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Interfaith Voices Podcast (hour-long version)
52 minutes | Dec 4, 2021
How Did We Get Here? On Abortion, the Fetus and Religion
We stand on the steps of the Supreme Court as Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health is heard - a major challenge to Roe v. Wade - and ask, “How did we get here?”
21 minutes | Dec 4, 2021
How Did We Get Here?
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Garrow traces the evolution of today’s battles over when a fetus becomes a person with rights.
10 minutes | Dec 4, 2021
Where Are We Going?
Historian David Garrow and Liz Cavell, an attorney for the Freedom From Religion Foundation, parse the possible outcomes of the recent arguments abortion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organizations.
20 minutes | Dec 4, 2021
Do American Catholics Really Oppose Abortion?
Jamie Manson, the new leader of Catholics for Choice, outlines the ways Catholic attitudes towards abortion access have changed.
18 minutes | Nov 27, 2021
The legacy of Thanksgiving: gratitude, identity, and eating
Food is not traditionally included in the study of religion, but as our guest says, “everyone eats!”
16 minutes | Nov 27, 2021
The spirituality of vegetarianism, veganism, and Jainism
Vegetarianism and veganism are not religions, but Ben Zeller of Lake Forest College says the decision to stop eating meat and other animal products can be an incredibly meaningful shift in one’s philosophy of eating.
16 minutes | Nov 27, 2021
The Sikh tradition of langar hits the road
Ravinder “Ravi” Singh, head of the Share a Meal program under the Khalsa Peace Corps, is taking langar on the road to reach the most vulnerable.
52 minutes | Nov 26, 2021
Adventures in Faith & Food
No matter your race, class, gender, or faith, we all have to eat. We explore what food says about who we are and what we believe.
22 minutes | Nov 20, 2021
Caring for our neighbors, old and new.
The leader of an Adventist community organization collecting donations, and partnering with other organizations to help new arrivals fleeing war and violence.
19 minutes | Nov 19, 2021
Bringing in the Sheaves: Gleaning in Faith
Volunteers across the country are “gleaning” -- the ancient practice of picking crops for the poor after the harvest is completed.
52 minutes | Nov 19, 2021
In a Season of Need: Finding Ways to Help
This week we hear from volunteers across the country helping neighbors in need.
11 minutes | Nov 19, 2021
Addressing The Stigma of Food Insecurity
As people seek ways to do good, researcher and food security advocate Kate Martin offers ways to minimize harm and remove the stigma and shame people feel when receiving charity
52 minutes | Nov 13, 2021
The Survival Story of Sister Dianna Ortiz and Lessons from the Herodian Dynast
A remembrance of the life of Sister Dianna Ortiz a survivor of torture who became a voice for victims. And the intrigue-filled exploits of Herod the Great and his family.
28 minutes | Nov 13, 2021
On a Mission: The Nun who Survived Torture and Became a Global Advocate for Peace and Justice
In 1989 Sister Dianna Ortiz survived torture in Guatemala and became a voice for victims.
24 minutes | Nov 13, 2021
Church and State: The Evolving Power and Legacy of the Herodian Dynasty
Dr. Bruce Chilton chronicles the intrigue-filled dynastic exploits of Herod the Great and his family in The Herods: Murder, Politics, and the Art of Succession.
47 minutes | Nov 13, 2021
Web Extra: Full interview with Dr. Bruce Chilton
Host and Executive producer, Ambereen Khan's interview with Dr. Bruce Chilton contained a wealth of fascinating information. Far more than we could fit in this week's show. For all of the history geeks out there, here is
50 minutes | Nov 5, 2021
An Inclusive Diwali Story for Children and the Politics of Weaponizing the Wafer
A children’s book about Diwali and a discussion of what is at stake as the US Conference of Catholic Bishops considers denying communion to politicians who support abortion.
18 minutes | Nov 5, 2021
A Conversation with Thrity Umrigar about Binny’s Diwali
Thrity Umrigar returns to the Diwali celebrations of her Indian childhood for Binny’s Diwali, a picture book for children that explains how her family celebrates this important but little understood Indian festival.
33 minutes | Nov 5, 2021
Weaponizing the Wafer: The Political Undercurrents in American
Dr. Massimo Faggioli is an expert on American Catholicism looks at the subtext of President Joseph Biden’s recent meeting with Pope Francis -- only the second time in history a sitting Catholic president has met with a s
52 minutes | Oct 31, 2021
Scary or Sacred: Unmasking the rites and rituals of the season
From a study of spirituality in the horror genre to the celebration of Dia de Los Muertos, we explore how people find meaning in rituals we may not fully understand.
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