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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  • God's Atheists

    Fri, 12 Dec 14

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    27 mins

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    John Laurenson reports on Sunday Assembley the “church” for people who don’t believe in God. As John meets the ‘worshippers’ in London and Oxford, he discovers that rather than antipathy between atheists and believers, a new, interesting and polite conversation has begun between them.

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  • Living Longer in Lovely Hill

    Sat, 6 Dec 14

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    27 mins

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    Peter Bowes discovers The Seventh Day Adventist community living a longer life. Loma Linda is a place that has an enviable record of its residents living to a ripe old age, often without the burdens of chronic illness until very late in life. Studies have shown that people here live up to 10 years longer than most Americans and enjoy better health in their golden years.

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  • Hindutva: Hindu Nationalism in India

    Sat, 29 Nov 14

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    27 mins

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    Is an extreme version of Hinduism on the rise in India? Against the background of a shifting relationship between politics and faith in India, Sunita asks what it means to be a Hindu in India today.

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  • The Yazidis: Exiled From Eden

    Sat, 22 Nov 14

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    How IS militants are forcing the Yazidis out of their ancient lands in northern Iraq.

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