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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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Join Lori and Alice this week for a discussion about what it means to really understand and have a relationship withGod as we discuss J.I. Packer's book "Knowing God". We think you will be pleasantly surprised!

We return to the often confounding, yet often enlightening, world of Franco Ferrucci's novel, "The Life of God (As Told by Himself)," a faux first-person autobiography of The Almighty. Join Lori and Alice as they discuss the nature of... more

Suppose God sat down and wrote his memoirs. What would he have to say about creation? About humankind? About notable figures like Moses and Jesus? Author Franco Ferrucci imagines this very thing in his novel "The Life of God (As Told... more

What does it mean to be Providence in our world? What does Providence challenge each of us to in our lives? Lori and Alice discuss Providence and the movement of God in their lives on this week's show. We hope you will carve out... more

How can the lives of women saints impact and guide the life of a contemporary woman? Colleen Carroll Campbell's spiritual memoir "My Sisters the Saints" not only tells a life story, filled with successes, tragedies and miracles, but... more

Lori and Alice honor the late Maya Angelou's life and work today in their discussion of one of her best known books. What a wonderful and powerful woman of influence left our world in May! We will miss your voice Maya - thank... more

Most of us know Mary, the mother of Jesus, and her husband Joseph from the Bible. But we don't get a good sense of who they are as people. Bestselling author Elizabeth Berg takes on this challenge in her novel "The Handmaid... more

Merton was a man who searched. If you are up for some deep searching this week, join us! Merton's book "No Man is an Island" is an honest look at the interior life of a contemporary contemplative. We look forward to being withyou... more

Imagine trying to create the perfect faith, using all of the knowledge of humankind throughout history. Now imagine that it is the far future, that life on other planets —a huge variety of life— is known to us. What could these life... more

Mary Oliver is a jewel of a poet! Lori and Alice "journey" with several of her poems in today's broadcast. Listen once and you will rush out and find your own copies of Oliver's works! We will be happy to have you join us today!

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