Spirit of Things: Religion as a weapon of war and peace

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Are we witnessing another period of ‘the wars of religion’? What hope is there for cultivating peace if religion is fuelling hatred? Are journalists 'blind' to the religious news in their midst?

Paul Marshall of the Hudson Institute on Religious Freedom, Endy Bayuni Editor of the Jakarta Post, Barney Zwartz Religion Editor of The Age, and Arne Fjelstad the CEO of The Media Project address these and other questions in a public forum with Rachael Kohn.

Spirit of Things: Religion as a weapon of war and peace; ABC Radio National, 6pm November 10

www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/spiritofthings/religion-as-a-weapon-of-war-and-peace/4980764