Religion Podcast (ABC RN)
Twitter Rabbi, Shmuley Boteach, is a media phenomenon especially with his books on sex, the latest being Kosher Lust. Spiritual CEO, Tami Simon, is the founder and publisher of Sounds True which brings spirituality to your mobile.
The Labyrinth Meditation
We meet the young Australian composer Corrina Bonshek with her new work, Journey to the Centre, written for the newly-opened Labyrinth in Sydney’s Centennial Park. A deeply meditative piece drawing on the birdsong recordings of Marc Anderson’s Wild...
The role of religion in boosting global GDP
In the wake of the G20 meeting in Brisbane, what's the relationship between prosperity and religion?
Nationalism, religion and business under Indian Prime Minister Narendra...
With Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rock-star welcome in Australian, we take a closer look at the man and the hopes pinned to his leadership.
Religion and Ethics: the cost of interfaith
Ifweacceptthatreligious intoleranceisthecauseof muchoftheworld'sconflict, thanitseemsobviousthat interfaithdialogueandcooperation is akeytopeace.
John of God
John of God.
Mind body connection
The mind’s role in healing.
Anti-Halal activists target Australian food manufacturers
A South Australian dairy company was forced to ditch its Halal certification and abandon a supply deal with the Middle Eastern airline Emirates last week after a relentless online campaign by anti-Halal activists.
To veil or not to veil
How has the Muslim face scarf or veil become so symbolic of Islam and caused such great controversy? The question over to veil or not to veil.
Post world war one and the fate of ideals
What philosophical ideals were lost on the battlefields of WWI?
Four Corners: Gangster Jihad - the story of Khaled Sharrouf
Khaled Sharrouf's tweeted picture of himself, and his young son, triumphantly holding the severed heads of people executed by Islamic State militants shocked Australia and the world.
After Psychedelics, Faith
Alan Y Cohen, explorer in consciousness and practical spirituality, started out as a 'certified psychedelic guide' at the famous Harvard experiments under Timothy Leary. He ended as a follower of the anti-drug guru Meher Baba, and founder of PIRE...
British Gospel: Black Voices
How do you go from backing singer for 80s pop bands like Fine Young Cannibals and UB40 to touring the world with your own vocal group? Carol Pemberton made this dream a reality with the UK’s leading female gospel-inspired vocal group, Black Voices,...
Have you met Jason Chan the walking Buddhist monk yet? Find out about his journey from far north Queensland to Sydney walking barefoot.
It is solved by walking
A comment in an airport lounge in Albuquerque led one woman to raise a half a million dollars for a public labyrinth in a Sydney park.
Cosmic Chemistry: Do God and science mix?
Are science and religion mutually exclusive ?
Should Halal certification be regulated?
As consumers demand better food labelling, questions are being asked about Halal certification.
Surveying Scientists on Religion
Rising belief in "Creationism" may be hype, according to Dr Amy Unsworth of the Faraday Institute of Science and Religion, Cambridge, but Elaine Howard Ecklund, Director of Religion and Public Life program, Rice University, has already shown startling...
The history of the sacred city: Mecca
Zia Sardar offers a unique insight into the heart of Islam, the Sacred City of Mecca, and the ongoing conflict there between heritage and modernity.
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