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 www.celticpsalms.com, 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.