Bishop John Shelby Spong has been on the leading edge of progressive
Over the decades he has shared his own honest journey with faith, doubt, and
social activism as an Episcopal priest, bishop, and author. Some of his many
books include: Living in Sin? A B...
"Jesus of Nazareth is one of the most famous men in history. There are good
reasons to believe that he walked the earth some two thousand years ago, and
was eventually crucified.
But what about Jesus Christ, son of God? What if he never existed? What
if the divine, v...
This is the second part of series on Revisioning Christianity. Different
scholars bring different views to help us understand the history of
Christianity and its future. How did Christianity become empire’s religion?
Was Christianity a hoax? Is it believable today? Does ...
Johann Hari suffered from depression since he was a child and took
anti-depressants as a teenager because he was told that depression is the
result of a chemical imbalance in the brain. He went on a quest to see if
this is really the case. In his book, Lost Connections:...
John Shuck begins a five-part series on Revisioning Christianity. How did
Christianity triumph? Was it a hoax? Is it unbelievable? Does it yet have a
message to inspire peace and justice?
My five guests include:
1) Bart Ehrman, author of the newly released, The Triumph ...
In 1957, Melba Patillo Beals, was one of nine African-American high school
students chosen to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
She became a journalist, professor, author, and at the age of 52 adopted twin
sons. In her book, I Will Not Fear: My Stor...
On February 3rd, 2018, Roots of Conflict and KBOO/Portland, co-sponsored a
presentation at Portland State University called US-Saudi Coalition: Bringing
Peace or War?
In this episode you will hear from Yemeni activist, Aisha Jumaan and Mohammad
al-Nimr, son of executed ...
Ira Israel is a licensed professional clinical counselor and a licensed
marriage and family therapist. He has graduate degrees in philosophy,
religious studies, and psychology. He has a private practice in Santa Monica,
California as well as on-line coaching. He leads wo...
Dr. Samuel Harrington, MD, is the author of At Peace: Choosing a Good Death
After a Long Life. In this important book, which James Fallows of The
Atlantic calls “deeply humane,” he argues the case for taking a
clear-eyed yet compassionate view towards the end of life. M...
Many of us have grown up watching The Ten Commandments on television. Each
year we would watch Charlton Heston kill an Egyptian, rescue Midianite
damsels, confront the Pharaoh with amazing miracles and the lead the Hebrews
out of slavery in Egypt and through the Red Sea....