Why Are We Scared Of A Pentecostal PM?

The Quicky

Why Are We Scared Of A Pentecostal PM?

Lately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison's religion has come under increased scrutiny, with many seeking to deride him for the traditions of his Pentecostal faith, but you might be wondering why this matters all of a sudden?

The Quicky speaks to two experts in religion and politics to consider how separate church and state really are in Australia, and why we seem to be so much more invested in Scott Morrison's faith than the Prime Ministers of our past.

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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Audio Producer: Jacob Round


Dr Peter van Onselen - Contributing Editor at The Australian, professor at Griffith University and the University of Western Australia, Political Editor at Network 10 and co-host of The Sunday Project 

John Warhurst AO - Emeritus Professor of political science at the Australian National University


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