WORLD RELIGION AUDIO LINKS: SACRED FESTIVALS


General

"When Easter And Passover Overlap," Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR, April 15, 2017.

"Festival Time," Living India, Episode 3, Documentary, BBC World Service, March 24, 2015.

"The Year Of Festivals: Sukkot And Diwali," Spirit Of Things, ABC, October 5, 2008.

  "The Year Of Festivals: Pentecost And Vesak," Spirit Of Things, ABC, May 4, 2008.

"The Year Of Festivals: Lent And Purim," Spirit Of Things, ABC, March 2, 2008.


Judaism

"Jewish Synagogues Celebrate Purim With Plays," Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR, March 11, 2017.

"Hanukkah Lights 2016," NPR's Holiday Favorites, December 23, 2016.

"Iranians And Israelis Are In A Battle Over History -- And The Holiday Of Purim," World, PRI, March 25, 2016.

"In Freedom Seder, Jews And African-Americans Built A Tradition Together," Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR, April 4, 2015.

"Celebrating Passover: The History And Symbolism Of Matzo Balls," Morning Edition, NPR, April 3, 2015.

"Hanukkah History: Those Chocolate Coins Were Once Real Tips," Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR, December 13, 2014.

"Hanukkah's Real (And Imagined) History," All Things Considered, NPR, December 12, 2014.

"The Goodlife: Dancing With The Torah," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, September 22, 2013.

"The Good Life And The Jewish Days Of Awe," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, September 8, 2013.

  "The Good Life: Hanukkah, Festival Of Lights -- Part 1," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, December 16, 2012.

  "The Good Life: Hanukkah, Festival Of Lights -- Part 2," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, December 23, 2012.

"The Passover Haggadah," On Point, NPR, April 4, 2012.

  "Purim: Queen Esther And Jewish Resilience," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, March 4, 2012.

  "Hannukah: Stones And Soup," Spirit Of Things, ABC, December 18, 2011.

"Holy Days Sermons Get A Little Help From Hollywood," Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR, August 27, 2011.

  "Tracing Hanukkah's U.S. Roots . . . To Cincinnati?," Morning Edition, NPR, December 1, 2010.

"The Goodlife And The Jewish Feast Of Tabernacles (Sukkot)," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, September 26, 2010.

"Celebrating Sukkot," Tell Me More, NPR, September 24, 2010.

  "The Good Life And The Jewish Days Of Awe," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, September 19, 2010.

  "The Goodlife And Passover," Sunday Nights, ABC, April 11, 2010.

"The Good Life: Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah)," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, September 13, 2009.

  "Days Of Awe," On Being, American Public Media, September 25, 2008.


Christianity

"In Russia, Epiphany Comes With A Shockingly Cold Swim," Morning Edition, NPR, January 20, 2016.

"Yule," Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, December 21, 2015.

"Signpost: Easter In The Holy Land," Sunday Night, ABC Local, April 20, 2014.

"Bread And Body, Wine And Blood," Encounter, ABC, February 22, 2014.

"Goodlife: The Origins Of Santa Claus," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, December 15, 2013.

  "The Goodlife And Good Friday," Sunday Nights, ABC, April 22, 2011.

  "The Goodlife And Lenten Observance," Sunday Nights, ABC, March 13, 2011.

  "The Goodlife And Advent," Sunday Nights, ABC, December 12, 2010.

  "Restoring The Senses: Life, Gardening And An Orthodox Easter," On Being, American Public Media, April 9, 2009.

  "Too Many Santas," BBC Radio World Service, December 26, 2008.

"The Good Life: The Twelve Days Of  Christmas," Sunday Nights, ABC, December 21, 2008.

  "The Year Of Festivals: All Saints, All Souls And Advent," Spirit Of Things, ABC, November 2, 2008.

"The Origins Of The Eucharist," The Ark, ABC, April 27, 2008.

  "At Table: The Meaning Of Communion," On Being, American Public Media, November 24, 2005.

  "Creating Christmas," Talk Of The Nation, NPR, November 26, 1996.


Islam

"These Days Of Eid Are Blessed -- And Trying -- For American Muslims," World, PRI, September 12, 2016.

"Death Toll From Hajj Stampede Is The Latest Point Of Tension Between Iran And Saudi Arabia," World, PRI, October 1, 2015.

"More Than 700 Hajj Worshippers Killed In Stampede Near Mecca," All Things Considered, NPR, September 24, 2015.

"The Goodlife: The Spirituality Of Ramadan," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, July 27, 2014.

"The Goodlife: The Ramadan Essentials," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, July 20, 2014.

"Goodlife: Ramadan And The 'Moonsighting Wars,'" Sunday Nights, ABC Local, July 6, 2014.

"The Interview: Amal Awad On Ramadan," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, June 29, 2014.

  "The Good Life: Eid Al-Adha," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, October 29, 2012.

"Taking The Sacred Hajj Pilgrimage . . . VIP Style," Tell Me More, NPR, October 26, 2012.

"The Goodlife: Ramadan 2012 (1433)," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, July 15, 2012.

  "On The Hajj," On Point, NPR, April 30. 2012.

"The 'Spiritual Journey' Of The Hajj," Today, BBC Radio 4, January 25, 2012.

  "The Rules Of Ramadan," The World, PRI, August 18, 2010.

  "The Goodlife And Ramadan," Sunday Nights, ABC, August 15, 2010.

"Revealing Ramadan: 14 Muslims In Their Own Words," On Being, APR, August 12, 2010.

  "What Everyone Should Know About Ramadan," Here And Now, PRI, August 12, 2010.

  "In Egypt, Turning Back The Clock For Ramadan," Morning Edition, NPR, August 11, 2010.

"What You Might Not Know About Ramadan," Talk Of The Nation, NPR, August 10, 2010.

  "The Good Life: Muslims Fasting And Feasting At Ramadan," Sunday Nights, ABC, August 23, 2009.

  "The Good Life: The Hajj," Sunday Nights, ABC, November 30, 2008.

  "The Year Of Festivals: Ramadan," Spirit Of Things, ABC, September 7, 2008.


Hinduism

"Diwali: The Indian Festival Of Life," Sunday Nights, ABC, October 30, 2016.

"Why The Ganesh Festival Is Noisy, Colorful And Insane," The World, PRI, September 21, 2015.

"Why Do We Celebrate Goddesses, But Treat Our Women So Poorly?," The World, PRI, October 3, 2014.

"Diwali And The Goodlife," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, October 30, 2011.

  "India's Hindus Celebrate Kumbh Mela," All Things Considered, NPR, January 19, 2007.


Buddhism

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Other Religions

"The Year Of Festivals: Sikhs And Baha'is," Spirit Of Things, ABC, April 6, 2008.


 

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