Recent Programs

  • The Spiritual Care Podcast
    Announcing our new podcast about the fascinating field of "spiritual care". We explore how chaplains, health care providers, social workers and other caregivers work to bring a healing, supportive presence to students, medical patients, armed service members, and more.
  • The Philosopher of Finance with John C. Bogle
    A fascinating conversation with John Bogle, founder of Vanguard and one of the world's most famous investors, on what it means to have "enough", both financially and spiritually.
  • The Freed People
    The United States faced an unprecedented refugee crisis a century and a half ago: 4 million slaves were emancipated, primarily from plantations where they’d been held captive. Most possessed no more than the clothes on their backs and were now suddenly homeless and jobless. In the chaos following the bloody Civil War, where would they…
  • Let There Be Peace on Earth
    Songwriter Jill Jackson Miller tells the history of the song and how she and her husband composed "Let there be Peace," and members of a contemporary high school chorus describe the song's special meaning in the age of terrorism.
  • Mattie Stepanek
    In this poignant profile taped prior to his death last year of complications from a rare form of muscular dystrophy, child poet and peacemaker Mattie Stepanek showed wisdom beyond his years.
  • The Practice of Forgiveness with Robin Casarjian
    Author and prison therapist Robin Casarjian reframes the act of forgiveness not to condone hurtful behavior but as a shift in perception that allows us not to take someone's misconduct so personally.

Staff Picks

  • Resilient Nurses
    A no-holds-barred look at the stressful conditions in which many nurses work: the long hours, the emotional toll, the rapid pace, and the way that technology and institutional practices can make it hard to form a caring bond with patients.
  • The Power of Nonviolence
    The Power of Nonviolence seeks deep solutions to this vexing problem. We turn to wisdom teachings across our great spiritual traditions for guidance—and inspiration—on how the lasting wounds can be healed.
  • The Spiritual Care Podcast
    Announcing our new podcast about the fascinating field of "spiritual care". We explore how chaplains, health care providers, social workers and other caregivers work to bring a healing, supportive presence to students, medical patients, armed service members, and more.

Producer’s Note

  • Our new Podcast!
    Please give a listen to our brand new series, "The Spiritual Care Podcast," which you can subscribe to free. You’ll hear stories of caregivers (chaplains, nurses, social workers and many others). They provide spiritual support for people in need, and often in distress.
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