New Dimensions

Wisdom Radio

New Dimensions is an original and powerful forum for inspired and inspiring voices and views on a wide range of timely and timeless topics. Activism, art, education, science, psychology, philosophy, health, spirituality, global transformation, cross-cultural traditions, the interconnectedness of all life … All these and more are featured in this award-winning one-hour interview program that has been broadcast on public radio since 1973. For more information and over a thousand hours of downloadable programs visit newdimensions.org

Location:

Santa Rosa, CA

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Wisdom Radio

Description:

New Dimensions is an original and powerful forum for inspired and inspiring voices and views on a wide range of timely and timeless topics. Activism, art, education, science, psychology, philosophy, health, spirituality, global transformation, cross-cultural traditions, the interconnectedness of all life … All these and more are featured in this award-winning one-hour interview program that has been broadcast on public radio since 1973. For more information and over a thousand hours of downloadable programs visit newdimensions.org

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. Box 7847 Santa Rosa, California 95407 415-786-9979


Episodes

Thoughts On Dying Well In A Death-Phobic Culture - Stephen Jenkinson - ND3582

2/1/2023
What constitutes dying well in a death-phobic culture? Stephen Jenkinson points out that life is a time-limited offer and our “obligation is to obey. Obey doesn’t mean submit; obey means attend to. What is this asking of me now?” There is much to ponder in this dialogue, whether or not you are actively dying. Stephen Jenkinson is an activist, teacher, author, and farmer. He has a master’s degree in theology from Harvard University and a master’s degree in social work. He was formerly a...

Duration:00:57:20

The Narrative Intelligence of the Greek Myths - Carol Pearson, Ph.D. - ND3591

1/26/2023

Duration:00:57:20

Enlisting Your Body’s Wisdom for Optimum Well-Being - Ellen Meredith, Ph.D. - ND3776

1/25/2023
This deep dialogue explores what energy medicine is and how it encourages us to inhabit our body as a full participant in co-creating more conscious choices about what kind of relationship we want with our body, mind, and spirit. It offers us tools to help heal, build resilience, and to go beyond merely the healing of illness. Ellen Meredith, Ph.D., is a medical intuitive, energy healer, teacher, and writer. She’s been in practice since 1984 and is an Eden Energy Medicine Advanced...

Duration:00:57:20

The Original Wisdom of Jesus as Spoken in His Native Aramaic - Neil Douglas-Klotz, Ph.D. - ND3775

1/18/2023
This deep dialogue enlivens the works and words of Jesus to higher levels of inspiration and understanding so needed in these threshold times. Klotz helps us to see the moving nature and luminosity of the teachings of Jesus that are present within us, within our very breath, every day through the Aramaic translations. Neil Douglas-Klotz, Ph.D. is a teacher, scholar, author, and musician, specializing in the native traditions and the translation and interpretation of the ancient Semitic...

Duration:00:57:19

We Are Those Who Come From Stars - Brian Thomas Swimme, Ph.D. - ND3774

1/11/2023
The universe is coming to know itself through us and the story of the universe has direct impact on the story of our personal life. Here we pursue a cosmological story that can unify and guide us into a future flourishing with life and with the power to experience ourselves as a manifestation of 14 billion years of cosmological creativity. Brian Thomas Swimme, Ph.D., is a cosmologist and a professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, where he teaches...

Duration:00:57:19

Essential Questions - Jacob Needleman, Ph.D. - ND3581

12/28/2022
If we had the opportunity to speak to our younger self, what would we say? What wisdom could we give to that younger self about the meaning and purpose of life? What does our experience tell us about why we are here and who we are? This conversation explores these questions and why they may be important to our lives. Jacob Needleman, Ph.D. is a professor of philosophy at San Francisco State University and former director of the Center of the Study of New Religions at the Graduate Theological...

Duration:00:57:19

Ending The Cycle Of Inherited Family Trauma - Mark Wolynn - ND3580

12/21/2022
Inherited family traumas may be at the core of our inability to succeed in life. Wolynn’s research has shown that unresolved traumatic events in our families can hinder how success flows to us and how well we are able to receive it. Mark Wolynn is the founder and director of The Family Constellation Institute. He has taught at the University of Pittsburgh, the Western Psychiatric Institute, and The California Institute of Integral Studies, in addition to many training centers, clinics, and...

Duration:00:57:18

The Exploration of the Rainbow Body & the Resurrection of Jesus - Father Francis Tiso, Ph.D. - ND3579

12/14/2022
Father Tiso gathered eyewitness accounts in Tibet of the dissolution of the material body at the death of Kenpo A Chö. His questions are: Can we bridge the gap between physics and metaphysics, between spirituality and paranormal phenomena? Can we verify the claim that the resurrection of Jesus is not just a metaphor but an actual physical resurrection? Father Francis Tiso holds a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard University, and a doctorate from Columbia University and Union Theological...

Duration:00:57:19

Finding Voice For Authentic Conversation - Terry Tempest Williams - ND3437

12/7/2022
In this warm and thoughtful program you’ll by dazzled by the mystery of Terry’s dying mother’s request for her to read her journals, but not until after her death. Terry found 3 shelves of journals only to discover all of them were blank. Puzzle about this mystery along with Terry in this far-reaching dialogue about finding one’s authentic voice. Terry Tempest Williams is a naturalist, environmentalist, and award-winning author. She is a recipient of the Lannan Literary Fellowship in...

