Heart and Soul: Faith Perspectives

Heart and Soul: Faith Perspectives

Explore the role of faith, spirituality and religious practice in the lives of people around the world. Heart and Soul offers insights into personal life stories, current events and trends, and explores where these intersect with religious practice and values. Covering all major religions, it offers valuable insights into how different faith communities think and live, as well as discussion of ethical matters. Regular presenters include Christopher Landau; Richard Coles; and Michael Ford. Broadcast weekly on Saturdays.

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  • Faith in Oman - Part Two

    Sat, 12 Apr 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    What absolute monarch Sultan Qaboos's 'benevolent dictatorship' has done for Oman's climate of exceptional religious tolerance.

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  • Faith in Oman - Part One

    Sat, 5 Apr 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    Accepting the Other: The Gulf state of Oman grants faiths other than Islam a surprising amount of freedom. Could the Omani model catch on elsewhere?

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  • Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi

    Sat, 29 Mar 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    Now living in exile in Morocco, Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi says his role is to provide that hope to the Syrian people. Shelagh Fogarty talks to him about the moral dilemmas of supporting armed protest, and the role of clerics and scholars in bringing about political reform in Syria.

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  • Islam and Australian Aborigines

    Sat, 22 Mar 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    Sea cucumbers, feral camels and Malcolm X. They have all played their part in the centuries-old link between Australian Aboriginals and Islam. Janak Rogers explores this link for Heart and Soul, and how Islam is still playing a role in the lives of many Aborigines from the rural outback to the bustling city of Sydney.

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