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.
Learn how a new, unique local cafe is an expression of deep faith and spirituality. Catholic priest Paul McDonnell and coffee shop manager Ann-Marie Spencer discuss the opening of the new...
An astrologer, a follower of Greek Orthodox Christianity, and a leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints discuss what their traditions teach about the future and the area of human...
An astrologer, a leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and a member of a local Greek Orthodox church, discuss what it means for them to live a spiritual life. TOPIC: THE...
An astrologer, Greek Orthodox priest, and a leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints discuss the story that each of their spiritual traditions tell. TOPIC: STORY GUESTS: HENRY...
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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.