World Spirituality

| with Rev. Paul John Roach | Tuesday at 1 p.m. CT
World Spirituality

Program Overview

Our planet is becoming a global village, yet enormous differences remain in culture and spiritual tradition—differences that lead to misunderstanding, hatred and war. In World Spirituality, exploring the unity within all cultures and faith traditions, Paul John Roach, senior minister of Unity Church of Fort Worth and a lifelong student and practitioner of many world spiritual teachings, guides us through the variety and differences, to the unity and common values shared by all the great religions. Come journey planet earth’s spiritual landscape with insight, humor and practical advice for a safe yet adventurous trip.

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The ideas and opinions expressed on this program do not necessarily reflect the teachings of Unity. Unity respects a wide range of spiritual thoughts and beliefs, as reflected in the diverse range of subjects presented on Unity Online Radio.

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  • Episode: Brave New Mind
    Original air date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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    Living in a future-science world, with author Elliott Maynard, Ph.D.
  • Episode: Encore
    Original air date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
    Episode Description:
    Encore presentation.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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    Find out what really happens next with author Roberta Grimes.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 04, 2014
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    Inspiring responses from religious leaders, spiritual guides, healers, activists, and other lovers of humanity, with Celeste Yacoboni.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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    Mark shares his latest insights from his new book The Endless Practice.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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    With comic, activist, and well-known workshop leader Steve Bhaerman.
  • Episode: Hair on Fire
    Original air date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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    A novel of the experiences of a Comanche war band as they struggle to protect their ancestral lands from westward expansion, with author Wayne Pate.
  • Episode: Earth Calling
    Original air date: Tuesday, October 07, 2014
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    A climate change handbook for the 21st century. I talk to author Ellen Gunter about this very topical book.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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    With Mary Anne Radmacher and Liz Kalloch.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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    Little lessons to live by with author and speaker Allen Klein.
  • Episode: Love Cycles
    Original air date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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    The five essential stages of lasting love with author Linda Carroll.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
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    Lessons from a Zen Garden with author and Buddhist priest Karen Maezen Miller.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
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    With author Brian Leaf. Cloth diapers, cosleeping, and my (sometimes successful) quest for conscious parenting.
     
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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    With author B.J. Gallagher. A guide to getting the life you love.
  • Episode: Better Than Sex
    Original air date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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    Author and spiritual teacher Arjuna Ardagh talks about his new book on the transcendent spiritual experience.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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    Barbara Martin and Dimitri Moraitis discuss their book Communing With the Divine: A Clairvoyant’s Guide to Angels, Archangels, and the Spiritual Hierarchy.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
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    Author, coach, and entrepreneur Simone Wright discusses her new book, which focuses on using the science and spirit of intuition.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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    How to beat bad feelings by letting yourself have them, with therapist and author Tina Gilbertson.
  • Episode: Sacred Sound
    Original air date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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    Discovering the myth and meaning of mantra and kirtan with yoga teacher, author, and mythologist Alanna Kaivalya.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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    Professor Dorraj shares his viewpoint about the Middle East and Western misunderstandings of its politics and culture.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
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    ‘Our Lecherous Legacy.’ Medical doctor Ken Cohen shares how we can unyoke ourselves from limiting states of consciousness.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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    Best-selling author Roger Housden talks about his latest book.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    Episode Description:
    Susan Liberty Hall shares her story and healing methods.
  • Episode: The Emissary
    Original air date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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    Author Patricia Cori talks about her new novel on the wisdom and message of the whales.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 03, 2014
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    Asha Praver, leader of Ananda Palo Alto, joins me to talk about the history of the Ananda Intentional Community in California, the subject of a new film.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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    Uplifting stories and motivational advice for positive forward thinking with author David Mezzapelle.
  • Episode: Breathing Fire
    Original air date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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    How a knight from a mythical kingdom awakened me from a spell, with children’s author and illustrator Christine Davis.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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    Learn how to rise to the occasion of your life, with author Kristen Moeller.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 06, 2014
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    Author Kuwana Haulsey talks about her book, Everything I Needed to Know I Learned From My Six-Month-Old.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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    Exploring the mystery of word, feeling, and sound—with singer/songwriter, professor, and blogger Peter Bolland.
  • Episode: Ecopsychology
    Original air date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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    The connection between mental and emotional health and Mother Nature with Don and Debora Young.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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    Adventures of a dream archaeologist in the multiverse with author Robert Moss.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
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    Compassionate end-of-life care and the hospice movement with authors Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
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    Unearthing the Real History of Moses, Identifying the Pharaohs, and Examining the Exodus From Egypt, with authors Scott Alan Roberts and John Richard Ward.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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    Unity minister John Strickland talks about his relationship with modern day teacher Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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    A Woman’s Guide to a Mindful Year with author Jennifer Louden.
  • Episode: Get It Done
    Original air date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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    From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day, with author Sam Bennett.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 04, 2014
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    With well-known children’s book author Connie Bowen, whose latest book I Create My World has just been published.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014
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    A psychic’s explanation of death, heaven, and the soul’s journey after death, with author Echo Bodine.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Episode Description:
    Author and lecturer Phil Goldberg and host Paul John Roach compare and contrast their recent trips to India.
  • Episode: Mindfulness
    Original air date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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    A discussion with Brother ChiSing, director of the Dallas Meditation Center.
  • Episode: Stalking Gaia
    Original air date: Tuesday, February 04, 2014
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    Or is the Earth really our mother and are we being scolded? With author Edward J. Warmus.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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    Author and yoga instructor Meagan McCrary helps us explore and understand different styles of yoga.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
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    New thinking that will rock your world with author and thinker Dianne Collins.

