KCRW's Foxhole is a one-hour weekly show discussing faith and philosophy from many different belief systems. The six-episode pilot is hosted by Jonathan Bastian. Please tune in Saturdays at 9 am PST.
Poet and professor of divinity Christian Wiman says that there are all kinds of poems he’s turned to during this pandemic. He especially enjoys poems that are joyful and have helped…
Jane Hirshfield , a ward-winning poet and essayist joins KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian from her home in Northern California to discuss her newest collection of poems, “Ledger.”
Dream researcher and professor of depth psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California Stephen Aizenstat and Mark Blagrove, professor of…
Deirdre Barrett, dream researcher and assistant professor of psychology at Harvard University sits down with KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian to discuss how the prolonged global pandemic has…
If spending your days in quarantine has allowed you to adopt a simpler life-style and catch up on sleep you may be onto a good thing.
Author and world renowned expert on grief and loss David Kessler offers guidance and insight on how to deal with and accept feelings of anxiety, sadness, and death.
The coronavirus pandemic is a reminder that things can change — fast and unexpectedly. As much as we look for stability, things come and go, and we live and die.
Buddhist teacher and author Stephen Batchelor and artist Lita Albuquerque discuss their views on life, death, and the concept of impermanence with KCRW host Jonathan…
California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris talks about the latest science behind trauma, and how toxic stress can literally change our brains, our immune systems and our genes.
In times of severe trauma many people turn to their spiritual communities for support and guidance.
Author Pico Iyer is obsessed with the big questions of life.
It's often contemplatives — like monks, nuns, or meditators — that have the most to say about living a meaningful life.