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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6, The Victorians and After
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 mins
Richard Taylor discovers how, at the height of the Industrial Revolution, medieval imagery and ritual make a surprise return to Victorian places of worship and plunge the Anglican Church into conflict. Richard retraces the controversy surrounding this Oxford Movement of Anglo-Catholics and explores their finest ch...
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 mins
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Did Darwin Kill God?
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directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; presented by Conor Cunningham, 1972-; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 56 mins
Can Darwin and religion exist side by side? In this thought-provoking programme, Anglican Christian, philosopher and theologian Conor Cunningham explains why these two beliefs are not in conflict. Richard Dawkins, famous for his book The God Delusion, believes there is an irreconcilable clash between the theory of...
directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; presented by Conor Cunningham, 1972-; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 56 mins
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Everyman, Can Prayer Heal?
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directed by Christopher Morris, fl. 2008; produced by Lydia Bendersky, fl. 2003 and Anna Cox, fl. 1998-2013, Discovery Health Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Everyman (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2003), 55 mins
"I don't believe prayer works, I know it does." These are the words of Mitchell Krucoff, one of America's top heart surgeons, who with his colleague Suzanne Crater, is at the helm of one of the most scientifically driven and ambitious clinical studies to examine the link between prayer and healing. For much of mod...
directed by Christopher Morris, fl. 2008; produced by Lydia Bendersky, fl. 2003 and Anna Cox, fl. 1998-2013, Discovery Health Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Everyman (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2003), 55 mins
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Feasts, 1, India
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directed by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010; produced by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Feasts, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
Festivals are the one time of the year when families, communities and whole countries come together to celebrate. But what do these ritual festivals tell us about people and their cultures? Food writer and presenter Stefan Gates immerses himself in some of the most extraordinary feasts and festivals on Earth. By j...
directed by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010; produced by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Feasts, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
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Great Philosophers, Episode 13, Bryan Magee talks to Sidney Morgenbesser about the American pragmatists
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produced by Jill Dawson, fl. 1975, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Bryan Magee, 1930-, in Great Philosophers, Episode 13 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 43 mins
Bryan Magee presents a stimulating and accessible history of Western philosophy through the ages, beginning with Plato and Aristotle, and following the story through the centuries, via Descartes, Kant and Nietzsche, to recent figures such as Bertrand Russell and Wittgenstein. Magee interviews internationally renow...
produced by Jill Dawson, fl. 1975, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Bryan Magee, 1930-, in Great Philosophers, Episode 13 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 43 mins
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Great Philosophers, Episode 14, Bryan Magee talks to A.J. Ayer about Frege, Russell and modern logic
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produced by Jill Dawson, fl. 1975, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Bryan Magee, 1930-, in Great Philosophers, Episode 14 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 45 mins
Bryan Magee presents a stimulating and accessible history of Western philosophy through the ages, beginning with Plato and Aristotle, and following the story through the centuries, via Descartes, Kant and Nietzsche, to recent figures such as Bertrand Russell and Wittgenstein. Magee interviews internationally renow...
produced by Jill Dawson, fl. 1975, British Broadcasting Corporation; interview by Bryan Magee, 1930-, in Great Philosophers, Episode 14 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 45 mins
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Horizon, Season 47, Horizon Special, The End of God?: A Horizon Guide to Science and Religion
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directed by Naomi Law, fl. 2007; presented by Thomas Dixon, fl. 2002; produced by Naomi Law, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 47, Horizon Special (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 1 hour 7 mins
As the Pope ends his visit to Britain, historian Dr Thomas Dixon delves into the BBC's archive to explore the troubled relationship between religion and science. From the creationists of America to the physicists of the Large Hadron Collider, he traces the expansion of scientific knowledge and asks whether there i...
directed by Naomi Law, fl. 2007; presented by Thomas Dixon, fl. 2002; produced by Naomi Law, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 47, Horizon Special (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 1 hour 7 mins
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Horizon, Season 48, Episode 5, Are You Good or Evil?
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directed by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013; produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013, British Broadcasting Corporation and Science Channel, in Horizon, Season 48, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Ted Bundy, Charles Manson, David Berkowitz - these men were notorious killers. But were they born bad? In the hunt for morality, Horizon takes a look inside the minds of criminals and finds out what makes their brains different. If you start out life with parts of your moral machinery broken, how likely are you to...
directed by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013; produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013, British Broadcasting Corporation and Science Channel, in Horizon, Season 48, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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Horizon, Season 51, Episode 11, Animal Mummies: Egypt's Dark Secret
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directed by Jon Eastman, fl. 2010; produced by Jon Eastman, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 51, Episode 11 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins

Investigating the use of modern medical technology to scan Egyptian animal mummies from museums across the world. By creating 3D images of their content, experts are discovering the truth about the role animals played in ancient Egyptian belief.

This episode of Horizon also meets the scientists working in Egypt wh...

directed by Jon Eastman, fl. 2010; produced by Jon Eastman, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 51, Episode 11 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
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Inside The Medieval Mind, Episode 1, Knowledge
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directed by Nat Sharman, fl. 2003; produced by Nat Sharman, fl. 2003, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Inside The Medieval Mind, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 1 hour 7 mins
Presented by Professor Robert Bartlett - one of the world's leading medievalists - this lively series will be the ultimate guide to the medieval world. Bartlett's authoritative style, incredible grasp of content and awareness of current debate, make him the perfect ambassador to transport us back in time and to ex...
directed by Nat Sharman, fl. 2003; produced by Nat Sharman, fl. 2003, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Inside The Medieval Mind, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 1 hour 7 mins
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