  • Episode: The Divine Dark
    Original air date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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     With author and broadcaster Maggy Whitehouse. Exploring the rich land of the unconscious mind.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013
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    We talk about his latest book The Art of Healing: Uncovering Your Inner Wisdom and Potential for Self-Healing.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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    Derek joins me to talk about his book The 10-Second Philosophy®: A Practical Guide to Releasing Your Inner Genius.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 03, 2013
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    My wife, Wendy, and I talk about our recent month’s journey in India and what we found.
  • Episode: Reduced to Joy
    Original air date: Tuesday, November 26, 2013
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    Poems for transformation and awakening, with best-selling author Mark Nepo.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 08, 2013
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    Humanity’s rite of passage from the love of power to the power of love, with Anodea Judith, Ph.D.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 01, 2013
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    The art of making and manifesting your intentions, with author Tony Burroughs.
  • Episode: Crafting Calm
    Original air date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
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    Projects and practices for creativity and contemplation, with author Maggie Oman Shannon.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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    We explore how to be a Magical Fashionista with author Tess Whitehurst.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
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    An hour with Swami Chaitanya Keerti of the Osho World Foundation in New Delhi. Spiritual leader Keerti has been a student and teacher in the Osho tradition for more than 40 years.
  • Episode: I Am
    Original air date: Tuesday, September 03, 2013
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    The Power of Discovering Who You Really Are with author Howard Falco.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
    Episode Description:
    Author Mary Ellen Wellbaum talks about her semi-fictional account of addiction and forgiveness in modern-day America.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013
    Episode Description:
    Allen Klein joins me to talk about his inspirational books and their purpose in lifting our spirits, feeding our souls, and helping us live happier, more fulfilled lives.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 13, 2013
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    An interview with author, blogger, punk bassist, and Zen monk Brad Warner about his latest book that looks for God in odd places.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 06, 2013
    Episode Description:
    Paul and his wife Wendy talk about the spiritual journey on the occasion of Paul’s 61st birthday.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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    With teacher and retreat leader Swami Arun.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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    Coach, author, and teacher Daniel D’Neuville talks about his latest ideas about peace and happiness and how to achieve happiness in your life.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    Episode Description:
    Newly appointed CFO and COO of Unity Worldwide Ministries, Rev. Bruce Verkruyse, shares his insights from his long and varied history of Unity.
  • Episode: Momisms
    Original air date: Tuesday, July 09, 2013
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    Words from yesterday for today and tomorrow. Unity minister Carol Record talks about her book that shares her mother’s wisdom and sage advice.
  • Episode: 11 Days in May
    Original air date: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
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    Author, broadcaster, and former CEO of Ernst and Young Consulting (Singapore), J.D. Messinger talks about the near-death experience that changed his life and can change ours too.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 25, 2013
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    Nine keys to achieving your artistic goals, with creativity coach and author Eric Maisel, Ph.D.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
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    An inquiry into science, philosophy and perception with author and Buddhist Roshi Steve Hagen.
  • Episode: Earth Gospel
    Original air date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013
    Episode Description:
    An exploration of author and professor Sam Hamilton-Poore’s illuminating prayer book of eco-inspiration.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 04, 2013
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    An interview with author Andrew Parker about his new, controversial and radical study of the Bible as a political book.
  • Episode: Soul Recovery
    Original air date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013
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    Twelve Steps for the Rest of Us, with author and teacher Ester Nicholson.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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    A talk with author David Corbin about cutting through doctrine to the essence of meaning and its practice.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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    The Real Name of God: Embracing the Full Essence of the Divine with author and Rabbi Wayne Dosick, Ph.D.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 07, 2013
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    With yogi and teacher Brynn Byrne.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
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    Is it still relevant today? With Peter Bolland, whose article on Maslow is in the current Unity Magazine®.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013
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    New ways of looking at being productive and happy in our lives, with author Jennifer Kavanagh.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
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    Faith Beyond Belief: Stories of Good People Who Left Their Church Behind with author Margaret Placentra Johnston.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 09, 2013
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    With Dr. Vasant Joshi (Vedant), author and key devotee of Osho (Bhagavan Sri Rajneesh).
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 02, 2013
    Episode Description:
    I explore the connection between the romantic poetry of Wordsworth, the writings of Emerson, and New Thought. This is a preview of a paper to be presented at Unity Institute® and Seminary Lyceum 2013.
  • Episode: Effortless Mind
    Original air date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
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    Author, teacher, and coach Ajayan Borys talks with me about his latest book on how to meditate with ease, calm your mind, connect with your heart, and revitalize your life.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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    Rev. Ed joins me to discuss his new book Kingdom Come: Understanding the Book of Revelation.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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    Blogger, professor, author, songwriter, Peter Bolland joins me in a freewheeling discussion on the nature of humankind’s goodness.
     

  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 05, 2013
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    Author and Anglican priest Keith Hebden joins me to discuss his latest book.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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    Radio show founder and host of Radio Karishma, Karishma Himatsingh talks about the unifying force of spiritual celebration.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013
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    A guide to the modern religious life with author Jennifer Kavanagh.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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    Rabbi, lecturer, and author Ralph Mecklenburger speaks with me about his new book, Our Religious Brains—what cognitive science reveals about belief, morality, community, and our relationship with God.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 05, 2013
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    Exploring the afterlife and transforming our fear of death with author Julia Assante, Ph.D.
  • Episode: The Last Shaman
    Original air date: Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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    Author, coach, and shaman William Whitecloud joins me to talk about his new book of spiritual fiction.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013
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    Discover inner peace with author and teacher Marlise Karlin.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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    Author Elias Amidon discusses his new book about the path of nonduality.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 08, 2013
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    Deepening your experience of God—author and senior teacher in the centering prayer movement David Frenette joins me to talk about his new book.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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    Author Polly Campbell discusses her new book that offers extraordinary enlightenment for ordinary people.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
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    Valerie Forstman, registrar of Brite Divinity School, shares her practice of Zen meditation as a Christian.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 04, 2012
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    Episcopal Priest Bill McVey discusses his book linking world philosophies and Christian practice.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012
    Episode Description:
    Author and publisher Marc Allen shares how to create the life of our dreams and a world that works for all.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012
    Episode Description:
    Brian Leaf shares his funny and informative story of a yogi in modern day America.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
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    American teacher and guru Radhanath Swami talks about his memoir of his first journey to India in 1970 and the events and people that changed his life.
     
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 06, 2012
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    Author and lecturer Phil Goldberg returns to discuss the rich interaction between East and West and the influence of Eastern spirituality on Western culture.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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    God’s place in today’s world, with author Eleanor Stoneham.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
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    The Tao of Walt Whitman: Daily Insights and Actions to Achieve a Balanced Life, with authors Connie Shaw and Ike Allen.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 16, 2012
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    Stumbling Into Infinity: An Ordinary Man in the Sphere of Enlightenment: Author Michael Fischman discusses his spiritual journey.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 02, 2012
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    Discovering the being within—a talk with spiritual teacher and author Gurudev Hamsah Nandatha.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 25, 2012
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    Dr. Lazlo, one of the world’s leading authorities on the Akashic Records, joins us to talk about his latest discoveries.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 18, 2012
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    A children’s mystical adventure written by special guest Susan Liberty Hall.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 11, 2012
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    A mythic and mystical tale of unfoldment and realization is the subject of today’s show. Our guest is the book’s author, Judith Diana Winston.
  • Episode: Hindu Deities
    Original air date: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
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    An embarrassment of riches. Professor Andy Fort joins me to discuss the incredible variety of Hindu Gods and Goddesses.
     
