Spirit in Action

Spirit in Action – June 14, 2004

Joanna Macy In this program, host Matthew Fox discusses deep ecology with Joanna Macy. They also talk about Joanna’s recent trip to India and her "Sabbath Year." Joanna’s website is www.JoannaMacy.net. On it you will find many of her writings, including periodic letters on current topics.


Spirit in Action

Spirit in Action – June 7, 2004

Julia Butterfly Hill Since her decent from Luna, the ancient Redwood, in 1999, Julia Butterfly Hill has been in constant motion. Her inspiringly spiritual activism has continued to inspire. Her work is mostly through her organization, The Circle of Life Foundation (www.circleoflifefoundation.org).


Spirit in Action

Spirit in Action – May 17, 2004

Hildegard in Profile Twelfth century mystic, Hildegard of Bingen was a nun, in fact an Abbesses, a painter, and a profound composer. Her life and work are celebrated in a wonderful cd and dvd package called Hildegard in Profile. Host, Matthew Fox (who is know as a Hildegard expert and is featured in the dvd) … Continued


Spirit in Action

Spirit in Action – May 10, 2004

Robert Thurman Robert Thurman is a former Tibetan Buddhist monk (the first westerner ordained as a monk) and a current professor at Columbia University. His newest book, Infinite Life: Seven Virtues for Living Well. He and host Matthew Fox discuss enlightenment, nihilism, and education, among other topics.


Spirit in Action

Spirit in Action – May 3, 2004

John Dominic Crossan This week, host Matthew Fox talks with biblical scholar and former co-chair of the Jesus Seminar, John Dominic Crossan. Crossan’s books include Who Killed Jesus?: Exposing the Roots of Anti-Semitism in the Gospel Story of the Death of Jesus, Jesus, a Revolutionary Biography, and Excavating Jesus: Beneath the Stones, Behind the Texts.


Spirit in Action

Spirit in Action – April 26, 2004

This week, host Matthew Fox talks with neo-pagan leader, author, and political activist, Starhawk. Starhawk recently returned from a month supporting non-violent action in Israel/Palestine. She discusses the political situation as well as how her earth-based spirituality sustains her in the very difficult work she does in the Middle East. Some websites Starhawk mentions in … Continued


Spirit in Action

Spirit in Action – April 19, 2004

This week’s program features a dialogue between host Matthew Fox and Middle Eastern language and religion scholar, Neil Douglas-Kltoz, author of the seminal 1990 book, Prayers Of The Cosmos. His current book is The Genesis Meditations: A Shared Practice of Peace for Christians, Jews, and Muslims.


Spirit in Action

Spirit in Action – April 12, 2004

Featuring visionary theologian Matthew Fox in dialogue with Rabbi Michael Lerner, founder of the Tikkun Community and author of Spirit Matters, Jewish Renewal, and his newest, Healing Israel/Palestine. More information about Spirit In Action, Matthew Fox, and our guests can be found at www.MatthewFox.org.


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