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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!

On-Demand Episodes

This week Lori and Alice will discuss the spiritual themes in the novel "Water for Elephants". Was the novel related in any way to the story of Jacob in the Bible? Tune in to find out!

Are we allowed to be angry at God? If so, how should we express it? Lori and Alice ponder these questions as they examine the poem "Love Letter," written by the author of "A Wrinkle in Time."

Lori and Alice take time on Ash Wednesday to discuss the first section of this poem published in 1927.

Alice and Lori discuss the dual nature of Christ: Being fully God, could He really experience the flawed nature of being fully human?

Lori and Alice discuss the spirituality in this popular and well-liked novel.

Join Lori and Alice for deep discussion about the nature of prayer and Christ's ultimate sacrifice for humankind, framed by the work of poet Anne Sexton.

Lori and Alice will explore God's hand in creation and nature as they discuss this inspiring sonnet!

Lori and Alice discuss life after death — and the possibility of hell on earth — as they tease out the meaning of Esther Greenwood's philosophy in "The Bell Jar."

This week Lori and Alice discuss free will, nature versus nurture and the role of sin.

This week Lori and Alice discuss the poem by Mary Oliver "When Death Comes". Expect lively discussion about the meaning of life and the nature of death.