MOTHER TERESA, PRAYER, AND PSYCHOLOGY – WITH ANTHONY STERN MD

Join Caer in this inspiring conversation with psychiatrist Anthony Stern MD, author of “Everything Starts from Prayer: Mother Teresa’s Meditations on Spiritual Life for People of All Faiths.” Dr. Stern talks about the interface between religion and psychology.

THE HEAVEN AT THE END OF SCIENCE – WITH PHILIP MERETON

Did creation arise in a distant Big Bang and come toward us? Or did creation arise from the One Mind and come from us? Philip Mereton is the host of the internet radio show Conversations Beyond Science and Religion – a program about breaking through common beliefs and perceptions that control how we think about the world.

SUFI TALKS: TEACHINGS OF AN AMERICAN SHEIKH, WITH ROBERT FRAGER

Robert Frager PhD is president of the Jerrahi Order of California and has been a Sufi spiritual guide for over 25 years. He is also a 7th degree black belt in Aikido. His latest book is Sufi Talks: Teachings of an American Sufi Sheikh.

A NEW WAY TO BE HUMAN, WITH ROBERT V. TAYLOR

Born and raised in South Africa, Rev. Robert V. Taylor saw firsthand the difference that could be made when oppressed people are given the freedom to discover their voices. With Archbishop Desmond Tutu as his mentor, Taylor found his own voice, and his latest book is  'A New Way to Be Human.’

“THE SUFFERING IS BIG.” GRACE STREET MINISTRY, WITH MAIR HONAN

Today on the Godspeed Institute we welcome Mair Honan, UCC minister and co-founder of Grace Street Ministry – a compassionate outreach ministry to the homeless and marginalized in Portland, Maine, offering support through presence, prayer and advocacy.

DAOISM, HEALTH AND LONGEVITY, WITH OLIVIA KOHN

Livia Kohn is Professor Emerita of Religion and East Asian Studies at Boston University. One of the world’s foremost scholars, Dr. Kohn's specialty is Daoism and the study of Chinese longevity practices.

“THERE IS NO RELIGION HIGHER THAN TRUTH,” WITH TIM BOYD

This is the motto of The Theosophical Society in America, founded in New York in 1875. Rooted in Ageless Wisdom, their bond is not the profession of a common belief, but a common search and aspiration for Truth. With Tim Boyd, president of the Society.

QUAKERS: THE LIGHT WITHIN, WITH BARRY CROSSNO

Caer discusses Quaker beliefs and practices with Barry Crossno, General Secretary of Friends General Conference, exploring the Quaker’s spiritual core – the Light Within – which can offer an experience of faith and worship, without rituals, clergy or other church structures.

THOMAS G. WALSH, PRESIDENT OF UPF INTERNATIONAL

“The teacher with whom we have the closest relationship is our heart,” writes the Rev. Sun Myung Moon in his current autobiography. In 1954 he founded The Unification Church – officially the Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity. In this program Caer speaks with Dr. Thomas G. Walsh, president of UPF.

THE WISDOM OF DAOISM WITH DR. NORMAN GIRARDOT

Joining Caer in a conversation on Daoism is Norman Girardot, University Distinguished Professor in Religion Studies at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. His special research areas include Chinese religious tradition, especially Daoism, popular religious movements, the rise of the discipline known as “comparative religions,” and the relation of religion and visionary art.