religion http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Screenwriter tells story of circuitous faith journey http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/screenwriter-tells-story-circuitous-faith-journey <p>His film and TV credits include the recent Smurfs movies, Shrek 2, and Rugrats, but screenwriter David Weiss also attracts attention for his faith. He grew up a secular Jew, converted to Christianity, and later became an observant orthodox Jew. That’s the subject of his lectures Friday and Saturday at the Chabad Jewish Center in Jackson. Wyoming Public Media’s Micah Schweizer reached Weiss by phone as he was driving from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to work on a script.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 19:21:33 +0000 Micah Schweizer 45360 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Screenwriter tells story of circuitous faith journey Being Bahá'í in the Cowboy State http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/being-bah-cowboy-state <p>Most Wyomingites have long since taken down their Christmas trees and wrapped up their winter holidays… But for people who practice the&nbsp;Bahá'í&nbsp;faith, the Festival of&nbsp;Ayyám-i-Há&nbsp;– where families get together and exchange small gifts, is right around the corner.</p><p>The&nbsp;Bahá'í&nbsp;religion is a relatively young one. Founded in Persia in the mid-1800s, it follows the teachings of two prophets – The Báb, and&nbsp;Bahá'u'lláh. They taught about the oneness of God and of religion, and that God continues to reveal truths to humanity throughout time.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 23:08:14 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 37069 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Being Bahá'í in the Cowboy State