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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 1, Dark Beginnings
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directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
Richard Taylor visits Britain's early medieval churches to find out why the Anglo-Saxons and Normans continued to fill their sacred buildings with pagan images.
directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2, Medieval Life
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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 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
Richard Taylor uncovers evidence that shows how and why our parish churches came to play such a crucial role in the everyday life of the Middle Ages.
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 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 3, Medieval Death
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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 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
Richard Taylor shows how churches were designed to give medieval people a way to escape death, with their Judgement scenes, cadaver tombs and crucifixion depictions. He explains why scenes of suffering on the cross became so prominent and why the instruments used in the persecution of Jesus were depicted in the de...
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 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 4, Reformation: Chaos and Creation
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directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
Richard Taylor tries to understand the intense medieval devotion to the Virgin Mary and how this fueled the anger of the Reformation that followed. Richard 'reads' a ruined church and explains how it was not Henry VIII but his boy-king successor, Edward VI, who was responsible for the greatest changes in the Refor...
directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
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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), 29 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), 29 mins
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Correspondent, Boy King
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presented by Carol Wightman; produced by Richard Else, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 46 mins
Eighteen months ago, Urgyen Trinley Dorge, the 16 year-old boy whom many Buddhists believe to be a gifted spiritual leader, escaped from his native Tibet, to live in a monastery in the Indian mountains. The BBC's Carol Wightman, who gained exclusive access to him, reports.
presented by Carol Wightman; produced by Richard Else, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 46 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), 52 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), 52 mins
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Everyman, Cult Breakers
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produced by Emma Barker, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Everyman (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 39 mins
An inside view of the "brainwashing" techniques used by religious cults and convert-breakers. (See also Drama: Signs and Wonders)
produced by Emma Barker, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Everyman (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 39 mins
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Everyman, Heart of Darkness
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directed by Zab Chughtai, fl. 1997-2000; produced by Zab Chughtai, fl. 1997-2000, British Broadcasting Corporation and Discovery Channel, in Everyman (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 49 mins
The decapitation and murder of James Byrd in Texas once again introduced race as a motive for murder in the United States of America. Only, this is not just another hate crime statistic; it is a news story which links this brutal crime with the Olympic Games bomb in Atlanta and the notorious Oklahoma bombing. This...
directed by Zab Chughtai, fl. 1997-2000; produced by Zab Chughtai, fl. 1997-2000, British Broadcasting Corporation and Discovery Channel, in Everyman (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 49 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), 49 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), 49 mins
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