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.

 

Rabbi David Krishef (Part II)

Dec 25, 2017

Rabbi David Krishef returns to Common Threads to continue the personal story he began to tell us last weeek.  

Rabbi Krishef is the rabbi of Congregation Ahavas Israel, a Conservative synagogue in Grand Rapids, Michigan and blogs at EmbodiedTorah.com. He created, coordinates and writes for the popular weekly “Ethics and Religion Talk” column for Mlive.com and the Grand Rapids Press.   Rabbi Krishef is active in the West Michigan interfaith movement and helped form an interfaith clergy council that meets in Grand Rapids.

Rabbi David Krishef

Dec 18, 2017

Rabbi David Krishef joins us this week and next week on Common Threads to share a personal story.  

Rabbi Krishef is the rabbi of Congregation Ahavas Israel, a Conservative synagogue in Grand Rapids, Michigan and blogs at EmbodiedTorah.com. He created, coordinates and writes for the popular weekly “Ethics and Religion Talk” column for Mlive.com and the Grand Rapids Press.   Rabbi Krishef is active in the West Michigan interfaith movement and helped form an interfaith clergy council that meets in Grand Rapids.

The Life of Hinduism (Part II)

Dec 11, 2017

The co-editors of ‘The Life of Hinduism,’ John Stratton Hawley and Vasudha Narayanan, return to Common Threads to continue our conversation.

‘The Life of Hinduism’ brings together a series of essays that present Hinduism as a vibrant, truly “lived” religion and celebrates the diversity for which Hinduism is known.

The Life of Hinduism

Dec 4, 2017

Our guests are the co-editors of ‘The Life of Hinduism,’ John Stratton Hawley and Vasudha Narayanan

‘The Life of Hinduism’ brings together a series of essays that present Hinduism as a vibrant, truly “lived” religion and celebrates the diversity for which Hinduism is known. 

Christopher L. Heuertz (Part II)

Nov 27, 2017

Christopher L. Heuertz returns to Common Threads to continue our conversation.  Christopher is the author of ‘The Sacred Enneagram: Finding your Unique Path to Spiritual Growth.’

The Sacred Enneagram

Nov 20, 2017

Today we speak with Christopher L. Heuertz, author of ‘The Sacred Enneagram: Finding your Unique Path to Spiritual Growth.’

Monique El-Faizy (Part II)

Nov 13, 2017

We continue discussing the Coptic Church and more topics with Paris-based journalist Monique El-Faizy. 

Monique El-Faizy on Coptic Christians

Nov 5, 2017
Monique El-Faizy

We discuss the Coptic Church with Paris-based journalist Monique El-Faizy.   

No Joke, Part II with Dr. Ruth Wisse

Oct 30, 2017
Dr. Ruth Wisse

Dr. Ruth Wisse returns to Common Threads to continue our conversation on her book, ‘No Joke: Making Jewish Humor.’

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

Ruth Wisse

Oct 23, 2017

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.

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