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 21, 2012
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    Paulette joins me to discuss and practice meditations from world religions.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 14, 2012
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    Shamanic Dreaming for Healing and Becoming Whole, with author and dream expert Robert Moss.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 07, 2012
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    Learn more about Andrew Harvey's latest thinking.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 31, 2012
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    The Eco Guide to Better Housekeeping, with author Billee Sharp.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 24, 2012
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    Youth and Family Ministry Director Debbie Betancourt shares her experiences in teaching world spirituality to youth.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 17, 2012
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    Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, by best-selling author and professor Jonathan Haidt.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Episode Description:
    Author Marney K. Makridakis demonstrates that time is subjective. We can utilize its flexibility to lead a creative and effective life.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 03, 2012
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    Paul is joined, once again, by his wife Wendy to discuss the topic of freedom on the eve of July 4, 2012.
     
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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    How religion shapes the American political landscape, with Peter Bolland.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
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    The Bliss Experiment: 28 Days to Personal Transformation, with author and lecturer Sean Meshorer.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
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    Lemons and Lavender: The Eco Guide to Better Homekeeping with author Billee Sharp.
  • Episode: First I Am
    Original air date: Tuesday, June 05, 2012
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    Before I am a child of man, first I am a child of God. An introduction to the higher self-image, mind, body and life with authors Melissa Dunn and Leah Dunn.
  • Episode: Love Has Wings
    Original air date: Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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    Peace ambassador, activist and author Isha Judd joins me to discuss her worldwide mission and how we can free ourselves from limiting beliefs and fall in love with life.
     
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 15, 2012
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    Developing focus and discipline in your life, with author Thomas M. Sterner. How to master any skill or challenge by learning to love the process.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 08, 2012
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    Best-selling author James Redfield joins me to discuss his latest book.
     

  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 01, 2012
    Episode Description:
    Rev. Michael Moran talks about his experience of taking his Unity church to the local mosque for their Easter celebration.
  • Episode: Dying to Be Me
    Original air date: Tuesday, April 24, 2012
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    Dying to Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing, with author Anita Moorjani.
  • Episode: Susyn Reeve
    Original air date: Tuesday, April 17, 2012
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    The Inspired Life: Unleashing Your Mind's Capacity for Joy, with author Susyn Reeve.
     
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
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    How we create our own problems, and how Buddhist psychology can help us solve them, with author Karuna Cayton.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 03, 2012
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    100 Daily Meditations for Health, Stress Relief and Everyday Joy, with author Tobin Blake.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012
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    On today's program, a discussion with novelist and physicist Dr. Alan Lightman.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 20, 2012
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    Tune in for today's talk with author and speaker Dr. Joe Dispenza.

  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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    On today's program: practical tools for empowered living with author Cynthia James.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 06, 2012
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    Author Maggy Whitehouse joins Rev. Paul John Roach to talk about her latest book.

  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
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    Join in for the discussion with Rev. Paul John Roach and Tibetan master Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012
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    Join us for the discussion with Eliza Mada Dalian, a mystic, guide, master healer and author.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 14, 2012
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    Rev. Paul John Roach talks with author Brent N. Hunter.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 07, 2012
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    A Buddhist/Yoga/Psychotherapeutic perspective with author, teacher, yoga master and psychotherapist Michael Stone.
     
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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    David joins me to discuss his spiritual novel Messengers, published by Unity Books, and how praying with love, mercy and compassion is the key to our future.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 24, 2012
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    Master drummer and gong meditation facilitator Kenny Kolter talks about the power of sound.
     

  • Episode: The Shadow
    Original air date: Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    Episode Description:
    Author Jim Stacey returns to discuss the role of the human shadow in the life and message of Jesus and of Paul. This understanding leads to deep healing.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 03, 2012
    Episode Description:
    Paul and his wife Wendy discuss the opportunities of a new year and especially this much talked about year of 2012.
  • Episode: Atheism
    Original air date: Tuesday, December 27, 2011
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    Join in today's discussion with Peter Bolland, author, professor and songwriter. What is atheism and how is it a meaningful approach in a religion-obsessed world?
     
