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Autism and Faith

How easy is it for autistic people to believe in God? The National Autistic Society describe...

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Fierce and Feminine: Kali and Shakti

She wears a necklace of severed human heads with blood dripping from their necks. Her tongue is...

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Who Are The Uyhgurs?

As Muslims around the world celebrate Eid, Ernie Rea hosts a panel on the beliefs and culture of...

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Young and Full of Faith

In a society that’s becoming increasingly secular, why are some young people embracing a...

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Resurrection

On Easter Sunday, as children hunt for chocolate eggs, the words 'Christ is Risen. Alleluia!' are...

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Religion IRL

In the past two years faith communities have lived through an unprecedented experiment. With...

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Putin's Religious War

Days before Russian troops entered Ukraine in late February, President Vladimir Putin gave an...

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The 5Ks of Sikhism

In 1699, Guru Gobind Singh (the 10th Sikh Guru) formed the Sikh Khalsa and announced that its...

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Satan

In the popular imagination, Satan is often a figure of evil with horns, hooves, frightening face...

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Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols

In the spring of 1942, Benjamin Britten and his partner Peter Pears left the United States on...

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Boxing

Straight after Oleksandr Usyk dethroned Anthony Joshua on points in a boxing masterclass in...

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Young Voices in Northern Ireland

For this special edition of Beyond Belief, Ernie Rea has been to Northern Ireland to talk to a...

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Orthodox Jewish Women

There is a stereotype of the Orthodox Jewish woman. She is confined to domestic duties and...

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African Spirituality

The increasing influence of African spirituality on Western society is very evident. You can read...

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Poetry, the Language of Religion

To celebrate its 500th edition, Beyond Belief has recorded a special programme at the Contains...

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Ignatian Spirituality

If you have ever been so immersed in a book or film that you feel you're part of the story, you...

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Scotland and the Union

There has been a ‘Great Britain’ for over 300 years but the union is now under...

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What do the Taliban believe?

It’s a month since Afghanistan entered a new era under the 'Taliban 2.0'. Foreign forces...

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Ganesha

Ganesh or Ganesha - also known as Ganpati - is one of the best known Hindu Gods. Easily...

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The College of Cardinals

For over 1000 years, the College of Cardinals has been responsible for electing the Pope. The...

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