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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." 



Oct 25, 2017

Three years after the murder of her husband and birth of her daughter, former Black Panther Party leader Ericka Huggins found herself unjustly imprisoned and placed in solitary confinement. it was here that she taught herself meditation and embarked on a path that 37 years later has made her a leading exemplar of...

Aug 31, 2017

Social entrepreneur, spiritual guide and author Virginia Swain explains how personal tragedy shaped her spiritual focus, her work at the United Nations, and her vision for the transformation of America in a post 9/11 world. She also speaks about her most recent community project, America's Soul Cafe, and provides advice...

Aug 16, 2017

Cross-cultural communication scholar William Kelly talks about what his extensive travels in Africa, the Philippines and Japan taught him about himself. He also talks about how Asian spirituality is fundamentally different from how most Westerners perceive it, the contrast between Asian spirituality and...

Jul 19, 2017

The founder of the Men's Leadership Alliance explains how he got involved with men's work, it's origins and evolution, how and why native American rituals are incorporated into men's work, and issues that white men in particular bring to him in his coaching practice.


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