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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    Speaker and spiritual guide Daniel D’Neuville discusses how we can move from the illusory to the God-centered life.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 13, 2011
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    Professor Darren Middleton discusses the similarities and differences in world religions and asks why it matters.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 06, 2011
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    James O'Dea, author, international speaker and former director of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, talks about the nature of inner and outer peace.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 29, 2011
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    Patricia Monaghan discusses her guide to meditation, which offers teachings from East and West to calm the mind, heal the body, and enrich the Spirit.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 22, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Author August Gold talks about her parable, which is a tale about the power of faith, community and love.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
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    Poet, author, singer, and spiritual leader Rudolf Harst shares ideas and poems on the theme of justice.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 08, 2011
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    Learn how to be a loving and effective parent in a world of change and distraction.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 01, 2011
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    Listen in as author Donald Altman discusses his book, One-Minute Mindfulness: 50 simple Ways to Find Peace, Clarity, and New Possibilities in a Stressed Out World. In it, he brings the benefits of mindfulness down to earth and into everyday life.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011
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    Minister, church consultant and author Steve McSwain talks about his new book that explores a personal odyssey from fundamentalist thinking to the sacred art of knowing God as unity.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 18, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Author Seth David Chernoff returns to the program to discuss Book Two of his Manual for Living, focusing on the theme of connection—with ourselves, others, and with God.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Writer Janet Thomas, author of The Battle in Seattle: The Story Behind and Beyond the WTO Demonstrations and Day Breaks Over Dharamsala: A Memoir of Life Lost and Found, talks about the opportunities for healing both globally and locally.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 04, 2011
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    Join us as author Megan Don guides us on an inner mystical journey to and with God and presents Teresa of Avila’s deep wisdom in a rich and accessible way.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 27, 2011
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    In this episode we will explore how to live in the mystery of life and love it, with author Dennis Merritt Jones.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011
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    Join us as we speak with activist, seminary student and recent convert to Judaism, Amanda Robinson.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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    Editor and commentator Dave DeLuca shares wisdom from the great scriptures and masters of Hinduism, from the Vedas to modern saints.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 06, 2011
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    In this episode we’ve delve into how to skillfully walk the path of Truth through the illusions and changing perceptions of our lives, with Betsy Otter Thompson, author of Walking Through Illusion: Jesus Speaks of the People Who Shared His Journey.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Listen in for a lively discussion with Unity minister Rev. Scott Schell on pertinent topics such as politics, religion, gender issues and abortion.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 23, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Listen in as Rev. Paul reflects on this program, its purpose and some highlights.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 16, 2011
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    Listen in for some very enlightening meditations for resolving life’s problems with special guest, author Jonathan Parker.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 09, 2011
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    Join us as we explore the sacred place in between with Suzanne Stabile, a teacher, retreat director and Enneagram master, through Life in the Trinity Ministry, and Rev. Melinda Veatch, an ordained Presbyterian minister, Christian educator, youth minister, community outreach minister, minister of pastoral care and adult education minister.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 02, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Join us for a discussion of Psalms in Ordinary Voices: A Reinterpretation of the 150 Psalms by Men, Women and Children, with editor Andrea Ayvazian and photographer Ellen Augarten.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Rick Hanson returns to offer fresh insights into the practical neuroscience of happiness, love and wisdom.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 19, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Join me and author Tom Zender as he discusses his book, God Goes to Work, focusing on New Thought paths to prosperity and profits.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 12, 2011
    Episode Description:
    In this episode, Paul’s wife Wendy joins him to share how spiritual discussion and practice can deepen and enrich a partnership.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 05, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Author John Selby talks about focused meditations you can practice to quiet your mind, brighten your mood, and set yourself free.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Listen in for a discussion with author Adele Ryan McDowell, Ph.D.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Join us as Jack Hawley presents his new translation and commentary on the Indian classic scripture The Bhagavad Gita.
  • Episode: Devotion
    Original air date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Join us as professors Andy Fort and Mark Dennis discuss the nature of devotion as a path to God and to a realization of the divine in all.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 07, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Bret McCormick, videographer and student of metaphysics, discusses his new video project about the power of intention to shape reality and the possibility for peace in our world today.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Best-selling author, groundbreaker and keynote speaker at the 2011 Unity People’s Convention in June, Lynne talks about her new book The Bond: Connecting Through the Space Between Us.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Theologian, best-selling author and innovator Matthew Fox talks about his new book Christian Mystics: 365 Readings and Meditations.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Accomplished speaker, author and founder of Applied Spirituality, Kathy Kirk joins us for this program that focuses on the theme of Well-Being: How to choose it, find it, and stay in Well-Being deliberately.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Episode Description:
    In this episode Father Peter Bowes, co-founder of the Order of Christ/Sophia, talks about his new book of insight into mystic Christianity and spiritual unfoldment.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 03, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Join us as author Julie Loar talks about her book Goddesses for Every Day that offers daily thoughts and meditations on Goddesses of every spiritual tradition.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Episode Description:
    In this episode, author Michael Gluckman shares his years of practice and insight into practical tools for life’s journey.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Join us as the director and star of Wake Up: The Movie, Jonas Elrod, joins us to discuss his film aimed at awakening ordinary people to an extraordinary experience of aliveness.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Episode Description:
    The author of The Engaged Spiritual Life: A Buddhist Approach to Transforming Ourselves and the World and keynote speaker at Unity’s Lyceum 2011, will share insights about East/West dialogue, peace and compassion.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 05, 2011
    Episode Description:
    In this episode we will investigate how ecology is impacting modern Christianity, with particular emphasis on Unity’s green initiatives.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Join us as the Venerable Bhante Wimala, Buddhist monk, author, humanitarian and speaker at Unity Institute’s Lyceum 2011 shares insights on his work of conscious evolution.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    Episode Description:
    In this episode, Dr. Paul Alan Laughlin, minister, author and speaker at Unity Institute and Seminary’s Lyceum 2011 talks about spiritual studies from a global perspective.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Episode Description:
    William Von Holst, the official spokesperson for writer and spiritual teacher Imre Vallyon, is on the program to discuss the changes taking place in our world today.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 08, 2011
    Episode Description:
    In our fascination with Unity, are we glossing over major differences in world religions? Find out more with me and Peter Bolland, professor, writer, and musician.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 01, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Jim Stacey, author of Jesus Was Not a Christian, joins Rev. Paul John Roach to discuss the real intent and teachings of Jesus the Christ.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Janet Taylor, Unity student and Buddhist practitioner, is with us to investigate the links between Unity and Buddhist teachings.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Episode Description:
    In this episode, Janet Taylor, Unity student and Buddhist practitioner, is with us to discuss the links between Unity and Buddhist teachings.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 08, 2011
    Episode Description:
