BBC All Things Considered

BBC All Things Considered

Award-winning series exploring religious, spiritual and moral issues. All Things Considered adopts a variety of formats, from documentary to interview and discussion, but is always revealing. Broadcast weekly on BBC Radio Wales on Sundays at 9 AM and Thursdays at 5.30 AM.

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  • Conquering Darkness: Diwali in Wales

    Sun, 19 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    Mary Stallard meets some of Wales’ Hindu community, as they prepare to celebrate Diwali, the festival of light, and asks what the festival means to them? With over 10,000 Hindus in Wales (twice the number ten years ago) this is a thriving community, with vary varied beliefs and customs. Mary’s investigation takes her to two different temples in Cardiff, and even gets her on to the dance floor, joining in the traditional autumn dance ritual of 'gurba' dancing. She meets some dancing spinal surgeons, and braves a dental surgery in Barry to meet a woman who, besides her expertise with the drill, also officiates at Diwali as a priest. And she visits the private shrine of one Cardiff woman, who worships at home.

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  • Chaplaincy

    Sun, 12 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    Roy Jenkins discusses the role of chaplains today. In a society that is described as increasingly secular, he asks whether there is still any role for religious professionals outside religious organisations.

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  • Rabbi Julia Neuberger

    Thu, 9 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    With guest Rabbi Julia Neuberger, one of the most distinguished figures in the religious life of Britain.

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  • Mary Jones World

    Sun, 28 Sep 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    8 days remaining

    Roy Jenkins previews the Bible Society’s new £1M heritage centre on the shores of Bala Lake. Mary Jones World opens on 5th October, and celebrates Thomas Charles, one of the founders of the Bible Society, and Mary Jones, the fifteen year old whose epic walk across the Merionethshire hills to obtain her own copy of the Bible so inspired him. Is this the best use of the Society’s money? And what is the Society’s vision, at a time when so few people in the western world appear to engage meaningfully with the Bible in any shape or form?

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  • Karen Armstrong

    Sun, 21 Sep 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    Former nun and scholar of world religions, Karen Armstrong talks to Roy Jenkins.

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