spirituality

5:59pm

Thu August 14, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spiritual Edge: Religion the American way, dynamic and innovative

David Campbell is co-author of American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us and a political science professor at Notre Dame University

 


These days, a lot of people prefer the word “spirituality” over “religion”. Many people associate religion with dogma handed down by inflexible institutions that don’t keep up with the times. 

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4:55pm

Thu August 7, 2014
Arts & Culture

Searching for God onstage

Playwright Dezi Gallagos
The Marsh- SF

 

Dezi Gallegos is a playwright who is searching for God. He's only 18 years old, but says he's already lived through numerous tough life experiences that led to him asking the question: is there a loving God? And if so, why are these bad things  plagues, he calls them  happening to me and my family? 

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6:23pm

Tue July 22, 2014
Arts & Culture

Film depicts the tragic past of a Northern California mosque

An American Mosque
http://www.anamericanmosque.com/

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to 250,000 Muslims. They work in tech, medicine, commerce, the service industry. And if you drive two hours north of San Francisco, to Yuba City, you’d find a Muslim farming community that’s been there for nearly a century. Pakistani immigrants made their way to Yuba City in the 1920s and today grow almonds, oranges, alfalfa, and prunes. Lots of prunes. The community was living peacefully until one fateful day in 1994, when disaster struck. Oakland filmmaker David Washburn’s new film An American Mosque tells their story. I spoke to Washburn about making the film.

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1:05pm

Thu March 14, 2013
Out In The Bay 07-17-13

Out In The Bay: Feminist Pioneer and Poet Judy Grahn

Judy Grahn, lesbian feminist pioneer and poet
Credit Aunt Lute Books

Host and Producer Marilyn Pittman interviews lesbian feminist pioneer, Judy Grahn, whose "Common Woman" poems inspired the early 70's feminist movement. Marilyn's 1982 NPR-funded series "By A Woman Writ" profiled Judy and her work. This show will feature audio from that program of actors performing her words. Judy is now Co-Director of The Women's Spirituality Program at Sofia University in Palo Alto, CA. 7pm. http://www.sofia.edu/academics/faculty/grahn.php

 

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