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The podcast of the Diversity and Spirituality Network

Feb 14, 2020

Musician Jonathan Adams eight years ago was suddenly stricken with a crippling form of depression and anxiety. It was then he discovered a new way of experiencing music and sound. Instead of using these tools to entertain others, he used them instead to  calm himself down. Over time, he realized that music and sound...

Jan 30, 2020

Is there anything in common between how indigenous people experience of esoteric, spiritual phenomena and the contemporary New Agers who presume to be their heirs?

If anyone is qualified to begin to answer this question it's Michael F. Brown, a cultural anthropologist who's done a deep dive into both of these...

Jan 5, 2020

Growing up in a traditional southern church, Christina King quickly learned that she wasn't accepted. That's because her church saw her and people like her as anathema:  living embodiments of sin. King at an early age knew that she was a transgender woman.

But to verbalize how she felt about herself wouldn't have...

Nov 12, 2019

Selected excerpts from some of the best interviews in the first three seasons of the Sacred Inclusion Network podcast.

> UK political activist and United Reformed Church Elder Mark Argent on the deeper meaning behind the rise of Donald Trump and Brexit.

> Former Black Panther party leader and spiritual activist Ericka...

Oct 10, 2019

Walking the conventional path was only briefly in the cards for Staci Boden, who these days proudly calls herself a "mama-bear, life-guide energy teacher."

While in law school 25 years ago, it didn't take long for Bodin to realize that she was less interested in legalism, then following in the footsteps of people like...