We isolated audio clips in which Moore talks about evolution versus intelligent design, shared Evangelical backgrounds, and even Malthus and population theory. And we bring you a background interview with geneticist Lindon Eaves, as well as a live discussion about Darwin from the American Museum of Natural History.
About 5,000 spirituals, which are distinguished from gospel songs in part because their authors are unknown, are known to exist today. Those songs, Carter says, played a large part in shaping American music of all genres in the 20th century. In this Listening Room, you can listen to Carter's commentary on each spiritual, his in-studio performance, and the performances of other musicians' renditions of that same song.
Chittister thought she'd given up her dream to be a writer once she joined the Benedictines. A life of strict obedience resulted in sacrificing dreams — only to find them again in other forms.
In these Web-exclusive interviews, Krista speaks with Kayvon Modjarrad and Tracy Gaudet, two doctors who are exploring new aspects of integrative medicine. They are leading a burgeoning movement that's discovering alternative, complementary approaches to traditional Western medicine.
Listen to segments of Krista's interview with David Dollahite. Here, he speaks about his personal faith and family, his research on the role faith plays in family's lives, and raising a child with special needs.
Bart Ehrman and Luke Timothy Johnson discuss early forms of Christianity and the value of ancient texts.
Listen to audio clips of Krista's conversation with Chaplain Morris that didn't make it into the radio broadcast.
» "Spiritual Ancestors of Evangelicals" (mp3, 2:44)
Cizik counts early American ministers who fought for independence and abolition as his spiritual ancestors.
» "Days of Social Engagement" (mp3, 5:57)
Cizik recounts the days when the NAE's agenda included social engagement and not just personal issues.
Listen to a web-exclusive interview with Arlene Sanchez Walsh and to Cecil Robeck describe the history of William Seymour, the Azusa Street mission, and the role of Los Angeles in Pentecostalism's growth and rapid spread across the globe.
Sanskrit chants from the Vedas, Upanishads, and other texts have been handed down through the centuries by Traditional Scholars in India. In these renditions, Ravi Shankar reconfigured existing forms and composed new numbers to convey the spiritual force of these Sanskrit mantras and chants.