The Spirit of Things - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

Religion & Spirituality, Spirituality

The Spirit of Things is an adventure into religion and spirituality. It explores contemporary values and beliefs as expressed through ritual, art, music, and sacred texts.


Richard Rohr: Priest of Paradox

February 9th, 2014

Episode 23 of 184 episodes

Paradox is at the heart of reality, says Franciscan Priest Fr Richard Rohr, but we're just too wedded to our egos to embrace it. Falling Upward his bestselling guide to the benefits of failure as a starting point for spiritual growth is now followed by his collected reflections, Yes, and... In a wide ranging discussion, Richard Rohr addresses many aspects of the spiritual life including whether one needs to be religious to be mystical, or whether contemplatives are just plain introverts.

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