Best Religion podcasts — Broad coverage of all things religion (Updated August 2017; 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
Daily
 
Reflections from a faith perspective on issues and people in the news.
 
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World Spirituality
Weekly
 
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
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Series exploring the place and nature of faith in today's world
 
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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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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
Weekly+
 
Interviews with Scholars of Religion about their New Books
 
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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
Weekly
 
The RobCast is a weekly podcast by Rob Bell
 
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The RobCast
Weekly
 
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
Weekly
 
CBC Radio's Tapestry is a weekly exploration of spirituality, religion and the search for meaning, hosted by Mary Hynes.
 
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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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Heart and Soul
Monthly+
 
Personal approaches to spirituality from around the world.
 
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Joyous a 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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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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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 Spirituality (Audio)
Rare
 
 
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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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That God Show
Monthly
 
A podcast about God, culture, and current events.
 
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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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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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Mystical Musings
Monthly
 
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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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
 
Writer and Academic
 
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frienemies
Rare
 
A multi-voiced conversation on engaging in meaningful, reciprocal relationships across lines of religious and cultural difference
 
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Everyday Connection
Rare
 
Inspiration, information and conversation… Those are the backbones of Everyday Connection and with those three things we have opened the door to an open and honest representation of our ever changing world. We know that human beings are innately creative, intelligent and compassionate. It is our goal to seek out and connect our listeners with as many of these magnificent beings from around the world as we can find who are using their own personal passions and gifts to make this world a bette ...
 
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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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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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Sunday Faith Matters 's posts
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Sunday Faith Matters 's recent posts to audioboom.com
 
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Thought for the Day
 
22 AUG 17
 
Addie Wyatt stands at the intersection of unionism, feminism, and civil rights activism in post-World War II America. In Reverend Addie Wyatt: Faith and the Fight for Labor, Gender, and Racial Equality (University of Illinois Press, 2016), Marcia…
 
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Beyond Belief
 
Is the sermon dead? In a digital age when the ten second soundbite is the favoured means of communication, it is too much to expect people to sit through a ten or twenty minute talk with no means of interaction? Joining me to discuss The Sermon are the Rev Dr Joe Aldred, Bishop in the Church of God of Prophecy: Reform Rabbi Barbara Borts,Newcas ...…
 
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Thought for the Day
 
21 AUG 17
 
This week on the podcast, Daniel Bennet joins us to talk about his new book, Defending Faith: The Politics of the Christian Conservative Legal Movement (University Press of Kansas, 2017). Bennett is assistant professor of political science at…
 
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Joyous a Christian Sorensen podcast
 
www.JoyousPodcast.com Today’s message from Ester Nicholson was recorded on August 20th, 2017 and is titled: Homesick for the Real Self affirming My life is unfolding with ease for my positive outcome! Today we welcome the spirit, voice and special presence of Ester Nicholson who can be found at SoulRecovery.org or here on Facebook.…
 
KSL NewsRadio host Martin Tanner discusses the current state of affairs and the fears of the world, however God is in charge and He will make sure the truth prevails.
 
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All Things Considered
 
Roy Jenkins meets unconventional US pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber, who talks about her sometimes controversial life and faith.
 
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The Spirit of Things - Program podcast
 
Krista Tippett created a hugely popular radio program and podcast called On Being which explores the mysteries of living a meaningful and good life, which is something she's been on a journey to personally discover, embody and celebrate.
 
On October 31, 2017, we will celebrate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's famous "95 Theses," a list of various complaints and debating points about indulgences and the authority of the Vatican. No series on the Protestant Reformation would be complete without an examination of this momentous document. To dig into the themes of liberty an ...…
 
Professor John Butt tells William Crawley about the three concerts he has curated for 'Reformation Day' at The Proms.One of the chaplains at Hospital Del Mar in Barcelona, describes the mood in the city following this week's terrorist attack.John Rutter explains why he is unhappy that the church of St Sepulchre's in London, the resting place of ...…
 
Philosophers have long tried to silence the physical musicality of voice in favor of the purity of ideas without matter, souls without bodies. But voices resonate among bodies and texts; they are singular, as unique as fingerprints, but irreducibly collective…
 
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Thought for the Day
 
19 AUG 17
 
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Heart and Soul
 
Climate change and security concerns are threatening one of Buddhism's most sacred sites. The Bodhi Tree, in northern India, is believed to be descended from the actual tree under which Buddha gained enlightenment, the tree came under attack from suspected Islamist terrorists in 2013. Several bombs exploded around the temple, and there are fear ...…
 
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Thought for the Day
 
18 AUG 17
 
El Jones speaks to a woman with Down syndrome and an autistic woman about the hardships and joys of their disabilities and about society’s biases against neurodivergent people.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
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Lectures from Gnostic Teachings
 
Yoga is acheived through the development and perfection of discrimination: the knowledge that reveals what is real and what is not. "The afflictions are avidya [ignorance], egoism, attachment, hatred, and clinging to life. Avidya [ignorance] is the fielBy admin@gnosticteachings.org (Glorian Publishing).
 
