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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
Bat Mitzvah

Bat Mitzvah

In this clip we follow Naomi, a young Jewish Australian, as she prepares for her Bat Mitzvah - a Jewish coming of age ceremony. Naomi describes each of the important elements she needs to prepare herself, and we are allowed into the synagogue to...Show More
Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is full of fireworks, the colour red, and delicious food – but how did this celebration begin? Who is Nian and how does Chinese New Year prevent him from terrorising villages once more? What are some traditions observed during...Show More
Christian Beliefs

Christian Beliefs

Christianity is the most widespread religion in the world. Our young Christian presenter shares what it is like to be a Christian and some of the religion's core beliefs. This is an introductory look at Biblical accounts (Old and New Testament)...Show More
Christmas Day

Christmas Day

Christmas is a hugely popular and fun celebration – but how did it begin? What happened on the day we now know as Christmas Day? And what are some traditions observed during the month of December? This Miniclip will take you back to the birth...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
Diwali

Diwali

Diwali is known as the celebration of lights and the triumph of good over evil – but what is the origin of this colourful Hindu celebration? Who are Rama, Sita, King Dashratha, Hanuman, and the ten-headed demon King Ravana? Why are homes...Show More
Easter

Easter

Easter is usually full of chocolates and bunnies – but what are the origins of this celebration? And why is it considered the most important celebration in the Christian religion? And how did chocolate eggs end up being so popular? This...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
Hanukkah

Hanukkah

Hanukkah is known as the celebration of lights in the Jewish faith – but how did it begin? Who is Antiochus and what did the Maccabees do to defeat him? What is the symbolism of the menorah and how is it different to the hanukkiah? Find out...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
Holy Days

Holy Days

In this clip Naomi and Anton, young Australian Jewish teenagers, share with us the rituals and history of important Jewish holy days: Passover (Pesach), Sukkot, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Hanukah. This is a helpful overview for anyone who...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
Introducing Judaism

Introducing Judaism

We are introduced to Judaism with the help of two practising Jewish teenagers, Naomi and Anton, and their families as they go about everyday life. The meaning and importance of their faith as well as significant festivals, rituals and beliefs are...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