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The Meaning of Love

On Valentine's Day, Mary Stallard and guests discuss the meaning of love, asking why it is important, what forms can it take and if religious faith can change how it is viewed.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 19 Feb 2016 00:30

Music Played

  • Fred Astaire And Ginger Rogers

    As Fine Romance

More about the programme:

Love is in the air on this week’s All Things Considered.

It’s St Valentine’s Day and it’s hard to ignore it. For weeks now, cheesey cards, heart shaped balloons, and overpriced flowers have crowded the aisles of many a supermarket. For some it’s a day of romance and indulgence others perhaps would rather let it pass them by.

Here in Wales it can feel as if we get a double dose of romance, with St Valentine’s Day swiftly following celebrations of the Welsh saint of love: Santes Dwynwyn.

In today’s programme Mary Stallard and guests are discussing what it means to love and to be loved? What happens when it’s missing from human lives?  And to what extent does having a Christian faith affect how love is understood?


  • Sun 14 Feb 2016 09:03
  • Fri 19 Feb 2016 00:30