Religion

Forrest Church: "Love & Death" (Beacon)

December 22, 2008

The Unitarian theologian, author and son of a former U.S. senator discusses religion in America today and living with a terminal illness.

Morgan Atkinson: "Soul Searching: The Journey of Thomas Merton" (DeChant Hughes)

December 10, 2008

A discussion with filmmaker, Morgan Atkinson, on his documentary about Trappist monk and religious thinker, Thomas Merton. Merton is considered by many to be one of the important spiritual voices of the twentieth century.

Readers' Review: "The Plot Against America" by Philip Roth

October 29, 2008

Diane invites listeners to join a discussion of what some reviewers called Philip Roth's most powerful political novel. It presents an alternate world in which Charles Lindbergh defeats FDR in the 1940 presidential election.

Erin Prophet: "Prophet's Daughter" (Lyons Press)

October 20, 2008

In early nineteen-ninety, members of The Church Universal and Triumphant entered underground bunkers in Montana because of apocalyptic prophesies by their leader – Elizabeth Clare Prophet. Prophet’s daughter explains what life was like...

Gustav Niebuhr: "Beyond Tolerance" (Viking)

September 11, 2008

A discussion about building bridges between religious faiths.

Dr. Qanta Ahmed: "In the Land of Invisible Women" (Sourcebooks) (Rebroadcast)

September 7, 2008

A British-born, western trained Muslim doctor recalls her experiences practicing medicine in Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Qanta Ahmed: "In the Land of Invisible Women" (Sourcebooks)

September 4, 2008

A British-born, western trained Muslim doctor recalls her experiences practicing medicine in Saudi Arabia.

John Zogby: "The Way We'll Be" (Random House) and David Moore: "The Opinion Makers" (Beacon)

September 3, 2008

Two pollsters discuss how polls sometimes shape political opinions and reveal how the American Dream will change in the coming century.

Moustafa Bayoumi: "How Does It Feel To Be A Problem?

August 25, 2008

How the events of September 11, 2001, changed the lives of many young Arab Americans.

Religion in the 2008 Presidential Campaign

August 19, 2008

Diane and her guests examine the role of religion in the 2008 presidential campaign.

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