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.
In the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic, the cruel murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis has sparked protests, violence, and discussions about policing and systemic racism across the country. Santa...
Our nation has a strong tradition of providing religious chaplains in a variety of public and private institutions and agencies. As part of the special Faith Matters series titled Faith in the Time...
There are a variety of churches and faith-based organizations throughout Santa Cruz County that are providing needed relief and support during the Covid-19 crisis. As part of the special Faith...
There are a variety of faith-based organizations that tirelessly work to put faith into action to help the hurting and needy throughout Santa Cruz County. As part of the special Faith Matters series...
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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.