Houston Matters

The Spirituality Of Wine

Looking at how wine has been used in religious and spiritual practices with a local Baptist reverend.

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Rev. EM Johnson, Associate Pastor of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, talks us through the spirituality of wine in the Baptist Church and other branches of religion. He also talks about the Welch’s Grape Juice we know and love today, and how it came from wine thanks to a push from the Prohibition era in the United States.

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Brenda Ruiz

Brenda Ruiz

Supervising Producer, Houston Matters

Brenda Ruiz is the supervising producer of Houston Matters, which airs weekday mornings at 9:00 on Houston Public Media, News 88.7 FM. Brenda is a graduate from the University of Houston's Valenti School of Communications. She graduated in 2018 with a BA in Journalism, and a minor in Psychology. She...

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