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.
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.
Discussion of religious movements and the theories and individuals behind them.
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.
No Religion Required is a LIVE radio show that broadcasts every Wednesday at 8pm EST. Join Bobby C, Ms. Ashley and Reverend Alex Moreschi for what many are calling a "back porch" broadcast.
Issues of faith and spirituality that matter to LDS, Mormons, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
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.
CFR’s Religion and Foreign Policy Program serves as a resource for the faith community, bringing together congregational and lay leaders, religion scholars, and representatives of faith-based organizations for conversations on issues at the intersection of religion and global affairs.
Losing Our Religion with host Zac Gandara is a wild often comedic ride alongside a community of diverse humans each seeking their desired life and ideal experience away from the dogma and exclusivities they may have been raised to believe.
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The Religion and Ethics Report, where religion and ethics meet news and current affairs in Australia and around the world.
Each year, religion professors at Brigham Young University (BYU) produce hundreds of publications on subjects related to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This podcast brings this research into one place to enlighten the everyday seeker of truth. Interviewing the author, we discuss why the study was done, why it matters, and why the professor chooses to be both a scholar, and a disciple. This is Y Religion.
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.
A biweekly discussion dedicated to American History, historical thinking, and the role of history in our every day lives. Hosted by historian John Fea
In Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, philosopher David Hume examines whether belief in God can be rational. The work takes the form of a debate between three characters: Cleanthes, who argues that the existence and nature of God can be empirically verified; Demea, who argues that God is completely beyond human knowledge; and Philo, a philosophical skeptic widely thought to represent Hume’s own beliefs. Much of the debate centers around Cleanthes’ presentation of the analogical argument ...
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. We just provide a safe place to examine what you believe. And perhaps, why you believe it. Tune in each day for conversations with experts in religious trauma, cult recovery, and secular topics. Your hosts, Recovering From Religion volunteers, bring guests who've experienced harm from extreme religious beliefs and practices, as well ...
Sikh Religion: Its Gurus, Sacred Writings and Authors, Volume 1, The by Max Arthur Macauliffe (1841 - 1913)
Michael MacAuliffe (also known as Max Arthur Macauliffe) was a senior British administrator, prolific scholar and author. Macauliffe is renowned for his translation of Sikh scripture and history into English.This is one of the first (and still one of the few) comprehensive books about the Sikh religion in the English language. MacAuliffe had extensive access to manuscripts of the Sikh sacred writings (the Granth), as well as support from Sikh scholars and leaders of the time. This volume, vo ...
Cosmic Echo: Exploring Topics About Psychedelics, Altered Dream States, Consciousness, Drugs, and Religion
Taileaters applies a scientific viewpoint on the strange and bizarre phenomenon that happens in our lives, when we sleep, and in altered states.
Insight into the different deities of the Forgotten Realms and their worshipers. The podcast can be found on YouTube, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher, and Soundcloud.
Weird Religion is a podcast for people who think religion is weird but love it anyway. Your hosts, Leah Payne and Brian Doak, are both professors, authors, and pop culture aficionados, whose interests range from archaeology and history and linguistics to LARPing and The Walking Dead. Episodes tackle some piece of media highlighting the wonderful weirdness of religious experience—a documentary, a television show, a Twitter scandal—and use that as a "thread" on which to hang reflections on a w ...
Institutes of the Christian Religion is John Calvin’s seminal work on Protestant systematic theology. Highly influential in the Western world and still widely read by theological students today, it was published in Latin in 1536 and in his native French in 1541, with the definitive editions appearing in 1559 (Latin) and in 1560 (French). The book was written as an introductory textbook on the Protestant faith for those with some learning already and covered a broad range of theological topic ...
Historical surveys and current discussions surrounding religion, culture, and politics in Muslim settings
A podcast featuring real conversations, true stories, and more questions than answers. Join Joe Welker as he explores modern-day spirituality with storytellers, seminarians, comedians, pastors, academics, musicians, artists, atheists, believers, and all kinds of ordinary mystics to talk about their relationship with truth, authenticity, and mystery.
