Nights for Wednesday 19 August 2015
7:10 Converting Christianity
Activist and public theologian Brian McLaren talks about the "Emergent Church" movement, and what it means to be a Christian in the 21st century.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
8:10 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
Freelance journalist Nida' Tuma reports from Ramallah in the West Bank of the Palestinian territories, pop. 4,550,368 (est. 2014).
Neal is a firefighter. His younger sister, Josie, has been injured in the house fire that has destroyed her home in a small country town. Josie has a history of lighting fires. Neal travels down from Auckland to visit her in hospital and to try to make sense of what has happened (RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Club McKenzie: Your 1920s Jazz Speakeasy
St Louis Shuffle: As New Orleans musicians began to migrate north following the closure of Storyville (the red light district near the navy base) it was only natural some would find a home in St Louis. Featured are the early acoustic recordings of a few of these groups (12 of 13, PRX)