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Emergence Magazine Podcast

Society & Culture
Spirituality
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Emergence Magazine is a quarterly online publication which explores the connection between ecology, culture, and spirituality. As we experience the desecration of our lands and waters, the extinguishing of species, and a loss of sacred connection to the Earth, we look to emerging stories. Each issue explores a theme through innovative digital media, as well as the written and spoken word. Our podcast features exclusive interviews, narrated essays, stories and more.

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Emergence Magazine is a quarterly online publication which explores the connection between ecology, culture, and spirituality. As we experience the desecration of our lands and waters, the extinguishing of species, and a loss of sacred connection to the Earth, we look to emerging stories. Each issue explores a theme through innovative digital media, as well as the written and spoken word. Our podcast features exclusive interviews, narrated essays, stories and more.

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43 Ratings
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iTunes Ratings

43 Ratings
Average Ratings
39
4
0
0
0
Cover image of Emergence Magazine Podcast

Emergence Magazine Podcast

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Emergence Magazine is a quarterly online publication which explores the connection between ecology, culture, and spirituality. As we experience the desecration of our lands and waters, the extinguishing of species, and a loss of sacred connection to the Earth, we look to emerging stories. Each issue explores a theme through innovative digital media, as well as the written and spoken word. Our podcast features exclusive interviews, narrated essays, stories and more.

Top Episodes

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Rank #1: Mud and Antler Bone — Martin Shaw

Jul 10 2018
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This past August we had a chance to sit down and talk with Martin about the intelligence that lies at the heart of myths. The best stories, he says, ought to be trailed not trapped, and approached with discernment, an open heart, and an attuned ear. He began our conversation by telling the story of the Lindworm, an old Norwegian tale about a mythical creature that is part human and part snake.

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Rank #2: Wildwood — Kara Moses

Jul 10 2018
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In this essay Kara visits a primordial, old-growth forest in Poland. Here she meets a herd of bison, encounters loggers and felled trees, tracks wolves, and observes how a healthy forest is in a constant cycle of death and rebirth. Upon returning to her home in the sheep-grazed moors of Wales, she asks how this example of regeneration can be healing, not just for the desolated Welsh landscape she wants to re-wild, but for herself.

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Rank #3: Creaturely Migrations on a Breathing Planet — David Abram

Apr 18 2018
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In this narrated essay, cultural ecologist and philosopher David Abram questions the deep intelligence that lies at the heart of crane, butterfly, and salmon migration patterns.

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Rank #4: On Being Alone — Craig Childs

Jul 10 2018
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Craig Childs writes about adventure, wilderness, and science. His books include "Atlas of a Lost World," "Apocalyptic Planet," "Finders Keepers," and "The Animal Dialogues." In this essay Craig takes a solo canoe trip down the Green River, paddling through Canyonlands in southeast Utah, reflecting on what it means to be alone in the wild. Encountering risk, isolation, and joy, and entering into conversation with the land and waters around him, Craig explores what happens when we choose to be in solitude.

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Rank #5: A Storm Blown from Paradise — Paul Kingsnorth

Apr 18 2018
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Beginning with W. B. Yeats's iconic poem, "The Second Coming," acclaimed writer Paul Kingsnorth narrates his essay "A Storm Blown from Paradise," an inquiry into linear and cyclical time and the sweeping momentum of progress.

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Rank #6: Winds of Awe and Fear — Nick Hunt

Jul 10 2018
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Nick Hunt is a writer, journalist, storyteller, and self-described wind-walker. His latest book, "Where the Wild Winds Are," tells the story of four European winds and their effects on the landscape, people, and culture. In this essay Nick continues this exploration, focusing on the mythological understanding of winds as gods, experiencing their power firsthand as cause for awe, exhilaration, and fear.

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Rank #7: From Dirt — Camille T. Dungy

Jul 10 2018
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In this essay Camille reflects on the journey of seeds, how much of what we plant in our gardens was brought to our soils during the slave trade, and the legacy of trauma and triumph that lies within our food. Planting food, she contends, even in contaminated soils, becomes both an acknowledgment of grief and a celebration of the beauty of growing.

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Rank #8: When You Meet the Monster, Anoint His Feet – Bayo Akomolafe

Nov 02 2018
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Bayo Akomolafe is a writer and lecturer from western Nigeria. In the age of the Anthropocene and entrenched politics of whiteness, this essay brings us face-to-face with our own unresolved ancestry, as it becomes more and more apparent that we are completely entwined with each other and the natural world.

