The Issue: Religions building bridges instead of walls03/01/15
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.
He's the musical director and choreographer for the Soweto Gospel Choir. He talks to Noel Debien.
Anthony Fisher, new & 9th Catholic Archbishop of Sydney
As he took up his new post in November 2014, Archbishop Anthony Fisher spoke with Noel Debien on the Vatican synod on the family, human relationships, and tackling clerical sexual abuse
The Interview: Stanley Hauerwas
Stanley Hauerwas is an American theologian, ethicist, and public intellectual who's been described as the greatest living theologian in the English-speaking world.
John Stackhouse, Professor of Theology and Culture at Regent College in Vancouver.
The interview: Ukrainian Catholic Patriarch Shevchuk
The leader of 7 million Ukrainian Catholics worldwide on freedom, war and peace.
The Interview: Miroslav Volf
One of the world's great public theologians, Miroslav Volf in a conversation
Kieran Tapsell on Vatican secrecy surrounding sex abuse
The 'Secret of the Holy office' or the 'The Pontifical Secret', and how it has protected clergy from criminal prosecution.
David and Sue Woods & Campfire in the Heart
Tim Brunero speaks with Sue and David Woods have lived in small intentional Christian communities for over 3 decades. They now operate a retreat centre not far our Alice Springs called 'Campfire in the Heart'.
The Ark: The Origin of the Dalai Lama
Rachael Kohn from Radio National's The Spirit of Things talks to Buddhism scholar Robert Thurman about the institution of the Dalai Lama - a role with a history that goes back at least to the 12th century.
Signpost: Keeping Up with the Pope
Paul Collins joins John Cleary to talk about the Pope's latest actions - his personal response to clergy abuse and the declaration of the late Archbishop of El Salvador Oscar Romero a martyr to the faith.
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