Religion Podcast (ABC RN)
Maurice Glasman on the great test of bridging...04/02/15
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.
Religion in the NSW election: what motivates Mike Baird...
The Liberal Premier and the Labor Opposition Leader reveal how their faith informs their politics.
Is the Christian doctrine of 'headship' used to justify...
Should there be an independent enquiry into domestic abuse in church communities?
Archbishop of Adelaide charged over cover-up
The Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson has been charged with concealing child sex abuse.
Is Australia in the middle of an unfolding drama in terms of the Muslim community in Australia and the problems of the Middle East and the Islamic State in particular? Also the just released 'Intergenerational Report' has been much-discussed, but the...
Betray the age to be spiritually free
Betray the age to be spiritually free.
Dalai Lama refuses to reincarnate
One of the basic tenets of Buddhism is reincarnation or rebirth.
Personal sanctions not blanket boycotts of Israel, say...
Ahead of the Israel elections a group of left-wing, largely Jewish-American academics have come out against the growing movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel.
The game changer in Israeli elections
Israelis vote in national elections next week. Polls have the ruling Likud Party and the Labour Party-led opposition pretty much level pegging. And there's a potential game changer in the mix too.
Is Jokowi endangering Indonesians on death row by refusing...
"When he turns to the Saudi king or Malaysian prime minister and asks for clemency for Indonesians on death row, on what grounds will he appeal? Compassion?"—senior editor at the Jakarta Post Endy Bayuni fears Indonesian president Joko Widodo's lack...
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