Duration:00:57:19

Healthier, Safer, More Livable Communities, Block by Block - John Crowley, Leslie Curchack - ND3773

11/30/2022
The Cool Cities Challenge is a non-political grassroots effort that encourages the building of strong communities and support social ties around emergency preparedness and lowering of the carbon footprint. It encourages connections between neighbors block by block. The results translates into higher civic engagement, safer, and healthier neighborhoods. John Crowley is co-founder of Cool City Petaluma 2030 and co-owner of the Aqus Café in Petaluma, California. He’s a social instigator and...

Duration:00:57:19

A Safe Harbor for the Climate - Peter Fiekowsky - ND3772

11/23/2022
Here we explore an optimistic and realistic look at how we can and must restore the health of our atmosphere to levels that support all life on this planet. Fiekowsky has extensively researched and come up with specific, concrete steps we can take that can bring about a restoration of the kind of healthy climate humankind has flourished under for 10,000 years. Peter Fiekowsky is an MIT educated physicist and engineer, an entrepreneur, a philanthropist, and a social innovator. He has worked...

Duration:00:57:19

Dreams-Our Internal GPS - Linda Yael Schille - ND3771

11/16/2022
Dreams embody our hopes, fears, and creativity. They come from our unconscious pool of wisdom as a viable means of knowledge of self as we commit to valuing and honoring them by tracking, recording, and thinking about the messages they’re trying to reveal. They’re a permanent witness to our life’s journey, a portable, practical, and unlimited resource. Linda Yael Schiller, MSE, LICSW is a psychotherapist who has taught dream work and run dream groups for over three decades. She teaches and...

Duration:00:57:19

Spreading the Positive Virus of Kindness - Lindsay Andreotti - ND3770

11/9/2022
Andreotti has noticed that there is way more kindness happening on a day-to-day basis than there is drama, negativity, and darkness. She shares with us ways we can expand our awareness and be a vessel of kindness and suggests that one of the strongest forms of kindness is to be a good listener. She is the founder of several companies and has held leadership positions in small and large organizations, including government, nonprofit and Fortune 500 companies. For many years she served as an...

Duration:00:57:19

The Art And Practice Of Listening Well - Leslie Shore - ND3578

11/2/2022
Listening is a skill that we have to learn. It takes effort, attention, patience, and practice. It’s a process that requires us to use different parts of our brain. Effective listening can improve our relationships and our jobs, as well as enhance our intelligence. Leslie Shore explains what it takes and what gets in the way. Leslie Shore has worked in the retail industry and personal management fields, as well as being a professor and instructional designer, where she has gained much wisdom...

Duration:00:57:20

The Embodied Spiritual Path - Richard Strozzi-Heckler, Ph.D. - ND3769

10/26/2022
This deep dialogue explores the embodied spiritual path and what it means to live more consciously in a human body. He says, “The body is 3 billion years of evolution and there's a tremendous wisdom and intelligence in it that moves us towards wisdom, connection, mutuality, and interdependence. Richard Strozzi-Heckler, Ph.D. is a coach and consultant on embodied leadership and mastery and has spent more than five decades researching, developing, and teaching Somatics and embodiment...

Duration:00:57:20

Offering Comfort and Dignity to Deeply Forgetful People - Stephen G. Post, Ph.D - ND3768

10/19/2022
As our population ages with its emphasis on hyper-cognitive power and productivity, we must begin to acknowledge the equal moral status of people with physical and cognitive disabilities as someone not less significant than that of someone who is more lucid of mind. And, we must better support those who support this growing population. Stephen G. Post, Ph.D. is among a handful of individuals awarded the National Distinguished Service Award from the National Alzheimer’s Association. Post is...

Duration:00:57:20

The Old Future is Gone - Wes Jackson, Ph.D. and Robert W Jensen, Ph.D. - ND3767

10/12/2022
If our future is one of limitation, how may we face it with courage to do the best job with what is possible? Even though easy solutions may not be apparent it does not make asking hard questions irrelevant. According to our guests, what are the four hard questions we must be asking at this time. Robert W Jensen, Ph.D. is professor emeritus in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of many books including Plain Radical: Living, Loving and Learning to...

Duration:00:57:20

The Healing Power of Sound - David Gibson - ND3576

10/5/2022
Sound is medicine, according to the research of David Gibson. Every person, emotion, and ailment has a tone. Sound and frequency can be used to influence mental states, enhance human experience, and heal disease. He explains how music therapy is being applied in healthcare. “It’s unbelievable what’s been happening with people just by using sound and music.” David Gibson is a leader in the field of sound healing and therapy. He’s the founder and director of the Globe Sound and Consciousness...

Duration:00:57:19

We Are So Much More Than We Know - Joseph Selbie - ND3766

9/28/2022
Our brain forms many automatic neural circuits including those that support our breathing, heartbeat, and digestion. Here we explore how to create new neural circuits that put us in touch with the larger energetic field of infinite intelligence. Joseph Selbie, a dedicated meditator for nearly 50 years, has taught meditation and yoga throughout Europe and the United States. He is a founding member of Ananda, a meditation-based community and spiritual movement inspired by Paramahansa...

Duration:00:57:19

The Power of Mentorship - Will Jawando - ND3764

9/21/2022
As a man born of a Nigerian father and a white mother, Jawando is our guide for the essential gift of mentorship and how staggeringly transformative it can be for an entire community. It’s a reminder of how even a brief encounter of positive mentoring can make all the difference for all our children, most especially those at risk. Will Jawando is an attorney, an activist, a community leader, and a councilmember in Montgomery County Maryland, a diverse community of more than 1 million...

Duration:00:57:19