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Series: Religion


Adoniram and Ann Judson

Adoniram and Ann Judson

Adoniram Judson and his wife Ann were the first missionaries from the United States. The young couple set out for Burma where they worked to reach souls in a land where professing Christ would mean certain death. When religious leaders falsely...Show More
Amy Carmichael

Amy Carmichael

As little Preena is snatched away from the most gentle woman she has seen in months, she wonders how she will ever again find a way out of the temple, where she is held against her will. How will she find the missionary known as Amy Carmichael,...Show More
Augustine

Augustine

Bright, young Augustine thinks his mother’s religion is foolishness. With his “superior” intellect to guide him, he sneaks away from home and ventures to a new life in the city of Rome. Soon Augustine finds himself in an important position...Show More
Bioethics

Bioethics

Perspectives on bioethics are morally and ethically complex. Even greater complexity comes into the question when the views of individuals and institutions are based on religious beliefs. With contributions from a number of religious leaders,...Show More
Corrie ten Boom

Corrie ten Boom

Corrie ten Boom and her family are masters of their craft; they repair broken watches and return them safely to their owners. But as the evil of World War II sweeps through their city, a new kind of “watch” comes to their care: an innocent...Show More
Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama

In this short animation, students learn how Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama journeyed from Tibetan farm boy to global religious leader, changing the world for the better, by developing and exhibiting empathy for other people. When children learn...Show More
Eric Liddell

Eric Liddell

Pressure to follow public opinion couldn't get much stronger. National hero Eric Liddell is Scotland's pride and joy. The entire country is eager for their running celebrity to sprint past the rest of the world and bring home Olympic gold in the...Show More
George Muller

George Muller

George Müller lived on radical prayer, depending on God to supply all his needs instead of asking others for help—even in his most desperate situations. By the time God opened his eyes to the neglected street children and the horrors of the...Show More
Gladys Aylward

Gladys Aylward

With war raging about her and soldiers closing in, the wounded missionary Gladys Aylward sets out on the most difficult journey of her life - a 100-mile trek over the mountains to a safe haven. But it's not her own safety that concerns this...Show More
Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

For centuries slavery reigned in parts of America, forcing an entire people into a lifetime of suffering and servitude. Living under the thumb of this oppressive system, young Harriet Tubman prayed ceaselessly that she and her family would be set...Show More
Inside a Buddhist Temple

Inside a Buddhist Temple

What is the difference between Theravada and Mahayana? Why are elephant motifs found in temples? What is a mantra? This programme investigates these questions and more by taking a look at Buddhist symbolism, rituals and practices. Learners will...Show More
Inside a Catholic Church

Inside a Catholic Church

How were churches built? What symbols can be found inside? What happens during Mass? This programme explores these questions and more through a historical and contemporary lens, from the history of church design to the ceremonies carried out in a...Show More
Inside a Hindu Mandir

Inside a Hindu Mandir

How do mandalas feature in the floor plan of a mandir? Who conducts a puja service? What does aarti involve? This programme answers these questions and others through an exploration of Hindu religious beliefs and rituals. Viewers will learn about...Show More
Inside a Mosque

Inside a Mosque

Where does the term ‘mosque’ come from? In which direction does the mihrab face? What does wudu involve? This programme investigates these questions and others by taking learners through a mosque to experience the rituals performed by...Show More
Inside a Sikh Gurdwara

Inside a Sikh Gurdwara

What is a guru? Why do Gurdwaras have four doors? What food is served during services? This programme explores these questions and more by tracing the history of Sikhism and looking at the rituals that serve as expressions of faith. Learners will...Show More
Inside a Synagogue

Inside a Synagogue

Where is the ark in a synagogue? How many candles are in a menorah? When does Shabbat take place? This programme looks into these questions and more by investigating the sacred objects found in a synagogue and the services that are held within....Show More
Jim Elliot

Jim Elliot

The year was 1956. From the steamy jungles of Ecuador, news spread around the world that five young American men were mercilessly killed by members of the Auca tribe (now known as the Waodani) - a people those young men had gone to serve and...Show More
John Bunyan

John Bunyan

John Bunyan spends his days in prison, separated from his wife and children. Living in the cold, stone cell is the price he pays for going against the established state religion. If only he would agree to stop preaching, John could walk out a...Show More
John Wesley

John Wesley

When young John Wesley is miraculously saved from his family’s burning home, his mother is certain that God has a great purpose for the boy's life. John will later refer to himself as a “brand plucked from the burning”. As a man, Wesley...Show More
Martin Luther

Martin Luther

In a world ruled by the church, all it took was one little nail, one well-written scroll, and one sharp-tongued monk to turn everything upside-down! Martin Luther didn’t mean to spark the Reformation with his 95 Theses, but his realisation that...Show More
Muslims in Australia

Muslims in Australia

Take a journey and discover how deep Muslim history runs in Australia. Discover the earliest contact that dates back to the 1600s, their connection with the indigenous population, the first mosques, and the rich contribution that Muslims have...Show More
New Religious Movements

New Religious Movements

New religious movements are constantly coming into being. This programme explores how and why new religious movements begin, with a particular focus on the Unification Church.
Perpetua

Perpetua

It is the year AD 203 in Carthage, North Africa. Perpetua, an affluent young mother, is charged with converting to Christianity and is sent to prison. But her freedom can be secured easily. All she has to do is offer one pinch of incense in honor...Show More
Richard Wurmbrand

Richard Wurmbrand

In war-torn Romania, there is only one way for churches to get the protection of the government: give their support and allegiance to the communists who are in control. Instead, Pastor Richard Wurmbrand chooses to speak up for Christ, thereby...Show More
Robert Jermain Thomas

Robert Jermain Thomas

The Bible smuggler who brought light into the dark kingdom of Korea. Young Robert Jermain Thomas is a promising Welsh minister with a gift for new languages. For Robert, there is no doubt God wants him to use his abilities to bring the Gospel of...Show More