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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  • To Heaven and Back

    Sat, 18 Oct 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    24 days remaining

    Polls suggest that up 15 million Americans have had what are commonly called 'near-death' experiences. Jane Little talks to perhaps the most famous of them Dr Eben Alexander. He is the neurosurgeon whose book Proof of Heaven, has been on the bestseller lists for two years. She also talks to leading researcher, Dr Bruce Greyson, who has collected thousands of accounts of near-death experiences, as well as to Dr Michael Shermer, who has yet to be persuaded that there is proof of life after death.

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  • Iglesia ni Cristo: Building The One True Church

    Sat, 11 Oct 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    17 days remaining

    Janak Rogers investigates the powerful Philippine Church Iglesia ni Cristo. Standing in the middle of the city of Bulacan, in the Philippines, the church itself is an arena with a capacity of 55,000 people and looks like a venue for the biggest sporting events or concerts from the world’s biggest rock groups.

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  • Francis: The Pope's Calling

    Sat, 4 Oct 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    10 days remaining

    James Harding sets out to understand one of the world's most fascinating and charismatic leaders. How does Pope Francis really operate? Does he herald a revolution in style or substance, and can his popularity survive in the face of such high expectations?

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  • Faith on the Border

    Sat, 27 Sep 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    3 days remaining

    Matt Wells travels to the arid desert of Arizona, which has been forced to deal with the massive exodus of child migrants, to see how faith groups have thrown open their doors to the migrants offering food, clothing and comfort, putting the lessons of their faith into practice on a huge scale.

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