Best Religion Roundup podcasts — Broad coverage of all things religion (Updated March 2019; image)
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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.
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 ...
Beyond Belief
Series exploring the place and nature of faith in today's world
In 2019 The Spirit of Things becomes a new program. Soul Search explores contemporary religion and spirituality from the inside out — what we believe, how we express it, and the difference it makes in our lives
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.
A podcast about the wisdom of irreligion, and all that entails.
Podcasts and Resources on the Contemporary Social-Scientific Study of Religion
The RobCast
The RobCast is a weekly podcast by Rob Bell
The Gnostic Teachings podcast includes lectures about practical spirituality, consciousness, psychology, philosophy, gnosis, religion, kabbalah, meditation, sacred sexuality, and much more. This podcast is a donation-supported 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
Mythology & Religion in the Human Story
Heart and Soul
Personal approaches to spirituality from around the world.
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 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 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...
Logos Media podcast (formerly Gnostic Media)
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:
A look at the ethical and religious issues of the week
The Religion and Ethics Report, where religion and ethics meet news and current affairs in Australia and around the world.
Holy Smoke
The most important and controversial topics in world religion, thoroughly dissected by a range of high profile guests. Presented by Damian Thompson.
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.
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 ...
Religion Today
Martin Tanner explores religious and spiritual topics that matter to Utahns, and especially members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Mystical Musings
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 ...
HuffPost Religion
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.
Jason Louv brings together thinkers from the worlds of spirituality, high technology and the counterculture with some of the most challenging issues we face today. Change your focus, change your reality.
Faith in Action
A podcast about how faith affects the way we live and work today. Presented by Richard Sargeant. Edited by Peter Humphrey.
Find us at This podcast shares experience, strength, and hope centered the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. We are not affiliated with AA in any way.
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.
An intimate look at how some of the world's most influential people lean on faith and spirituality to guide them through the best and worst of times. Hosted by Paula Faris of ABC News and Good Morning America.
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.
UnHerd columnist Giles Fraser talks to distinguished guests about how their beliefs shape who they are.
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"Recovering from Religion" is an international community for those who have questions or doubts about their faith. We aren’t here to talk you out of or into faith, just provide a safe place to examine what you believe. And perhaps, why you believe it.Your hosts, authors Tim Rymel, M.Ed., and Bill Prickett, will bring guests who've experienced harm from extreme religious beliefs and practices, as well as experts who can offer help, hope and healing.
THIS Podcast
Michael Gungor (Vishnu Dass) explores how clinging to our most important stories imprisons us in suffering. Freedom is simply THIS.
Struggles Became My Strength
The Back Pew
For those heading out or wandering into the Church, we're here for you. We host conversations not often talked about publicly, but universally experienced by the spiritually curious and/or restless.
Challenging religious privilege, for freedom, fairness and secularism
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Salvatore Babones joins senior editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss William Jennings Bryan, the populist tradition in American history, Donald Trump, and Babones's latest book: ”The New Authoritarianism."
How is it that two people can share the same experiences and events and it have such different effects on their faith?Jane Little meets two men who both answered the call after 9/11 to join the War on Terror, but who came out of it with very different ideas about their relationship with God.Rory Fanning and Jesse Bowman both served in the US Ar ...…
In the darkness of terror, suffering and marginalisation, there are people working hard to shine a light. This week, the link between Islamophobia and the Christchurch terror attack, and we hear from three prison chaplains.
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Author and Notre Dame priest-professor Wilson D. Miscamble tracks how Father Ted Hesburgh, longtime president of Notre Dame, transformed Catholic higher education in the postwar era and explores how he became a much-celebrated voice in America at large. Yet, beyond the hagiography that often surrounds Hesburgh’s legacy lies another more complex ...…
In a liberal democratic age, two words are widely used to contrast what liberal democracy is not: aristocracy and populism. Yet, we have both political factions emerging today in new and caustic forms that pit an increasingly corrupt elite against an increasingly coarse and angry populace. Both are morally adrift and engaged in politics as an a ...…
When Colin Brazier lost his wife Jo to cancer last summer, he felt pressure to put his grief on show, to make her funeral a celebration. Friends expected him to give the eulogy at her funeral, and some wanted to wear bright colours to celebrate her life. But that felt completely wrong, and though one mourner turned up in shorts and flip flops, ...…
Here are 10 life lessons I practice, try any and all of them
Can we still talk about religion, identity, immigration, extremism – without it ending in bloodshed? And, the massive attempt by churches and other faiths to recognise the scale of the Christchurch tragedy. Also, the Israeli human rights lawyer who had a racist candidate thrown off the ballot for next month’s Israel elections.…
Live on Tuesdays at 5pm Pacific time – UnSpun 146 – Lloyd De Jongh: "Islam vs. the Jews II, Part 7" Lloyd De Jongh is a multi-lingual South African who has traveled extensively and lived on 3 continents. He switched from IT to become a freelance bodyguard before leaving South Africa in 2007. He spent 11 years in the Middle East in the amazing c ...…
Beat depression and improve your relationships with interpersonal psychotherapy with psychologist Cindy Stulberg.
