Religion Podcast (ABC RN)
The Singing Street Preacher
Bob Dylan may be a musical heavyweight, but even legends have to learn their trade from someone. In Dylan’s case one of his influences was the blind ragtime & gospel musician, the Reverend Gary Davis, a singing street preacher and catalyst for the...
Guess who's coming to dinner
This Encounter in the Central Australian desertintroduces Morris Stuart,a former pastor who was born in British Guyana in the Caribbean. He uses sacred music to help empower indigenous people, working with local choirs in Central Australia,Alice...
Sepik Men Don't Kiss
Join us in a canoe on the Sepik River as we meet the artists whose spectacular work is part of the Asia Pacific Triennial in Brisbane.Hear and see a men’s initiation ceremony, learn about the practice of sorcery and explore the complex relationships...
Tea and Yoga and MONA
Tea & Yoga at MONA.
Tea & Yoga at MONA
MONA in Tasmania brings two experts in the Japanese Way of Tea to start a quiet revolution in the midst of daily life, while Michael Kieran Harvey and his Yoga teacher premier his musical composition based on the 4th Century Yoga Sutra.
Secularism: has politics replaced religion?
Despite the falling church attendances and faltering influence of Christianity in the West, is it secularists who are discontent?
Embracing Difference in the UAE & Turkey
Embracing Difference in the UAE & Turkey.
The Temple Mount: One of the most contested pieces of real estate on...
Tension between Israelis and Palestinians over the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, a site considered holy by Jews and Muslims, has escalated in recent weeks, leading to violence and death on both sides.
Faith schools have in recent years become a full fledged battleground in the culture wars. On one side there are atheists and secularists who claim it is wicked and wrong to educate children along faith lines. But some insist that parents must have...
Something very weird has happened in the clash between religious people and humanists — in recent years, the religious have become more humanist than the humanists. For most of the modern era, one group of people you could rely on to big-up humanity’s...
The greatly exaggerated death of God
God just won't go away. No matter how many philosophers announce "the death of God", no matter how many religion-bashing books are published, no matter how influential the so-called New Atheists become, God sticks around, continuing to move and...
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.
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