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The Other Side of the Leaf
Neil MacGregor on communities who believe they are not the sole inhabitants of a landscape
Global Gods, Local Needs
Neil MacGregor on how gods reach new communities, and how they are adapted and changed.
Gods Living Together
Neil MacGregor focuses on how faiths co-exist in India.
Ruling with the Gods
Neil MacGregor on ruling with a mandate from the gods - from the UK to Benin to China.
Living with No Gods
Neil MacGregor on societies who banished religion, from revolutionary France to the USSR.
Turning the Screw
Neil MacGregor on attempts by some societies to outlaw beliefs seen as a threat.
The Search for a State
Neil MacGregor focuses on the faiths that have sought to establish a state of their own.
Living with Each Other
Neil MacGregor concludes his series on shared beliefs with a look to the future and hope.
Living With The Gods Omnibus
Our Place In The Pattern
Neil MacGregor explores how communities explain their place in the grand scheme of things
Neil MacGregor on how the individual relates to the belief system of the wider community.
Theatres of Faith
Neil MacGregor focuses on the public display of spiritual rituals.
The Power of Images
Neil MacGregor reflects on the role images play in the expression of shared beliefs.
Harvest and Homage
Neil MacGregor focuses on the patterns of nature, festivals and the disruption of death.
One God or Many
Neil MacGregor on societies that live with one God or many, or co-exist with local spirits
Powers Earthly and Divine
Neil MacGregor considers how faith and politics co-exist - and how we live together