    On this program, Mother Clare Watts, co-director of the mystical Christian School and Order, called the Order of Christ/Sophia, discusses her new book focused on a woman's path to enlightenment.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Episode Description:
    Join us as author Roy Holman teaches how to find balance in mind, body and Spirit for self and planetary empowerment. Awaken presence, power and passion.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    Episode Description:
    We invite you to join us as author Seth David Chernoff talks about his new vision for what it means to be human.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Episode Description:
    On this episode, we embark upon the journey of a lightworker duo with guests Michael and Sarah Feeley, authors of Walk Into The Light: The Journey of a Lightworker Duo, a book based on their spiritual awakening and experiences.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 04, 2011
    Episode Description:
    On this episode, world-renowned author and teacher Gay Hendricks talks about his new book, Five Wishes, and how answering one simple question can make your dreams come true.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Episode Description:
    On this episode, Theravada Buddhist monk and spiritual teacher Venerable Subhuti joins us to discuss peacefulness and insight.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 21, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Join us as we discuss how to use the new 365-day journal, the Joyous Freedom Journal, with authors and Center for Spiritual Living ministers Petra Weldes and Christian Sorensen.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Episode Description:
    In this episode, we embark upon a rollicking journey through modern culture and the interface of Zen, sex and social mores with best-selling author Brad Warner.
  • Episode: American Veda
    Original air date: Tuesday, December 07, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Join us for a lively discussion about the history of Hinduism in the United States and its influence on American culture with author Phil Goldberg, author of the new release American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation—How Indian Spirituality Changed the West.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Today Sharon Salzberg, world renowned teacher, author and co-founder of the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies and the Insight Meditation Society, joins me to talk about her work on the force of kindness—how to change your life with love and compassion.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Join us today as we explore The Déjà Vu Enigma: A Journey Through the Anomalies of Mind, Memory, and Time with authors Marie Jones and Larry Flaxman.
  • Episode: Human Design
    Original air date: Tuesday, November 09, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Today author Chetan Parkyn shares a revolutionary new system revealing the DNA of your true nature by combining astrology, the I Ching, the Chakra system, and the Kabbalah to discover the person you were born to be.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 02, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Today Donald Altman, psychotherapist, former Buddhist monk, adjunct professor at Lewis and Clark College Graduate School, and author of The Mindfulness Code shares keys for overcoming stress, anxiety, fear and unhappiness.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Learn how the ancient symbol and spiritual path of the labyrinth can enrich our understanding and our ability to live rich and meaningful lives.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 19, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Best-selling author and astrophysicist Bernard Haisch shows how we can believe in Einstein, Darwin and God. An author of over 130 scientific publications, Haisch has served as a scientific editor of the Astrophysical Journal for 10 years and was principal investigator on several NASA research projects.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Episode Description:
    How do we approach religious conflict in healthy ways? Rabbi Ralph Mecklenburger joins me to look at such difficulties as Christian/Muslim relations, Israel’s place in the Middle East, and other concerns.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 05, 2010
    Episode Description:
    The Language of Emotions, with author Karla McLaren. Learn about what your feelings are trying to tell you from this award-winning author and educator.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Today Vidyamala Burch, founder of BreathworksTM, talks about her new book that offers mindful ways to free ourselves from suffering.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Carl Calleman, scientist, author and Mayan scholar joins me to talk about the evolutionary opportunities before us.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 14, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Buddhist teacher and author Bodhipaksa joins me today to talk about finding fearlessness in the face of change.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 07, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Part 2 of a two-part series on where religion is heading and the difference between progressive and fundamentalist approaches with professors Andy Fort and Mark Dennis.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 31, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Part 1 of a two-part series on where religion is heading and the differences between progressive and fundamentalist approaches with professors Andy Fort and Mark Dennis.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 17, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Sylvia Clute, author, attorney, transformative leader in law, justice and social change, joins host Paul John Roach to discuss Clute's latest book, Beyond Vengeance, Beyond Duality: A Call for a Compassionate Revolution.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 10, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Tune in for the discussion with Denye Robbins on the 10 keys to unlocking the energies in the body that let consciousness ascend.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 03, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Author, teacher and leading expert in the field of Akashic studies, Linda Howe, joins me to share information about this fascinating subject.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Join in the discussion with coach and consultant Greg Mooers, who has worked with Olympic athletes, Grammy and Emmy winners, and fathers, mothers, husbands and wives like you and me.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 20, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Discover the real meaning of the life you planned before you were born. Join host Rev. Paul John Roach and author Robert Schwartz as they explore the meaning of life and the choices we make.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Episode Description:
    A conversation with author, lecturer and motivator Aman Motwane, presenting the easiest and most powerful way to make a difference.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 06, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Peter Bolland joins me to discuss the deep links between wild nature and the spiritual path.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 29, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Author and teacher Joanna Kennedy talks with me about the masculine-feminine dance and ways to consciously relate as male and female.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 22, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Sandra Vanatko, teacher and founder of the Indra’s Grace Yoga and Meditation Studio, talks with me about yoga for health, strength, flexibility, vitality, happiness and spiritual realization.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 15, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Stephan Martin talks about his new book, Cosmic Conversations: Dialogues on the Nature of the Universe and the Search for Reality, featuring interviews with Brian Swimme, Fred Alan Wolf, Peter Russell, Barbara Marx Hubbard and many others.
  • Episode: Hand Wash Cold
    Original air date: Tuesday, June 08, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Wife, mother, reluctant dog walker, expert laundress, and Zen Buddhist priest and teacher Karen Maezen Miller talks about her latest book, Hand Wash Cold: Care Instructions for an Ordinary Life
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 01, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Sam Keen, internationally known author and speaker, will talk about his latest book, In the Absence of God.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Episode Description:
    This week author Suzanne Scurlock-Durana joins the discussion as we talk about her new book and how to live successfully in the present moment.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 18, 2010
    Episode Description:
    John Davis, often referred to as John of Peniel, is the subject of a book entitled John of Old, John of New: The Awakening of an Apostle, by Sharon Prince. Tune in to find out more about this remarkable man.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 11, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Author, spiritual leader and poet Rudolph Harst joins me to read and discuss poems that speak of the Oneness, of the Presence, of That. Get inspired by the voice of your own soul.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 04, 2010
    Episode Description:
    A Fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, James is a world-renowned lecturer and speaker whose focus is on social healing, conscious evolution, spiritual renewal and visionary activism.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 27, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Former teacher and Anglican priest Rev. David McGladdery joins me from his parish church in Monmouth, Wales, to discuss trends in spirituality from his perspective as a liberal in the Anglican (Episcopal) Communion.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 20, 2010
    Episode Description:
    This week author Corinne McLaughlin discusses her new book of practical advice for making a difference in our lives and in our world.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
    Episode Description:
    This week author Corinne McLaughlin discusses her new book of practical advice for making a difference in our lives and in our world.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 06, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Join Rev. Paul John Roach and his guest Ronna Price to discover ways to realize your innate potential. Ronna is a healer, teacher, workshop leader and sacred journey facilitator.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 30, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Spiritual teacher, musician and lecturer Peter Bolland shares metaphysical and spiritual truths about the deepest signifcance of Easter. Peter's article on the subject is featured in the March/April 2010 issue of Unity Magazine®.
