Oct 23, 2023
What should we hope for? How should we live? How
do we flourish? Matthew Croasmun is here to respond to these and
other questions and reflect on the different answers that have
informed various faiths and cultures. He has led students through
these findings in one of Yale University’s most popular courses and
has recently written a book, Life Worth Living, to
help you respond to these questions in the context of your own
life... to live a life EVER FORWARD!
More about Matthew: Matt
Croasmun is Associate Research Scholar and Director of the
Life Worth Living Program at
the Yale Center for Faith and Culture and Lecturer of Divinity &
Humanities at Yale University.
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In this episode, you will
- The Importance of Questions: Matthew emphasizes the role of
questions in life's journey and self-discovery and he highlights
that questions are not just about finding answers but also about
stimulating thought and fostering curiosity.
- The Role of Religious Traditions: Matthew explains how
religious traditions and their ancient wisdom can help individuals
find purpose and authenticity in life.
- Community and Connection: The episode highlights the
significance of community in our quest for a meaningful life.
Matthew suggests that listening to others' stories, being curious
about their experiences, and showing humility can help us
understand our fellow humans better and find common ground.
- The Power of Humility, Courage, and Integrity: The podcast
underscores the value of humility, courage, and integrity in living
a meaningful life. It emphasizes that humility is the foundation
for curiosity and learning, courage allows us to act on our beliefs
and values, and integrity ensures that we stay true to ourselves
and our principles.