WORLD RELIGION AUDIO LINKS: CHRISTIANITY


"'The Body And The Blood' Follows Exodus Of Christians In The Middle East," All Things Considered, NPR, May 29, 2017.

"Many Christian Icons Are Made In China; But These Come From Bethlehem," World, PRI, December 22, 2016.

"Orthodoxy: Marriage, Monks, Martyrs And Mary," Spirit Of Things, RN, October 9, 2016.

"The Ark: A Brief History Of Heresy," Sunday Nights, ABC, September 25, 2016.

"Being Christian In China's Jerusalem," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, September 18, 2016.

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"Mother Teresa, Now A Saint, Was Not Without Flaws," All Things Considered, NPR, September 4, 2016.

"Pope Francis Canonizes Mother Teresa In Vatican Ceremony," Weekend Edition Sunday, September 4, 2016.

"Rule Of Benedict," Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, May 30, 2016.

"Original Sin," Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, May 23, 2016.

"The Great Schism: When The Catholic And Eastern Orthodox Churches Split," All Things Considered, NPR, April 10, 2016.

"Storytelling In Christianity," Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, March 7, 2016.

"How The Middle East Brought Eastern And Western Christianity Together Again -- In Officially Atheist Cuba," World, PRI, February 12, 2016.

"Sex And The Synod," Documentary, BBC World Service, 2015:

Episode 1, Pushing The Boundaries, November 8, 2015:

Episode 2, Defenders Of Doctrine, November 15, 2015:

Episode 3, Decision Time, November 22, 2015:

"Driven Underground Years Ago, Japan's 'Hidden Christians' Maintain Faith," Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR, October 11, 2015.

"Pope Francis Canonizes Spanish Missionary Junipero Serra," All Things Considered, NPR, September 23, 2015.

"Native Americans Protest Canonization Of Junipero Serra," All Things Considered, NPR, September 16, 2015.

"Savior Or Villain?: The Complicated Story Of Pope Francis' Next Saint," Morning Edition, NPR, September 10, 2015.

"For Christians In The Middle East, ISIS IS Only The Latest Catastrophe," World, PRI, July 24, 2015.

"El Salvador Arch Bishop Moves Closer To Sainthood," Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR, May 23, 2015.

"The Man From Argentina," Spirit Of Things, ABC, May 17, 2015.

"Purgatory," Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, March 2, 2015.

"Decades After Murder, An Archbishop Is Put On Path To Sainthood," All Things Considered, NPR, February 5, 2015.

"Piece By Piece, Monks Scramble To Preserve Iraq's Christian History," Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR, January 25, 2015.

"Francis' Radical Take On The Papacy," On Point, NPR, January 5, 2015.

"Christians Of Asia," Encounter, ABC, November 29, 2014.

"Francis: The Pope's Calling," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, October 6, 2014.

"Iraqi Christian Village: From Sanctuary To Ghost Town In 2 Months," All Things Considered, August 27, 2014.

"A Growing Backlash Against 'Amish Exploitation' In Pennsylvania," All Things Considered, NPR, August 24, 2014.

"Seven Deadly Sins," Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, August 18, 2014.

"Foolishness To The Greeks: Faith, Reason And Christianity," Encounter, ABC, June 7, 2014.

"Christians In The Holy Land: Bagpipes In Bethlehem," Episode 1, Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, May 19, 2014.

"Christians In The Holy Land: Newcomers," Episode 2, Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, May 26, 2014.

"Stalking The Holy Revisited," Ideas, CBC, April 25, 2014.

"The Environment," Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, March 24, 2014.

"Sin And The Confessional," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, March 17, 2014.

"Trouble In The Flesh," Encounter, ABC, March 15, 2014.

"The Trinity," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, March 13, 2014.

"Pope Francis," Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, March 3, 2014.

"A Sack Full Of Sins," Spirit Of Things, ABC, January 12, 2014.

"Global Christianity," Rear Vision, RN, December 29, 2013.

"Lalibela: The New Jerusalem," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, December 23, 2013.

"In Francis' First Year, A 'Radical Pope' Seeks To Save His Church," Fresh Air, NPR, December 18, 2013.

"Inside The Vatican," Documentary, BBC World Service, November 30, 2013.

"The Man Who Turned The World Upside Down," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, October 1, 2013.

"Syrian Militants Battle For Christian Village," Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR, September 14, 2013.

"The Issue: Religion And Sex," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, August 11, 2013.

"The Goodlife, St. Thomas And Iraqi Christians," Part 2, Sunday Nights, ABC Local, July 14, 2013.

"The Goodlife: St. Thomas And Iraqi Christians," Part 1, Sunday Nights, ABC Local, July 8, 2013.

"The Goodlife And The Trinity," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, May 26, 2013.

"The Jesuits," Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, May 13, 2013.

  "Gnosticism,"  In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, May 2, 2013.

