Best Religion Roundup podcasts — Broad coverage of all things religion (Updated June 2018; image)   public [subscription 1695795]
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An examination of religion's role and the ethical dimensions behind top news headlines.
 
A weekly podcast exploring academic research on religion and featuring top scholars in history, sociology, political science, economics and religious studies.
 
Reflections from a faith perspective on issues and people in the news.
 
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World Spirituality
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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
 
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.
 
Interviews with Scholars of Religion about their New Books
 
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.
 
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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Irreligiosophy
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A podcast about the wisdom of irreligion, and all that entails.
 
Podcasts and Resources on the Contemporary Social-Scientific Study of Religion
 
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The RobCast
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The RobCast is a weekly podcast by Rob Bell
 
Download free lectures about spirituality, religion, kabbalah, the Bible, Greek myth, Runes, astrology, alchemy, meditation, the Zohar, Tantra, sacred sexuality, and much more. A free public service from Glorian Publishing, a non-profit organization.
 
CBC Radio's Tapestry is a weekly exploration of spirituality, religion and the search for meaning, hosted by Mary Hynes.
 
Discussion of religious movements and the theories and individuals behind them.
 
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.
 
Religious affairs programme, tackling the thornier issues of the day in a thought-provoking manner
 
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Heart and Soul
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Personal approaches to spirituality from around the world.
 
Mythology & Religion in the Human Story
 
Neil MacGregor explores the role and expression of shared beliefs in communities around the world. Produced in partnership with the British Museum.
 
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 ...
 
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
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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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Sunday
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A look at the ethical and religious issues of the week
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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
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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
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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
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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
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a podcast about how faith affects the way we live and work today
 
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
 
Writer and Academic
 
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.
 
Sunday Faith Matters 's recent posts to audioboom.com
 
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Thinking Religion
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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.
 
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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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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Sober Speak
Weekly
 
This is a podcast that shares experience, strength, and hope centered around the Alcoholics Anonymous 12 steps of recovery. Visit the site at www.soberspeak.com to learn more
 
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When retirement comes, how will it feel? Will it be a deprivation or a relief? What happens to our faith in retirement? Does being closer to death mean closer to God? To explore this I’m delighted to welcome Sir William Fittall - who is retired!
 
In the inaugural episode of "From the Editor's Office," editor R. R. Reno discusses the June/July print edition.
 
Erdogan and the new Islamic caliphate, did the sexual revolution of the late 60s and 70s give free rein to the exploitation of girls in the Bohemian world of Australia’s artists, and a look at volunteering in Australia’s Muslim community.
 
Ladies, would you like more abundance in your life? Meriflor Toneatto talks with Paul John Roach about transforming your relationship with money. In her book Money, Manifestation, and Miracles, Meriflor offers a guide to help you create more abundance, wealth, and meaning in all areas of your life. Meriflor helps empower women to take control o ...…
 
More than 30 years ago, Elizabeth Lesser helped cofound Omega Institute, now one of the world's premiere centers for the exploration of the spiritual journey. These days, Elizabeth is known as the bestselling author of The Seeker's Guide and Broken Open, as well as a frequent collaborator with Eckhart Tolle and Oprah Winfrey. In this […]…
 
Rudolf Otto’s stern founding father “look”. In this week’s podcast we don’t actually have a podcast. Instead, we’ve branched out again and decided to finish this “semester” of the RSP with a video interview with the president elect of the BASR Bettina Schmidt. In this discussion, Professor Schmidt discusses her keynote lecture at the Open Unive ...…
 
KSL NewsRadio host Martin Tanner discusses the position and personality of God the Father on this Father's Day episode of Religion Today.
 
Today’s message from Rev. Christian Sorensen was recorded on this Father’s Day, June 17th, 2018 and it’s titled It’s Spirit’s Good Pleasure to Give You the Kingdom affirming I am a channel of the Divine Power! Today’s featured artists is our very own Musical Director Rebecca Jade who can be found HERE on Facebook or on her website here.…
 
Roy Jenkins' guest for the second of a two part edition of All Things Considered is Chrissie Chapman, a Christian missionary and midwife who left Dinas Powis in the Vale of Glamorgan for one of the poorest countries on earth - and found both her life's work, and a family. Last week we heard of the challenges she faced 28 years ago when she arri ...…
 
This week, The Spirit is back in Darwin for the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Anglican diocese in the Northern Territory. We hear how the Church is dealing with same-sex marriage, the ordination of women and domestic violence. And, continuing our series on Muslim women who’ve ‘married out’ of the faith, we hear from Nasya, who fell for h ...…
 
Religion and socio-political dissent have often been historically linked. Prof. Curtis Freeman, research professor of theology and Baptist studies at Duke University's Divinity School, guides us along a journey of religious dissent in the British and American tradition, focusing on three notable authors/artists -- John Bunyan, Daniel Defoe, and ...…
 
