophonist, flutist and composer Charles Lloyd is the real deal. He's much of a musical innovator tod...

Bought by KPIP-LP, Harford Community Radio, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Sam White and Othello cast, Credit: Cybelle Codish
Sam White loves Detroit and loves Shakespeare. So, she emptied her bank account and started a site-specific professional theater company, Shakespea...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: marian-anderson-the-lincoln-memorial-concert-1939, Credit: courtesy of national film preservation foundation
Raymond Arsenault's book The Sound of Freedom examines the 30 minute concert that helped move a nation forward.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone" Playbill., Credit: Photofest, Inc.
Filmmaker Sam Pollard talks about his new documentary August Wilson: The Ground on which I Stand

Bought by KFAI, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 18, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Carolyn Mazloomi, Credit: Gale Zucker
Carolyn Mazloomi shines a powerful light on the African American community through narrative quilts.

Bought by KDNK, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4