A Catholic priest ministers from a website to his virtual parish. A Jewish congregation posts a cyber-seder on the Internet. A Buddhist abbot answers dharma questions on-line. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, new frontiers in the world of personal faith. From cyberspace, where traditional religions are being re-invented and new ones created, to new answers to the age-old question "who, or what, is God?"
Novelist Alice Walker talks with Steve Paulson about her experience with Christian churches and her decision to re-claim her pagan self. Her new book is a collection of essays called "Anything We Love Can be Saved."SEGMENT 2:
Marcus Borg, New Testament scholar and fellow of the "Jesus Seminar," talks with Jim Fleming about why so many people have outgrown their childhood God. Borg teaches Religion and Culture at Oregon State University, and is the author of "The God We Never Knew: Beyond Dogmatic Religion to a More Contemporary Faith." Also, writer and psychotherapist Nan Fink talks with Anne Strainchamps about her conversion to Judaism. Fink's new book is called "Stranger in the Midst: A Memoir of Spiritual Discovery."SEGMENT 3:
Religion writer Jeff Zaleski talks with Steve Paulson about the world of on-line religion -- the thousands of religious sites on the Internet. Zaleski has a book coming out this summer -- "The Soul of Cyberspace."
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