nonviolence

nonviolence

By Omid Safi March 26, 2015

A story from Rumi's masterpiece Masnavi illuminates the paths we all travel from brokenness to healing, from spiritually feeling worthless and cut off to being wholehearted. In the wisdom of the saints, Omid Safi reveals the goal of the spiritual path: not reaching divinity, but achieving full humanity.

By Trent Gilliss October 05, 2014

In a world of many distractions, the Buddhist sage says, it may be our own cravings that may be most deleterious to our well-being. Watch and listen.

By Trent Gilliss December 12, 2013

Watch a recording of our live video stream with Rev. Lucas Johnson and Dr. Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons at NPR headquarters in Washington, DC. The topic: nonviolence and how social change happens. A riveting hour story and substance.

By Trent Gilliss November 18, 2013

In a 1919 letter to Gandhi, the Nobel laureate offers these words of advice on planting the seeds of intolerance.

By Trent Gilliss October 11, 2013

A young Pakistani girl shares a story of strength and peace that leaves us all in awe.

April 01, 2013

What morsels of wisdom would you like to see captured from our show with Congressman Lewis? Tell us about it.

June 06, 2011

Catholic monk and mystic Thomas Merton expounds on nonviolence in Christian thought.

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