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Indigenous Traditions Judaism New Religious Movements

The Jewish Psychedelic Summit

Natalie Ginsberg and Madison Margolin, two co-founders of the Jewish Psychedelic Summit, discuss their upcoming event,

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Islam

Melody Moezzi, Muslim Practitioner

Melody Moezzi is an Iranian-American Muslim author, attorney, activist, and visiting professor of creative nonfiction at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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Buddhism Christianity Hinduism Indigenous Traditions Islam Judaism New Religious Movements

Susan Katz Miller, Interfaith Practitioner

Susan Katz Miller is both an interfaith child and an interfaith parent. She is the author of Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One Interfaith Family.

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Hinduism

Swami Padmanabha, Hindu Practitioner

Swami Padmanabha is a writer, monk, speaker, and a renowned practitioner of the ancient mystic tradition of Bhakti Yoga in America and Europe. Born in Argentina to a Catholic family, at age 19 Swami began a priestly, monastic life through an in-depth exploration of Hindu Devotional Vedanta (also called bhakti). This tradition would eventually become […]

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Buddhism

Buddhist Practice and Anti-Racism

Can mindfulness be a tool for anti-racist education and social justice work?

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Indigenous Traditions

Ray Buckley, Indigenous Practitioner

Ray Buckley is an author and illustrator of Lakota, Tlingit, and Scots descent and  interim Director of the Center for Native American Spirituality and Christian Study. Ray has served as the Director of the Native People’s Communication Office (UMCom) and Director of Connectional Ministries for the Alaska Missionary Conference. As a lecturer on Native American […]

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Uncategorized

Introduction to Season 2

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New Religious Movements

Spiritual, But Not Religious Communities

In White Utopias: The Religious Exoticism of Transformational Festivals, Amanda J. Lucia shows how these festivals operate as religious institutions for “spiritual, but not religious” (SBNR) communities.

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Buddhism

Worshipping The Divine Feminine

Listen to author and psychologist Rachael Wooten talk about how tragedy and revelation led her from a Methodist upbringing in Kinston, North Carolina to worshipping a Tibetan deity.

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New Religious Movements

Barbara Jessie-Black, New Religious Movements Practitioner

Born 57 years ago in Berlin, West Germany, Barbara lived overseas until the age of 16, when her father’s last military tour brought the family to Ft. Gordon, GA. Barbara received her BBA from Augusta University in Augusta, GA, before moving to North Carolina where she has lived since. During her 15-year career as a […]