The interview: Ruth Padilla deBorst03/28/15
Ruth Padilla deBorst of the International Fellowship for Mission as Transformation
The Issue: Loneliness
We turn our attention to one of the issues that have the potential to corrode life at it's core: - Loneliness.
The Interview: Pelenise Elofa on Kiribati and climate change
National Coordinator for the Kiribati Climate Action Network, Pelenise Alofa, talks about her campaign to get climate change recognised as a human rights issue.
The Issue: Evangelical Christians and Social Work
Sunday Nights talks to participants in the annual Surrender conference about evangelical Christianity and social activism.
The Ark: DT Suzuki - Zen Pilgrim to the West
No one did more to promote Zen philosophy in the West than D.T. Suzuki. Among those influenced by him were Carl Jung, Joseph Campbell, John Cage and a host of writers and poets from the Beat Generation.
Signpost: Irris Makler
Journalist Irris Makler talks about her new project, documenting the extraordinary survival stories of Jewish women who lived through the Holocaust, and the significance of the food they cooked as a way to preserve their memories for their...
Anglican Archbishop of Melbourne Philip Freier in conversation on...
Anglican Archbishop of Melbourne Philip Freier in conversation with federal politicians Adam Bandt of the Greens and Liberal Kelly O'Dwyer, talking about economics for a sustainable future.
National Chair of Australian Catholic Bishops Commission speaks out on...
Catholic Bishop of Broome Christopher Saunders : "leadership in this country at both a state and Federal level is in a shambles".
The budget, the common good and the inter-generational report
Where will the Australian population budget and economy be in forty years time?
The Issue: Do some religious leaders excuse domestic violence?
Many domestic violence victims turn to trusted friends and advisors long before they turn to police. For victims with faith, that can be a priest, an imam or a rabbi. But are these religions equipped to deal with domestic violence, or do they in fact...
The Issue: Religions building bridges instead of walls
How real is "Islamophobia"- an irrational fear of Islam?
Signpost: Neville Kyrke-Smith on Christians under attack from the...
Christians under attack from the Islamic State: Neville Kyrke-Smith, UK Executive Director of Aid to the Church in Need
The interview: Mark McCrindle on the latest social research on the...
Newly released figures on perceptions of the churches in Australian society with social researcher Mark McCrindle.
The Interview: Greg Clarke, CEO of the Bible Society
Greg Clarke on the Bible and society, particularly the way in which this seminal cultural text has been lost to the education system for a couple of generations.
Aftab Malik is a former visiting fellow at the Centre for Ethnicity and Culture at the University of Birmingham and currently a designated global expert on Muslim affairs for the UN Alliance of Civilisations.
Maziar Bahari on the Bahais persecuted in Iran
After the Iranian Revolution in 1979, when the Ayatollah Khomeini claimed supreme authority over religion and the state, Maziar Bahari was arrested for looking too 'Western'.
Prof. Frank Brennan on Cardinal Pell & Bishop Morris in the latest...
This week the Royal Commission handed down two reports on the Catholic Church's handling of sex-abuse matters. The first concerns a primary School in Toowoomba, Queensland, and the second, what became known as the 'Ellis Case', where abuse victim John...
Signpost: Richard Leonard
Fr Richard Leonard takes us to the Oscars
The issue: wither the church?
What future is there for organised religion in Australia?
A former aeronautical engineer from Essendon changed flight paths and is now the New Testament Professor at Vancouver's Regent College.
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