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Dominic West has just accompanied his great friend, Sir James Mallinson, to India's celebrated Hindu pilgrimage, the Maha Kumbh Mela, to make a groundbreaking documentary film. Attended by an estimated 80 million people during its two-month duration, the Maha Kumbh Mela is a spectacle that draws terrific attention, but this film is the first ever behind- the-scenes journey into the inner sanctums of festival.
Actor David Suchet continues to trace the life of the man we know today as Saint Peter. According to the New Testament, it is Peter who takes charge of the movement after the death of Jesus. But how could a man who had previously been painted as an impetuous and confused character fill the shoes of such a charismatic leader?
David Suchet sets out on a personal journey around the Mediterranean to uncover the story of another biblical hero. Saint Peter is an enigma. For many people, he is the most important disciple and the 'rock' of the Catholic church. But how did a simple Galilean fisherman become the first Pope?
Death leads to solidarity and unifies society, but it also leads to separation, power struggle and vengeance, both within society and between societies. If death and the numbers of dead have a gathering or separating effect is dependent on personal closeness, the group's views on life, and whether it concerns "us" or "the others".
Death is not the end. For many it is the way to make a living. How big is this market, which offers exist and which needs do they meet? From the entertainment industry, to decorated coffins, to the armament industry, we travel the world in search of the different ways in which death creates a chance for profit.
Creative Power Of Death - Can creativity help to live with death? Tonje D. has lost her mother, and hopes that making a film on the subject of death can help her to deal with this. People and societies have used art and creativity to try to understand and give meaning to death. The relation between fear and fascination for death has been exploited by artists, commerce and leaders. This episode takes a closer look at how an artistic approach to death is used as consolidation and threat, negotiation and persuasion, as well as entertainment. (S.1 Ep.3) (From Norway, in English & Norwegian) (Documentary)
Faced with death, we search for meaning and hope. Only a few find the biological explanation sufficient, and in all societies dating back to the Neanderthals, there have been notions and stories of what happens to us after death. In this program we look into how we ritualise death, and how these rituals reveal what we believe happens after we die.
What happens to us when we die? In this episode we will see what happens when we die, and how death fits into nature and the cycle of life. A lot of people go a long way in trying to overcome death. In this episode we will meet several popular, and some more obscure, survival strategies.
This week, Ifor sets out to understand what happens when our religious urges drive us underground. His first stop is Lud's Church in Derbyshire, one of the most dramatic and eerie holy places in the land, it was once described as "the place for the Devil to say matins".
This week, Ifor sets out to understand the appeal of islands as Holy retreats. It may seem obvious that we would feel closer to the divine surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of an island but Ifor soon discovers there is a far deeper reason they became such a major aspect of religion.
Presenter Ifor ap Glyn explores the wealth of Britain's extraordinary holy places on a pilgrimage that spans almost 2,000 years of history. Travelling across the breadth of the UK, Ifor will uncover the stories behind many of our most famous sites, explaining the myths and legends of some of Britain's most sacred places. This week, Ifor sets out to understand the appeal of Shrines.
At the end of his research into the rise of Christianity, Dr Scott looks at how the religious and political force of Christianity became permanently woven into the fabric of the Roman Empire.
Rome's attempt to stamp out Christianity ends up inspiring it as the cult of martyrdom, with death considered a 'baptism of blood', becomes a heroic victory over their oppressors.
This nine minute clip looks at the persecution of early Christians following Nero;s great Fire of Rome. It touches on the writin
They look like us, talk like us and live among us but adhere to a whole set of different rules. We know them as the young men in suits who knock on our door; young missionaries whose job is to convert us to their particular brand of Christianity. They call themselves 'Ambassadors of God'. With unprecedented access, Meet the Mormons follows a young British Mormon as he gives up two years of his life and goes off to convert the people of Leeds in a rite of passage expected since birth.
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