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Television: Faith amid the trash

by Gillean Craig

“IT IS BETTER to live in a rubbish dump if that’s where Jesus is.” That is just the kind of thing you expect the vicar to say at the start of Lent; an exhortatory metaphor to encourage his flock to turn away from the cosy securities of their everyday lives, and dare them to encounter the Lord in all the rawness and danger of real experience. (Well, it’s the kind of thing people expect me to say).

Yet in last Friday’s Unreported World (Channel 4) this was a statement of ...

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