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Video Interview: Rabbi Dr Deborah Kahn-Harris

Rabbi Dr Deborah Kahn-Harris talks to the Open University's Graham Harvey 

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10 mins
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Video interview: Hindu leader, Ano Rao

In this video, executive representative at the Hindu Council UK, Ano Rao, discusses her role and the general role of women in religion with The Open University's Graham Harvey 

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5 mins
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Would all religions benefit from having women leaders? article icon

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Would all religions benefit from having women leaders?

Does history show us that the greater participation by women as leaders could enrich some or all religions? 

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Divine Women: Episode three - War of the Words

In the final episode, Bettany Hughes discovers how the period known as the Dark Ages was in fact a golden age for a few remarkable women

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Video interview: Catholic bishop, Elizabeth Stuart

In this video Elizabeth Stuart, Bishop in the Liberal Catholic Church International, talks to the Open University's Graham Harvey about celibacy in religion 

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10 mins
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Divine Women: Episode two - Handmaids of the Gods

In episode two Bettany Hughes uncovers the lost era of the priestess and visits Lesbos, home of the poet Sappho and, perhaps, the spiritual home of lesbianism.

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Divine Women: Episode one - When God was a Girl

Bettany Hughes uncovers evidence women were present at the birth of religion and encounters fearsome goddesses who controlled life and death

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Goddess preconceptions

Graham Harvey, Reader in Religious Studies at The Open University, asks if preconceptions about Goddesses as being all about fertility, sexuality and motherhood are true

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DEBATE: Is the role of Goddesses only about sex and fertility? article icon

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DEBATE: Is the role of Goddesses only about sex and fertility?

Do Goddesses make good role models and do they seem more limited than gods in what they do for humans?

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Divine Women: Discussion Hub

What are your views on the role of women in religion in the past, present and future? Vote in our polls and share your views right here

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