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The Spirit Lounge is a weekly one-hour magazine style, discussion based radio program.

The Spirit Lounge is a weekly one-hour magazine style, discussion based radio program.
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Melbourne, VIC

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The Spirit Lounge is a weekly one-hour magazine style, discussion based radio program.

Language:

English


Episodes

Best of the Spirit Lounge

8/11/2016
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The Spirit Lounge is taking a break until November. For our final show before the break, Rachel, Claudine and Mark played clips from some our favourites of the last year. http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/08/2016-07-28-SpiritLounge-BestOf.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:05 — 89.5MB) The post Best of the Spirit Lounge appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:39:05

Anglicans and LGBTI inclusion

7/23/2016
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Craig D’Alton, vicar of St Mary’s Anglican Church in North Melbourne, talks to Claudine and Rachel about Christian voices in the plebiscite debate, Anglican attitudes to marriage equality and LGBTI inclusion, and last month’s interfaith […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/07/2016-07-21-SpiritLounge-Anglicans.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:30 — 25.7MB) The post Anglicans and LGBTI inclusion...

Duration:00:37:29

Politics and religion

5/13/2016
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As Australians prepare for a federal election, we ask: what place does religion have in politics, or politics in religion? And we look at some historical examples of how religion and politics, or church and state, have gotten tangled up with each other. http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/05/2016-05-12-SpiritLounge-Politics.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:13 — 15.7MB) The post Politics and religion...

Duration:00:34:12

Lutheranism

5/6/2016
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We talked to Philip Thiel about Lutheranism in Australia, and current discussions on the role of women and LGBTI people. http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/05/2016-05-05-SpiritLounge-Lutheranism.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:02 — 19.2MB) The post Lutheranism appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:42:02

Progressive Christianity

5/1/2016
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We talked to Tiffany Sparks about representing A Progressive Christian Voice on Q&A and about some of the issues that matter to progressive Christians. http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/05/2016-04-28-SpiritLounge-ProgressiveChristianity.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 47:20 — 21.7MB) The post Progressive Christianity appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:47:20

Pesach

4/23/2016
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Chag sameach! Mark talked us through the story of Pesach (Passover) and the fifteen steps that make up the Pesach Seder. For next week’s show, you may want to watch Q&A on ABC on Monday […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/04/2016-04-21-SpiritLounge-Pesach.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:31 — 18.1MB) The post Pesach appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:39:30

Clothes and religion

4/23/2016
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Holy day of the week was the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi. This led us into a discussion of different types of clothes that are significant in religion, including: The Five Ks of Sikhism Tzitziyot and […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/04/2016-04-14-SpiritLounge-Clothes-1.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:58 — 17.8MB) The post Clothes and religion appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:38:58

Religious FAQs, continued

4/9/2016
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Mark, Claudine and Rachel spent most of the show talking about one frequently asked question: the relationships between Hanukkah and Christmas, and Passover and Easter. Originally broadcast on Thursday 7 April. http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/04/2016-04-07-SpiritLounge-FAQs-II.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:34 — 17.2MB) The post Religious FAQs, continued appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:37:34

Religious FAQs

3/31/2016
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Stephen Fry has been nominated for a religious broadcasting award for an interview in which he suggested that God is evil. Rachel and Claudine asked and answered a few frequently asked questions about religion, including: […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/04/2016-03-31-SpiritLounge-FAQs.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:54 — 16.4MB) The post Religious FAQs appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:35:54

Easter and Purim

3/28/2016
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Claudine was in church for Maundy Thursday so she was replaced by a bear in the studio. Rachel read the text from the Lego Easter Story by BW Animations. There are 14 or 15 Stations […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/03/2016-03-24-SpiritLounge-Easter.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:21 — 78.6MB) The post Easter and Purim appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:34:20

