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Religion


St. Patrick

St. Patrick

Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith

Far from home and at the mercy of the pirates who kidnapped him, young Patrick spends his days tending sheep and surviving wild animal attacks. That is, until he calls out to the God of his youth. Long days spent aching for home become long days...Show More
George Muller

George Muller

Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith

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
Inside a Mosque

Inside a Mosque

Places of Worship

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 Buddhist Temple

Inside a Buddhist Temple

Places of Worship

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 Hindu Mandir

Inside a Hindu Mandir

Places of Worship

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 Sikh Gurdwara

Inside a Sikh Gurdwara

Places of Worship

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

Places of Worship

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
Inside a Catholic Church

Inside a Catholic Church

Places of Worship

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
Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith

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
Easter

Easter

Miniclips: Global Celebrations

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
Diwali

Diwali

Miniclips: Global Celebrations

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
Ramadan

Ramadan

Miniclips: Global Celebrations

Islam is the second largest religion in the world – but what exactly is involved in commemorating the holy month of Ramadan? What role did Muhammed play in the beginning of Islam? What is the purpose of observing Ramadan? And what does fasting...Show More
Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Miniclips: Global Celebrations

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
Hanukkah

Hanukkah

Miniclips: Global Celebrations

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
Christmas Day

Christmas Day

Miniclips: Global Celebrations

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
Adoniram and Ann Judson

Adoniram and Ann Judson

Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith

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
Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Bible Stories

In this programme we learn about the story of Noah’s Ark. The story explores the time after the Garden of Eden, why God decided to destroy all of humanity, and why Noah and his family build a humongous Ark! What will happen to Noah, his family,...Show More
Martin Luther

Martin Luther

Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith

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
The Creation

The Creation

Bible Stories

Christianity's creation story is found in the Bible. In this programme, we get to see how God creates heaven, the sea, and a lush planet full of creatures. God also creates two people – Adam and Eve – who are allowed to live in the Garden of...Show More
Robert Jermain Thomas

Robert Jermain Thomas

Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith

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
John Wesley

John Wesley

Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith

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
Corrie ten Boom

Corrie ten Boom

Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith

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
Samuel Morris

Samuel Morris

Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith

The African youth who inspired a generation. Young Prince Kaboo knows his fate is sealed. Since his father can no longer meet his captors' ransom demands, Kaboo is to be tortured until death. But a bigger plan is about to unfold! A blinding light...Show More
Augustine

Augustine

Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith

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
William Booth

William Booth

Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith

Introduce children to the action-packed story behind The Salvation Army. William Booth is determined to bring life-changing Gospel to London's most troubled neighborhood, the East End. But when the local pub owners realise some of their best...Show More