Switzerland is one of the world’s wealthiest countries, and poverty doesn’t manifest itself in the same way as in other places. The numbers of people needing food and shelter are exponentially less, even when considering Switzerland’s size.
But there can be another kind of poverty, a spiritual poverty.
In this short episode of the Faith Full Podcast we talk a little about the poor in spirit, and the need for a bit more compassion in our approach to each other.
Continue reading “11: Spiritual Poverty and Helping Hands”
We live in a moment when our faith traditions can lead some people to stereotypes right away. If you identify yourself as anything, a whole host of political or social positions may be thrown at you, or attributed to you, without nuance. This isn’t just a modern trend, of course, and today we’ll hear an extreme example of a lack of religious nuance from Switzerland’s past. The Catholic-Protestant relationship, and the murder of Joerg Jenatsch..in this episode of Faith Full.
Continue reading “5: Zealot’s Axe | The Conversion of Joerg Jenatsch”
No matter what your specific beliefs, our world is touched and shaped by faith. Our faith–or lack of faith–influences who we are, how we interact with each other, how we interpret everyday life.
Continue reading “1: Saved at Denny’s + The Part-time Friar”