Common Threads

Common Threads, hosted by Fred Stella, is a co-production of WGVU Radio and The Interfaith Dialogue Association.  Common Threads airs Sundays at 7:00am and 6:30pm on WGVU 88.5 Grand Rapids, 95.3 Muskegon.

 

Ani Zonneveld (Part II)

Jun 12, 2017
Muslims for Progressive Values

Ani Zonneveld returns to Common Threads to continue our conversation. Ani is President and Founder of Muslims for Progressive Values.  She is a writer, a singer/songwriter, speaker and a human rights defender. Ani Zonneveld speaks and sings her message of social justice, human rights, and peace from a progressive Muslim women’s perspective. Born and raised Muslim from Malaysia and based out of Los Angeles, she spearheads the progressive Muslim movement both internationally and in the U.S.

Ani Zonneveld

Jun 5, 2017
Muslims for Progressive Values

Our guest is Ani Zonneveld, President and Founder of Muslims for Progressive Values.  Ani  is a writer, a singer/songwriter, speaker and a human rights defender. She speaks and sings her message of social justice, human rights, and peace from a progressive Muslim women’s perspective. Born and raised Muslim from Malaysia and based out of Los Angeles, she spearheads the progressive Muslim movement both internationally and in the U.S.

Tony Campolo

May 30, 2017
tonycampolo.org

We speak with Tony Campolo, co-author with his son Bart of, Why I Left, Why I Stayed: Conversations on Christianity Between an Evangelical Father and His Humanist Son.

Bart Campolo was our guest  on Common Threads last week.

Bart Campolo

May 22, 2017
bartcampolo.com

We speak with Bart Campolo, co-author with his father Tony of, Why I Left, Why I Stayed: Conversations on Christianity Between an Evangelical Father and His Humanist Son.

Tony Campolo will be our guest next week on Common Threads.

Mark Nepo, The One Life We're Given (Part II)

May 15, 2017
marknepo.com

Poet, teacher, and storyteller Mark Nepo returns to Common Threads to continue our discussion on his book, The One Life We’re Given.

Mark Nepo has published eighteen books and recorded thirteen audio projects. In 2016, he was named by Watkins: Mind Body Spirit as one of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People, and was also chosen as one of OWN's SuperSoul 100, a group of inspired leaders using their gifts and voices to elevate humanity.

Mark Nepo

May 8, 2017
trustlifetoday.com

Poet, teacher, and storyteller Mark Nepo returns to Common Threads to discuss his work and one of his most recent books, The One Life We’re Given.

Mark Nepo has published eighteen books and recorded thirteen audio projects. In 2016, he was named by Watkins: Mind Body Spirit as one of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People, and was also chosen as one of OWN's SuperSoul 100, a group of inspired leaders using their gifts and voices to elevate humanity.

Kassi Underwood (Part II)

May 1, 2017
kassiunderwood.com

Kassi Underwood, author of May Cause Love: An Unexpected Journey of Enlightenment After Abortion, returns to Common Threads to continue our conversation.

Kassi has been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic online, The Rumpus, Refinery29, Guernica, The New York Daily News, and elsewhere. She holds an M.F.A. in literary nonfiction from Columbia University, where she taught for three years on the faculty of the Undergraduate Writing Program.

May Cause Love

Apr 24, 2017
Kassi Underwood

Our guest is Kassi Underwood, author of May Cause Love: An Unexpected Journey of Enlightenment After Abortion.

Kassi has been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic online, The Rumpus, Refinery29, Guernica, The New York Daily News, and elsewhere. She holds an M.F.A. in literary nonfiction from Columbia University, where she taught for three years on the faculty of the Undergraduate Writing Program.

Dr. Clair Brown (Part II)

Apr 17, 2017

Dr. Clair Brown joins us for part two of our conversation. Dr. Brown is the author of Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science.

Dr. Brown is Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Work, Technology, and Society at the University of California, Berkeley. Clair has published research on many aspects of how economies function, including high-tech industries, development engineering, the standard of living, wage determination, poverty, and unemployment.

Buddhist Economics

Apr 10, 2017
Dyanna Taylor / buddhisteconomics.net

We’re joined by Dr. Clair Brown, author of Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science.

Dr. Brown is Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Work, Technology, and Society at the University of California, Berkeley. Clair has published research on many aspects of how economies function, including high-tech industries, development engineering, the standard of living, wage determination, poverty, and unemployment.

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