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Week ahead

28 August 2015


HIGHLIGHT: Horizon: Which universe are we in? A look at the “multiverse” theory, in which our universe is just one of an infinite number.


8pm BBC2, Wednesday


TELEVISION: Sunday 4.55pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise: Gospel Choir of the Year Six amateur choirs compete for the title.

Wednesday 9pm (BBC2) The Ascent of Woman Amanda Foreman travels to Europe and the near East to examine the history of women (1/4).


RADIO: Friday 12.04pm (R4) The Why Factor Why do people feel compelled to embark on spiritual journeys? (5/10)

Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Samira Ahmed examines the concept of paradise in various cultures, including its use as an impetus to jihadist violence.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service celebrating the life and work of John Bunyan, from St John’s College, Cambridge.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Samira Ahmed asks if the next generation of Britain’s imams are equipped to deal with their communities’ needs.

2.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Edington Priory, Wiltshire.

Monday 11am (R4) Lives in a Landscape Alan Dein joins a pilgrimage to Glastonbury (3/4).

4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss the nature of ghosts and hauntings in religion (3/8).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Recorded at St Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh, during the Charles Wood Festival of Music and Summer School.

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2 July 2022
Bringing Down the Mighty: Church, Theology and Structural Injustice
With Anthony Reddie, Azariah France-Williams, Mariama Ifode-Blease, Luke Larner, Will Moore, Stewart Rapley and Victoria Turner.

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HeartEdge Mission Summer School
From HeartEdge and St Augustine’s College of Theology.

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