Diane Poole Heller is a licensed therapist and noted expert in trauma, integrative healing, and secure attachment. With Sounds True, she has published The Power of Attachment: How to Create Deep and Lasting Intimate Relationships. In this episode of Insights at the Edge, Tami Simon speaks with Diane about the different attachment styles that we ...…
Continuing our series of discussions exploring religious freedom, Alastair Lichten spoke with Rudolf Eliott Lockhart (Rudi) CEO of the Religious Education Council of England and Wales. This is part of a series of interviews leading up to our major conference in May, Secularism 2019: Reclaiming Religious Freedom ...…
Mark Lilla joins senior editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss identitarianism in America and his book ”The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics.”
On this special episode of THIS, Michael scales back the production and just speaks from the heart about why he is going through all of the work for making this podcast.
A candid discussion with Nancy Ross about Mormon women’s experiences with wearing LDS garments. From the paper “LDS Garments and Agency: A Qualitative Study of Meaning” by Nancy Ross and Jessica Finnigan: “The form of LDS garments has changed over time, from wrist-to-ankle, single-piece long underwear, to versions that included short sleeves an ...…
Experts at Creswell Crags in Nottinghamshire thought the hundreds of markings covering the walls of caves were Victorian graffiti. Now they are believed to be Britain's largest collection of 'witch markings' from 16th - 18th centuries to protect people from the dark forces of the underworld. Reporter Harry Farley went to see them. The head of C ...…
Giles Fraser talks to journalist and campaigner Marina Cantacuzino about founding The Forgiveness Project, the power of stories, channelling her anger and losing her brother at a young age.
Esoteric Christianity teaches that we must perform “psychological work” in order to achieve perfection (teleios). This lecture explains the meaning of Jesus driving the money changers and merchants out of the temple. “Now the Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. And He found in the temple those who sold oxen, and sh ...…
Today’s message from Dr. Christian Sorensen was recorded March 17th, 2019 and it’s titled Must Forgive to Heal subtitled I am free in my self-expression! Today we welcomed back the heartfelt spirit and talent of Danielle Tucker who can be found on her website, on her Facebook page, or on her band page The Mighty Untouchables. ...…
Tredegarville Baptist church boasts what must be among the most striking set of figures for any church in Wales. In four years, more than 500 people have been baptised - all of them adults professing their new-found Christian faith. Nearly all the converts have been asylum-seekers, the great majority from Iran, who’ve taken huge risks to reach ...…
Three women share how the ocean shapes their faith, and brings them closer to God.
God directs us to love without limits and Conditions.
The Israelite Ark of the Covenant was a sacred object constructed by Moses based on a design revealed by God. The Book of Exodus explains its dimensions were about 4 1/2 feet in length by 2 1/2 feet wide and 2 1/2 feet high. It was made of Shittim wood and overlaid with gold. It had a metal ring on each corner through which two long wooden pole ...…
We mourn with the Muslim community in New Zealand and around the world in the aftermath of the horrific terrorist attacks committed there this week. This week’s show begins with a brief meditation from Interfaith Alliance President Rabbi Jack Moline. In the middle of growing division, this week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly r ...…
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Tattoos and the very human desire to leave your mark - on yourself.Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, director of Tunniit: Retracing the Lines of Inuit Tattoos and Angry Inuk, explains why deciding to get traditional Inuit face tattoos was emotionally fraught - and what that means for non-Indigenous people looking to get the tattoos.Memphis Cadeau, co-owne ...…
For 30 years Damian Thompson has been bored senseless by the public pronouncements of bishops – Anglicans and Catholics. Why do they feel the need to speak in such dreary jargon? Why do interesting clergy never make it to bishop? He's joined by Harry Mount, editor of The Oldie.
On today’s episode of Table Talk Radio we introduce a new game called Spin The Wheel Of Catechism Fortune. Fasten your seatbelt; it’s going to be a bumpy episode of excellent mediocrity.
In this talk, Ram Dass shares a lesson on the liberating practice of service and how we can turn everything in our life into a practice of yoga.
Why is it so hard for so many of us to live happy lives if our brains have all the chemicals already? In this episode, we look at how living for that rather than loving THIS keeps us chasing our own tails in a way that we never find what we are looking for. Happiness is always found here and now. Science Mike (Mike McHargue) makes a guest appea ...…
George Pell goes from cardinal to convict -- jailed for the sexual abuse of two choirboys in the 1990s. We look at how he came to dominate the Australian Catholic church and his legacy today. Also, how tribalism – religious, political and cultural – sets citizen against citizen and how we can repair the division.…
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A journey into the spiritual life of animals by award-winning director/writer/producer Elena Mannes.
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