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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  • The Divinity Of Haile Selassie

    Sat, 13 Sep 14

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    Dr Robert Beckford explores how the Ethiopian King came to be worshipped by the Rastafari community as a living god.

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  • The Last Wish of a Prince

    Sat, 6 Sep 14

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    27 mins

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    Hardeep Singh Kohli follows the campaign trail to have Maharaja Duleep Singh's remains exhumed and returned to India. If successful, this will be history in the making as the dying wishes of the Prince will finally be granted, as some in the Sikh community believe.

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  • To Die With Dignity?

    Sat, 30 Aug 14

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    The Belgian parliament has voted to allow children to decide whether they wanted to end their own lives. Now even a four-year-old can make the choice that their illness is so serious or quality of life so diminished that they can opt for euthanasia. John Laurenson speaks to doctors, terminally ill patients and religious figures about the moral, ethical and spiritual questions this raises.

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  • Sister Saints

    Sat, 23 Aug 14

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    Why are women in the Mormon church not only barred from becoming priests, but also even kicked out of the church for campaigning to change those rules? Jane Little travels to Utah, where the Church has its headquarters, to meet Kate Kelly. She was an active mormon, even a former missionary, but then she founded a campaign to ordain women. Kate was found guilty of apostasy by her Bishop, and excommunicated. The all-male leadership now regards her as an ex-Mormon, though she clearly does not, and is appealing the decision.

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