RNZ: Spiritual Outlook
By Radio New Zealand
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A seasonal interview-based programme on spiritual topics of wide ranging interest, alternating with the BBC's Heart And Soul programme.
||Singing to Save a Language||It's often said that a nation without its language is a nation without a soul. Spiritual Outlook producer Justin Gregory reports on efforts here in New Zealand and also in Niue to preserve their language from what seems to be an irreversible decline||23 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Spiritual Outlook for 17 May 2015 - Creating Welcoming Churches||Creating Welcoming Churches is a disability resource for faith communities promoting the greater inclusion of Disabled worshippers. Mike Gourley attended one of the launch celebration services and canvassed opinions on the booklet.||16 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Spiritual Outlook: the French religious community of Taize||Mike Gourley marks the nearly 75 years of existence of the French religious community of Taize.||9 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Selling Yoga||Over the last few decades, yoga has exploded in popularity, especially in the west. But as it did so and also adapted to suit the needs of consumer culture, has it lost its connection to its ancient roots? Or are those roots more myth than reality? J||25 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Making Sense of Carnage||In 1915 the British and French allies wanted to seize the Dardanelle Straits to allow their navies to get to Constantinople and defeat the Turks. Their attempt was a disaster.||18 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Poet Sam, the praying man||When poet Sam Hunt was nine years old he was strapped by a harsh nun at his convent school. That turned him off religion he says, but he's still a praying man.||11 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Spiritual Outlook for 5 April 2015||What happens when the faith that we are born into doesn't align with who we are on the inside? We meet two young women who go on an exploration of self-discovery to find a path to freedom and self-acceptance.||4 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Bringing a creative vision to the church experience||Two young pastors-husband and wife team Joshua and Jasmine Robbins, bring their creative backgrounds and contemporary perspectives to the fore in creating an atmosphere that is relevant to the community and has helped to foster the growth of Elim Chu||28 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Spiritual Outlook for 22 March 2015||On Spiritual Outlook: celebrating Nowruz or Persian New Year.||21 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Spiritual Outlook for 15 March 2015||How a ceramic garden is providing comfort to the whanau of Mercy Hospice in Auckland.||14 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|