Religion

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin: "The Book of Jewish Values" (Bell Tower/Crown)

March 20, 2000

A conversation with Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, whose book offers a year's worth of lessons in ethics, based on Jewish traditions and teachings. He talks with Diane about making these ancient examples relevant to our modern lives.

Bishop John Shelby Spong: "Here I Stand" (Harper San Francisco)

February 24, 2000

Bishop John Shelby Spong has long been a controversial figure within the Episcopal Church, as a supporter of the ordination of women and gays. In his memoir he explains the development of his concept of inclusive Christianity.

Cathleen Medwick: "Teresa of Avila" (Knopf)

January 6, 2000

Cathleen Medwick discusses "Teresa of Avila" (Knopf), her biography of one of the greatest reformers and mystics among the Catholic saints. While she is often considered a modern feminist icon, the book focuses on her role within...

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