Philip Almond's Engagement Activities

"Philip C. Almond's 'The Antichrist: A New Biography'," The Page 99 Test, posted 26 October 2020.

"Five Things to Know about The Antichrist," The Conversation, 20 October 2020.

"Remember When We Didn't Talk about Religion," Afternoons with Katherine Feeney, ABC Radio Brisbane, 13 October 2020.

"Remember When," Afternoons with Katherine Feeney, 2 September 2020.

"Mother Teresa born 110 years ago," interview with Michael McLaren, 2GB Radio, syndicated to 4BC Radio, 26 August 2020.

"How the Buddha became a Christian saint," The Conversation, 13 July 2020.

"Remember When," Afternoons with Katherine Feeney, 16 June 2020.

"The Coronavirus, God and Evil," fifteeneightyfour, Cambridge University Press blog, 1 June 2020.

Panel member, "Precedents for the Unprecedented: COVID-19 Historical Perspectives." QUT Data Science in the News webinar, 8 May 2020.

"Is God good? In the shadow of mass disaster, great minds have argued the toss," The Conversation, 29 April 2020.

Opinion: "Are you there God? Whether we pray harder or endure wrath depends on the religious doctrine of Providence," The Conversation, 24 March 2020.

Interview: "Nostalgia", "Afternoons with Katherine Feeney," ABC Radio Brisbane, 17 March 2020.

Qtd in "Lifting the Lid on Hillsong and How the Megachurch Secretly Makes its Millions," The Daily Telegraph, 15 March 2020.

Interview: "What lies beyond the grave? On Heaven, Hell and Nirvana," Soul Search with Dr Meredith Lake, ABC Radio National, 9 February 2020.

Interview: "Do you remember when? The era when smoking was the norm," Afternoons with Katherine Feeney, ABC Radio Brisbane, 4 February 2020.

Opinion: "You think this is a witch hunt, Mr President? That’s an insult to the women who suffered," The Conversation, 21 January 2020.

Interview: "The Council of Elders, "Afternoons with Katherine Feeney," ABC Radio Brisbane, 17 October 2019.

Opinion: "Thoughts and prayers: miracles, Christianity and praying for rain," The Conversation, 17 October 2019. Syndicated to ABC News as "On the drought, have 'thoughts and prayers' become Morrison Government policy?", 17 October 2019.

Interview: "The Council of Elders ,"Afternoons with Katherine Feeney," ABC Radio Brisbane, 28 May 2019.

Opinion, "5 Things to Know about the Traditional Christian Doctrine of Hell," The Conversation, 25 June 2019.

Blog interview: "The PM’s Religious Shackles: An Interview With Professor Philip Almond", by Paul Gregoire, Sydney Criminal Lawyers, 6 June 2019.

Interview: "The Council of Elders," Afternoons with Katherine Feeney, ABC Radio Brisbane, 23 May 2019.

Opinion: "Five aspects of Pentecostalism that shed light on Scott Morrison’s politics," The Conversation, 23 May 2019.

Interview: "A Brief History of Eternity: Putting Life After Death in Context with Philip Almond," with Margaret Manning, Life After Death, 15 May 2019.

Interview: "The Immortal and Immorality: a Historical Perspective on God and the Devil," with Margaret Manning, Life After Death, 8 May 2019.

Interview: "3 Surprising Reasons We Believe in the Afterlife and What They Tell Us About Ourselves," with Margaret Manning, Life After Death, 1 May 2019.

Opinion: "Friday Essay: How Western Attitudes towards Islam have Changed," The Conversation, 26 April 2019.

Interviews on the 40th Anniversary of Life of Brian: Drive with Geoff Hutchison, ABC Radio Perth, 17 April 2019; Breakfast with Wendy Harmer and Robbie Buck, ABC Radio Sydney, 17 April 2019; Afternoons with Katherine Feeney, ABC Radio Brisbane, 18 April 2019; Afternoons with Rachel Hunt, ABC Radio Melbourne, 18 April 2019.