St Patrick and Palm Sunday

3/18/2016
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Lá fhéile Pádraig sona duit! It’s still St Patrick’s Day (17 March) somewhere in the world and we learned a bit about why St Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland. Our second holy day […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/03/2016-03-17-SpiritLounge-PalmSunday.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:54 — 17.3MB) The post St Patrick and Palm Sunday appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:37:53

International Women’s Day special: The Bible and women

3/15/2016
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To celebrate International Women’s Day, we talked about the Bible, women, language and gender with Emily Payne, an Anglican priest. Originally broadcast on Thursday 10 March 2016. http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/03/2016-03-10-SpiritLounge-Feminism.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:03 — 24.1MB) The post International Women’s Day special: The Bible and women appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:35:03

Follow up on a couple of hot topics

3/6/2016
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Holy Days were the Bahá’í fasting days and the Hindu feast of Maha Shivaratri. Two weeks ago we discussed a few local controversies and we revisited them this week. Mentioned in the show: Q&A on […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/03/2016-03-03-SpiritLounge-Followup.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:27 — 18.1MB) The post Follow up on a couple of hot topics appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:39:26

Music

2/29/2016
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Holy Day of the Week was St David’s Day. Nigel introduced The Junction, a new group where LGBTIQQ young adults and their friends can meet to explore Self, Sexuality and Spirituality in a safe space. […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/03/2016-02-25-SpiritLounge-Music.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:41 — 15.9MB) The post Music appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:34:40

Hot Topics!

2/20/2016
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Holy day of the week was Ayyám-i-Há (Bahá’i). Claudine, Mark and Rachel discussed some of the week’s hot topics, including: Sky News interview with Lyle Shelton and Jason Tuazon-McCheyne and MattGlover’s open letter to Lyle Shelton “Come Home (Cardinal […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/02/2016-02-18-SpiritLounge-HotTopics.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:01 — 17.9MB) The post Hot Topics! appeared...

Duration:00:39:00

Lent

2/15/2016
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Happy Year of the Monkey! We talked to Michelle Trebilcock about Lent and various Lenten practices including fasting and meditation, and some of the different meanings of purple across different cultures. A four-minute video introducing […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/02/2016-02-11-SpiritLounge-Lent.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:32 — 17.6MB) The post Lent appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:38:31

Carly Greening

2/11/2016
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We started off talking about the initiative of some Australian churches to offer sanctuary to asylum seekers. Holy days of the week were Transfiguration Sunday, Shrove Tuesday/Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday. We talked to Carly […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/02/2016-02-04-SpiritLounge-CarlyGreening.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:52 — 16.4MB) The post Carly Greening appeared first on...

Duration:00:35:51

Holocaust Remembrance Day; Religion and Film

2/10/2016
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Mark talked about International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27 January). We then talked about some of our favourite films with religious topics or themes. Here’s some of the ones we came up with: do you have […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/02/2016-01-28-SpiritLounge-Holocaust-Film.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:28 — 16.2MB) The post Holocaust Remembrance Day; Religion and Film appeared first on...

Duration:00:35:27

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity; Hinduism

1/24/2016
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Holy observance was the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. We talked to Srini Madhavan about his experiences growing up in a Hindu family. Originally broadcast on Thursday 21 January 2016. http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/01/2016-01-21-SpiritLounge-SriniMadhavan.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:35 — 18.1MB) The post Week of Prayer for Christian Unity; Hinduism appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration:00:39:34

Stuart Soley: Midsumma Mass at St Mark’s Fitzroy

1/19/2016
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Holy days were Maghi and World Religion Day. Claudine, Rachel and Mark talked to Fr Stuart Soley from St Mark’s Anglican Church in Fitzroy about Midsumma Mass and the parish’s ministry to the Fitzroy community. […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/01/2016-01-14-SpiritLounge-StuartSoley.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:26 — 16.7MB) The post Stuart Soley: Midsumma Mass at St Mark’s Fitzroy appeared first...

Duration:00:36:25