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Religion and Ethics Report

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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.

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

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


Episodes

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


National church life survey, indigenous religious art, and captive animals

9/27/2017
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There's been a cultural revolution in the Australian church. Could we have the most multicultural congregations in the world? And a challenging conversation on captive animals

Duration: 00:28:42


Turkey and religion and assisted dying

9/20/2017
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Is the long arm of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about to reach into Australia’s Muslim community? Meanwhile in Turkey, how is this powerful leader cracking down on Muslims who won’t toe the line?

Duration: 00:28:43


Catholic church and child sex abuse, megachurches and gentrification, Assyrian Australians

9/13/2017
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A major child sex abuse crisis ahead unless the catholic church acts urgently on reform: report. Evangelical gentrifiers. Australian Assyrian school celebrates 15 years and a lot of success.

Duration: 00:28:21


prosperity gospel, same sex marriage

9/6/2017
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We're debunking some myths today about who supports and who opposes same sex marriage

Duration: 00:28:23


Coptic Pope, Anglican Synod, anti slavery

8/30/2017
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The Coptic pope has just arrived in Australia, and he wants the government to allow Coptic asylum seekers to stay.

Duration: 00:28:21


The burqa, royal commission, the working class

8/23/2017
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Arab scholar Elham Manea says that even if you disagree with One Nation, Pauline Hanson's stunt in the Senate last week points to a larger issue that needs discussion. And Shannon Burns speaks in defence of the white working class.

Duration: 00:37:24


The church and reform, secrets of the confessional and religion and women

8/16/2017
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How will the Catholic church respond to the recommendations of the royal commission into child sex abuse?

Duration: 00:28:21


Bondi Synagogue, mapping religion, pope Francis

8/9/2017
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In this age of terror threats, where should the responsibility lie for keeping religious communities safe? These are some of the questions that have arisen as a result of a recent NSW Land and Environment court decision on a synagogue planning application in Bondi. And a poll has found that Pope Francis is the world's most popular leader. His progressive message has attracted the support of many, but it has earned him enemies within.

Duration: 00:28:32


Religion and education, India and Bangladesh, clerical culture and the sex abuse scandal

8/2/2017
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When you picture an evangelist, what comes to mind? Billy Graham rallying tens of thousands in stadiums in the 1960s, or even today’s televangelists beseeching you to hit the phones and donate money? But what about a 10-year-old handing out Christmas cards? And how sincere is Narendra Modi about including Muslims in the political life of the country?

Duration: 00:28:22


Pell faces court and the Manchester bombing

7/26/2017
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We look at Cardinal George Pell's appearance at the Melbourne Magistrate's Court today; and examine the impact of the bombing at Manchester Arena on Muslim women .

Duration: 00:28:21

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