Best Religion podcasts — Broad coverage of all things religion (Updated February 2018; image)
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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
Weekly
 
An examination of religion's role and the ethical dimensions behind top news headlines.
 
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Research On Religion
Weekly
 
A weekly podcast exploring academic research on religion and featuring top scholars in history, sociology, political science, economics and religious studies.
 
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Thought for the Day
Weekly
 
Reflections from a faith perspective on issues and people in the news.
 
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World Spirituality
Monthly+
 
Our planet is becoming a global village, yet enormous differences remain in culture and spiritual tradition-differences that lead to misunderstanding, hatred, and war. Exploring the unity within all cultures and faith traditions, Rev. Paul John Roach, a lifelong student and practitioner of many world spiritual teachings, guides us through the variety and differences, to the unity and common values shared by all the great religions. Come journey planet Earth's spiritual landscape with insight ...
 
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Beyond Belief
Monthly+
 
Series exploring the place and nature of faith in today's world
 
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The Spirit of Things - Program podcast
 
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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New Books in Religion
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Interviews with Scholars of Religion about their New Books
 
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Ram Dass Here And Now
Monthly
 
Ram Dass shares his heart-centered wisdom in each episode featuring excerpted lectures given throughout the last 40 years, with an introduction from Raghu Markus of Ram Dass' Love Serve Remember Foundation.
 
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Irreligiosophy
Monthly
 
A podcast about the wisdom of irreligion, and all that entails.
 
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State of Belief - Religion and radio done differently.
 
State of Belief is a weekly radio show that explores the intersection of religion with politics, culture, media, and activism, and promotes diverse religious voices in a religiously pluralistic world.
 
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The Religious Studies Project
Monthly+
 
Podcasts and Resources on the Contemporary Social-Scientific Study of Religion
 
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The RobCast
Monthly+
 
The RobCast is a weekly podcast by Rob Bell
 
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Lectures from Gnostic Teachings
Monthly+
 
Free lectures about spirituality, psychology, philosophy, science, art, gnosis, religion, kabbalah, the Bible, Buddhism, Hinduism, Greek myth, Runes, astrology, alchemy, meditation, the Zohar, Tantra, sacred sexuality, and much more.
 
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Tapestry from CBC Radio
Monthly+
 
CBC Radio's Tapestry is a weekly exploration of spirituality, religion and the search for meaning, hosted by Mary Hynes.
 
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In Our Time: Religion
Rare
 
Discussion of religious movements and the theories and individuals behind them.
 
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All Things Considered
Weekly
 
Religious affairs programme, tackling the thornier issues of the day in a thought-provoking manner
 
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Sounds True: Insights at the Edge
 
Tami Simon, Founder and Publisher of Sounds True interviews spiritual teachers, visionary writers, and living luminaries about their newest work and current challenges—the growing edge of their inner inquiry and outer contribution to the world.
 
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Heart and Soul
Monthly+
 
Personal approaches to spirituality from around the world.
 
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Living With The Gods
Daily
 
Neil MacGregor explores the role and expression of shared beliefs in communities around the world. Produced in partnership with the British Museum.
 
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Joyous - a Seaside Center, Rev. Christian Sorensen podcast
 
A weekly audio podcast "message" from author and international speaker Rev. Dr. Christian Sorensen at the Seaside Center for Spiritual Living located in Encinitas, CA at 1613 Lake Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024. Visit us at www.SeasideCenter.org or call us at (760) 753-5786 for more information. All Are Welcome Here from the album Path of Light was co-written by Peggy Lebo and Rev. Christian Sorensen. It’s available at www.PeggyLebo.com Reverend Christian Sorensen, D.D., is the eminent spiritual ...
 
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Sunday
Weekly
 
A look at the ethical and religious issues of the week
 
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The Deconstructionists
Monthly+
 
A podcast about building new faith. Its all about construction, but sometimes that means you have to deconstruct a little. Questions, exploration, mystery...
 
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First Things Podcast
Monthly
 
First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.Learn more: www.firstthings.com/learnmore
 
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Religion and Ethics Report - Full program podcast
 
Complete episode: 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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I AM Spirituality Audio Only
Monthly
 
AUDIO ONLY: The award winning I AM Podcast is a no-nonsense video podcast about discovering the hidden truths of spirituality, and attaining a comprehensive and sustainable inner peace. From a non-denominational perspective, each week we look at and discuss the world's various perspectives on spiritual practice, and compliment it with pragmatic scientific study and real world observation. If you want a no-nonsense look at contemporary spirituality, and to understand a realistic path to compl ...
 