  • Episode: What I Believe
    Original air date: Tuesday, March 23, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Today Paul John Roach outlines the key principles and spiritual teachings that he has come to see as essential to his life.
  • Episode: Resentment
    Original air date: Tuesday, March 16, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Resentment: What it is and how to be free of it. Rev. Scott Schell and I share insights about this persistent block to spiritual freedom.
  • Episode: Beyond Belief
    Original air date: Tuesday, March 09, 2010
    Episode Description:
    A discussion of the new and innovative film, Beyond Belief, that reveals the role beliefs and the subconscious mind play in creating our experience. With guests Jim Holzknecht and Becky Hays.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 23, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Well-renowned author, healer and speaker Dr. Bernie Siegel shares insights from his latest book, 101 Exercises for the Soul.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 16, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Today’s guest is Maggy Whitehouse, author, workshop leader and inspirational speaker.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 09, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Join host Rev. Paul John Roach and his guest John Philip Newell, Celtic scholar and spiritual director.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 02, 2010
    Episode Description:
    How to be an effective presence in the world without being overwhelmed by it. Today's guest is Wendy Vann Roach.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 26, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Mindy Audlin, radio host, spiritual leader and writer, discusses her new book "What If" UP! The Simple Questions That Can Change Your World.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 19, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Richard Smoley discusses his latest book, which addresses the nature of reality, the existence of God, and the purpose of the universe and our individual lives.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 12, 2010
    Episode Description:
    Andrew Harvey, author, activist and world-renowned speaker talks with me about passion in action, sacred practices for a dangerous world.
  • Episode: Reality Check
    Original air date: Tuesday, January 05, 2010
    Episode Description:
    As we greet the ew year, we explore the challenges and possibilities of 2010 for ourselves and the world.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Bob Kull, author of Solitude, joins us again to explore this fascinating and often confusing subject.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 08, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Rick Hanson, Ph.D., author and researcher, shares information about the links between body, mind, and spirit.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 01, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Mark Dennis, professor of East Asian Religions at Texas Christian University, joins me to discuss how we can use the nobility of our minds to solve difficult problems.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 24, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Peter Bolland, professor, writer and singer-songwriter, shares his thoughts on the subject of gratitude and its power to heal and transform.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 17, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Rev. Melinda Veatch, executive director of the Tarrant Area Community of Churches in Texas and a Presbyterian pastor, talks with me about differing denominations working together.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 10, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Aramaic scholar and teacher Dale Allen Hoffman discusses the difference between intellectual knowledge and spiritual information and the transformative work in us of Spirit itself.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 03, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Phil Goldberg, author of Roadsigns, joins me to talk about his book which focuses on living at the heart of paradox.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 27, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Joan Borysenko, internationally renowned medical/psychology expert, best-selling author and leader in the field of integrative medicine, joins me to talk about her latest book.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 20, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Paul shares nuggets of wisdom from the world’s great teachers and way showers, based on his booklet of the same name.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 13, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Another in our occasional series focusing on poetry. Rudolf Harst, writer, singer, and spiritual leader of the Celebration Circle in San Antonio, Texas, is my guest.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 06, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Rev. Paul John Roach is joined by Lawrence Cottle, who will share about his involvement with the Pachamama Alliance and its ”Awakening the Dreamer” initiative to bring forth an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just human presence on this planet.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 29, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Paul Rademacher, a graduate of Princeton, Presbyterian minister, and executive director of the Monroe Institute, discusses his new book giving travel tips for the spiritually perplexed.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 22, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Elizabeth Busch, a trained hemi-sync practitioner and private therapist, discusses the technology of hemi-sync and its ability to balance both hemispheres of the brain, leading to a more focused and productive whole-brain state.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 15, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Melinda Wood Allen, singer and music director of Unity Church of Fort Worth, Texas, talks with me about the healing power of music and how chant and shared song can transform our lives. Melinda will be coming to us live from the Sound Connections Conference at Unity Village, Missouri.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 08, 2009
    Episode Description:
    In this program Miriam Hoffman-Roach, Paul’s daughter, shares some of her experiences growing up in Unity and New Thought and her involvement in Eastern spiritual disciplines, particularly Hinduism.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 01, 2009
    Episode Description:
    An interview with Robert Kull, whose recent book details his experiences spending a year alone in the Patagonian wilderness.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 25, 2009
    Episode Description:
    A discussion with Geraint Evans (Bhikku Khantiko).
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 18, 2009
    Episode Description:
    A discussion with Geraint Evans (Bhikku Khantiko).
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 11, 2009
    Episode Description:
    A discussion with Rev. Richard Levy, longtime Unity minister and spiritual practitioner.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 04, 2009
    Episode Description:
    A discussion with Sharman Apt Russell about her latest book.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 28, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Jesse Tanner returns to talk about the interconnection of Eastern and Western spiritualities, the interfaith movement, and the importance of moving toward world peace as a necessity for human survival.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 21, 2009
    Episode Description:
    The journey of one American on the integration of East and West. Listen to Jesse Tanner as he shares his wisdom and experience.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 14, 2009
    Episode Description:
    On a lighter note, my guest Peter Bolland and I will take a journey through the spiritual landscape of laughter, humor, and joy that exists in all world religions.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 07, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Matthew Fox is one of American’s leading spiritual thinkers. Today we focus on his new book, The Hidden Spirituality of Men and Its relevance for Us All.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Join in with Rev. Paul and his guest Wendy Greene, managing director of The Peace Alliance, as they explore the viability and importance of a U.S. department focusing on peace and peaceful solutions to world problems.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 23, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Rudolf Harst and I will read poems from the world’s spiritual and literary traditions that reflect the yearning for freedom and surrender in God.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 16, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Join in today's discussion on Unity in the world, with special guest Rev. Karen Tudor.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 09, 2009
    Episode Description:
    A discussion with author Russill Paul about his latest book, Jesus in the Lotus, which explores the mystical doorway between Christianity and yogic spirituality.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 02, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Nurturing mysticism and the numinous in liturgical and ritualized traditions, with Rabbi Ralph Mecklenburger.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Dr. Darren Middleton is an acknowledged expert in the Rastafarian phenomenon. Join us in this two-part series where we explore the origins, traditions, music and spirituality of this highly influential group.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 19, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Dr. Darren Middleton is an acknowledged expert in the Rastafarian phenomenon. Join us in this two-part series where we explore the origins, traditions, music and spirituality of this highly influential group.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 12, 2009
    Episode Description:
    In this program, we look at some of the myths surrounding Mahatma Gandhi, his message and power, and his meaning for us today.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 05, 2009
    Episode Description:
    What Christ Consciousness is and how to achieve it.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 28, 2009
    Episode Description:
    What Christ Consciousness is and how to achieve it.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 21, 2009
