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  1. Story of the Jews, The

    Subject
    History; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 295 minutes), £19.99

    British historian Simon Schama explores the rich history of the Jewish faith: its people, writings, and journeys. Schama - who draws on his own family history - travels from from New York to Odessa, Berlin...

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  2. Is God a Virus?

    Subject
    Religious studies; Science

    Lecture by Dr Denis Alexander. The title is based on Richard Dawkins comparing religion to a virus or meme which spreads like a disease and is "one of the world’s great evils". In his lecture Alexander...

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  3. For the Love of Tomorrow

    Subject
    History; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 41 minutes), £8.00

    This film is a profile of Madame Irène Laure, a member of the French Resistance who, travelled to Germany after the war to speak about the importance of forgiveness. ‘I longed for the total destruction...

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  4. Shakespeare and Religion (Radio)

    Producer
    Rosie Dawson
    Subject
    Drama; Religious studies

    Radio series exploring the nature of faith. This episode asks if Shakespeare was a closet Catholic. Ernie Rea discusses Shakespeare and religion with Clare Asquith, author of ‘Shadowplay: The Hidden...

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  5. Is He My Brother?

    Subject
    History; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 28 minutes), £10.99

    This film is about two Kenyans - one black, one white. Stanley Kinga was in the Mau Mau, a secret society formed to liberate the country from British colonial rule. Alan Knight, a farmer, was commandant of a...

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  6. Big Question, The (Television)

    Director
    Rob Hopkin
    Subject
    Drama; Religious studies

    Series presenting, moral, ethical and religious issues. Nicky Campbell presents a specially recorded programme from Manor CE Academy, York. In honour of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, he...

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  7. Cracking the Shakespeare Code (Video)

    Subject
    Drama; Religious studies

    Video podcast. The 2007 Catholic Literature Series focuses on Shakespeare and his relationship to Catholicism. While Shakespeare’s place in the Western canon is settled, the controversial question of his...

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  8. "There Are More Things in Heaven and Earth, Than Are Dreamt of in Your Philosophy." (Audio)

    aka: Shakespeare and Religion

    Producer
    Richard Paul
    Subject
    Drama; Religious studies

    Podcast from the Folger Shakespeare Library. The period when Shakespeare was writing was one torn by disagreements over the proper method of observing Christianity in England. Protestantism was at war with...

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  9. Search for the Lost Manuscript: Julian of Norwich

    Subject
    History; Literature; Religious studies

    Dr Janina Ramirez tells the story of Revelations of Divine Love, the first book ever written in English by a woman - Julian of Norwich, in 1373 - and kept hidden for centuries.

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  10. Will (Television)

    Director
    Shekhar Karpur
    Producer
    Craig Pearce
    Subject
    Drama; English language and literature; History; Literature; Religious studies; Shakespeare

    'Will’ is 10-part drama series about the lost years of the young William Shakespeare. From his arrival in London as an unknown, the series chronicles his rise to become the greatest dramatist in England...

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