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The podcast of the Diversity and Spirituality Network

Mar 26, 2019

What does society lose when religion no longer is a safe topic for discussion in public spaces? How has the role of religion changed in parts of the world that are increasingly secular? What are the unexpected consequences of laws designed to prevent discrimination based on religious preferences?

These questions are...


Mar 6, 2019

Rosie Nestingin is an African-American woman who grew up in North Dakota, one of the whitest states in the U.S.  Because she grew up in a multiracial household, and went to daycare with international children, she was shocked to discover that hers was one of the only black faces in her elementary school. As a result of...


Feb 20, 2019

Cultural Agility Strategist Niambi Jaha-Echols talks about the roots of racism, why it's historically been difficult to dismantle, and the role of ancestral healing in curing its wounds. 

Racism, Jaha-Echols says, is a sickness that can't be cured by that operating on the same vibrational level of its cause. Eradicating...


Jan 21, 2019

When Casper ter Kuile and Angie Thurston began their research on their fellow Millennials in 2014, they discovered there were a lot of people who were just like them. Like many of the people they interviewed, neither were affiliated with traditional houses of worship. ter Kuile was a former activist who'd grown up in a...


Dec 14, 2018

Just before the Dark Night came calling, Fiona Robertson felt she was on top of the world. She was the co-founder of an award winning health project, had a charismatic new boyfriend, and felt more physically fit than any time in her life.

Yet in quiet moments she felt that something wasn't quite right. The material...