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Thought for the Day
 
17 AUG 17
 
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Thought for the Day
 
16 AUG 17
 
How will the Catholic church respond to the recommendations of the royal commission into child sex abuse?
 
Guest Info/Bio: This week we speak with the incredible Rabbi Arthur Green PhD. Rabbi Green is one of the preeminent authorities on Jewish thought and spirituality. He was the founding dean and is currently rector of the Rabbinical School and Irving Burdnick Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Religion at Hebrew College. He is Professor Emeritus ...…
 
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World Spirituality
 
Travel along with Paul and his wife Wendy during their 10-week sabbatical.
 
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Thought for the Day
 
15 AUG 17
 
From nine months to seventeen years old, Religion Today host Martin Tanner shares ten storied of children who have had near death experiences.
 
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Beyond Belief
 
Ernie Rea and guests discuss B.R. Ambedkar's role in forming modern India.It's 70 years since the new country of Pakistan was born ; followed the next day by an independent India. There can be few who are unaware of the seminal role played by Mahtama Gandhi in the struggle for independence. Much less known is Dr B.R Ambedkar. Many would argue t ...…
 
14 AUG 17
 
In The Right To Difference: French Universalism and the Jews (University of Chicago Press, 2016), Maurice Samuels, Betty Jane Anylan Professor of French and director of the Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism at Yale University,…
 
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Heart and Soul
 
On the night the Grenfell Tower fire began on 14 June 2017, the mosques and churches which encircle the tower block in Kensington, West London, provided bases for vital relief work. It was Ramadan so many Muslim faithful were returning from prayers when the fire started, and they were able to alert residents and help people get out of the burni ...…
 
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Joyous a Christian Sorensen podcast
 
www.JoyousPodcast.com Today’s message from Kimjera Whittington, RScP was recorded on August 13th, 2017 and is titled: This Is My Now! affirming I know what I want and I see it coming to me! Today we welcome the spirit, voice and talent of singer songwriter Kinnie Dye who can be found on her website here, Facebook here or on Instagram and Twitte ...…
 
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All Things Considered
 
What role did religion play in the work of Shakespeare? What do we know about his own faith and is it true that for some Shakespeare's works are more relevant today than the Bible?
 
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The Spirit of Things - Program podcast
 
Christians from China, Pakistan, Malaysia and Israel, share their experiences living as minority communities with unique challenges that call upon their faith, courage and hope for a better future.
 
Proverbs 25:28 states, "Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control." The lack of self-control is often a pathway into religious sin. To discover what self-control is and what promotes self-control (or the lack thereof), we invited Prof. Bradley Wright (University of Connecticut, Sociology) to discuss his lates ...…
 
In a back alley of Jerusalem, pilgrims can find what's believed to be the world's oldest tattoo parlour. Yolande Knell meets Anton and Wassim who are continuing a family business that's been passed from one generation to the next.When schools close for holidays a million children stop receiving free school meals. Kevin Bocquet reports from a fa ...…
 
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State of Belief - Religion and radio done differently.
 
We’ve seen the pictures of so-called prayer warriors surrounding the President of the United States in the Oval Office. But who are they? What exactly do they believe? And why does it matter that they have access to the Oval Office? This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll take an in-depth look at the wo ...…
 
Dominant social norms and expectations shape how individuals and their public activities are understood. In Roman antiquity, various shifts influenced the production and dissolution of prejudices towards certain types of occupations. In Trade and Taboo: Disreputable Professions in the Roman …
 
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Thought for the Day
 
12 AUG 17
 
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Thought for the Day
 
11 AUG 17
 
El Jones speaks to four black mothers about how racism and motherhood intersect, requiring them to educate and protect their kids, while dealing with the prejudice they face themselves.By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
On this episode of the FIRST THINGS Podcast:Associate editor Julia Yost discusses the death of Charlie Gard with Charles Camosy, associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham and author of “Learning from Charlie Gard.” Camosy argues that the removal of Charlie’s ventilator constituted an act of euthanasia. We need to call this ...…
 
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Thought for the Day
 
10 AUG 17
 
Ram Dass is joined by Rameshwar Das and Raghu Markus for a conversation around Satsang and taking risks.
 
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Thought for the Day
 
09 AUG 17
 
No book was more accessible or familiar to the American founders than the Bible, and no book was more frequently alluded to or quoted from in the political discourse of the age. How and for what purposes did the founding…
 
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Religion and Ethics Report - Full program podcast
 
In this age of terror threats, where should the responsibility for keeping religious communities safe lie? 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 p ...…
 
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World Spirituality
 
Travel along with Paul and his wife Wendy during their 10-week sabbatical.
 
08 AUG 17
 
Staff attorney for American Atheists Geoff Blackwell joins us to discuss several court cases either decided by the Supreme Court or working their way up the system. Also, Matt's Penis Corner.
 
07 AUG 17
 
KSL NewsRadio host Martin Tanner discusses two major roles Martin Harris played in the translations of the Book of Mormon, namely the loss of 116 pages and the Anthon Transcript.
 
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