HIGHLIGHT: Something Understood The theologian
Keith Ward explains his theory that religious belief is rational,
while doubt is illogical.
Radio 4 6.05am Sunday
Sunday 5pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled
Jones talks to the singer Tony Christie about his belief in
9pm (BBC2) The Story of the Jews Simon
Schama examines changes in what it means to be Jewish (5/5).
Monday to Friday 7.55pm (C4)
4thought.tv Five centenarians talk about faith, including
a 101-year-old who wonders why young people turn away from
Tuesday 9pm (C4) My Big Fat Gypsy
Christening An insight into the Gypsy and Traveller
community's approach to birth and death.
Wednesday 9pm (BBC4) Fabric of Britain
Dan Jones looks at English embroidery, including a 14th-century
bishop's cope (3/3).
Saturday 8.30pm (BBC World Service) Heart
and Soul John Laurenson travels to Assisi to find out about
the enduring appeal of St Francis.
Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A
Back to Church Sunday service with the Latimer Minster community in
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of
last week's service from Wakefield Cathedral.
Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie
Rea and guests discuss J. R. R. Tolkien's works (9/9).
Tuesday 11am (R4) Shared Planet Monty
Don explores how religious teachings could involve people with
conserving the natural world (5/22).
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong
from Westminster Abbey.