It is the season of fruit in this heart land, berries hang from bushes and trees, apples and pears arrive at the table, though some fall hard to the ground. →
An Interview with Imam Makram El-Amin
In this interview, Imam Makram El-Amin explores what calling means for Muslims and how the five pillars of Islam ground him in his vocation. →
An Interview with Amy Plantinga Pauw
Amy Plantinga Pauw discusses the role of wisdom literature, this "slow knowledge," in guiding us when life on the ground stops making sense. →
An Interview with Mark Unno
Do Buddhists receive calls from God? Mark Unno—a professor, scholar, and Buddhist priest—shares his insights on vocation from the Buddhist tradition. →
Now here, around the kitchen table we discuss that body’s 22-year-old parts: heart valves, eye lenses, bones, tendons, skin. →
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