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The Spirit of Things - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

Religion & Spirituality, Spirituality

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The Spirit of Things is an adventure into religion and spirituality. It explores contemporary values and beliefs as expressed through ritual, art, music, and sacred texts.

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Noah: the Film, the Man, the Flood

April 6th, 2014

Episode 30 of 151 episodes

The new blockbuster film Noah is making a splash, but Jason Di Rosso (RN's Final Cut) is nostalgic for old fashioned depictions of God. He might have saved the world once, but Noah could save the world again from inter-religious strife again, says Rabbi Shimon Cowen. The Flood's origins in Mesopotamia are challenged by archaeological findings but historian Ian Wilson (Before the Flood) also finds support for the Biblical account.

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