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.
Sat, 12 Apr 14
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What absolute monarch Sultan Qaboos's 'benevolent dictatorship' has done for Oman's climate of exceptional religious tolerance.
Sat, 5 Apr 14
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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?
Sat, 29 Mar 14
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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.
Sat, 22 Mar 14
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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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