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CLIP 11094

James Mawdesley (pt 2/2)

James Mawdesley (pt 2/2)
Key Info
  • James Mawdesley (pt 2/2)
  • Duration: 04:28
  • James Mawdesley's family tell the story of how and why he went to Burma and was imprisoned there for protesting against the Burmese government and the way it treated the people people. The importance of his Christian faith is described, including the aspects of it that motivated him to stand up for what he believed to be morally right, and how it supported and sustained him while he was in prison. Clip 11093 tells of James's first visit to Burma.
  • Subject:

    Religious Education


    Inspirational People

  • Keywords: Christianity, commitment, sacrifice, God, hope, faith
Ideas for use in class
  • Ask pupils in what ways James showed commitment to the teaching and example of Jesus. What is their reaction to the sort of commitment that leads to such personal risk?
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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