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Religion and Spirituality (Audio)
 
Americans enjoy a multiplicity of religious traditions. Explore both traditional religions, and what it means to be spiritual in a rapidly changing and diversifying religious world.
 
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Religion Today
Weekly
 
Martin Tanner explores religious and spiritual topics that matter to Utahns, and especially members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
 
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Mystical Musings
Rare
 
You are invited to join Myron McClellan and Lawrence Phillips for a monthly gathering of spiritual renewal in the company of the like-minded.Mystical Musings is a celebration of the sacred that promotes growth and an evolution of consciousness. The musing doesn't present doctrine or dogma, but rather explores the mystical dimensions of life and spirituality that support you in connecting with the Divine.Myron and Lawrence present a specific theme each month—an idea or issue that arises organ ...
 
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HuffPost Religion
Weekly
 
From the Pope to Patti Smith -- All Together is dedicated to exploring how religion ideas, ethics and spiritual practices inform and shape our personal lives, our communities and our world. Host Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush is the Executive Editor of HuffPost Religion, which is America's most widely-read religion website.
 
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Faith in Action
Monthly
 
a podcast about how faith affects the way we live and work today
 
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News and Religion
Monthly+
 
News and Religion features interviews and conversations about the top news stories impacting Christianity. N&R is hosted by Shane Raynor.
 
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Religion Bites Podcast | Malory Nye
Monthly
 
Writer and Academic
 
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Spiritual Bizarre's Podcast
Monthly
 
An open, honest and personal podcast to share and explore recovery, spirituality, addiction, metaphysics, the unknown, philosophy, self-exploration, psychology/human behavior, mysticism... I'm simply starting out with my personal story and interviewing guests who share gained knowledge by their experience and expertise from philosophical, metaphysical, religious and practical viewpoints. • Please subscribe and rate this podcast • Thank you!Peace and Love, A.http://www.spiritualbizarre.com
 
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The Journal of Southern Religion Podcast
 
The Journal of Southern Religion Podcast brings you interviews and discussion about new books, notable authors, and recent trends in the study of religion in the southern United States.
 
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Sunday Faith Matters 's posts
Weekly
 
Sunday Faith Matters 's recent posts to audioboom.com
 
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Choose Your Own Religion
Monthly+
 
What do you do when you can't subscribe to one belief system? What if you don't know you can subscribe to anything at all? You could choose to be a Buddhist of the 22nd Southeastern Baptist Convention, or follow the Tao of praying to Mecca, or ride on a Jewish cult bus to see every Phish concert. Comedian and preacher’s kid Joe Quint invites his spiritual, skeptical, and evil friends from the Los Angeles comedy world (and beyond) to join him on his Godcast to talk about religion - and to mak ...
 
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Thinking Religion
Monthly+
 
Thinking Religion is a podcast hosted by Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson tackling various topics that deal with the intersection of religion and society, often times with a bent towards critical analysis... with a healthy dose of banter and politics thrown in.
 
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Secular Yakking
Weekly
 
Robert And Amy yakk about news, culture, religion and whatever from a secular and atheist perspective. Join us for the weekly Mr Potter award or a yakking session.(704) 802-YAKK (9255)New episodes every Wednesday!
 
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State of Belief - Religion and radio done differently.
 
It’s been a long year already… And it’s only February! This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll explore how the anger many are feeling over what the past year has wrought could actually be productive, as we take a look at the inspiring student response to the horrific mass shooting that took place at Mar ...…
 
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Tapestry from CBC Radio
 
Rev. Shawn Sanford Beck, an Anglican priest who is also a practising Druid, talks about he blends Christianity with paganism. And Anjali Kumar says she spent years 'stalking God', as she puts it, and her quest took her to some pretty wild places.
 
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Thought for the Day
 
23 FEB 18
 
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Thought for the Day
 
22 FEB 18
 
Who, or what, are Hasidim? A movement that was once mysterious and inaccessible has recently risen to the forefront of popular consciousness. Whether it be in last years acclaimed film Menashe, the Netflix documentary One of Us, or…
 
Author and documentary maker Randall Balmer speaks to Andrew West about Billy Graham's religious celebrity, his political influence, and some of the unexpected positions he took on social issues.
 
