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Ernie Rea and guests discuss why so many parents find it difficult to pass on their faith to their children.

According to recent research, a Christian couple in Britain has only a 50 percent chance of transmitting their beliefs and practice to their children. If a child has just one Christian parent the chance is 25 per cent. Why is it so difficult for parents to pass on their faith? And do grandparents and parents in minority faith communities face the same problems when it comes to transmitting their religious beliefs and values across the Generational Divide?
Ernie Rea's guests in Beyond Belief today are Professor David Voas from Manchester University, Sadek Hamid a researcher into Muslim youth, and the Rabbi and Baroness, Julia Neuberger.

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Mon 1 Aug 2011 16:30


Six things you might not know about chanting

Six things you might not know about chanting

Here are six things we learned from Beyond Belief’s exploration of the power of chanting.