Faith Matters: Comfort

A Jewish rabbi, Christian pastor, and Buddhist nun discuss how they receive comfort and hope in dealing with life’s challenges within their spiritual traditions. 

Topic:       Comfort


  • Rabbi Eli Cohen (Jewish Renewal)

  • Venerable Tenzin Chogyki (Buddhist)

  • Pastor Fred Wilson (Evangelical)

In our broken world, many feel a deep need for comfort and hope. Our guests have a stimulating conversation about how their faith traditions bring genuine comfort to people. Our panel discusses:

Why do human beings need comfort in life?

Can the comfort or hope that religion claims to provide be reduced to merely psychological help?

What are some specific ways that people receive comfort in their faith?