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Ep. 1: Finding Our True Home, with Amy Ruth Schacht
Episode 131st January 2021 • Psalms for the Spirit • Kiran Young Wimberly
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Today's guest is Rev. Dr. Amy Ruth Schacht – a Presbyterian Church USA minister who has served in Laurel, MD for the past 20 years. Amy has studied neuroscience and its connection to the life of faith.

Trigger warning: Amy briefly mentions the topic of sexual abuse by members of the clergy.

Amy talks about a book that was influential to her: The Archaeology of the Mind, by Jaak Panksepp and Lucy Biven.

This episode features the following songs by Celtic Psalms (Kiran Young Wimberly & the McGraths):

  • Come Spirit Come (Psalm 144/The King's Shilling)
  • You Have Searched Me (Psalm 139/The Banks of Claudy)
  • All Who Dwell (Psalm 91/Dearthairin o Mo Chroi)
  • Wings of a Dove (Psalm 55/Ned of the Hill)

Celtic Psalms music can be found at, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, YouTube (Kiran Young Wimberly & The McGraths)

CDs and published notations can be found through GIA music

Rev. Dr. Amy Ruth Schacht serves at Laurel Presbyterian Church in Laurel, Maryland, USA.