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How a common belief can sustain our survival

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Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Nov 2009
Representing one of the foundations that hosted the Faith and Climate Change Conference in London, Darran Martin of the Faith Regen Foundation...

Empowering people to make a difference

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Empowering people to make a difference Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Nov 2009
Speaking from the Faith and Climate Change Conference held in London, Abby Sarr talks about how opening a dialogue between different faith groups...

Defining Christianity

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Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Oct 2009
Accompanying Diarmaid MacCulloch’s series exploring Christianity, Professor John Wolffe expresses his own personal opinions about the places...

OU on the BBC: History of Christianity - About the series

OU on the BBC: History of Christianity - About the series Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Oct 2009
A new BBC series tells the stories behind the world’s most popular religion.

Why death and dying?

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Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Sep 2009
Although it's something we'll all experience, the idea of a course dedicated to death and dying might seem unusual. Dr Carol Komaromy explains why...

Making The Art Of Dying: An interview with Dan Cruickshank

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Making The Art Of Dying: An interview with Dan Cruickshank Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory Level Duration 15 mins Updated 22 Sep 2009
Dr Carol Komaromy interviews Dan Cruickshank about his experiences making the BBC/OU programme The Art of Dying

Debate: The supreme god

Debate: The supreme god Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2009
Community member Xie_Ming suggested that all religions share a single master

Debate: Faith as a tool

Debate: Faith as a tool Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Feb 2009
A forum guest suggested that there might be a positive way to view faith as a tool

Debate: The Bible and Darwin

Debate: The Bible and Darwin Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Dec 2008
DMWessel, a community member, wondered if there is common ground between the Bible and Darwin

Purified by Fire

Purified by Fire Copyrighted image Credit: Bob Spicer
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Apr 2008
Professor Bob Spicer attends an ancient ceremony of prayers and purification at the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany.