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Religious Belief

Philip Dodd looks at 2000 years of Arab Christians, at the rise of Pentecostalism in Nigeria, Brazil and the US and a novel depicting a man who decides to build a new church.

Philip Dodd looks at 2000 years of Arab Christians, at the modern rise of Pentecostalism and a novel depicting a man who decides to build a new church. Laura Premack from Lancaster University researches pentecostalism in Brazil, Nigeria and the USA. Neil Griffiths is author of a novel called As a God Might Be. Aurélie Clemente-Ruiz is Director of Exhibitions Department at the Institut du monde arabe in Paris where Eastern Christians: 2000 Years of History is on until January 14th 2018.
It then tours to the MuBA Eugene Leroy, Fine Arts Museum of Tourcoing from 22nd February to 12 June 2018.

Radio 3 is broadcasting a Sacred River of Sound this coming Sunday.

Neil McGregor's 30-part series Living With The Gods can be heard via the BBC Radio 4 website.

Producer: Harry Parker

Main Image: Worshippers of St. Mary's Mission church pray during the Sunday church service in Kisumu, Kenya on October 29, 2017. Credit: Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP /Getty Images.

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Presenter Philip Dodd
Producer Robyn Read
Interviewed Guest Laura Premack
Interviewed Guest Neil Griffiths
Interviewed Guest Aurelie Clemente-Ruiz

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