Rachael Kohn

Rachael Kohn AO is an author and broadcaster who presented and produced programs on religion, religious history and spirituality for ABC RN from 1992 to 2018. She has also produced award-winning features for television, including The Dead Sea Scrolls (2000). Rachael is the author of two books, The New Believers: Re-imagining God (2003) and Curious Obsessions in the History of Science and Spirituality (2007) and has published numerous articles, chapters, and essays in books, journals and newspapers. She was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2009.




Matters of the Heart

With the Holocaust as his unbidden reference book, traumatologist and child survivor Dr Paul Valent shares his deepest thoughts with cherished broadcaster Rachael Kohn in an intimate hour, as the pair explore the visceral relationship between violence and love.

May 4, 2020

Of Folk and Fairy Tales

Host extraordinaire, Rachael Kohn, will guide us through a dark and wonderful storytelling journey featuring a line-up of internationally acclaimed writers. Orly Castel-Bloom (Israel), Wallace Shawn (US), Jaye Kranz, Avi Duckor-Jones (NZ), Bram Presser, Alex Skovron, Hana Assafiri and Jude Perl respond to the theme ‘Of Folk and Fairy Tales’. They may be subversive, dabble…

May 2, 2020