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Divine Women

In this programme, divided into short chapters for use in the classroom, Bettany Hughes uncovers the remarkable and neglected stories of women and religion.

She heads to India, where she joins thousands of Hindus in the worship of one of their most formidable goddesses, Durga.

In Milan, the life of Saint Augustine and the doctrine of original sin are explored.

Finally, Bettany profiles the powerful women who were instrumental in the crucial early days of Islam.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 19 May 2015 04:00


Role Contributor
PresenterBettany Hughes
Executive ProducerLeonie Jameson
DirectorRuairi Fallon
ProducerEmily Davis

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