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.

 

Kassi Underwood (Part II)

May 1, 2017
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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
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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.

Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche (Part II)

Apr 3, 2017

Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche returns to continue the discussion on his book, ‘Our Pristine Mind.’ Orgyen is a meditation master in the Nyingma lineage of the Buddhist tradition. He received his education and training for ten years starting at the age of fourteen at Larung Gar in Serta.

In 2011, Rinpoche founded Pristine Mind Foundation. Rinpoche teaches across a broad range of audiences to students from many backgrounds including psychology students, business professionals, long-time Dharma practitioners, and yoga practitioners.

Our Pristine Mind

Mar 27, 2017
Pristine Mind Foundation

Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche joins us to discuss his book ‘Our Pristine Mind.’ Orgyen is a meditation master in the Nyingma lineage of the Buddhist tradition. He received his education and training for ten years starting at the age of fourteen at Larung Gar in Serta.

In 2011, Rinpoche founded Pristine Mind Foundation and began teaching weekly events and weekend retreats. Rinpoche teaches across a broad range of audiences to students from many backgrounds including psychology students, business professionals, long-time Dharma practitioners, and yoga practitioners.

Dr. Brian Lepard (Part II)

Mar 20, 2017
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Dr. Brian Lepard retuns to Common Threads to continue our conversation. Dr. Lepard is one of the architects of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the World’s Religions.

Dr. Brian Lepard

Mar 13, 2017
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Dr. Brian Lepard is our guest. Dr. Lepard is one of the architects of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the World’s Religions.

Father Joachim Lally (Part II)

Mar 6, 2017

We continue with Father Joachim Lally. Father Lally is a Paulist Priest and a presenter at the Catholic Information Center in Grand Rapids.  He is the founder/director of Catholic Youth in Action, the founder and executive director of the Adelante Youth Center in Lawrence, MA, and a co-founder of the Dominican Youth Mission.

Father Lally will be giving a meditation retreat at the Sivananda Ashram in the Bahamas in May.

Father Joachim Lally

Feb 27, 2017
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Our guest is Father Joachim Lally. Father Lally is a Paulist Priest and a presenter at the Catholic Information Center in Grand Rapids.  He is the founder/director of Catholic Youth in Action, the founder and executive director of the Adelante Youth Center in Lawrence, MA, and a co-founder of the Dominican Youth Mission.

Father Lally will be giving a meditation retreat at the Sivananda Ashram in the Bahamas in May.

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