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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

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


Refugees, sexual violence and Mandaean New Year

7/19/2017
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Refugees usually don't want to leave home. But what can be done when home is no longer a safe place?

Duration: 00:42:51


Charlie Gard and his parents' fight for treatment, Catholic Workers Brisbane protest, refugees and Europe and controlling prostitution in Israel

7/12/2017
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Today, advocacy for those we love, for religious belief, and for human rights

Duration: 00:34:14


Pell charges, G20 faith summit

7/5/2017
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A dramatic week at the Vatican , and why religion is important to the integration of refugees, systemic changes to stop hunger and the fight against corruption

Duration: 00:28:21


The G20 and faith, the oldest choir celebrates 200 years in OZ

6/28/2017
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How religion drew on globalisation to unite believers, innovative ideas on empowering refugees and and why it might be time to talk to Al Qaeda

Duration: 00:28:37


Grenfell fire, media reporting, climate change, the Uniting church, eating disorders and Ramadan

6/21/2017
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Finsbury Park and media reporting. The Grenfell fire: a moral failure. The Uniting Church experiment 40 years on. Rev Charissa Suli: A local view of the 40th anniversary of the Uniting Church. Eating disorders and Ramadan. On climate and refugees : the G20 Interfaith Summit.

Duration: 00:28:21


“Somewheres”, “anywheres” and the price of religious institutions

6/14/2017
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This week, Andrew West explores the economic value of faith-based organisations the new breed of populism in a post-Brexit Britain.

Duration: 00:28:21


Islamic response to UK attacks, Obama's faith

6/7/2017
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Losing the succour of religion and politics, faith and Obama

Duration: 00:29:09


Catholic schools six day war righting wrongs Lowitja O'Donoghue

5/31/2017
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Radical historian Ilan Pappe and conservative warrior Rabbi Daniel Gordis both say Israel should get out of the West Bank. But on whose terms?

Duration: 00:37:06

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