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Neil MacGregor continues his exploration of how shared beliefs have shaped societies, and focuses on those that live with one God, with many gods or co-exist with local spirits.

Neil MacGregor continues the omnibus editions of his series on the expression of shared beliefs in communities around the world and across time.

In this programme he considers the societies that live with one God - and those that live with many. He explores the communities that share the world around them with the spirits that inhabit particular places. He also visits communities living not only with their own gods but with the gods of others.

Producer Paul Kobrak

The series is produced in partnership with the British Museum, with the assistance of Dr Christopher Harding, University of Edinburgh.
Photograph (c) The Trustees of the British Museum.

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