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.

 

Ruth Wisse

6 hours ago

Our guest is Dr. Ruth Wisse.  Dr. Wisse joins us to discuss her book, No Joke: Making Jewish Humor.

Ruth is a Professor of Yiddish Literature and Comparative Literature at Harvard University.

Sigal Lecture: Dr. Simran Jeet Singh (Part II)

Oct 16, 2017

We bring you part two of the 2017 Rabbi Philip Sigal Memorial Lecture.  Dr. Simran Jeet Singh spoke on Islamophobia, Hate Crimes, and the Racialization of Religious Identity on April 20, 2017 at Grand Valley State University.

Sigal Lecture 2017: Dr. Simran Jeet Singh

Oct 9, 2017

We bring you part one of the 2017 Rabbi Philip Sigal Memorial Lecture.  Dr. Simran Jeet Singh spoke on Islamophobia, Hate Crimes, and the Racialization of Religious Identity on April 20, 2017 at Grand Valley State University.

Sheldon Kopperl (Part II)

Oct 1, 2017
GVSU

We're joined again by Grand Valley State University Professor Sheldon Kopperl. We continue our conversation on antisemitism.

Sheldon Kopperl

Sep 25, 2017
GVSU

Grand Valley State University Professor Sheldon Kopperl joins us to talk about his experiences with antisemitism and antisemitism in the world today. 

Bob Roberts Jr.

Sep 18, 2017

Pastor Bob Roberts Jr. is our guest today. Bob Roberts Jr. is the founding pastor of NorthWood Church in Keller, Texas. Known around the world as an evangelical pastor who loves people from every faith, he has pioneered relationships with those that are usually shunned by Christians. He joins us to continue our conversation about a recent event he and others, including our guest last week, John Morehead, was involved in at Calvin Theological Seminary, A Consultation of Evangelical Leaders.

John Morehead

Sep 11, 2017

John Morehead is our guest.  John is the Director of the Foundation for Religious Diplomacy and the Western Institute for Intercultural Studies.  He joins us to talk about a recent event he was involved in at Calvin Theological Seminary, A Consultation of Evangelical Leaders.

John Morehead co-editor and contributing author for ‘Encountering New Religious Movements’ and editor of ‘Beyond the Burning Times a Pagan and Christian in Dialogue.’

Peter Montgomery (Part II)

Sep 5, 2017

Peter Montgomery returns to Common Threads to continue the discussion on 'POTUS Shield: Trump’s Dominionist Prayer Warriors and the ‘Prophetic Order of the United States.'

Kenneth Womack (Part II)

Aug 21, 2017

World-renowned authority on the Beatles, Kenneth Womack, returns to Common Threads to continue our conversation on the Beatles and religion and more.

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