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  1. Serendipity

    Irma Kurtz considers how serendipity moulds our lives and influences our lives

    First broadcast: 27 Mar 2011

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  2. 19/03/2011

    Exploring the idea that "the earth is but one country and we are all its citizens"

    First broadcast: 20 Mar 2011

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  3. Abraham

    Mark Tully considers Abraham's legacy for Judaism, Islam and Christianity

    First broadcast: 13 Mar 2011

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  4. The Disguise

    Sarah Cuddon explores how taking on an assumed name becomes an experiment in identity

    First broadcast: 05 Mar 2011

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  5. Time Has Told Me

    Fergal Keane reflects on the importance of real life experience

    First broadcast: 26 Feb 2011

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  6. Spiritual Energy

    Mark Tully asks if spiritual energy exists, where it might be, and how we can tap into it

    First broadcast: 20 Feb 2011

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  7. Blunt Speaking

    Alastair Campbell tells Mark Tully his blunt speaking reputation isn't entirely accurate

    First broadcast: 12 Feb 2011

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  8. The Midst of Life

    Teresa Morgan explores ways of thinking about middle age

    First broadcast: 05 Feb 2011

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  9. Freedom From Control

    Mark Tully considers that, for some, creativity is only possible when control is abandoned

    First broadcast: 30 Jan 2011

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  10. Freedom and Control

    The paradox that imposed controls can create a sense of freedom and creativity

    First broadcast: 22 Jan 2011

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  11. Laugh and the World Laughs With You

    What does laughter reveal about you?

    First broadcast: 15 Jan 2011

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  12. Place of Safety

    Mark Tully contemplates our need for security, and the places of safety we yearn for

    First broadcast: 08 Jan 2011

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  13. Childhood Innocence

    Jonathan Charles considers the innocence of children

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2011

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  14. Stories of the Nativity

    Mark Tully considers the significance of traditional nativity stories

    First broadcast: 25 Dec 2010

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  15. On Walking

    Melissa Viney reflects on the physical and spiritual benefits of walking

    First broadcast: 18 Dec 2010

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  16. 12/12/2010

    Spiritual themes explored through music, prose and poetry

    First broadcast: 12 Dec 2010

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  17. I Don't Believe in Being Lost

    Broadcaster Anita Rani explores the significance of being lost, physically and spiritually

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 2010

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  18. Living in the Mind

    Mark Tully examines the skill of Living in the Mind, with readings from Lawrence and Keats

    First broadcast: 27 Nov 2010

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  19. Voices of Brass

    A programme for Remembrance Sunday on the power of the military band

    First broadcast: 20 Nov 2010

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  20. The Wandering Minstrel

    Writer Irma Kurtz reflects on the medieval troubadours and how they have evolved

    First broadcast: 13 Nov 2010

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  21. The Exercise of Conscience

    Mike Wooldridge explores the decision of the conscientious objector

    First broadcast: 06 Nov 2010

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  22. 30/10/2010

    Writer Vesna Goldsworthy asks how emigres and exiles find a voice in a foreign country

    First broadcast: 30 Oct 2010

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  23. Sleeping on it

    How is real problem solving best achieved: by the unconscious or by rational thought?

    First broadcast: 23 Oct 2010

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  24. 16/10/2010

    Mark Tully looks at the art of parables and fables

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2010

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  25. Snakes and Ladders

    The writer Sarah Cuddon explores the ancient notion of Snakes and Ladders

    First broadcast: 10 Oct 2010

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  26. The New Age of the Engineer

    Is it true that the contribution of Britain's engineers has gone unrecognised?

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2010

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  27. Blame it on the Universe

    Mark Tully wonders why so many people now talk about The Universe rather than God

    First broadcast: 25 Sep 2010

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  28. Tiny Survivals

    Classicist Llewelyn Morgan reflects on the importance of fragments of the past.

    First broadcast: 18 Sep 2010

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  29. Who To Trust?

    Spiritual themes explored through music, prose and poetry

    First broadcast: 11 Sep 2010

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  30. 04/09/2010

    Mark Tully asks whether India still needs aid when its economy is booming

    First broadcast: 04 Sep 2010

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