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Providence on the air presents "Open Book," a weekly spiritual book club designed to open minds about questions of spirituality. We believe that if you're looking for God, all you need to do is open a book!

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What did the early Christians know about Mary that we don't — or that we've left behind? Plenty! Join Lori and Alice, your weekly spiritual book club hosts, as they delve into Frederica Mathewes-Green's book "Mary as the Early Christians Knew Her." Did you know there was a gospel of Mary? That early texts were far more frank about Mary than we are today? If you ever wanted to increase your relationship with the Mother of God — or even if you just want to find out what all the fuss is about — tune in today!
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An "open discussion of doubt".....hmmmm.....If you want clarity, sure answers, profound depth and rock-solid assurance....please do something else today! We have a feeling that our time together will bring about more questions, less... more

Do you ever wonder if your prayers are heard? Do you ever feel funny about saying, "I'll pray for you" to someone? If you've ever had a question, doubt or feeling — positive or negative — about praying, this show is for... more

We live in the human family - each of us - every day - every moment. The sun rises on our days and the moon rises on our evenings. And we spend time and energy separating ourselves, distinguishing ourselves, developing ourselves and... more

Light...without it, plants die. We die. But how often do we take for granted the light around us and in us? Join Lori and Alice, your favorite book club hosts, as they delve into the Quaker practice of "minding the light." How can you add spirituality... more

This is Alice....I admit it - I adore nearly everything written by Richard Rohr. Lori likes Rohr too - but I think the true love affair is mostly mine....and so we are back to another of Rohr's treasures this week! He makes me want to sit and feel... more

We all know this classic quotation: "The world is so full of a number of things, I am sure we should all be as happy as kings." But do you know where it comes from? It's from a little book for children, written by the incomparable Robert... more

Joyce Rupp offers us a wonderful 6 week guide to prayer and spirituality that requires just ourselves, our openness to God and our favorite old stained and well loved coffee cup! Settle in with us to a unique twist on growing as a beloved... more

Eschatology. William Wordsworth. Two pretty dull topics, even if you're familiar with either or both of them. But trust the poetry of Denise Levertov to blow your mind with new ways of thinking about these and other hot topics!... more

New big fave author, poet, philosopher David Whyte shares new insights about what many of us consider to be everyday words. Join us today for an insightful discussion about COURAGE!

How do you talk to God? Are your words sufficient? What does God think about your prayers? Join Lori and Alice, leaders of your favorite on-air book club, as they explore the world of prayer from the point of view of poet Scott Cairns.... more