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Religion: it’s at the centre of world affairs, but profound questions still remain. Why are you here? What happens when you die? Does God matter? God Forbid seeks the answers.

Religion: it’s at the centre of world affairs, but profound questions still remain. Why are you here? What happens when you die? Does God matter? God Forbid seeks the answers.
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Australia

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Religion: it’s at the centre of world affairs, but profound questions still remain. Why are you here? What happens when you die? Does God matter? God Forbid seeks the answers.

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English


Episodes

Well Well Well

12/9/2017
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People used to get that inner-glow through karma or Christ, but now it can be achieved through cleansing, contemplation and colonics.

Duration: 00:53:51


God and pop culture

12/2/2017
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James Carleton is joined by two Christians who seek to find the divine spark in screen and song.

Duration: 00:53:51


Money! Money! Money!

11/25/2017
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Do you buy stuff you never use? And then do you throw it away? Is it choice, or is there something more destructive going on ?

Duration: 00:53:51


Myths and legends

11/18/2017
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Stories we tell ourselves to explain the world around us, stories that help us negotiate our lives.

Duration: 00:53:51


Christianity, science, reason

11/11/2017
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How compatible are the sciences with religion and belief?

Duration: 00:53:51


Anti -Semitism

11/4/2017
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Antisemitism: It’s sometimes called the oldest hatred.

Duration: 00:53:51


The Reformation

10/28/2017
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500 years ago, Martin Luther took on the biggest power in Europe: the Catholic Church.

Duration: 00:58:03


Faith and caring for the environment

10/21/2017
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This week, five Anglican archbishops urged world leaders to keep their promises ahead of climate summit in Bonn, Germany, next month.

Duration: 00:53:51


War, religion and peace activism

10/14/2017
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Are the "ethics" of war and torture an oxymoron? And George Gittoes, the Australian artist known as the peace activist who goes to war zones.

Duration: 00:54:50


The future of faith

10/7/2017
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In a country where a growing number are identifying as atheists, where do young people stand? Evangelicals are the biggest group of Christians on university campuses, but is that reflected elsewhere in Australian society?

Duration: 00:53:34


Jews and Judaism

9/30/2017
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The Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur took place Saturday September 30. It is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar.

Duration: 00:54:58


Women and Islam

9/23/2017
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What does it mean to be a feminist in Saudi Arabia? And how should we navigate the politics of head coverings? This week, three Muslim women from vastly different backgrounds tackle the common misconceptions surrounding their gender and faith.

Duration: 00:52:09


Same Sex Marriage

9/16/2017
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As the postal survey on same sex marriage gets underway, we take a look at the arguments of the 'YES' and ' NO' campaigns , including some unexpected ones.

Duration: 00:53:51


Death, dying and grief

9/9/2017
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It was the late psychiatrist Dr Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's book On Death and Dying that changed our attitudes to death and grief. Kubler-Ross was passionate about palliative care and what she saw as the disrespect of the dying in hospitals around the world.

Duration: 00:53:51


The Partition of India

9/2/2017
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What purpose does partition serve? It's 75 years since the sub-continent was divided into India and Pakistan, and later, Bangladesh. But what does it mean when as many Muslims live in India as they do in Pakistan? How futile are partitions?

Duration: 00:53:51


Pilgrimage

8/26/2017
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It's a journey of a lifetime taken by many people of faith to seek healing, to find out what's important in life, or to walk in the steps of the prophets.

Duration: 00:53:52


Witchcraft, Paganism and Satanism

8/19/2017
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We're culturally fascinated by witchcraft – and Satanism - and the mysterious side of religion.

Duration: 00:53:51


Technology and religion in bioethics, social media, and the military

8/12/2017
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For science week, God Forbid takes a forensic look at social media, military and medical technology.

Duration: 00:53:51


Sex Education

8/5/2017
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Salt 'n Pepa's 90s song Let's Talk About Sex was a hit among young people, but it's a subject that can still be awkward to talk about with your kids. And in the religious world, sex education can be very hotly contested.

Duration: 00:53:51


Losing my religion

7/29/2017
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What happens when you can no longer ignore those those doubts about your faith?

Duration: 00:53:52

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