Dr. Rachael Kohn

Rachael Kohn is Producer and Presenter of ABC’s The Spirit of Things on Radio National. She was the producer and presenter of The Religion Report and Religion Today, and won 3 gold medals for Encounter documentaries. She also co-produced and presented two series for Compass on ABC TV, Buddha Realms East and West (2 parts) and The Dead Sea Scrolls (2 parts).

She has written for The Financial Review and is the author of The New Believers: Re -imagining God (Harper Collins 2004) and Curious Obsessions in the History of Science and Spirituality ABC Books 2007) and numerous chapters and articles on religious history and contemporary religious practice. Dr. Kohn was a lecturer in Religious Studies at Canadian, British and Australian universities, including at the University of Sydney from 1987-1992.