Global Spirit: The Search for God
The search for God is perhaps the oldest of all spiritual quests. The Search for God brings together two teachers - Philosophy professor Dr. Jacob Needleman and Pir Zia Inayat Khan, a scholar and teacher of Islam and Sufism - of different faiths that have devoted their lives and teachings to the concept of “God” or "Ultimate Reality."
Global Spirit: Inside Sacred Texts
Explores the origins, translations, and interpretations of sacred or revered texts and sheds light on the mystical experience these texts often originate from. Inside Sacred Texts brings Willis Barnstone, Rev. Cynthia Bourgeault, Ken McLeod and Dr. Nikky Singh together to explore how these seminal texts are, in some cases, now being reappraised.
Global Spirit: The Power of Community
Explores the powerful role that intentional communities have played, in supporting the well-being, growth, and transformations of many individuals. Featuring Zen Buddhist Roshi Joan Halifax and Christian activist Adam Bucko, the guests bring compassion and insights as they apply their traditions, their experiences and their hearts to work.
Global Spirit: The Pilgrimage Experience
Utilizing compelling film footage from pilgrimages to India and Peru, The Pilgrimage Experience brings together anthropologist Zoila Mendoza and writer Pico Iyer. They, along with Phil Cousineau, shed light on various dimensions of this timeless ritual, which is an important part of most, if not all religions and spiritual traditions.
Global Spirit: Love, Fear & Beyond
While most people consider the opposite of love to be something related to the English word, “hate,” Love, Fear & Beyond explores the oppositional relationship between love and fear, featuring guitarist Carlos Santana, drummer-composer Cindy Blackman-Santana, and authors and therapists Jerry Jampolsky MD and Diane Cirincione-Jampolsky Ph.D.
One of the most successful high school jazz bands in the country is in Broward County, South Florida, just steps away from highway I-95. Sweet Dillard chronicles the 2013-2014 school year of the Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble, and their inspirational bandleader Christopher Dorsey.
Deeply Rooted: John Coykendall's Journey to Save Our Seeds and Stories
For more than 40 years, John Coykendall has been preserving the seeds, traditions, oral histories and foodways of a rural Louisiana farming community. Deeply Rooted chronicles how he has tracked down, and safeguarded rare and heirloom varieties of crops historically grown in the region and safely returned them to the descendants of farmers.
Start Up: Pedaling Cakes
Gary and the crew head to Las Vegas, Nevada to meet with Holly Webster, the founder of Cake Azure, a bakery and specializes in custom fondant work. Then they head over to New Orleans, Louisiana to meet with Marin Tockman, owner of Dashing Bicycles, a modern bicycle boutique powered by women.