  "The Man Who Turned The World Upside Down," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, April 23, 2013.

  "The Cross And The Atonement," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, March 29, 2013.

  "Pope Francis," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, March 25, 2013.

  "A Rough Guide To The Papal Conclave," All Things Considered, NPR, March 11, 2013.

  "The Lebanese Message," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, March 4, 2013.

  "Pope Benedict Leaves A Church Mired In Crises," Morning Edition, NPR, February 28, 2013.

  "'Behind The Scenes' At The Vatican: The Politics Of Picking A New Pope," Fresh Air, WHYY, February 27, 2013.

"Gary Wills: 'Why Priests? A Failed Tradition," Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, February 13, 2013.

  "Brazil And The Rise Of The Evangelical Church," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, December 3, 2012.

  "The Copts And The Constitution," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, November 26, 2012.

  "Vatican II: A Half-Century Later, A Mixed Legacy," Morning Edition, NPR, October 11, 2012.

"Russian Orthodox Church Stakes Out Territory On Social Issues," The World, PRI, October 10, 2012.

  "Sisters And Vatican II: A Generational Tug Of War," All Things Considered, NPR, October 10, 2012.

  "Vatican II," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, October 8, 2012.

"50 Years After Vatican II, Transformation Continues," Tell Me More, NPR, October 5, 2012.

"Fiftieth Anniversary Of Vatican II," Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, October 4, 2012.

"Vatican II Revisited," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, September 30, 2012.

  "Coptic Christianity And September 11," Spirit Of Things, ABC, September 9, 2012.

  "The Issue: Is God Violent?," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, September 9, 2012.

"Baptists," Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, August 27, 2012.

  "Syria: Orthodox Christians Wary Of Their Future In Post-Assad Regime," The World, PRI, July 30, 2012.

  "The Goodlife And Gnosticism -- Part 1," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, May 27, 2012.

"The Goodlife And Gnosticism -- Part 2," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, June 3, 2012.

  "'Heretics': The Crisis Of American Christianity," Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR, April 14, 2012.

"The Cross," Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, April 2, 2012.

  "Rome's Sistine Chapel And Secret Archives," Spirit Of Things, ABC, March 18, 2012.

  "A Question Of Culture: Indigenous And Christian Encounters," Encounter, ABC, March 10, 2012.

  "Catholic Church Prepares To Canonize First Native American Saint Despite Mixed Reactions," Takeaway, PRI, February 22, 2012.

  "A Pulpit For The Masses: You Tube, Christians Click," All Things Considered, NPR, February 7, 2012.

  "The Inquisition: A Model For Modern Interrogators," Fresh Air, WHYY, January 23, 2012.

  "The Inquisition: Alive And Well After 800 Years," All Things Considered, NPR, January 15, 2012.

  "God In China," Episode 3, Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, October 17, 2011.

  "A Leading Figure In The New Apostolic Reformation," Fresh Air, WHYY, October 3, 2011.

  "The Evangelicals Engaged In Spiritual Warfare," Fresh Air, WHYY, August 24, 2011.

  "Ordaining Female Catholic Priests," On Point, NPR, July 27, 2011.

Christian Hell, Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, July 11, 2011.

"The Pentecostal Church Movement," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, June 12, 2011.

  "The Story Of Methodism," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, May 30, 2011.

  "John Paul's Rise Toward Sainthood: Going Too Fast?," All Things Considered, NPR, April 27, 2011.

  "Coptic Christians Want A Voice In Egypt's Government," PRI The World, April 8, 2011.

  "The Goodlife And Coptic Orthodox Christians," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, February 20, 2011.

"Christian Minorities Under Attack In The Middle East," Tell Me More, NPR, January 21, 2011.

  "Why Remain A Catholic?," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, September 19, 2010.

  "The Rise And Rise Of The Georgian Orthodox Church," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, September 12, 2010.

  "Christianity In China," 2 Episodes, BBC World Service, August 29, 2010.

  "In The Land Of Mao, A Rising Tide Of Christianity," NPR All Things Considered, July 19, 2010.

"Celibacy," 2 Episodes, Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, May 30, 2010.

  "Pilgrims And Progress: 3,000 Years Of Christianity," NPR Weekend Edition, April 25, 2010.

  "Lisa Miller: 'Heaven,'" Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, March 25, 2010.

"Saints Alive!," Spirit Of Things, ABC Radio National, March 14, 2010.

"Hidden Histories Of Eastern Christianity," Encounter, ABC Radio National, December 6, 2009.

"Stairway To Heaven," Spirit Of Things, ABC Radio National, September 13, 2009.

"Outside The Convent Walls," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, June 28, 2009.

"The Goodlife And The Trinity, Episode 2 -- Belief In Trinity," Sunday Nights, ABC, June 14, 2009.

"50 Years Of Vatican II," Spirit Of Things, ABC Radio National, February 8, 2009.