Is this what God Looks Like? Psychologists at the University of North Carolina have put together a photo-fit image of what American Christians think God looks like - it's younger and more feminine than the Sistine Chapel's version.Bishop Joe Aldred and Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin join Edward to discuss how the churches responded to the Windrush gene ...…
 
What a week it’s been for religion in America! Religious leaders of all stripes – from the Catholic Bishops to Southern Baptists, from United Methodists to prominent evangelicals such as Franklin Graham – have publicly denounced the Trump administration policy to separate families at the border. The administration responded with its most blatan ...…
 
Reverend Yolanda Norton, a Christian minister and an unapologetic Beyoncé fan, organized a "Beyoncé Mass" in San Francisco, a service that drew close to 1000 people. Persephone Pearl runs a unique annual event : "Remembrance Day for Lost Species", a memorial to species and places forever lost to us.
 
Mark and Nicholas Tampio discuss Tampio's book “Common Core: National Education Standards and the Threat to Democracy.”
 
Presenter Mark Tully travels for Heart and Soul to the religious towns of Vrindavan and Haridwar on the river Ganges and into the foothills of the Himalayas to meet unusual Hindu holy men and women. He finds out from these sadhus and sadhvis what their everyday life is like. He meets a saint who tends 4000 cows, and in the jungle he hears from ...…
 
The recent Supreme Court Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling showed the on-going debate between religious conservatives and advocates of LGBTQ rights. Much of this debate has been about the definition of religious freedom and how to balance religious rights against other important…
 
Could North Korea be ready to liberalise religion, and the religious marketplace in Australia.
 
Author Julie M. Simon presents ways to nurture ourselves mindfully, rewire the brain, and end emotional eating.
 
Steve Taylor is a senior lecturer at Leeds Beckett University in the UK and the author of many books, including The Fall, The Leap, and Waking from Sleep. With Sounds True, he has published the audio program Return to Harmony: From Turmoil to Transformation. In this episode of Insights at the Edge, Steve and Tami […]…
 
KSL NewsRadio host Martin Tanner discusses some facts behind the writing Book of Abraham. Tanner also answers Ten questions about Mormonism.
 
‘Spirituality’ is a term with enormous currency in contemporary discourse on religion, but despite this, it remains under-theorised. Little consideration is given to its development, and most scholarly work simply dismisses ‘spirituality’ as shallow and commercialised. Boaz Huss argues that “the vehement and disparaging criticism of contemporar ...…
 
Today’s message from Rev. Christian Sorensen was recorded on June 10th, 2018 and it’s titled Separation to Relationship affirming I am a channel for Spirit's expression! Today we welcome the talent and voice of Gary Lynn Floyd who can be found on Facebook.
 
Roy Jenkins' guest for the first of a two part edition of All Things Considered is the single mother of three adopted children, who has brought up more than fifty others. She has done it in one of the poorest countries on earth, Burundi - politically unstable, with persistent violence, a refugee crisis, and the legacy of a civil war which took ...…
 
How does a diocese come together when there are geographical, cultural and language differences to account for? This week, The Spirit goes to Darwin, where the Anglican diocese is celebrating 50 years in the Northern Territory. And, we continue our series on Muslim women marrying out of the religion.…
 
One of our favorite topics of discussion on Research on Religion is religious liberty. Dr. Brandon O'Brien, the Director of Content Development at Redeemer City to City, provides a new angle on that topic as he joins us to discuss Isaac Backus and his new book Demanding Liberty: An Untold Story of American Religious Freedom. After Tony notes th ...…
 
Thirty years since the start of construction began on the largest regeneration project Britain has seen in modern times - Canary wharf - the area's former vicar and now Bishop of Salisbury, Nicolas Holtham, returns to find out what's changed and meet some old friends still working in the community. The Government have announced funding to incre ...…
 
The Supreme Court gave everyone a chance to claim victory with its decision this past week in favor of the baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple. The baker claimed free speech rights on creative and religious freedom grounds. In the narrow Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruling, the justices found th ...…
 
From next year tourists will not be allowed to climb Uluru in the Australian outback. It comes after years of campaigning by the owners of the site, the Anangu Aborigines.The Anangu date their origins back 60,000 years and claim a deep and ancient link between the rock and their spirituality. Climbing has violated that, they say; it's like tour ...…
 
Ram Dass sits down for a conversation with Raghu Markus around generosity and sharing the gifts of spiritual life.
 
The questions of religion surrounding the eventual coronation of King Charles III, Stan Grant on the stories of his grandfather, and a look at the first copies of the New Testament in the Aboriginal Kunwinjku language.
 
Author Roger Housden presents another insightful book in his 10 Poems series. This one offers strength, comfort, and perspective in times of stress and difficulty.
 
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