Tuesday at 5:00 am

New Dimensions


Since 1973 New Dimensions Radio/Media, a not-for-profit membership organization, has been producing and distributing the “New Dimensions” radio series heard worldwide. Each week, this life-long learning program series presents leading-edge thinkers, scientists, artists, healers, ecologists, spiritual leaders, and social architects in award winning, deep dialogues. It is the longest running, most successful independently produced radio interview program on public radio. On this website, the New Dimensions’ program archive contains hundreds of programs now available for downloading in digital format.

Upcoming episodes

Thomas Merton, A Mystic Lover Of Life with Matthew Fox, Ph.D. December 6, 2016 | 5:00 am

Thomas Merton was an American Catholic writer, mystic, and Trappist monk who died mysteriously in Bangkok, Thailand when he was 53 years old. The gifts he left behind from his short life were immense. He combined deep contemplation with social action. Here Fr. Matthew Fox shares his profound intersection with Merton via Creation Spirituality.

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The Public Purpose of Art with Arlene Goldbard (Repeat) December 13, 2016 | 5:00 am

We are on the cusp of a radical paradigm shift in worldviews. It is as if two tectonic plates are rubbing up against one another. One is called “Datastan” – the paradigm that quantifies, counts, measures, and commoditizes everything. The other is “The Republic of Stories” where diversity, the artist, individual stories, and every contribution matters.

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Helping Teenagers to Find Their Inner Guide with Kelly and Tom Shelstad December 20, 2016 | 5:00 am

When messages abound that tell a young person they are not enough, they tend to concentrate their energies on being prettier, smarter, or more popular. Kelly and Tom Shelstad offer wilderness programs that have proven to be of help to teenagers as they traverse the treacherous waters from childhood to adulthood in a way that supports self-esteem and self-knowledge.

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The Redemptive Power Of A Near Death Experience with Rajiv Parti, M.D. January 3, 2017 | 5:00 am

Until his NDE, material success was of utmost importance to Dr. Parti. He routinely disregarded stories his patients told him about their spiritual experiences during surgery until he, himself, experienced his own spiritual awakening in an NDE. Hear his profound tale of traveling to the Hell realm, meeting his spirit guides, finding forgiveness, and melding with the light.

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Finding A God That Is Real with Nancy Ellen Abrams, J.D. January 10, 2017 | 5:00 am

In this deep dialogue we look at a new theory of God based on science. Abrams suggests that we need a God that can connect us spiritually to the “real” universe and can guide our now globally conscious species toward a long-term and honorable civilization. She describes emergent phenomena as well as the effectiveness of prayer.

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Recent episodes

Cultivating Your Own Vitality with Dr. Deborah Zucker, N.D. November 29, 2016 | 5:00 am

“Vitality is the essence of what it is to be alive,” says Dr. Zucker, and the body will tell us when our vitality is weak. With good self-care we can revitalize our own health, like tending to a garden with gentle loving attention. It’s about being honest about where we’re losing our energy and experimenting with ways to redirect it in the manner that makes us thrive.

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Boost Your Joy With The Help Of Technology, Gadgets, And Cognitive Enhancers with Jonathan Robinson November 22, 2016 | 5:00 am

Technology can enhance our lives or it can detract from our good health and well-being. Through the wise use of technology, gadgets, cognitive enhancers and supplements, we may receive help to have more peace, love, and joy in our lives. Robinson’s advice is to use the technology that opens our heart, makes us feel peaceful, and connects us more deeply with each other.

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The “Narrative Intelligence” of the Greek Myths with Carol Pearson, Ph.D. November 15, 2016 | 5:00 am

Most of us are trapped in the stories we tell ourselves. Archetypes, such as are found in the Greek myths, can trigger a story in our brain that helps us notice opportunities, props, and characters that may have been invisible to us. They change what we are noticing and can enhance our narrative intelligence and encourage us to tap into our potential.

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Protecting The Sacred White Lions with Linda Tucker November 8, 2016 | 5:00 am

The white lions of Africa are considered sacred and they have been trophy hunted until they no longer live in the wild. Tucker has taken on the assignment to reintroduce them into their traditional hunting lands. This is the story of her decades long battle with the government and with breeders who charge huge fees to hunters to kill the recently caged lions.

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Living The Yogic Life In A Material World with Karan Bajaj November 1, 2016 | 5:00 am

Here we look at the life adventures of a father, husband, writer, corporate marketer, world traveler, and meditation and yoga teacher. We explore the question of whether our search for spiritual fulfillment and creativity has to take a back seat to our livelihood. Bajaj takes a year sabbatical from corporate work every four years and suggests how we can too.

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Meeting Daily With Our Chief Spiritual Officer with May McCarthy October 25, 2016 | 5:00 am

Executives can spend hours in daily meetings to ensure the success of a company. What if that commitment can be applied to your own personal life? May McCarthy says we should consider working with a “Chief Spiritual Officer (CSO)” whose job it is to make our goals a reality. Our part is be clear, be disciplined, pay attention, and act.

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Listening To The Light Of Our Soul with Mark Nepo October 18, 2016 | 5:00 am

The heart releases its own logic, going beyond our everyday attempts to meet goals and solve problems. Mark Nepo helps us re-kindle the fire of our aliveness, and reminds us that kindness allows us to experience our connection with all things. Prepare to be deepened by his ability to be authentic, as he illuminates the wisdom that is available in our own hearts.

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The Journey Of Losing A Soulmate To Cancer with Carla Malden October 11, 2016 | 5:00 am

You will be inspired by Malden’s candor and clarity as she speaks about her experience of living through the debilitating disease and death of her husband and work partner. She likens this time in her life to being strapped in a roller coaster that you never bought a ticket for.

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Consciously Reinventing Masculinity with John Gray, Ph.D. and Arjuna Ardagh October 4, 2016 | 5:00 am

The stereotypical man is evolving into a more balanced being, leading to a better relationship with his partner and a better expression of himself. There is a renewed understanding of both male and female qualities, and the need to respect and balance those differences, as men learn to successfully stay on their masculine side while they open their hearts.

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The Heart of the Wild with Terry Tempest Williams September 27, 2016 | 5:00 am

As we visit public lands we can tune into a stillness that is outside of all the noise, distractions, and chaos in our everyday life. Williams says, “They are places where we find a united state of humility . . . We are in this deeply fractured and divided country. I think if we could listen more to each other we would find a compassion that would surprise us.”

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Justine Toms

Justine Toms is co-founder and Managing Producer and Host of "New Dimenions," a nationally-syndicated show on KKFI airing Tuesdays at 5:00 am.

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Michael Toms

Since 1973, Michael Toms, host of the nationally-syndicated "New Dimensions" program, has been engaging in dialogue with the world’s leading-edge thinkers, social architects, creative artists, scientists and spiritual teachers.

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