This week we're talking with Sharon Salzberg. Sharon is a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. She is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA and the author of ten books including NY Times bestseller, Real Happiness, her seminal work, Lovingkindness and her forthcoming release by Flatiron Books, Real Love. Renowned for her down-to-earth teaching style, Sharon offers a secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings, making them instantly accessible. She is a regular columnist for On Being, a contributor to Huffington Post, and the host of her own podcast: The Metta Hour. For more information, visit www.SharonSalzberg.com.
We're talking with Bushi Yamato Damashiithis week to kick off a new series on Buddhism. Bushi is a Buddhist monk and lead resident teacher at Daishin Zen Buddhist Temple in Thomasville, North Carolina. Bushi is also the Vice-president and Zen monk at Still Water Farms Retreat Center in Franklinville, NC. A former Christian minister and pastor, Bushi now speaks of much deeper understanding of the love and compassion of the Historical Jesus and the Historical Buddha. Bushi is classically trained in Mahayana Buddhism and Daishin Zen.
In the final episode of our Christian series, William Matthews tells Michael Gungor why he should be a Christian.
This week, Fr. Richard Rohr joins William Matthews, Michael Gungor, and Hillary McBride to explore the question: What is a Christian?
We'd love to see you at The Liturgists Gathering in Minneapolis or Nashville this Novemeber.
This week Michael Gungor and Science Mike talk with Lisa Gungor and Jenny McHargue about what Christianity is.
We'd love to see you at The Liturgists Gatheringin London, Minneapolos, or Nashville this year.
This is the first in a weekly series where we explore two seemingly simple questions: "Do you identify as a Christian," and, "Why or why not."
Our guest on this episode is Rachel Held Evans. Her new book about the Bible is called Inspired.
Here's a sample of our latest project: a new weekly podcast for folks who support us on Patreon called The Alien & The Robot.
Hillary, William, Michael, and Mike discuss spirtulity beyond the reach of language.
This episode is about the spiritual gift of speaking in tongues, as explored through the perspectives of science, art, and faith.
TRIGGER WARNING: The interview with Christopher West in Part 2 could be triggering to members of the LGBTQIA+ community. It's included so people with non-affiriming viewpoints on LGBTQIA+ on sexuality are prompted to examine the implications of that worldview, but we encourge our listners to use discretion before listening to that segment.
In this episode, we’re talking about how to discern what is right and healthy for people in sexual activity.
We’d like to thank our guests on this episode, and we encourage you to check out their work.
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