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Week ahead

18 November 2016


HIGHLIGHT: Life and Death the Pentecostal Way A documentary that follows the congregation at a Pentecostal church — Britain’s fastest-growing Christian denomination.

Sunday 9pm, BBC2


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.30pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise A look at the impact of the first black churches on Britain’s Christian culture.
Monday 10.45pm (BBC1) America’s Hate Preachers A programme that examines two nominally Christian hate-groups.
Wednesday 9pm (BBC2) Black and British: A forgotten history David Olusoga examines the Victorian moral crusade against slavery (3/4).


RADIO: Sunday 6.05am (R4 FM) Something Understood The Revd Malcolm Doney examines the importance of affording freedom to our loved ones.
7am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Clare Balding’s guests include Simon Jenkins, who discusses his book England’s Cathedrals.
8.10am (R4 FM) Sunday Worship Live from Leeds Trinity University, featuring the mass of Christ the King.
10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul: Finding AllahAbdul-Rehman Malik discovers how believers have found Allah through music.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Bristol Cathedral.
Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea explores the place of faith in today’s world (1/8).
Tuesday 4pm (R4) A Freedom Too Far? Melanie Phillips asks looks at the limits we place on free speech.
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from Wakefield Cathedral.
Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg chairs a discussion about the Baltic Crusades, undertaken by European kings in the 13th-century.

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