Sheila Dillon looks at the role food plays in different faiths.
Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks explains why faith survives.
Francine Stock explores Franz Mesmer and the charismatic healing power of suggestibility.
The conflict between religious belief and human rights law.
David Cannadine argues that history misses vital accounts of religious tolerance.
Neil MacGregor focuses on our relationship with the natural world and seasonal changes.
British musician and poet Akala examines the culture of his Rastafarian heritage.
Will Self asks some of Britain's key opinion-makers about the nature of our existence.
What are the moral limits of forgiveness? Engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Gnosticism, a sect associated with early Christianity.
Frank Cottrell Boyce explores the impact of WWI on religion at home and at the front.
Robin Ince and Brian Cox take the Infinite Monkey Cage to Glastonbury.
Scientist Jim Al-Khalili gets a new pen-pal, living off-grid on a remote Canadian island.
Ernie Rea in conversation with guests about the belief in karma.
Neil MacGregor focuses on prayer, an individual activity that is also profoundly communal.
Philip Ball tells the story of Anton Mesmer and the rise and fall of animal magnetism.
Ernie Rea discusses the impact of religious belief and practice on today's society.
A polar bear teaches wildlife cameraman John Aitchison the real meaning of patience.
Melvyn Bragg examines the purpose and effects of prayer.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss the beliefs and practices of Rastafari.
Historian Professor Fara Dabhoiwala explores the origins of religious freedom of speech.
As the sales get underway, Ernie Rea's guests discuss religion and consumerism.
Andrew Brown explores how believers and sceptics see the role of religion.
Joan Bakewell discusses belief with novelist Salley Vickers.
Melvyn Bragg explores the areas of conflict and agreement between science and religion.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Japanese belief system of Shinto.
Melvyn Bragg looks at how cyberspace has introduced a new concept of space in our world.