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.

 

Mark Nepo (Part II)

Dec 21, 2015
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Mark Nepo returns to Common Threads to continue our conversation about his book, Inside the Miracle: Enduring Suffering, Approaching Wholeness.

Mark Nepo is a poet, teacher, and storyteller, and has been called "one of the finest spiritual guides of our time," "a consummate storyteller," and "an eloquent spiritual teacher." His work is widely accessible and used by many and his books have been translated into more than twenty languages.  A bestselling author, he has published sixteen books and recorded eleven audio projects.  Mark lives in Kalamazoo, MI.

Mark Nepo

Dec 14, 2015
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Our guest is Mark Nepo who joins us to talk about his book, Inside the Miracle: Enduring Suffering, Approaching Wholeness.

Mark Nepo is a poet, teacher, and storyteller, and has been called "one of the finest spiritual guides of our time," "a consummate storyteller," and "an eloquent spiritual teacher." His work is widely accessible and used by many and his books have been translated into more than twenty languages.  A bestselling author, he has published sixteen books and recorded eleven audio projects.  Mark lives in Kalamazoo, MI.

Zoroastrianism (Part II)

Dec 7, 2015

We continue to discuss the Zoroastrian religion with Shahrooz Ash.

Zoroastrianism

Nov 30, 2015
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We discuss Zoroastrianism  with our guest Shahrooz Ash

Interfaith Engagement in West Michigan (Part II)

Nov 23, 2015

Joseph DeMott joins us to continue the conversation on the book he helped create called, Interfaith Engagement in West Michigan published by the Aspen Institute.

This program originally aired on July 19, 2015

Encore: Interfaith Engagement in West Michigan

Nov 16, 2015

Joseph DeMott joins Fred Stella on WGVU's Common Threads to talk about the book he helped create called, Interfaith Engagement in West Michigan published by the Aspen Institute. 

This program originally aired on July 12, 2015

White Dresses (Part II with Mary Pflum Peterson)

Nov 9, 2015
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Mary Pflum Peterson joins us to continue our conversation on Common Threads.  Mary is the author of White Dresses: A Memoir of Love and Secrets, Mothers and Daughters.   In the book, Mary describes her discovery that her mother had a life as a nun prior to her family life.

Mary Pflum Peterson is a veteran producer at Good Morning America. Prior to joining GMA, Pflum Peterson was a producer and reporter for CNN, where, from her post in Istanbul, she traveled in and out of numerous warzones, including Afghanistan.

Mary Pflum Peterson

Nov 2, 2015

We welcome Mary Pflum Peterson to Common Threads.  Mary is the author of White Dresses: A Memoir of Love and Secrets, Mothers and Daughters.   In the book, Mary describes her discovery that her mother had a life as a nun prior to her family life. 

Mary Pflum Peterson is a veteran producer at Good Morning America. Prior to joining GMA, Pflum Peterson was a producer and reporter for CNN, where, from her post in Istanbul, she traveled in and out of numerous warzones, including Afghanistan.

 

Divya Selvakumar (Part II)

Oct 26, 2015

Divya Selvakumar returns to continue our conversation. Divya is the Director of the American Hindu World Service.

The mission of American Hindu World Service (AHWS) is to render service for the well-being of people across the globe without any discrimination on the grounds of race, ethnicity, nationality, gender and religion. We aim to uphold and create awareness about the values of charity, tolerance, compassion and peace as embedded in Hindu philosophy.

Divya Selvakumar

Oct 19, 2015

Divya L. Selvakumar is our guest. Divya is the Director of the American Hindu World Service.

The mission of American Hindu World Service (AHWS) is to render service for the well-being of people across the globe without any discrimination on the grounds of race, ethnicity, nationality, gender and religion. We aim to uphold and create awareness about the values of charity, tolerance, compassion and peace as embedded in Hindu philosophy.

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