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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
Being Christian in 21st Century Australia

Being Christian in 21st Century Australia

"We live in a Christian country"... or do we? Christianity might be the religion that most Australians nominate as their faith, but what does being a Christian mean? There are many different ways in which people practise their Christian faith...Show More
Being Jewish in 21st Century Australia

Being Jewish in 21st Century Australia

This programme provides a remarkable insight into the lives of practising Jewish teenagers and their families as they go about everyday life in modern Australia. Keren Black and Anton Boroda take viewers into their homes, their Synagogue and to...Show More
Being Muslim in 21st Century Australia

Being Muslim in 21st Century Australia

Multicultural nations like Australia are home to people from many cultures and backgrounds – which means many different religions are also practiced. In Australia, Islam has grown in prominence as more people from Muslim countries make...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
Evil and Suffering: A Religious Perspective

Evil and Suffering: A Religious Perspective

Designed for students who are tackling the subjects of evil and suffering in relation to the existence of God this film offers examples of what could be perceived as ‘suffering’ in the world today and explores the meaning of ‘suffering’...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
IVF

IVF

Although IVF has been around for over 30 years, it is still a matter of debate today for a variety of reasons. With IVF clinics, the ethical questions arise from the fact that new lives are being created by the doctors and nurses involved. The...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