Opinion: "Life of Brian at 40: an assertion of individual freedom that still resonates," The Conversation, 16 April 2019. Reposted as "Life of Brian is 40 Years Old, But is it Still Controversial?" ABC News, 16 April 2019.

Opinion: Is there really such a thing as the "Judeo-Christian tradition"?, ABC Religion and Ethics, 14 February 2019.

Interview: "People Turn to God when They're Suffering, Claims His Biographer," by Doreen Wachmann, Jewish Telegraph, 10 August 2018.

Interview: "This Week in History: The Lancashire Witch Trials 0f 1612," Nightlife with Sarah Macdonald, ABC Radio, 19 August 2018.

Opinion, "Friday Essay: What Might Heaven be Like?" The Conversation, posted 8 June 2018. Also published as "What is Heaven Like?" Newsweek, U.S. Edition, 8 June 2018.

Opinion: "The Vatican, the Exorcists and the Return of the Devil in a Time of Enchantment," The Conversation, posted 5 March 2018

Interview: "The Story of the Devil," Conversations with Richard Fidler and Sarah Kanowski, ABC Radio, 8 February 2018.

Opinion, "Injustice in the City of God: How Could the Catholic Church Justify Child Sexual Abuse?" ABC Religion and Ethics, 19 Oct 2017

Opinion, In Spite of their Differences, Jews, Christians and Muslims all Worship the Same God, The Conversation, published 6 September 2017.

Public Talk, "We Need to Talk About . . . George Pell and Child Abuse Charges," UQ Art Museum, 6 July 2017.

Blogpost: "Afterlife: A History of Life after Death," The Page 99 Test, posted 22 September 2016.

Interview: "The Leap from Inexplicable to Miracle," Counterpoint, ABC Radio National, broadcast 12 September 2016.

Opinion: "Questioning the 'Miracles' of Saint Teresa," The Conversation, 2 September 2016.

Article: "A Brief History of the Afterlife," BBC History Extra, posted 8 August 2016.

Blog post: "Q&A with Philip Almond, author of Afterlife," The I.B. Tauris Blog, posted on 7 June 2016.

Opinion: "Marginalised Outsiders: Why Witch Trials Help Us Understand Making a Murderer," The Conversation, 18 January 2016.

Opinion: "Paris Attacks: Why Islam and Christianity are Twin Religions of War and Peace," The Conversation, 16 November 2015.

Opinion: "Endorsing the Salvation of Animals, Pope Warns of Earth’s End," The Conversation, 3 July 2015.

Blogpost: "Taking Witchcraft and Possessions Seriously with Philip Almond, by David McConeghy", The Religious Studies Project blog, posted on 16 October 2014.

Blogpost: "The Devil Rides Out Again," The I.B. Taurus Blog, posted on 5 November 2013.

Radio interview (podcast/transcript): "Witches, Demons, and the Western Imagination," Encounter, ABC Radio National, broadcast on 25 Feb. 2012.

Video appearance (with transcript): "9/11 Ten Years on and Multiculturalism in Australia," Compass, ABC 1, broadcast on 11 September 2011.

Video appearance (with transcript): "Mary, Miracles and Saints," Compass, ABC 1, broadcast on 10 Oct. 2010.

Radio interview (podcast/transcript): "Miracles, Saints, and Mary McKillop," The Spirit of Things, ABC Radio National, broadcast on 14 March 2010.

Radio interview: "The Witches of Warboys," Mornings with Margaret Throsby, ABC Classic FM, broadcast on 6 May 2008.

Radio interview (transcript): "Fundamentalism, Christianity and Religion," Encounter, ABC Radio National, broadcast on 7 April 2002.

Radio interview (transcript): "Religion Pluralism in the Modern World," Encounter, ABC Radio National, broadcast on 6 June 1999.