Faith Matters is a bi-weekly radio program that features leaders from diverse faith communities discussing their distinct spiritual values and perspectives in a roundtable format. Faith Matters builds bridges of understanding by providing meaningful conversations that explore the foundations of belief and the role faith and religion play in people’s lives. Faith Matters: Spotlight is an occasional series that explores a particular spiritual topic or issue in greater depth.
Not only is our country experiencing a pandemic that has claimed the lives of almost 200,000 people, we now have a looming national election. With our nation deeply divided along ideological and...
In the middle of the Covid pandemic and nationwide protests against racism, our community now faces another unprecedented crisis--raging wildfires that are devastating our region. Communities in...
During the pandemic, our nation has been gripped by protests---from groups that are resisting the wearing of masks and shutdown of businesses, to individuals and organizations standing...
The public murder of George Floyd by a White police officer in Minneapolis has sparked a nationwide discussion about race, ethnicity, and social justice. Religious groups are responding to this...
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Sunday, September 27 6:00pm
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Over many years, Seth Schapiro has interacted with a variety of cultures and faith perspectives. He grew up in a Jewish home and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Community Studies at UCSC. While living in the mountains of eastern Kentucky, he was exposed to various Appalachian Christian traditions. After teaching elementary school, he developed a K-12 multicultural education program that teaches principles of character using the words and lives of inspiring world figures. His travels have included visiting Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and Asia where he has observed the influence of Islamic faith on people’s everyday lives. Recently, he taught at a Buddhist university in Cambodia.