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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  • Inside the Osama Bin Laden Imam School

    Sat, 24 Jan 15

    27 mins

    28 days remaining

    The web of schools promoting the ideaology of Osama Bin Laden in Islamad. Mobeen Azhar investigates.

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  • The Church and the Mafia

    Sat, 17 Jan 15

    27 mins

    21 days remaining

    The battle between the Catholic Church and Italy’s notorious mafia gangs

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  • Faith In Oman - Ibadi Islam

    Sat, 10 Jan 15

    28 mins

    14 days remaining

    What absolute monarch Sultan Qaboos's 'benevolent dictatorship' has done for Oman's climate of exceptional religious tolerance. Does the country’s lack of democracy diminish the value of its policy of religious tolerance? And what does the future hold for Oman when the Sultan’s rule comes to an end?

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  • Faith in Oman - Accepting the Other

    Sat, 3 Jan 15

    27 mins

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    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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