    Episode Description:
    In this three-week series, we look at the power of myth to explore, elucidate and give meaning to the events of our lives. The myths themselves are fascinating. Their relevance to our life experience is equally insightful.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 14, 2009
    Episode Description:
    In this three-week series, we look at the power of myth to explore, elucidate and give meaning to the events of our lives. The myths themselves are fascinating. Their relevance to our life experience is equally insightful.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 07, 2009
    Episode Description:
    In this three-week series, we look at the power of myth to explore, elucidate and give meaning to the events of our lives. The myths themselves are fascinating. Their relevance to our life experience is equally insightful.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Episode Description:
    With today’s guest, Mark Dennis, we continue the discussion on terror and explore root causes and some possible solutions. Dennis is an assistant professor of East Asian religions at Texas Christian University and has lived in Japan and India.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 24, 2009
    Episode Description:
    With today’s guest, Mark Dennis, we explore the rationale for the use of violence in the name of religion with particular focus on the Mumbai attacks. Dennis is an assistant professor of East Asian religions at Texas Christian University and has lived in Japan and India.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 17, 2009
    Episode Description:
    How to come together, as equals, for the purpose of spiritual growth and create a synergy which leads to happiness and more successful relationships. Guest Jeff Scholl is a certified spiritual life coach.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 10, 2009
    Episode Description:
    How to come together, as equals, for the purpose of spiritual growth and create a synergy which leads to happiness and more successful relationships. Guest Jeff Scholl is a certified spiritual life coach.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 03, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Join in for today’s discussion with my guest, Rev. Scott Schell, about how to be politically engaged and spiritually centered.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 24, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Join in for today’s discussion with my guest, Rev. Scott Schell, about how to be politically engaged and spiritually centered.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 17, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Join in for a discussion of nonviolent peace practices for healing a violent world, with guest Owen Kinser, a teacher of Nonviolent Communication.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 10, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Join Rev. Paul John Roach and guest Pamela McQuade for a discussion on how to put passion and vigor into your spiritual life.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 03, 2009
    Episode Description:
    An in-depth look at the spiritual and metaphysical significance of this ancient text, with Rev. Ellen Grace O’Brian and Peter Bolland.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 27, 2009
    Episode Description:
    An in-depth look at the spiritual and metaphysical significance of this ancient text, with Rev. Ellen Grace O’Brian and Peter Bolland.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 20, 2009
    Episode Description:
    An in-depth look at the spiritual and metaphysical significance of this ancient text, with Rev. Ellen Grace O’Brian and Peter Bolland.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 13, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Ruben Habito joins us again to answer the profound questions, What is Zen Enlightenment? And how is it attained?
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 06, 2009
    Episode Description:
    How to connect our personal spiritual path with meaningful living and compassionate service in our world. With guest Ruben Habito.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 23, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Ever wondered how Christian, Jewish, and pagan festivals came to be? Join me and Brite Divinity School student Kevin Bradley and take an insightful, practical and sometimes humorous look at their meaning for us today.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 16, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Explore the teachings of Jesus through an understanding of the original language of Jesus and its metaphysical meaning, with Rev. Paul John Roach and guest Dale Allen Hoffman.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 09, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Sacred Buddhist teachings for the Western mind; Part 3 in a three-week discussion of Rev. Joan Gattuso’s new book, The Lotus Still Blooms.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, December 02, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Sacred Buddhist teachings for the Western mind; Part 2 in a three-week discussion of Rev. Joan Gattuso’s new book, The Lotus Still Blooms.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 25, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Unity minister Joan Gattuso discusses The Lotus Still Blooms, her new book about sacred Buddhist teachings for the Western mind.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 18, 2008
    Episode Description:
    How to be active in protecting the planet without being bitter. Dr Gary Stuard, who spent four years with Thich Nhat Hanh and is the founder of the Dallas-based Interfaith Environmental Alliance, will be the guest.
  • Episode: The Way of Huna
    Original air date: Tuesday, November 11, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Huna Founder Serge King will explain the ancient, yet ever new, Hawaiian spiritual system called Huna.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, November 04, 2008
    Episode Description:
    "Ways to Enter the Presence of Spirit," with John Freese, meditator and seeker, who spends nine months each year in an ashram in Southern India.
  • Episode: Sacred Ritual
    Original air date: Tuesday, October 28, 2008
    Episode Description:
    A look at ways in which ritual practices can enhance our spiritual journey, with Rudolf Harst.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 21, 2008
    Episode Description:
    How to embrace controversy without hostility, with Dr. Mark Dennis.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 14, 2008
    Episode Description:
    How to balance ego and spiritual awareness, with Dr. Mark Dennis.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, October 07, 2008
    Episode Description:
    With Steve Bhaerman, aka Swami Beyondananda.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 30, 2008
    Episode Description:
    The second in a two-part series with Rev. Scott Schell on the theme of acceptance—what is it and how does it figure in world spirituality?
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 23, 2008
    Episode Description:
    The first in a two-part series with Rev. Scott Schell on the theme of acceptance—what is it and how does it figure in world spirituality?
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 16, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Planet Earth is one interconnected ecosystem. Today we explore deep ecology, its meaning and significance, and how different religions understand it. Martin Tull of the Northwest Earth Institute is this week’s guest.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 09, 2008
    Episode Description:
    The Tao Te Ching is 81 short chapters that have been called "the wisest book in the world." Peter Bolland, professor, musician, and Unity member, is my guest.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, September 02, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Exploring the meaning of India’s great text, The Bhagavad Gita, and its universal significance for all people with Peter Bolland, professor, musician, and Unity minister.
  • Episode: The Sacred Body
    Original air date: Tuesday, August 26, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Andrew Harvey, mystical scholar, Rumi translator and spiritual teacher, joins Rev. Paul John Roach to discuss his upcoming book, The Hope: The 7 Powers of Sacred Activism. In this third program, the final of the three-week series, we will be exploring the Sacred Body.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 19, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Andrew Harvey, mystical scholar, Rumi translator and spiritual teacher, joins Rev. Paul John Roach to discuss his upcoming book, The Hope: The 7 Powers of Sacred Activism. In this program, we will discuss the Dark Feminine: Embracing Chaos and Horror and the Dark Night of the Species.
  • Episode: Sacred Activism
    Original air date: Tuesday, August 12, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Andrew Harvey, mystical scholar, Rumi translator and spiritual teacher, joins Rev. Paul John Roach to discuss his upcoming book, The Hope: The 7 Powers of Sacred Activism. This is the first of a three-week series with Harvey, and in this program, we will explore Sacred Activism: Taking Global Responsibility.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, August 05, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Manuel Alvear, an English teacher and poet, will be a featured guest with Rev. Paul John this week. He will share his favorite poems that inspire, uplift and heal.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 29, 2008
    Episode Description:
    How to maintain a spiritual practice in the hectic life of a house holder: Peter Rooney, a school teacher and long-time practioner of meditation, shares his insights.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 22, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Rev. Ellen Grace O’Brian, the minister for the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment in San Jose, California, and active in the Parliament of the World’s Religions, will discuss “Our Awakening World: What Is Our part in It?” She will focus on the influence of East/West and the influence of Eastern religions on New Thought, as well as her experiences with the Parliament of the World’s Religions.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 15, 2008
    Episode Description:
    In this program we investigate the nuts and bolts of going on a spiritual pilgrimage. Joining the discussion will be Andrea Pinkham, who specializes in taking people on spiritual journeys to sacred places around the world.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 08, 2008
    Episode Description:
    John Kain, author of the new book, A Rare and Precious Thing: The Possibilities and Pitfalls of Working With a Spiritual Teacher, will share his knowledge and understanding of ways to effectively benefit from a relationship with a spiritual teacher.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, July 01, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Today’s guest is Roy Eugene Davis, spiritual teacher and disciple of the great Indian guru Paramhansa Yogananda. He will share his memories and insights and how the guru/disciple relationship can help us on the spiritual path.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 24, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Religion is often seen as a serious matter. Yet humor is also a powerful way to help move our awareness from head to heart. Come explore with me the great spiritual humorists of the world’s faith traditions. My guest today is a fellow Unity.FM program host, Jim Gaither.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 17, 2008
    Episode Description:
    The old truism states that “the only constant is change.” Often we fear change because it threatens our seeming security. Yet change gives us new opportunities and new insight. See how religions handle the difficult yet universal subject of change.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 10, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Moments of breakthrough to a spiritual reality that inter-penetrates three-dimensional living can be life-changing. In this program, we will see how religions approach these moments of insight, epiphany and enlightenment.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, June 03, 2008
    Episode Description:
    This is a big and fascinating subject, and we will look at it from the practical perspective of how we can develop a meditation practice based on the teachings of various cultural traditions. Two meditation teachers, Prateeksha Bogardus and Dr. Kari Rollins, join the discussion on ways to meditate and the results we can expect.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 27, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Jarid Manos, author of Ghetto Plainsman and the founder and CEO of the Great Plains Restoration Council, will join Rev. John Paul Roach to explain the 12 components of ecological health that serve to honor each other and our earth in practical and helpful ways. We will see how ecology is present in the world’s spiritual traditions.
  • Episode: The Way of Zen
    Original air date: Tuesday, May 20, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Zen is a direct path to the Truth, moving beyond intellectual constructs to the heart of what is. It is characterized by rigor, paradox and spontaneous opening. Dr. Will Tuttle, well-known spiritual educator, famed Zen monk and inspirational pianist, will join in this examination of the heart of Zen.
  • Episode: Self Mastery
    Original air date: Tuesday, May 13, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Jeff Scholl is a certified spiritual life coach and counselor in the course called Self-Mastery, developed by the teacher Hu Dalconzo, the creator and founder of Holistic Learning Centers, which incorporate core teachings from all the world’s religions. This week we take a look at this process of spiritual psychology and how to create what we most desire in our lives.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, May 06, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Prior of the International Order of Gnostic Templars, will join Rev. Paul John Roach on a quest to find the true meaning of the Holy Grail, a subject of particular meaning to the host, who grew up in Wales, the traditional home of Arthurian legend and the Grail quest.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 29, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Rabbi Ralph Mechlenburger and Rudolf Harst join Rev. Paul John Roach in exploring the true role of ritual and how it can be a doorway to spiritual awareness and deep soul satisfaction, rather than a rote way of approaching the divine that seldom works.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 22, 2008
    Episode Description:
    The teachings of the unitive or monistic tradition that point to the truth that all is One are found in the mystical paths of most religions. They surface in the Advaita teachings of Hinduism, in mystical Christianity, in Tibetan and Zen Buddhism and in Native American spirituality. Explore this antidote to the old dualities that have kept us separate for so long.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 15, 2008
    Episode Description:
    There is so much beautiful and impacting spiritual poetry from every world religious tradition. Bob Ray Sanders, Fort Worth journalist, and Rudolf Harst, writer, singer, and spiritual leader from San Antonio, join me as we share our favorite poems of spiritual inspiration, breakthrough, joy, and yes, humor. Come on a journey from Rumi to Whyte, from Blake to Wendell Berry.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 08, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Talking or reading about spiritual subjects is fun and can be informative, but we can become, as Unity minister Eric Butterworth once put it, “Over-read and underdone.” In this show, we look at practical and experiential ways to live the truth we know. Joining me will be Rudolf Harst, musician, spiritual leader, and author; and Arjuna Ardagh, international teacher and author of five books, including The Translucent Revolution and Awakening Into Oneness. Both are committed to facilitating personal transformation.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, April 01, 2008
    Episode Description:
    We’ll discuss the nature of enlightenment in this show. What is enlightenment? Is it the result of long effort, or a special ability and available only to a few, or is it the natural state of our being? Joining me are Dr. Mark Dennis, a professor at Texas Christian University (TCU) and student of Zen and Hindu spiritual traditions, and Dr. Andy Fort, professor of Asian Religions at TCU.
  • Episode: Karma
    Original air date: Tuesday, March 25, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Karma, originally a Sanskrit word meaning “action” and associated with the Hindu and Buddhist religions, has now become an accepted part of the English language. The concept of Karma is now more commonly used than fate, destiny or providence to describe the order of our lives and how we are influenced by divine laws. In this show, we take a deeper look at karma, its power in our lives and some common misperceptions about its meaning. Tune in to explore your karma and discover the power of Spirit deep inside our souls.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 18, 2008
    Episode Description:
    In this show we examine the nature of salvation and how different religions and denominations approach this charged subject. Is humanity inherently good or fundamentally flawed? Does God ever punish his or her children or condemn them to hell? Find out about these and other questions when we turn our focus on universal salvation.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 11, 2008
    Episode Description:
    More books have been written on the knotty subject of pain and suffering, and why God allows his creations to suffer, than any other subject. Join us as we examine the nature of suffering and how to overcome it as presented by various religions.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, March 04, 2008
    Episode Description:
    If we believe in a direct connection to God through the indwelling Spirit within us, what exactly is the role of the guru? I will discuss this and other topics related to the “guru trip” with Dr. Mark Dennis, religion professor at Texas Christian University, and Dr. Andy Fort, professor of Asian religions at Texas Christian University—our dynamic academic tag team.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 26, 2008
    Episode Description:
    We are investigating the spirituality of the indigenous people of the Americas. Their spirituality is rich and varied and points always to a wholism and a harmony in the created world. Bryant Griffith, small business owner and keeper of a sweat lodge, and Dr. Elizabeth Busch, a therapist and healer, will be joining the discussion.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 19, 2008
    Episode Description:
    In this show, we will explore the many teachings and practices that these great Way Showers have in common: teachings like the importance of compassion, trust, the Law of Attraction and the essential core of Spirit within us all. Dr. Andy Fort, professor of Asian religions at Texas Christian University, will be my guest on this hour of discovery.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, February 12, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Fundamentalism in any religion tends to value the quality of judgment over that of love—and uses Scripture and the justification of God’s law to support this. In this show, we will explore what the great teachers and way-showers of the world’s religions had to say on the subject and look at what they considered to be the supreme quality.
  • Episode: The Golden Rule
    Original air date: Tuesday, February 05, 2008
    Episode Description:
    This great rule for successful and compassionate living is found in all the world’s religions. How does it work, and how can it help us transform conflict and find healing in our complicated world? Paul is joined by Rudi Hurst, minister, writer and songwriter from San Antonio, Texas, and Rev. Scott Schell, minister of Columbine Unity Church in Boulder, Colorado.
  • Original air date: Tuesday, January 29, 2008
    Episode Description:
    In this show, we will explore the topic from a number of angles, including how different religions tend to champion “their” God; whether polytheism and monotheism can be reconciled; how God is male, female, or both; and how do these things matter to us anyway? We will also see how divine ideas or attributes are ways of appreciating the One in various forms. Paul will be joined by Dr. Andy Fort, professor of Asian Religions at Texas Christian University, and Rudi Harst, minister, writer, and songwriter from San Antonio, Texas.

Host Bio

Rev. Paul John Roach
Rev. Paul John Roach is a native of Wales. A graduate of Jesus College, Oxford University, he has bachelor's and master's degrees in English and a postgraduate degree in education. Paul has been the minister at Unity Church of Fort Worth since 1988, after ordination from Unity Institute® and Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri.

Paul has traveled extensively throughout the world including extended stays in India and Nepal. He is a writer, poet, amateur actor and loves walking and hiking. Paul believes that joy, laughter and gratitude are essential qualities on the spiritual path.

Paul was married to Davis Hoffman-Roach from 1978 until her death in 2003 and they had one daughter, Miriam. He is now married to Wendy Vann and has a stepdaughter Nataleigh.

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