Fordham Conversations
Tapping into the Fordham University community to discuss and uncover issues that impact our world locally and beyond.

The 60's original soundtrack Star Trek describes space as the final
frontier. But Dr. Kirk Bingaman says there is another frontier we are only beginning to understand: our inner space.

Fordham Conversations host Robin Shannon talks to the Associate
Professor at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Religion and
Religious Education. Dr. Kirk Bingaman authored "The Power of Neuroplasticity for Pastoral and Spiritual Care." His research has led him to understand how mindful meditation and prayer can help us manage our negative thoughts and actually change the neurological makeup of our brains.

Direct download: FC181230.mp3
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St. Patrick’s Cathedral is a prominent cultural attraction known for its grand architecture; however, it has a rich musical history that is no as prominent.

Fordham Conversations Host Robin Shannon revisits a conversation with Salvatore Basile about his book Fifth Avenue Famous: The Extraordinary Story of Music at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Then, WFUV’s Kacie Candela talks with Monsignor Donald Sakano, Pastor of the Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral. They discuss Archbishop John Hughes who, in the19th-century, laid the cornerstone of St. Patrick's Cathedral, founded Fordham University, and earned the nickname, "Dagger John"

Direct download: FOCON181223.mp3
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Fordham Conversations Host Robin Shannon continues her conversation with three of the people who took part in creating the book “Sacred Shelter: Thirteen Journeys of Homelessness and Healing.”  It follows the lives of formerly homeless New Yorkers, who graduated from a life-skills program and now help others by sharing their experience with healing and forgiveness.

Fordham Professor Susan Greenfield served as Editor. James Addison and Dennis Barton were two of the 13 people who shared their experience with addiction, homelessness, transformation and hope.

Direct download: FC181216.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:16pm EDT

In a city as big as New York, homeless people can easily fade to the background and be pushed to the sidelines. A few have learned to share their experience and help other’s heal. That's what inspired the new book “Sacred Shelter: Thirteen Journeys of Homelessness and Healing,” which follows the lives of formerly homeless New Yorkers. They graduated from a life-skills program and shared their journey on a path of discovery, forgiveness and growth.

Fordham Conversations Host Robin Shannon is joined by three people who took part in creating “Sacred Shelter: Thirteen Journeys of Homelessness and Healing.”

Fordham Professor Susan Greenfield served as Editor of the book. James Addison and Dennis Barton were two of the 13 people who shared their experience with addiction, homelessness, transformation and hope.

 

Direct download: FC181209.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

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