In an increasingly polarized world, Spirited taps into the wisdom of leaders and activists who will help illuminate how spirituality informs action. Hosted by educator, activist and writer Dr. Simran Jeet Singh, this podcast explores life through the perspectives of diverse spiritual thinkers, practitioners and teachers.
“Religion Unmuted” focuses on how religion and gender impact important social issues, like politics, racism, immigration and health. Ecklund and Prickett aim to give listeners a fresh perspective on religion by talking with women scholars, journalists, activists and faith leaders as well as allies to understand the social implications of what is happening around religion right now.
We may imagine that the sacred is set apart from life, but religion is involved in every aspect of our day-to-day world. How we live together and apart. How we argue. How we flourish. The sacred is the profane
Everything is connected. Everyone is connected. What, then, do we mean by “humanity” and, more specifically, “the humanities”? What are the humanities, anyway? And what are they for? Why might we need them today in an especially acute and practical way? Who thinks like this, and why?
These are some of the questions we seek to explore through “Connections: Humanizing the Humanities” — a podcast produced by the School of the Humanities and hosted by Jeffrey J. Kripal, the J. Newton Rayzor Chair in Philosophy and Religious Thought, Associate Dean of Faculty and Graduate Studies, and author of The Flip: Epiphanies of Mind and the Future of Knowledge.
Consequential conversations with leaders from different faith communities exploring how they are engaging the pressing challenges of today's world. Dr. Robert Hunt, Director of Global Theological Education at Perkins School of Theology of Southern Methodist University, is your host for this exploration of our multi-faith world.