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Graham Harvey on Davi Kopenawa at Oxford University article icon

History & The Arts

Graham Harvey on Davi Kopenawa at Oxford University

Graham Harvey reflects on a recent roundtable discussion with shaman, Indigenous diplomat and scholar, Davi Kopenawa Yanomami.

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5 mins
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History & The Arts

World Day of Social Justice

20th February is the World Day of Social Justice. Find out more with our FREE resources...

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5 mins
To lie or not to lie? activity icon

History & The Arts

To lie or not to lie?

A lie’s a lie, right? But what if it wasn’t that simple? This game makes you think about your moral responses to different lies

Activity
5 mins
Exploring ancient Greek religion free course icon level 1: introductory icon

History & The Arts

Exploring ancient Greek religion

The ancient Greeks did not have a term equivalent to the English word ‘religion’. However, their world was populated by numerous figures they both recognised and worshipped as divinities. Among these figures was Amphiaraos, an ancient Greek hero who was later worshipped as a god and popularly associated with healing through the medium of dreams....

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6 hrs
Religion as Virus - Richard Dawkins video icon

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Religion as Virus - Richard Dawkins

Athiest and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins said religion and science can't sit side by side. This animation explains more...

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5 mins
Religion as Mother - JJ Bachofen video icon

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Religion as Mother - JJ Bachofen

JJ Bachofen, a Swiss professor, thought religion was part of the process that started before monogomy, when mothers were the only reliable parent - hence, god was a woman. This animation explains more...

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5 mins
Religion as Ritual - Auguste Comte video icon

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Religion as Ritual - Auguste Comte

French philosopher, Comte, thought religion was such a huge ritual that removing it may be chaos. This animation explains more.

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5 mins
Religion as Social Control - Karl Marx video icon

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Religion as Social Control - Karl Marx

Why did Karl Marx thought religion was like Opium? Had Marx got his way, society would be so happy being revolutionaries, there’d be no need for religion. This 60 second animation explains more.

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5 mins
Decolonising Religious Studies and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion article icon

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Decolonising Religious Studies and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion

Suzanne Newcombe reflects on how the Religious Studies department at The Open University tried to make their module more inclusive and relatable to the diverse student demographic.

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25 mins
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Happy birthday Shakespeare!

It has been over 400 years since Shakespeare died, but his works still 'play on' today. Explore the life, times and legacy of the Bard of Avon...

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3 hrs
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History & The Arts

National Storytelling Week

Are you a natural storyteller or do you fancy writing a novel? Look no further than here where we have an abundance of free resources for National Storytelling Week.

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5 mins
Twin Town a sinema Gymreig ar ddiwedd y nawdegau article icon

History & The Arts

Twin Town a sinema Gymreig ar ddiwedd y nawdegau

Golwg ar y sin ffilm Gymreig oedd yn adlewyrchu Cymru wrth i'r cyfnod datganoli ddechrau.

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5 mins