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Thought for the Day
 
21 FEB 18
 
Historical debates about the actions of the Roman Catholic Church in relationship to the Third Reich have never been restricted to academic presses and journals like so many other topics. Rather several groups of partisans in both Germany and the…
 
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Religion and Ethics Report - Full program podcast
 
The Vatican’s China deal, a warning to the Pope, and Islamic laws that govern marriage and divorce.
 
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World Spirituality
 
A discussion with Ellen Grace O'Brian, minister of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment, of her new book of poetry.
 
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Sounds True: Insights at the Edge
 
Joanna Macy is an eco-philosopher, activist, and Buddhist scholar who has been at the forefront of movements for social justice and environmentalism for more than five decades. She founded the Work That Reconnects Network and has written many books, including World as Lover, World as Self. In this episode of Insights at the Edge, Tami Simon spe ...…
 
20 FEB 18
 
For millennia, religions have concocted numerous manifestations of heaven and the afterlife, and though no one has ever returned from such a place to report what it is really like—or that it even exists—today science and technology are being used…
 
Marie Griffith‘s new book Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics (Basic Books, 2017) offers a portrait of how religious views regarding sexuality became entangled with multiple political debates including those over feminism, gay rights,…
 
Suffering and death are two topics that are frequently referred to in the Epistle to the Hebrews, but have rarely been examined within scholarship on this New Testament book. Join us as we talk with Bryan Dyer about his own…
 
Guest Bio: This week we bring back one of our favorite guests from our first season! Dr. Tad DeLay! Tad is interested in the intersections of continental philosophy, theology, psychoanalysis, critical theory, and politics. He also holds a Ph.D. Religion as well as an M.A. Philosophy, an M.A. Theology, and B.A. Psychology. He lives, writes, and ...…
 
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Thought for the Day
 
19 FEB 18
 
In this interview Associate Professor Will Sweetman talks to Thomas White about the idea that ‘Hinduism’ and many of the other terms we use to classify religions—including the term religion itself—are modern inventions, emerging out of nineteenth-century inter-cultural contact and European colonialism. Will argues against this critique, and to ...…
 
KSL NewsRadio host Martin Tanner discusses Noah and the flood and its symbolism as well as whether or not it was a localized or a global phenomenon.
 
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Joyous - a Seaside Center, Rev. Christian Sorensen podcast
 
www.JoyousPodcast.com / joyouspodcast@gmail.com / www.SeasideCenter.org Today’s message from Rev. Christian Sorensen was recorded on February 18th, 2018 and it’s titled Peace Rocks affirming I live from the Power of Peace! Today we welcomed back spirit, talent and voice of our special guest and musical artist Ray Davis who can be found HERE on ...…
 
Judaism is certainly good for the soul, but can it also be good for what else ails ya? Dr. Jeff Levin, the University Professor of Epidemiology & Population Health at Baylor University and a Distinguished Senior Scholar at the Institute for Studies of Religion, brings his recent edited volume on Judaism and health to life in this interesting in ...…
 
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State of Belief - Religion and radio done differently.
 
All of us here at State of Belief extend our sincere condolences to the families shattered by the latest in the seemingly endless series of mass shootings. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we will hear a special word from Welton about the horrific plague of gun violence in America. We’ll also discuss t ...…
 
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All Things Considered
 
With one more week to go, the Winter Olympics will continue to fascinate, excite (and maybe terrify) with some of the most spectacular and dangerous of sporting feats. They will also be drawing attention to South Korea, the host nation usually completely overshadowed in the headlines by the activities of its neighbour in the north.On All Things ...…
 
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Choose Your Own Religion
 
David Romero chooses his own religion! David is a yoga lecturer at USC as well as a sound healer, reiki healer, musician & light worker, and in this episode he told me about how his journey from being an Air Force officer to becoming a yogi! He also goes into his process of sound healing and discusses the various instruments used in a session. ...…
 
The Mandaean religion predates Christianity. Now two universities are documenting some of its most important rituals online for generations to come. Fiona Clampin reports. The Very Rev Andrew Tremlett, Dean of Durham Cathedral, tells Martin about the Open Treasure exhibition "Tudors: the family and faith" which highlights the impact of the dyna ...…
 
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The Spirit of Things - Program podcast
 
