The Leap of Faith Friday 19 February 2021
The Leap of Faith Friday 19th February 2021
On the programme tonight, as more than 50 Irish faith leaders sign a statement condemning the persecution of the Uyghurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang, China, we speak with one of the signatories. Rev Myozan Kodo Kilroy, Abbot of Zen Buddhism Ireland.
We also hear from Dr Tim Grose, Asst Professor of China Studies, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Indiana in the United States, who shares his insight into the situation in China.
Every evening at six, around 100 people join an online mediation session on Zoom® called Silence@Six. Session leader John Farrelly and one member of the group, Terri Coonan, share their experience of Centring Prayer.
Author and broadcaster Bibi Baskin offers wise words on the pursuit of happiness with BibisHappyPlace.ie
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About the Show
In a programme for people of all faiths and none, Michael talks with those whose life experiences cause them to call on their beliefs, as he seeks to discover what religion does for people - and occasionally to them.
With regular updates from across the world’s faiths and from those that hold them, this is a thought-provoking 30 minutes of radio.
The programme is produced by Sheila O'Callaghan, the commissioning editor of the series is Roger Childs.