Religion Podcast (ABC RN)
The Armenian Genocide, from 1915-1917, in which 1.5 million Armenian civilians were dispossessed, exiled, slaughtered or starved to death, by direction of the Ottoman government, is remembered by Armenians on this centenary. As the fallen will be...
Cricket bats and Christ
European settlement in the 19th Century changed the lives of indigenous people forever, and some leapt at the chance to be in it. Bob Reece tells the tale of The Invincibles, the superbly successful Aboriginal cricket team out of New Norcia Catholic...
The buckle on the bible belt
Evangelical Christianity is a strong cultural force in the American South. With over 700 churches, a vibrant Christian music scene and as the religious publishing capital of America, Nashville is often called ‘The Buckle on the Bible Belt’. We trace...
Food Faith, a world-first Australian initiative, brings together religious leaders and environmental scientists to foster interfaith dialogue and action to promote food sustainability.
A post 9/11 generation discuss creative responses to Islamophobia and share their personal experiences of belonging, racism and cultural stereotypes.
Lee Kuan Yew, the first Prime Minister of Singapore and the founding father of modern Singapore, died on the 23rd March. How will he be remembered?
Easter Reflections: Marcus Borg and Sarah Bachelard
Easter Reflections: Marcus Borg and Sarah Bachelard.
Bach's 'St John Passion'
Bach’s first great Passion oratorio, the St John Passion, debuted in Leipzig’s St Nicholas Church on Good Friday 1724. Based on Luther’s German-language translation of the Gospel of John, Bach’s work tells the story of the final days of Jesus through...
Maurice Glasman on the great test of bridging cultural and...
British Labour peer Lord Maurice Glasman discusses why he—a good Jewish boy from North London—has fallen in love with Pope Francis, and how Britain must renew its sense of common good.
The danger of mistaking that God is dead
Has modernity killed off faith? Some people might hope so but here's a powerful counter-argument.
Flesh and Divinity–Pagans, Jews and Christians
Are Christians pagan? Some strands in Jewish thought say that Christians are at least tempted towards paganism. Did ‘the Jews’ kill Jesus? This week when Christians listen to John’s Gospel as they follow the Passion of Jesus Christ, that’s what they...
Thich Nhat Hanh
We find out about one of the most important spiritual leaders and peacemakers of the 20th Century, the Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh.
Jews: Secrets of Survival
Jews: secrets of survival.
London klezmer Calling
What do The Clash, Jewish klezmer music and Skype have in common? They’re all part of the glorious mix making up the London Klezmer Quartet, who join us in the studio to celebrate Pesach, the Jewish festival also known as Passover.
Fez Hamadcha live at Sydney Festival
Recorded at Sydney Festival, the Fez Hamadcha perform centuries-old Sufi music under Sufi Master Abderrim Amrani Marrakchi
Will ethnic and religious diversity prove divisive in...
As Britain confronts tough questions over immigration, there's a call to renew a sense of common good that bridges ethnic and religious divides.
Vanuatu's recovery and confronting climate change after...
Religious groups are helping to rebuild Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam and asking what climate change means for future disasters.
The way of the peaceful warrior
Have you ever had a life-transforming experience? Dan Millman, author of the 'Way of the Peaceful Warrior', has.
Our country's newest museum, the Islamic Museum of of Australia, is where Muslim identity is not 'locked down' but opens up to diversity and fusion, according to its art curator, Nur Shkembi.
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