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Rank #9: Born was the Mountain – Chelsea Steinauer-Scudder

Nov 02 2018
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In this in-depth investigative story, Emergence Magazine staff writer Chelsea Steinauer-Scudder explores the collision of values unfolding on the summit of Mauna Kea, the proposed site for what would be the largest telescope in the world.

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Rank #10: Corn Tastes Better on the Honor System – Robin Wall Kimmerer

Nov 02 2018
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Robin Wall Kimmerer is a writer, scientist, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. She is author of the acclaimed book "Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants." In this essay, Robin reflects on the ancient technology embedded in our relationship with maize, recalling that a grinding stone, an irrigation system, and an ear of corn are also technology.

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Rank #1: Mud and Antler Bone — Martin Shaw

Podcast cover
Read more

This past August we had a chance to sit down and talk with Martin about the intelligence that lies at the heart of myths. The best stories, he says, ought to be trailed not trapped, and approached with discernment, an open heart, and an attuned ear. He began our conversation by telling the story of the Lindworm, an old Norwegian tale about a mythical creature that is part human and part snake.

Jul 10 2018
50 mins
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Rank #2: Wildwood — Kara Moses

Podcast cover
Read more

In this essay Kara visits a primordial, old-growth forest in Poland. Here she meets a herd of bison, encounters loggers and felled trees, tracks wolves, and observes how a healthy forest is in a constant cycle of death and rebirth. Upon returning to her home in the sheep-grazed moors of Wales, she asks how this example of regeneration can be healing, not just for the desolated Welsh landscape she wants to re-wild, but for herself.

Jul 10 2018
32 mins
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Rank #3: Creaturely Migrations on a Breathing Planet — David Abram

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In this narrated essay, cultural ecologist and philosopher David Abram questions the deep intelligence that lies at the heart of crane, butterfly, and salmon migration patterns.

Apr 18 2018
51 mins
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Rank #4: On Being Alone — Craig Childs

Podcast cover
Read more

Craig Childs writes about adventure, wilderness, and science. His books include "Atlas of a Lost World," "Apocalyptic Planet," "Finders Keepers," and "The Animal Dialogues." In this essay Craig takes a solo canoe trip down the Green River, paddling through Canyonlands in southeast Utah, reflecting on what it means to be alone in the wild. Encountering risk, isolation, and joy, and entering into conversation with the land and waters around him, Craig explores what happens when we choose to be in solitude.

Jul 10 2018
25 mins
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Rank #5: A Storm Blown from Paradise — Paul Kingsnorth

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Beginning with W. B. Yeats's iconic poem, "The Second Coming," acclaimed writer Paul Kingsnorth narrates his essay "A Storm Blown from Paradise," an inquiry into linear and cyclical time and the sweeping momentum of progress.

Apr 18 2018
28 mins
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Rank #6: Winds of Awe and Fear — Nick Hunt

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Nick Hunt is a writer, journalist, storyteller, and self-described wind-walker. His latest book, "Where the Wild Winds Are," tells the story of four European winds and their effects on the landscape, people, and culture. In this essay Nick continues this exploration, focusing on the mythological understanding of winds as gods, experiencing their power firsthand as cause for awe, exhilaration, and fear.

Jul 10 2018
27 mins
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Rank #7: From Dirt — Camille T. Dungy

Podcast cover
Read more

In this essay Camille reflects on the journey of seeds, how much of what we plant in our gardens was brought to our soils during the slave trade, and the legacy of trauma and triumph that lies within our food. Planting food, she contends, even in contaminated soils, becomes both an acknowledgment of grief and a celebration of the beauty of growing.

Jul 10 2018
16 mins
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Rank #8: When You Meet the Monster, Anoint His Feet – Bayo Akomolafe

Podcast cover
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Bayo Akomolafe is a writer and lecturer from western Nigeria. In the age of the Anthropocene and entrenched politics of whiteness, this essay brings us face-to-face with our own unresolved ancestry, as it becomes more and more apparent that we are completely entwined with each other and the natural world.

Nov 02 2018
57 mins
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Rank #9: Born was the Mountain – Chelsea Steinauer-Scudder

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In this in-depth investigative story, Emergence Magazine staff writer Chelsea Steinauer-Scudder explores the collision of values unfolding on the summit of Mauna Kea, the proposed site for what would be the largest telescope in the world.

Nov 02 2018
1 hour 17 mins
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Rank #10: Corn Tastes Better on the Honor System – Robin Wall Kimmerer

Podcast cover
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Robin Wall Kimmerer is a writer, scientist, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. She is author of the acclaimed book "Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants." In this essay, Robin reflects on the ancient technology embedded in our relationship with maize, recalling that a grinding stone, an irrigation system, and an ear of corn are also technology.

Nov 02 2018
56 mins
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