The Interview: Lois Cook07/04/15
When Aboriginal community leader Lois Cook began exploring the history of her great grandfather, she revealed a history of Indigenous massacres on the NSW North Coast.
The Issue: What is a Sacred Site?
As the Western Australia government moves to delist Aboriginal sacred sites, we ask: What is a Sacred Site, and why should we care?
The Ark: New Light on the Greek Dark Age
Rachael Kohn from RN's The Spirit of Things talks to archaeologist Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier about recent excavations on Crete and what they reveal about the heritage of the Greek Gods.
Signpost: Randa Abdel-Fattah
How do Australian Muslims feel about the uproar around the appearance on the ABC's Q & A program of young Muslim man Zaky Mallah?
The Interview: Dr Hunter Madsen
The "Homosexual Agenda". Dr Hunter Madsen, a Harvard trained social scientist (summa cum laude) has been accused, in 1987 of setting the worldwide, internationally successful and seemingly unstoppable plan for gay domination of the USA.
The Issue: Inequality Now
The divide between the rich and the poor in Australia is growing. Should we worry?
The Ark: The Astrolabe in Medieval Islam
As we pass the Winter Solstice, Rachael Kohn of Radio National's The Spriit of Things revisits her chat with medieval scholar Dr David Juste about Islam's use of an amazing and versatile astronomical instrument.
Signpost: Archbishop Denis Hart
The President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference says the Pope's encyclical on climate change means care for the environment is no longer an optional extra for Catholics.
The Interview: Stuart McMillan
The incoming President of the Uniting Church in Australia talks about his formation alongside the Aboriginal people of Northern Australia and his hopes for a truly intercultural church.
The Issue: Laudato Si
Pope Francis has issued the Vatican's first comprehensive teachings on climate change. What does his encyclical mean for Catholics around the world and in Australia?
The Ark: Demonising Dissent
Radio National's Rachael Kohn looks at an infamous persecutor of heretics in 12th Century France and the origin of the word "bugger".
Signpost: Richard Leonard
Sunday Nights film critic Fr Richard Leonard reviews Woman in Gold and Mad Max: Fury Road.
The Interview: Neville Rochow SC
Law Professor and senior Latter-day Saints representative in Australia Neville Rochow SC talks about Magna Carta and his own passion for freedom of conscience.
The Issue: Speaking Frankly
Fr Frank Brennan SJ argues for the primacy of conscience from the Royal Commission to asylum seekers to the rule of law.
Signpost: Andrew West
A discussion about this week's issues in religion and ethics.
The Issue: Marriage Equality or Redefining Marriage?
Is marriage only between a man and a woman?
The Interview: Fr Steve Bevans
The changing nature of Christian missionary work
The Ark: Sir Charles Nicholson
Rachael Kohn from Radio National's The Spirit of Things speaks with the Senior Curator at Sydney University's Nicholson Museum about the surprising spiritualist from whom the Museum takes its name.
The Issue: Muslims Have Their Say
Australian Muslims give their views on the latest Federal Government initiatives to prevent Muslims being radicalised at home.
Signpost: Susan Carland
Susan Carland talks about Senator Cory Bernardi's successful call for a Parliamentary Inquiry into food certification.
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