Bruxy Cavey discusses his book The End of Religion
The audio feed of American Academy of Religion (AAR), the world's largest scholarly and professional association of academics, teachers, and research scholars dedicated to furthering knowledge of religions and religious institutions in all their forms and manifestations. Featuring interviews with award-winning scholars and sessions recorded during the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion.
Keeping it 101 is the podcast that helps our nerdy listeners make sense of religion. Why religion? Well, if you read the news, have a body, exist in public, or think about race, gender, class, ability, or sexuality, you likely also think about religion — even if you don’t know it yet. Let us show you why religion is both a lot more important and a little easier to understand than you might think. Each 40-ish minute episode has a topic: a core idea we’re trying to get y’all to think through—t ...
We live in a day where the world is saturated with contradictory faiths and beliefs. Can they all be right? Are they all wrong? As Christians, it is imperative that we understand something of what these religions teach and believe, so that we can accurately discern right from wrong. “Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.” (Ephesians 5:11)
An unusual take on religion. A podcast about religious stories told by a non-religiousless man.
This is a new podcast brought to you by the same cohosts who previously produced the Free Will, Science and Religion podcast. The idea was to focus on other topics of Philosophy, Science, and Religion. The goal is to make a better world by focusing on different facts and beliefs which affect how we live our lives every day.
Homebrewed Christianity (est. 2008) is #1 Theology podcast on planet earth with Dr. Tripp Fuller. These are vintage interviews put back in circulation for your listening pleasure. Each episode features an extended interview with a different scholar from a variety of perspectives. Enjoy.
Holy Heretics seeks to foster honest conversations about the state of religion in the 21st century. We interview experts, spiritual seekers, scholars, and activists in our quest to examine just exactly how modern-day Christianity lost the Way of Jesus while also discovering how it can be regained through subversive thought and action.
Religion & Rock - a nationally syndicated radio program with Msgr. Jim Vlaun
Who's Your God? is the podcast for whatever the hell you believe in. Comedian and host Amy Miller is joined every week by her co-host John Michael Bond and producer Steve Hernandez to chat with a guest about religion, beliefs, god, and whatever gets them through the day. Who's Your God? is the podcast for anyone who might feel alienated by specifically Christian OR Atheist podcasts. We are three comedians who grew up in the church and we're open to whatever you believe. We are also funny and ...
Illuminating the obscure
In this podcast we will discuss current affairs centered around national security, politics, religion, and social justice issues. Our goal is not to give our listeners the answers but rather to encourage them to discover their own authentic truth. My goal is to encourage people to think beyond their comfort zones. I want to encourage people to recognize their biases and challenge themselves to extend their thinking to consider different points of view. Incidentally, I do not see "bias" autom ...
Universal Religion: Bahaism - Its Rise and Social Import, The by Hippolyte Dreyfus-Barney (1873 - 1928)
“Bahaism is not a new religion,” writes Hippolyte Dreyfus-Barney, “It is religion renewed… it does not pretend to represent the whole Truth; on the contrary, it recognises Truth in fundamental principles which are the basis of all former dispensations, and which for that very reason form the standpoint of concord too long lost sight of. And it requires people to renounce ancient superstitions, to abandon the dead letter in order to be penetrated by the living and vivifying spirit, then by th ...
Revealing our current Golden Age of scholarship about the religions.
Everything from politics, religion, pop culture, sports, comedy; pretty much everything under the sun with a glass of whiskey added to each topic.
This series presents 7 basic doctrinal ideas that help the viewer have a "big picture" view of the Christian religion. Done in an informal style with helpful graphics and summaries, Understanding Your Religion is a useful guide for those seeking to know what Christians believe and how these beliefs affect what they do.
FOR SA is a non-profit Christian organisation working to protect & promote religious freedom in South Africa.
New Time Religion with Dr. Andrew Root. A Church podcast for the Secular Age.
An scholarly-but-informal monthly chat at the intersection of religion and politics.
Religion explored through candid conversations and original reporting. This podcast is powered by The Media Project, a network of more than 1,000 journalists worldwide. TMP acknowledges that religion is growing and becoming more, not less important in the world.
