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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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Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 1, From Pleasure to Sin
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directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch, 1951-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 59 mins

Is a large swathe of Christianity out of step with the modern world? As society in general becomes more liberal, the Church seems more entrenched. This fascinating series explores how the religion's complex, explosive and often divisive ideas about sex, marriage and gender have their roots in an extraordinary stor...

directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch, 1951-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 59 mins
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Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 2, Sexual Revolution
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directed by Charles Colville, 1959-; presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch, 1951-; produced by Charles Colville, 1959-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 58 mins

Is a large swathe of Christianity out of step with the modern world? As society in general becomes more liberal, the Church seems more entrenched. This fascinating series explores how the religion's complex, explosive and often divisive ideas about sex, marriage and gender have their roots in an extraordinary stor...

directed by Charles Colville, 1959-; presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch, 1951-; produced by Charles Colville, 1959-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 58 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), 32 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), 32 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), 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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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 1, Australasia and the Pacific Ring of Fire
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
To find out how tribal faiths have survived into the 21st Century, Pete witnesses a stabbing ritual in Sulawesi, baby smoking in Alice Springs and fertility festivals in the Philippines. Pete Owen Jones travels to Australasia to find out how tribal faiths have survived into the 21st Century. He goes into the Austr...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2, The Far East
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 48 mins
Pete observes a purification ritual during the Shinto Oto Matsuri fire festival and finds out how war helped to create the biggest church in the world. Pete encounters the exotic and inscrutable religions of the Far East, from anarchic Buddhist Naked Man and Shinto Fire festivals in Japan to enlightening Taoist mo...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 48 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 3, Africa
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 53 mins
From sacrifices in honour of Voodoo spirits in the west to a rock-hewn church in the highlands of northern Ethiopia, Pete explores the spiritual traditions of Africa. In a gruelling journey through the continent where all human life began, Pete hopes to get a glimpse of Man’s first experience of the divine. Sett...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 53 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 5, United States of America
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 56 mins
Pete is in the most religiously diverse country in the world, the USA. He discovers a dangerous side to the Bible Belt when he gets too close to the serpent-handlers in the Appalachian mountains, before taking his seat at a table-tipping séance. He continues to challenge his own faith when he comes face to face w...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 56 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 6, The Indian Subcontinent
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
Pete explores Karma in a Tibetan Buddhist monastery high in the mountains and attends the 300th anniversary of a Sikh guru. Pete travels from the Nepalese Himalayas to the south of India to make sense of the mystery of Indian religions. He finds out about the transmigration of the soul, karma, the pantheon of gods...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
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