The Ark: The Kimberley Plan08/18/14
Melbourne journalist Leon Gettler talks to Radio National's Dr Rachael Kohn about a plan to resettle European Jews in WA's Kimberley region in the 1930s.
Signpost: God is not the only one watching us
Luke Geary from Salvos Legal casts his eye over the Federal Government's plans to increase surveillance powers in the name of national security.
The Interview: Remembering Peter Sculthorpe
Australians are mourning the death of the great composer Peter Sculthorpe, who gve this interview to Sunday Nights in December 2001.
The Issue: Welfare Blues
Where do Australian church welfare providers stand on the Federal Government's tough new welfare reforms?
The Issue: War - What Is It Good For?
The passions of the sixties gave way to cynicism and disenchantment in the decades that followed. While it now seems a distant memory are Starr's sentiments nevertheless good ones, or is it all a foolish quest that ignores fundamental realities
Signpost: Andrew West
The Religion and Ethics Report's Andrew West talks us through the issues of the week.
The Interview: Agents of God, or Empire?
Military historian and author Dr Michael McKernan joins us to talk of war, sacrifice and the place of Chaplains at the front. Were they agents of God, or of Empire?
The Ark: Golden Girls
Rachael Kohn tells the story of two wartime nurses who delivered babies and dispensed sacraments in the wartime Australian bush.
The Rhythm Divine: Let Freedom Sing
Geoff Wood takes us back to the freedom songs, sermons and rallying cries of the American civil rights movement in his program The Rhythm Divine.
The Ark: Sir Charles Nicholson
In November 2008, Rachael Kohn from RN's The Spirit of Things delved into the extraordinary life of the man after whom the University of Sydney's Nicholson Museum takes its name.
The Interview: The King's Singers Rewound
Renowned a capella group The King's Singers toured Australia for the first time in 27 years in February 2012. John Cleary spoke to them as they performed in the ABC's Goosens Hall in Sydney.
The Issue: Bells and Whistles
As ABC Local Radio broadcasts the Commonwealth Games, Sunday Nights turns back the clock to 2008 for an Encounter program in which Kerry Stewart asks, "Can sport be a religion?"
The Issue: Spirituality and Central Australia
Spiritualities ancient, old, and modern come together around one or two distinct but inter-related events.
Signpost: Tom Roberts
Editor at large from the USA's National Catholic Reporter
The Goodlife: Fasting and Fitness in Ramadan
Amal Awad talks to Muslim sportsmen and women and their strategies for fasting during Ramadan.
The Goodlife: The Ramadan Essentials
Fasting in a country where the majority of people are just going about their day as normal...
The Goodlife: The Spirituality of Ramadan
Amal Awad speaks to Muslims about the daily experience of fasting. And she also takes us to a night market that captures the spirit of Ramadan in Muslim nations
Signpost: Iraqi Christians and persecution by ISIS
Archbishop Louis Raphael I Sako, Catholic Primate of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Iraq & Fr Andrzej Halemba, Middle East co-ordinator of the international Catholic agency Aid to the Church in Need.
The interview: the Catholic church and HIV/Aids
While strong criticism is directed from the health sector towards the Catholic church's refusal to allow condoms to prevent transmission of the HIV virus, Monsignor Robert Vitillo promotes and defends the Catholic church's response to HIV /AIDS.
The Issue: the churches and 'disinvestment'
The churches re-think, and now 'Disinvestment' has been added alongside the much cherished phrase 'Ethical investment'.
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