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The Yarra Institute for Religion and Social Policy is an independent, ecumenical organisation established to conduct research into the implications of Christian social thinking for formulating public policy in Australia, and to teach Christian social thinking and its implications for public policy in Australia. In pursuit of its mission the YIRSP explores how the social values embedded in the Scriptures can shed light on how to tackle current challenges to human wellbeing, including; -issues ...
Join two vagrant scholars of religion as they discuss religious oddities across the world and throughout time. Tune in each Tuesday, the least holy and most boring day of the week, for new episodes of Season One, which examines the theme of "Bodies, Blood, and Cloth." No religion is too old, too sacred, or too "normal" to escape our eye. Like and follow us on Facebook and Twitter and visit us at keepreligionstrange.com. Behold the ritual, behold the rite, come now behold our strange religion ...
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The Springtide Research Institute's new annual study is released today. Religion Unplugged Contributor, Anna Carlson interviews the executive director of the Institute, Dr. Josh Packard to discuss the insights of the new report and the trends of the religious habits of young people in America.By The Media Project
In this episode, I interview Ethan Kleinberg, professor of history and letters at Wesleyan University, about his new book, Emmanuel Levinas’s Talmudic Turn: Philosophy and Jewish Thought, recently published by Stanford University Press. In this rich intellectual history of the French-Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas's Talmudic lectures in Paris,…
During the type-setting of the Book of Mormon, continuously to the time of his death Joseph Smith was faced with anti-Mormon and Anti-Joseph Smith publications, from newspaper publications, to pamphlets, to books. In this episode of Religion Today, host Martin Tanner gives an over-view of the extraordinary opposition Joseph Smith faced and overcame…
Dissidents in the clergy have long played a critical role in fostering more inclusive faith spaces. Often this dissent doesn’t come from a place of ill-intent – in fact, it’s quite the opposite. These trailblazers are inspired by their faith to build a better world. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly radio show and podcast, …
As an offshoot of the Mennonites, the Amish have been around since the 17th century and are well known for their public-facing quaint and austere lives. However, along with their historical and religious cousins, the Mennonites and other Anabaptists, those who are on the inside know it's not at all an idyllic life within these isolated religious co…
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Religion & Rock -10/24/21 - Special DaysBy The Catholic Faith Network ®
What’s the point of church-affiliated schools that don’t teach the church’s values?
Can you believe we're already back for another final episode? Neither can we! But we got so so many requests over the years to have John Michael back, how could we say no? And it was so nice of him to do it! We had a very excellent time catching up with JMB about his own spiritual, physical, and mental journey over the past few years, and yes we do…
Over the last few decades in the Church, there has been an increased emphasis on the grace of Jesus Christ. This coincides with global increases in societal rates of anxiety, depression, and other challenges to mental health, including within our Church membership. Professor Daniel K Judd has dedicated much of his professional life to researching m…
Despite the Japanese constitution guaranteeing religious freedom since 1889, after World War II, the United States-occupiers deemed that guarantee flawed. In this conversation with, Jolyon Thomas, author of "Faking Liberties: Religious Freedom in American-Occupied Japan" shares how the US imposed a new framework of religious freedom onto the Japane…
Rejected Religion Spotlight with Keith Ready, Chairman of the Boleskine House Foundation Boleskine House: Heritage, History, and Esotericism INTERVIEW HIGHLIGHTS Keith starts our discussion by giving a short background and history of Boleskine House and the surrounding area. We then move to how the house is linked to the area of esotericism/occulti…
Is Shinto an Indigenous religion? Spoilers: it’s complicated. Dr. Jolyon Thomas breaks it down for us. Keywords: Indigenous; appropriation; kami As always, be sure to visit keepingit101.com for full show notes, homework, transcripts, & more!By Profs. Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst and Megan Goodwin
A quick joke about Popeye and a philosophical theory of humor that couldn’t be included in one of the S6 eps for some reason. The Popeye joke, by Jack Handey: https://bit.ly/3u55ehFBy Brian Doak & Leah Payne
Our guest in this episode is historian Robert Tracy McKenzie, author of We the Fallen the People: The Founders and the Future of American Democracy. In the spirit of the 20th-century theologian and ethicist Reinhold Niebuhr, McKenzie places the Christian doctrine of original sin at the center of early American political history. He believes that we…