local author Jessica Maxwell about spiritual memoir, Roll Around Heaven
Host Suzanne LaGrande interviews local author Jessica Maxwell about spiritual memoir, Roll Around Heaven: An All-True Accidental Spiritual Adventure. A travel and nature magazine writer with an allergy to religion, Jessica meets a pig farmer who turns out to be a spiritual teacher and launches her on spiritual journey, in which she sees auras of major league baseball players, banishes evil spirits with Buddhist Lamas, shares Celtic Revelations on the isle of Iona, and learns an abiding respect for all paths to God.
Joe has noticed that all of the Republican Hopefulls for the 2012 Presidential Elections have Platforms draped in prayer flags, but not much else. They all seem to be highly religious, and defer all talk of actual political issues to Religious Values, instead. Is this how we want to run our country?
Is the Dominionism pushed by Bachman and Perry dangerous to Democracy?
The American Muslim Women. If she wears Hijab is she submissive? Can you be a Muslim and a Feminist? Corvallis based, feminist & blogger Fatemeh Fakhraie joins host, Linda Olson-Osterlund, to talk about the book I Speak For Myself : American Women on Being Muslim. 40 very different American women write about being a Muslim in the US today.