Life & Faith

A weekly conversation from the Centre for Public Christianity about the beauty and complexity of belief in the 21st century.

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What happens when religious language reckons with racial injustice.   “The original sin of this country still stains our nation today,” said Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden in the wake of th...
July 30, 2020
Oncologist and writer Ranjana Srivastava believes there is such a thing.   “Having watched countless people die, I do think that there are ways that you can make the end more peaceful for yourself and...
July 23, 2020
We’ve all been learning some things about ourselves in lockdown. “There’s this other layer from my experience where there was this emotional exhaustion of video calls. I’ve never wanted to miss catchi...
July 2, 2020
A candid conversation with Former Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, on career, politics, religion and leadership. On this episode of Life & Faith, Simon Smart and Tim Costello are joined by Malcol...
June 25, 2020
We honour another class of “essential” workers during COVID: teachers.  “What I’d really love parents to know is that most of us, we’re invested in your children. This is such an important job because...
June 18, 2020
A confronting - and deeply personal - look at the roots of racial division in the US. --- “We still live under the long shadow of the plantation. Indeed, freedoms have been spread to a larger group of...
June 11, 2020
Author Tom Holland explores the revolutionary and enduring influence of Christianity.  British writer, Tom Holland, has written many books, both fiction and non-fiction, on subjects ranging from dinos...
June 4, 2020
Renowned Australian author Christos Tsiolkas talks about the personal experiences that lead him to choose early Christianity and the Apostle Paul as the subject of his latest book Damascus. In this ep...
May 28, 2020
Women excel in one of two habits of successful entrepreneurs. But they’ll need guts for the other. “As one of my mentors says, ‘“When you come to the edge of mystery and you don’t quite know what to d...
May 21, 2020
In 2020 more than ever, they’re everyone’s heroes: a celebration of the highs and lows of nursing.  Vasiliki planned to be a mechanical engineer, but put down the wrong code when she filled out her un...
May 14, 2020

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