Encounter - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

Religion & Spirituality, Spirituality

Encounter invites you to connect intellectually, emotionally and intuitively across a broad spectrum of topics. The program regularly reflects on the religious experience of multicultural Australia, giving access to voices and experiences that are not often heard in the mainstream media.


The Hour of the Stranger

December 28th, 2013

Episode 17 of 69 episodes

The teenage years have long been seen as a tumultuous time - and with puberty now kicking in earlier, and adulthood starting later, adolescence is lasting longer than ever before. What’s the deeper role of adolescence in the life cycle of an individual? What experiences promote mental and emotional growth during adolescence? And how might spirituality contribute to the expression of adolescent identity?