The Spirit of Things - Program podcastAuthor: ABC Radio National
26 May 2017

The Spirit of Things - Program podcast

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The Spirit of Things is an adventure into religion and spirituality. It explores contemporary values and beliefs as expressed through ritual, art, music, and sacred texts.

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    In sickness and in death...

    How do people care for the aged, the sick and the dying? What makes them do it? A personal and professional exploration of medical, spiritual and practical carers displays a profound personal investment in the relationships between carer and cared for.

  • Posted on 21 May 2017

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    Fighting sexism in Islam

    Fighting sexism is not new in Islam, but today the Muslim women who are at the forefront of change are determined to have a lasting impact, including Susan Carland with her new book Fighting Hislam.

  • Posted on 14 May 2017

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    Dances of Universal Peace

    The Dances of Universal Peace is a worldwide movement under the spiritual direction of Shabda Kahn, where people from all traditions come together to chant and dance in a circle, opening their hearts to the Divine and to each other in friendship.

  • Posted on 07 May 2017

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    Gay Christians

    Gay Christians speak about their faith, their relationships and their hopes for the future as Tasmania's Upper House debates the churches' exemption from anti-discrimination legislation.

  • Posted on 30 Apr 2017

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    Jewish Anzacs

    Mark Dapin's Jewish Anzacs shows that, contrary to popular perception, Jews served in the Australian military far out of proportion to their numbers, earning VCs and dying for their country, and Felix Sher talks about the unexpected death of his son Pte Greg Sher.

  • Posted on 23 Apr 2017

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