Oprah Winfrey's influence on the mind, body and spirit of viewers of The Oprah Show is hard to overstate. However she has been curiously hesitant to talk about the influence and importance of religion during the show's 25 year run. How has the host addressed her own religious beliefs? What have her guests said about religion and faith? What role does spirituality play in the wider mission of the Oprah Winfrey Show? What follows is a brief survey of religion on the Oprah Winfrey Show.
This article provides a comprehensive look at the way Oprah Winfrey has provided a mainstream conversation about religion and spirituality on her wildly popular daytime talk-show. Please go HERE to see the rest of the article, complete with video clips.
Love her or not, Oprah has done a lot to make the distinction between organized religion and personal spiritual experience. She has brought this discussion to a national audience
For a look at Urantia Book teachings regarding this issue, please see our topical studies on Spirituality, and Religion