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In this episode, we meet distinguished scholar & award-winning author Dr. Michael W. Higgins.  Co-author of "Impressively Free: Henri Nouwen as a Model for a Reformed Priesthood", Michael shares insight into the significance of Nouwen’s life & writing, & offers perspective on the Catholic Church today.
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In Part 4, Henri Nouwen concludes his powerful series on how every Christian is called to become a peacemaker through prayer, non-violent resistance, and community.  Recorded 40 years ago, Henri's challenge is perhaps timelier and more meaningful today than ever before.
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This episode is Part Three of the peacemaking series from Henri Nouwen, first recorded in 1983. Henri wrestles with challenging questions from an audience about what it means to be peacemakers in a world threatened by war and the use of nuclear weapons.
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This episode is Part Two of the peacemaking series from Henri Nouwen, first recorded in 1983. Henri focuses on the importance of resistance, seeing the way of Jesus as the greatest force of non-violence in the world. It's as timely and meaningful today as ever! 
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In this episode, we hear from Henri Nouwen himself from a talk recorded in 1983. In a world marred by war and deep divisions, Henri's call for Jesus' followers to be advocates for peace is as timely and meaningful today as ever.
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In this episode we reminisce about the 90’s TV art historian sensation Sister Wendy Beckett with author, editor, and dear friend Robert Ellsberg. Robert shares intimately about their rich email exchange filled with wisdom, wit and deep spiritual insight.
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New York Times best-selling author, White House Champion of Change, and founder of the most successful gang intervention in the world, Father Gregory Boyle shares the good news about the unshakeable goodness of God.
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Pastor and award-winning author Rich Villodas, talks about how goodness, kindness, and beauty are not only admirable qualities, but essential attributes for everyone worn weary by the stresses of our fractured world.
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Activist, scholar and Cherokee descendant Randy Woodley shares the good news of Indigenous Theology as a prescription to our modern, chaotic and self-centered world.
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Dr. Ruth Haley Barton, author of the newly released Embracing Rhythms of Work and Rest, contends that the sabbath is one of God’s greatest gifts to humanity – and the antidote to the crazy busyness that rules our lives!
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In this pull-no-punches episode, author Danté Stewart discusses Shoutin’ in the Fire, his stirring and unapologetic meditation on being Black in an anti-Black world.
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Acclaimed singer/songwriter Steve Bell talks about the deep Christian roots that anchor his life and inspire his music. This intimate, engaging discussion with a masterful storyteller is not to be missed!
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