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First broadcast:
Monday 16 April 2012

In today's "Beyond Belief" Ernie Rea and guests discuss the religious foundations and functions of monarchy.
Can monarchy be divorced from its religious underpinnings and, if not, what place does it have in a secular society? Is it a symbol of unity or division in multi cultural Britain?
Joining Ernie to discuss the Monarchy are Philip Blond, Director of Res Publica; Symon Hill, Associate Director of the Think Tank, Ekklesia; and the Rev Dr Judith Maltby, Reader in Church History at the University of Oxford.


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    Beyond Belief

    Debates exploring the place of religion and faith in today's complex world. Ernie Rea is joined by a…

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