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.
Spring 2021 marks one year into the Covid pandemic. As we mark a full year into this global crisis, how have religious people kept the faith during the past year and how are they celebrating their...
Dan and Lyn Wagner faced a challenge that few parents ever imagine--the sudden loss of both of their children in a tragic car accident caused by a woman under the influence of drugs. Through...
On January 6, 2021, there was an unprecedented assault on our nation's capitol. Some of the people involved in the violence were evangelical Christians and believed that their actions were a genuine...
In this edition of Faith Matters, we broadcast a unique dialogue hosted by the Santa Cruz and Watsonville Public Library. The four-part Shelter in Place series brought together Santa Cruz County...
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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.