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Guest Picks: John Sexton

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

New York University president John Sexton was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about how he uses baseball as a metaphor for spirituality in his course, which has become one of the most popular on campus. He also told us what he's been listening to -- it's quite a mix!

What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play, film, etc...) that moved or surprised you?

         Book: The Celebrant by Eric Rolfe Greenberg & 36 Arguments for the Existence of God by Rebecca Goldstein
         Play: Mistakes Were Made
         Film: Beasts of the Southern Wild       

 
What are you listening to right now?

         Beethoven, Bach, and Meatloaf           

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What’s the last great book you read?

         The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene

 

What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?

          Baseball, white water rafting

 

What’s your favorite comfort food?

          Pasta

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