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.

Brian McLaren

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7:30 Spectrum

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.

8:40 Palestine

Freelance journalist Nida' Tuma reports from Ramallah in the West Bank of the Palestinian territories, pop. 4,550,368 (est. 2014).

9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Close to You, by Chad Taylor

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

A review of the news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

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)