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Sound and Spirit; Heroes

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Sound and Spirit
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Sound And Spirit is a weekly series of hour-long radio programs exploring the human spirit through music and ideas.The program blends classical, traditional and world musics with myth and history, stories and poetry, and commentary from composers, theologians and writers, to provide insight into various aspects of the human experience. Each week the program explores connections between world cultures and examines different approaches to universal questions.

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Heroes - old and new - in myth, in history, and in our lives. Join Ellen Kushner for songs and stories about heroes from around the world and through the ages, and a talk with scholar/writer Carol Pearson about the journey that we undertake as modern-day heroes.

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