HIGHLIGHT: In Our Time
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Putney Debates of 1647 between
Fairfax's New Model Army and the Levellers.
Radio 4 9am Thursday
Sunday 5.20pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise
Aled Jones presents the senior school choir semi-final, from
Wednesday 9pm (BBC2) Israel: Facing the
future John Ware talks to Israelis about how the country sees
itself in the wider world.
9pm (BBC4) The Century That Wrote
Itself Adam Nicolson examines how, in the 17th century, people
began to question attitudes towards God (2/3).
10pm (C4) Syria: Across the lines Olly
Lambert films on both sides of Syria's political and sectarian
Saturday 8.30pm (BBC World Service) Heart
and Soul Burkina Faso has a reputation for a religious
tolerance, but is it justified?
Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship from
4pm (R3) Choral Vespers A repeat of
last week's service from the London Oratory.
Tuesday 8pm (R4) How to Have a Good
Death Dr Kevin Fong explores the Liverpool Care Pathway.
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong
broadcast live from Truro Cathedral.
4pm (R4) Thinking Allowed Laurie
Taylor discusses modern-day parish priests with Dr Caroline
Gatrell, who presents her sociological exploration of their
10.45pm (R3) The Essay: Anglo-Saxon
portraits Stephen Baxter looks at St Edward the Confessor.