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Week ahead

27 September 2013


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 angels.

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 religion.

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 Buckinghamshire

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.

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