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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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Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

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


LGBTIQ education in Bangladesh

7/18/2016
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Claudine spoke about her visit to Bangladesh last November as part of a World Student Christian Federation program to educate young Christian women on LGBTIQ issues. http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/07/2016-07-14-SpiritLounge-Bangladesh.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:13 — 25.6MB) The post LGBTIQ education in Bangladesh appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration: 00:37:12


NAIDOC Week

7/12/2016
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For NAIDOC Week, Mark and Claudine talked about the impact of Christianity on Indigenous spirituality. http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/07/2016-07-07-SpiritLounge-NAIDOCWeek.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:08 — 25.5MB) The post NAIDOC Week appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration: 00:37:08


Rain

7/5/2016
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On yet another cold, wet Melbourne night, Rachel and Mark talked about rain and rainbows in various spiritual traditions. http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/07/2016-06-30-SpiritLounge-Rain.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:53 — 21.9MB) The post Rain appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration: 00:31:52


Remembering Orlando – secular and religious memorials

6/18/2016
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Like many at JOY and in the LGBTIQ community, we in the Spirit Lounge have been shocked by the murder of 49 LGBTIQ people in Orlando, Florida. On Thursday 16 June – just before we […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/06/2016-06-16-SpiritLounge-OrlandoVigils.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:30 — 18.1MB) The post Remembering Orlando – secular and religious memorials appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration: 00:39:29


Shavuot, celebrities, and coming out

6/12/2016
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Holy day of the week was Shavuot. Mark and Rachel talked about two Christian musicians who have recently come out as gay, Trey Pearson and Tyler Glenn. They also continued last week’s discussion of celebrities, […] http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/06/2016-06-09-SpiritLounge-Shavuot.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:41 — 11.8MB) The post Shavuot, celebrities, and coming out appeared first on Spirit...

Duration: 00:25:41


Ramadan

6/5/2016
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Rachel talks to Senar about growing up as a Muslim, coming out as gay, and celebrating Ramadan, which begins this week. http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/06/2016-06-02-SpiritLounge-Ramadan.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:07 — 80.4MB) The post Ramadan appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration: 00:35:06


Sorry Day and apologies

5/28/2016
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In this show we talk about recent government apologies and religious perspectives on apologising. http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/05/2016-05-26-SpiritLounge-SorryDay.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:18 — 25.6MB) The post Sorry Day and apologies appeared first on Spirit Lounge.

Duration: 00:37:17


Daring Conference preview

5/20/2016
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We talked to Robert Stringer and surprise guest Rowena Allen about the upcoming Daring conference held Uniting Network Australia, the national network for lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex and transgender people, their families, friends and supporters within the Uniting Church in Australia. http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_spirit/p/joy.org.au/spiritlounge/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2016/05/2016-05-19-SpiritLounge-Daring.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:44 —...

Duration: 00:39:43


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

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