  "Pope Reinstates Excommunicated Bishops," Talk Of The Nation, NPR, January 26, 2009.

  "The Origins And Impact Of Pentecostalism," On Being, American Public Media, September 18, 2008.

"The 'Religionization' Of The Oval Office," Fresh Air, WHYY, August 20, 2008.

  "The Beauty And Challenge Of Being Catholic: Hearing The Faithful," On Being, American Public Media, May 1, 2008.

"Egypt's Coptic Christians A Powerful Force," Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR, April 20, 2008.

  "Evangelical Politics: Three Generations," Speaking Of Faith, American Public Media, April 17, 2008.

"Black Liberation Theology: A Historical Perspective," Fresh Air, WHYY, March 31, 2008.

  "Black Liberation Theology, In Its Founder's Words," Fresh Air, WHYY, March 31, 2008.

  "The Nicene Creed," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, December 27, 2007.

"Pilgrims," Spirit Of Things," ABC Radio National, April 22, 2007.

  "The Gospel Of Judas And The Shaping Of Christianity," Fresh Air, WHYY, March 14, 2007.

"Heretics," This American Life, Chicago Public Radio, November 17, 2006.

  "Pope's Apology Stirs Debate On Infallibility," Talk Of The Nation, September 19, 2006.

  "New Book Examines Christian Nationalism," Fresh Air, WHYY, May 11, 2006.

  "Peter, Paul And Mary Magdalene," Fresh Air, WHYY, April 26, 2006.

  "Judas Just The Latest To Get Historical Makeover," News and Notes, April 24, 2006.

  "Lent And The Spirit Of Sacrifice," Talk Of The Nation, April 12, 2006.

  "Revisionist Religious History," Weekend Edition Saturday, April 8, 2006.

"Ancient Text Shows Judas In A Different Light," Morning Edition, NPR, April 7, 2006.

"'Gospel' Offers Radical New Perspective On Judas," All Things Considered, NPR, April 6, 2006.

  "At Table: The Meaning Of Communion," Speaking Of Faith, American Public Media, November 24, 2005.

  "Evangelicals Out Of The Box," On Being, American Public Media, October 20, 2005.

"Pope John Paul's Legacy And The Church," Talk Of The Nation, April 4, 2005.

  "Legacy Of Pope John Paul II," On Point, March 31, 2005:  The Pope's receiving of his last rites provides the context for a discussion of his legacies.

  "Angels," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, March 24, 2005.

  "America's Cultural Revolution," Crossing Continents, March 3, 2005:  A BBC special that analyzes the introduction of a form of creationism into the science curriculum of a rural Pennsylvania school district.

  "Professor John Dominic Crossan," Fresh Air, November 24, 2004:  Host Terry Gross talks with the Depaul University professor emeritus about his new book, In Search of Paul: How Jesus' Apostle Opposed Rome's Empire With God's Kingdom.

"The Social History Of The Afterlife," Talk Of The Nation," NPR, August 5, 2004.

"History Of Iraq's Christian Community," All Things Considered, NPR, August 1, 2004.

"Scholar Bart Ehrman, 'Lost Christianities,'" Fresh Air, WHYY, July 9, 2004.

  "A Historical Look At Crucifixion," Fresh Air, April 1, 2004:  Depaul Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies and Jesus Seminar founder John Dominic Crossan discusses crucifixion.

  "The Rapture Exposed," On Point, March 30, 2004:  Minister Barbara Rossing debunks the Rapture.

  "Religion Historian Martin Marty," Fresh Air, February 24, 2004: The University of Chicago professor emeritus discusses his new biography of Martin Luther with host Terry Gross.

  "Theologian Bart D. Ehrman," Fresh Air, December 17, 2003:  Host Terry Gross interviews the University of North Carolina religious studies professor about the lost texts of second-and-third-century Christianity.

  "The Secret Gospel Of Thomas," On Point, October 20, 2003:  Princeton University Biblical scholar Elaine Pagels discusses the apocryphal text discovered in Egypt in 1945.

  "The Schism," In Our Time, October 16, 2003:  Host Melvyn Bragg and his guests talk about the 1054 A.D. schism between the Catholic and the Eastern Orthodox Church.

  "The Apocalypse," In Our Time, July 17, 2003:  A BBC audio documentary that examines this Christian theological concept.

"Religious Scholar Elaine Pagels," Fresh Air, WHYY, June 4, 2003.

  "The Lindisfarne Gospels," In Our Time, February 20, 2003:  An exploration of early British Christianity and the role played in it by this eighth-century A.D. text.

"Virgin Mary," Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4, December 23, 2002.

  "Novelist Tim LaHaye," Fresh Air, October 28, 2002:  The co-author of the apocalyptic Christian Left Behind series discusses his theology and his involvement in American Republican politics.

"Christians In The Middle East," Talk Of The Nation, NPR, April 23, 2002.

  "Sainthood," Talk Of The Nation, May 28, 1997.


 

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