By The Rivers Podcast
By By The Rivers
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Presenting a regular conversation on interfaith issues in the Twin Cities and beyond. We present fascinating interviews with teachers, leaders and the inquisitive, asking them to share their learning as we ask the big questions of, spirituality, politics, faith and our responsibility to make the world a better place. We will explore holy days, we will wrestle with sacred texts, and learn from each other’s traditions and beliefs. We will also take the time to highlight some of the great interfaith work being done around the cites. People are building bridges and creating diverse communities, they are engaging in dialogue and committing acts of social justice.
||Clean012 Gandhi Mahal Interfaith Garden||This episode we interview two guests working for food justice. Ruhel Islam and Claire Baglien work together on the Gandhi Mahal Interfaith Garden. We discuss the ability of food to bring people together, the challenges of urban gardening, the idea of...||2/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean011 Abraham’s Willingness to Sacrifice||This episode we bring you a recording of Rabbi Shavit-Lonstein’s brief presentation at the Nusrat Mosque in MN during Eid Al-Adha, a major Islamic festival celebrating the biblical story of Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as a demonstration||9/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean010 Congress Under the Gun||For this episode, we bring you the recording of an important event: Congress Under the Gun: Federal Legislation and the Fight Against Gun Violence. By The Rivers hosted this round table discussion on August 17, 2016. It was coordinated by Protect...||9/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009 Rev John Bellaimey, Breck Schools||Rev John Bellaimey, Upper school chaplain and head of religion department, and at the Breck Schools in Minneapolis, joins us in a podcast recorded a few months ago I asked John here because of his work with High School students as a teacher and a...||8/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008 Randi Roth, Executive Director of Interfaith Action of Greater St. Paul||We discuss the work of Interfaith Action and their programs which bring communities together to end poverty in East Metro of St. Paul. They focus on comprehensive solutions which are culturally appropriate and focused on structural change to and...||7/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007 Interfaith Amigos: Imam Jamal Rahman, Pastor Don Mackenzie and Rabbi Ted Falcon||The Interfaith Amigos (Imam Jamal Rahman, Pastor Don Mackenzie and Rabbi Ted Falcon) presented at Common Good Books in St. Paul on June 6. By The Rivers had the honor of recording their presentation and the question and answer session that followed....||6/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005 John Merkle and Hans Gustafson form The Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning||John and Hans join us to discuss the current state of interfaith relations and the work of The Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning. We discuss the importance of relationships before dialogue, the reflexive association of violence and...||6/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004 Tamara Gray & Sarah Abe from Daybreak Press Global Bookshop||Anse Tamara Gray & Sarah Abe join us from Daybreak Press Global Bookshop & Gathering Space, on the University of MN campus. We discuss the power of books to inspire political activism, talk about one particular book in particular, the Qur’an, and look||5/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003 Featuring Carin Mrotz, Deputy Director of Jewish Community Action||--||5/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002 Featuring Vic Rosenthal, Director of Jewish Community Action||Vic Rosenthal, Director of Jewish Community Action, joins us for an interview on Social Change in interfaith communities. We touch on the power of conversations to inspire individuals and change policies; we learn about how Vic uses Jewish tradition...||4/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001 Introducing By The Rivers||An interview with Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein discussing the origins and goals of our new multi-faith life cycle and leaning center located in St Paul MN.||4/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean000 Teaser||A brief teaser to our new podcast!||4/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|