What does it mean to treat something as sacred?
This hour, we look at the idea of sacredness — in both religious and secular spaces — and ask how we can identify and make places for the sacred in our everyday lives, through reading, music, and even baseball.
- Mary-Jane Rubenstein: Professor of Religion and Science in Society at Wesleyan University. She is the author of Astrotopia: The Dangerous Religion of the Corporate Space Race, among other books
- Vanessa Zoltan: An atheist chaplain, co-host of the podcasts “Harry Potter and The Sacred Text,” “Hot & Bothered,” and “Should I Quit,” and author of Praying with Jane Eyre: Reflections on Reading as a Sacred Practice
- Mark Miller: Lecturer in Sacred Music at Yale’s Institute of Sacred Music and Divinity School. He is also Professor of Church Music, Director of Chapel, and Composer in Residence at Drew University, and the Minister of Music of Christ Church
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Colin McEnroe and Cat Pastor contributed to this show.