Tapestry from CBC Radio

Tapestry from CBC Radio

Canada

CBC Radio's Tapestry is a weekly exploration of spirituality, religion and the search for meaning, hosted by Mary Hynes.

Episodes

Stand up  

In Halifax, Pastor Rhonda Britton stands up for the African-Nova Scotian community, seeking common cause with city authorities. And three 'standups' stand up for interfaith solidarity through humour.

Engaged Buddhism  

The tension between ‘doing something’ and ‘sitting there’ can be a real dilemma on the spiritual path. Here are stories of how people are using their Buddhist beliefs to engage in social issues.

A Place for Everyone  

You'll hear about Sick Pilgrim, an online blog that is 'a hospital for wayfaring souls'. Plus a documentary about two very unlikely roommates: an 88-year old Cape Bretoner and a 20-something student from India -who are making it work.

Claiming Your Self  

"We Matter" Campaign brings hope to Indigenous youth, and how musician D!XON went from fundamentalist Islam to pop singer.

Claiming Your Self  

"We Matter" Campaign brings hope to Indigenous youth, and how musician D!XON went from fundamentalist Islam to pop singer.

Stories from the battlefield and the meditation cushion  

Canada's Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan shares stories of the events that have shaped his worldview: his conversion to Sikhism, and his encounters with what he calls 'true evil' in Afghanistan, and Michael Murray on meditation and Raquel Welch.

Stories from the battlefield and the meditation cushion  

Canada's Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan shares stories of the events that have shaped his worldview: his conversion to Sikhism, and his encounters with what he calls 'true evil' in Afghanistan, and Michael Murray on meditation and Raquel Welch.

Finding Solace  

Kyo Maclear learning tranquillity from urban birdwatching, the man who only fosters terminally ill children, take back a more meaningful weekend and more this week on Tapestry.

Finding Solace  

Kyo Maclear learning tranquillity from urban birdwatching, the man who only fosters terminally ill children, take back a more meaningful weekend and more this week on Tapestry.

Ugly? Gay? It's OK!!  

Author Robert Hoge on the power of being ugly and Kevin Robertson, Canada's first openly gay Anglican bishop.

Ugly? Gay? It's OK!!  

Author Robert Hoge on the power of being ugly and Kevin Robertson, Canada's first openly gay Anglican bishop.

The inner experience of outer space  

They are the chosen ones. Highly trained, fully prepared. Some are literal rocket scientists. So why do so many astronauts sound like mystics when they come back from space?

The inner experience of outer space  

They are the chosen ones. Highly trained, fully prepared. Some are literal rocket scientists. So why do so many astronauts sound like mystics when they come back from space?

Facing Our Shadows  

How to discover and change your unconscious biases; and the emotional toll of being a priest

Facing Our Shadows  

How to discover and change your unconscious biases; and the emotional toll of being a priest

Survivor who quit Papal committee on abuse tells her story  

Marie Collins stayed silent for decades after she was abused by a priest. She later became an advocate for victims, and Pope Francis invited her to join a committee to stop pedophilia in the Catholic Church. But now, Collins has resigned in frustration.

Survivor who quit Papal committee on abuse tells her story  

Marie Collins stayed silent for decades after she was abused by a priest. She later became an advocate for victims, and Pope Francis invited her to join a committee to stop pedophilia in the Catholic Church. But now, Collins has resigned in frustration.

Making a Living  

Politicians all over the world promise to deliver it and economists try to figure out what stars have to align to make it happen. That elusive bit of magic: full employment. But what happens to our sense of self if we no longer have jobs?

Making a Living  

Politicians all over the world promise to deliver it and economists try to figure out what stars have to align to make it happen. That elusive bit of magic: full employment. But what happens to our sense of self if we no longer have jobs?

Anger and Forgiveness  

What do we do about the social poison of anger? According to philosopher Martha Nussbaum, anger isn't an inherently bad thing — it's when anger turns to vengeance that we run into trouble.

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