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.

 

Kenneth Womack

Aug 14, 2017

Our guest is world-renowned authority on the Beatles, Kenneth Womack. Kenneth joins us to talk about the Beatles and religion, and to discuss his many books about the Beatles and their cultural influence. 

The Art of Living (Part II)

Aug 7, 2017
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We continue our conversation on Thich Nhat Hanh's The Art of Living with with Dharma Teacher and Tich Nhat Hanh disciple Sister Dedication.

In this important volume, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh reveals an art of living in mindfulness that helps us answer life’s deepest questions and experience the happiness and freedom we desire.

The Art of Living

Jul 31, 2017
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We speak with Dharma Teacher and Tich Nhat Hanh disciple Brother Phap.  Brother Phapp joins us to discuss Thich Nhat Hanh’s book, The Art of Living.

In this important volume, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh reveals an art of living in mindfulness that helps us answer life’s deepest questions and experience the happiness and freedom we desire.

Danny Goldberg (Part II)

Jul 24, 2017
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Danny Goldberg returns to Common Threads continue our conversation on his most recent book, In Search of The Lost Chord – 1967 and The Hippie Idea

Danny Goldberg, President of GoldVE, has worked in the music business as a personal manager, record company President, public relations man and journalist since the late nineteen sixties.

In Search of The Lost Chord

Jul 17, 2017
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We Welcome Danny Goldberg to Common Threads to talk about his most recent book, In Search of The Lost Chord – 1967 and The Hippie Idea

Danny Goldberg, President of GoldVE, has worked in the music business as a personal manager, record company President, public relations man and journalist since the late nineteen sixties.

Rev. Gary Dorrien (Part II)

Jul 10, 2017
Episcopal Digital Network

Rev. Gary Dorrien joins us for part two of our conversation. We continue our discussion on his Religion Dispatches article, “Irony Repeats Itself: Reconsidering Reinhold Niebuhr in the Trump Era.”

Rev. Dorrien is an American social ethicist and theologian. He is the Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York and Professor of Religion at Columbia University.  He is the author of 18 books on ethics, social theory, philosophy, theology, politics, and intellectual history.

Rev. Gary Dorrien

Jul 3, 2017
Episcopal Digital Network

Rev. Gary Dorrien is our guest. He joins us to talk about his Religion Dispatches article, “Irony Repeats Itself: Reconsidering Reinhold Niebuhr in the Trump Era.”

Behaving Badly (Part II with Eden Collinsworth)

Jun 26, 2017

Eden Collinsworth returns to Common Threads to continue the conversation about her book, Behaving Badly: The New Morality in Politics, Sex and Business.

Eden Collinsworth

Jun 19, 2017
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Eden Collinsworth joins us to talk about her latest book, Behaving Badly: The New Morality in Politics, Sex and Business.

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.

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