One of the oldest religions in India, Jainism extols the virtue of non-violence (ahimsa), a concept popularised in the 20th century by Gandhi as a non-violent tool for mass action. We’ll meet a Jain couple, hear from historian William Dalrymple, and explore the crossover between Jainism and other faiths.…
 
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Thought for the Day
 
17 FEB 18
 
Dr. Thomas Whitely and The Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss wearing Clerical Collars every day, our country's normalized hermeneutic of violence, and a new podcast. Links: Our Moloch | by Garry Wills | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books Amazon.com: ExOfficio Give-N-Go Tee: Sports & Outdoors Geek Testament…
 
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Tapestry from CBC Radio
 
For many Indigenous nations throughout North America, lacrosse is referred to as the Creator's Game and is known for its power to heal people and communities. In this episode, historian Allan Downey talks about the way lacrosse has been used for both assimilation and Indigenous empowerment over the centuries. In some Indigenous cultures, lacros ...…
 
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Heart and Soul
 
Amidst celebrations of the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Dog - cognitive scientist Alexandra Horowitz seizes the occasion to explore how dogs are (and have been) regarded in religious iconography, texts, rituals and beliefs. In her research in dog cognition she explores the dual nature of the dog: how, while they live by and large co-opera ...…
 
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Thought for the Day
 
16 FEB 18
 
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Ram Dass Here And Now
 
In this talk from 1980, Ram Dass invites us to bring all aspects of our lives into harmony by integrating the different planes of our awareness.
 
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Lectures from Gnostic Teachings
 
Every religion and mythological tradition is based on stories of temptation: Adam and Eve, Pandora, Jesus, Samson, King David, etc. Everyone faces temptation, but few know that temptation is the basis of the path to liberation from suffering.By admin@gnosticteachings.org (Glorian Publishing).
 
Accompanies the audio lecture.By admin@gnosticteachings.org (Glorian Publishing).
 
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Thought for the Day
 
15 FEB 18
 
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Thought for the Day
 
14 FEB 18
 
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.
 
13 FEB 18
 
Alfred Ivry‘s book, Maimonides’ ‘Guide of the Perplexed’: A Philosophical Guide (University of Chicago, 2016) is the only modern commentary in English to explicate Maimonides’ summa The Guide of the Perplexed in its entirety. In so doing, it stands…
 
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Sounds True: Insights at the Edge
 
Dorothy Hunt is the spiritual director of Moon Mountain Sangha and founder of the San Francisco Center for Meditation and Psychotherapy. Invited to teach the dharma by Adyashanti, Dorothy is the author of Only This! and Leaves from Moon Mountain. With Sounds True, she has published Ending the Search: From Spiritual Ambition to the Heart of Awar ...…
 
Philip Hamburger and Mark Bauerlein discuss Hamburger’s new book, “The Administrative Threat,” and the ways in which today’s administrative state curtails Americans’ basic constitutional freedoms.
 
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Thought for the Day
 
12 FEB 18
 
Can we live without the idea of purpose? Should we even try to? Immanuel Kant thought we were stuck with purpose, and while Darwin’s theory of natural selection profoundly shook the idea, it was unable to kill it. In fact,…
 
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Thought for the Day
 
10 FEB 18
 
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The Religious Studies Project
 
What does math have to do with religion? In his interview with Hans van Eyghen, author Chris Ransford discusses his latest book ‘God and the Mathematics of Infinity’. He discusses why mathematics is useful for thinking about religion, covering some of the conclusions he draws in the book. You can download this interview, and subscribe to receiv ...…
 
Episode 183
 
KSL NewsRadio host Martin Tanner discusses the dates of when the books in the Old Testament were written. Marten also brings to focus a great event that helped form the Old Testament as we know it today.
 
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Joyous - a Seaside Center, Rev. Christian Sorensen podcast
 
www.JoyousPodcast.com / joyouspodcast@gmail.com / www.SeasideCenter.org Today’s message from Rev. Christian Sorensen was recorded on February 11th, 2018 and it’s titled Love is the answer affirming Love loves me! Today we welcomed back the spirit, talent and voices of Janice Edwards & Nathan Fry.
 
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All Things Considered
 
Mary Stallard explores the Gladstone Library, a remarkable residential library in Flintshire founded by Victorian Prime Minister William Gladstone. He established it in 1895 to be a place of religious learning, literature, and politics. Mary visits Gladstone's to meet those staying and working there, including Warden Peter Francis, Chaplain Ric ...…
 
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