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Religion and Ethics Report

ABC (Australia)

Make sense of today's complex world with ABC Radio National's Religion and Ethics Report. Join Andrew West for lively interviews, discussions and debates from Australia and around the globe. Published every Wednesday.

Make sense of today's complex world with ABC Radio National's Religion and Ethics Report. Join Andrew West for lively interviews, discussions and debates from Australia and around the globe. Published every Wednesday.
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Sydney, NSW

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Make sense of today's complex world with ABC Radio National's Religion and Ethics Report. Join Andrew West for lively interviews, discussions and debates from Australia and around the globe. Published every Wednesday.

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English

Contact:

Religion and Ethics Report ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001


Episodes

Battle for the Taj Mahal, a 'gay' wedding cake, and a landmark poverty line

2/14/2018
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Why Hindu nationalists are trying to erase India’s most famous building, the case of a so-called gay wedding cake, and the patterns of poverty in Australia.

Duration:00:28:26

A bishop, a scandal and sexual abuse

2/7/2018
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Kay Goldsworthy will make history this weekend by becoming the first female Anglican archbishop in the world. Paul Handley talks about the complex, tragic, and now controversial figure the late bishop George Bell. And school uniforms worn by Australian students could be made in slave like conditions.

Duration:00:28:21

Michael Ignatieff on why religious and cultural diversity may not be working

1/31/2018
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What is the role of social institutions in creating and ensuring equality? What happens when they're stripped bare? And who pays the price when they don't exist?

Duration:00:28:21

Australia Day, reconciliation and apostasy

1/24/2018
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The early Church in Australia was very much part of the dispossession of Indigenous people.

Duration:00:28:21

A new populism post BREXIT and solving the refugee crisis

1/17/2018
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Why the traditional divisions of left and right don't explain BREXIT, and local solutions for international problems.

Duration:00:28:21

What' s destroying the working class

1/10/2018
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Is Trump the revenge of the working class on the political elite in America?

Duration:00:28:22

Where does popular rage come from?

1/3/2018
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Losing your religion. It’s not just the title of REM’s hit song. In the last 30 years, it’s been an anthem of globalisation. Throw off faith and tradition, embrace reason and free markets. Today, one of India’s greatest writers says faith is back as a mass movement , but in a way that might make you long for the old-time religion.

Duration:00:28:21

Leading by faith?

12/27/2017
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In an age of increasing secularisation, why are western political leaders maintaining their faith in God?

Duration:00:28:21

Mark Shriver's pilgrimage: searching for the Pope Francis

12/20/2017
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Mark Shriver, a nephew of John F Kennedy says his faith in the church was almost destroyed by the child sex abuse scandal. That is, until Pope Francis came along,

Duration:00:28:21

Trump and Jerusalem, food insecurity in Australia, and homelessness and animals

12/13/2017
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Trump, Jerusalem and US evangelicals. Australia's working poor and the scandal of hunger. Vets help the homeless and their pets.

Duration:00:28:21

The Royal Commission

12/6/2017
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Abuse survivor Peter Gogarty on Royal Commission. Retired bishop Geoffrey Robinson on what needs to change in the Catholic church. Breaking the story.

Duration:00:28:21

Interfaith marriage, western culture and the Bible and Gideon Levy

11/29/2017
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A new study shows that second generation Muslims are changing the cultural landscape of marriage in their community. Many are marrying non-Muslims. And, Gideon Levy, one of Israel's harshest critics speaks to Andrew West .

Duration:00:28:21

China and religion, chaplains and schools

11/22/2017
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How is religion reshaping cultural life in China? And a new faith-based program in NSW schools that promises only love and support.

Duration:00:28:33

Tolerance, gay marriage, Indonesia's Pancasila

11/15/2017
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Negotiating pluralism and social justice

Duration:00:31:02

Pope Francis, Black Lives Matter, and Aung San Suu Kyi

11/8/2017
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The British embassy, the secret cardinals' meeting and the election of pope Francis. Is Aung San Suu Kyi's silence the price of an imperfect democracy? Black Lives Matter on the black church, unions and the criminal justice system.

Duration:00:33:17

The Protestant Reformation

11/1/2017
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Did the seismic events that followed Martin Luther's challenge to the Catholic Church lead to today's liberal secular societies?

Duration:00:28:31

Women and extremism, euthanasia and Beersheba

10/25/2017
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UN report slams religious extremism, radical nationalism and the secular left for threatening women's rights . The legacy of Beersheba, and today's religious conflict in the middle east. Who is euthanasia for?

Duration:00:33:22

US white nationalism, the Australian extreme right, and technology

10/18/2017
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Who are America's white nationalists, and who is their new enemy?

Duration:00:37:45

Dissent, tribes and mental health

10/11/2017
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What happens when a pastor pushes the envelope? And a conversation with psychiatrist Tanveer Ahmed about PTSD and what we learn from military conflicts.

Duration:00:28:21

Europe's Christian Democrats, military ethics

10/4/2017
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What accounts for the decline in support of Europe's Christian Democrats? And a debate on military ethics.

Duration:00:28:21

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