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All Things Considered

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Religious and ethical affairs programme, tackling the thornier issues of the day in a thought-provoking manner.

Religious and ethical affairs programme, tackling the thornier issues of the day in a thought-provoking manner.
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Location:

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Networks:

BBC

Description:

Religious and ethical affairs programme, tackling the thornier issues of the day in a thought-provoking manner.

Language:

English


Episodes

Annual Film Review 2017

12/10/2017
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A critical moment in the history of space exploration, one of America's most celebrated poets, and life through the eyes of people battling with the UK's benefits system. They might appear to have nothing in common beyond their appearance today in the annual All Things Considered film review programme. In fact, they all have to do with intense struggle, inviting us to enter into it, and offering moments to cheer and to weep, a little laughter along the way, and above all the opportunity to...

Duration: 00:27:29


Advent: waiting for Christmas?

12/3/2017
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The season of advent might appear to start earlier and get bigger every year: with an entire industry encouraging us to think about Christmas when autumn has barely begun, waiting for the day itself can seem to go on for a long time. But in the Christian calendar the experience of waiting is itself considered to be valuable. Believers are encouraged during this season to wait not just for Christ's birth in Bethlehem, but also for his daily presence in their lives, as well as his promised...

Duration: 00:27:34


William Williams and the Great Welsh Hymn

11/26/2017
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This year marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of the greatest of Welsh hymn writers, William Williams Pantycelyn. His best known composition, Guide me O thou great Jehovah, has been dubbed the second national anthem. It's sung around the world, and is as likely to be heard in an international rugby stadium as in a church. Until relatively recent times, hymn singing was regarded as a key characteristic of Welsh life, and it was central to some of the great revivals which helped to...

Duration: 00:27:44


Luis Palau

11/19/2017
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Roy Jenkins' guest this week is a preacher who's been described as 'one of the world's most effective and compelling spiritual communicators.' Thirty million people are reckoned to have attended his meetings in 75 countries. He's published nearly 50 books. His radio programmes are heard around the world. And this week, the Argentinian-born evangelist Luis Palau is in Wales. He's here to share some of his insights with church leaders, and, at 83, to support Higher, described as 'the largest...

Duration: 00:27:47