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The podcast of the Diversity and Spirituality Network

Jan 10, 2018

Sociologist Douglas E. Cowan talks about New Religious Movements, the cult wars of the 1970s and the influence of the internet on religion. He also traces his own personal journey from mainstream Protestant believer through agnosticism to atheism. Regardless of what you believe, he says, "atheism matters." 

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Jan 4, 2018

Paul Zelizer sees his mission as nurturing a community of socially conscious and spiritually aware entrepreneurs. His mission is embodied in the Awarepreneurs, a global community he founded  in which business-minded people explore how their ventures might better contribute to a just and sustainable world. Awarepreneur...


Dec 14, 2017

Conflict resolution specialist David Campt talks about the art of peace building, using dialogue to create common ground, and how whites can be effective allies for people of color in the fight against racism. 

Campt is an authority on inclusion and equity, stakeholder engagement, and conflict resolution and dialogue....


Nov 22, 2017

When the Judaism of her youth failed to satisfy her spiritual yearning, Dani Antman embarked on a journey that included yoga, energy healing, and an eventual discovery of the mysticism of the Jewish Kabbalah. In this podcast, Antman discusses her teachers' cultural differences, sexuality and spirituality, and what...


Nov 9, 2017

The summer of 2017 was a turbulent time in the Universalist Unitarian world. A racially oriented hiring controversy -- when a white man was hired over a Latina woman for a church leadership post -- caused many church members to question whether the church was living up to its espoused progressive values.

One of these...