Religion - 11

Mysteries of the Bible

Mysteries of the Bible

Upheld as the literal word of God by some and a compelling artifact by others, the Bible has shaped western history for over 2,000 years. For ages, it has provided a rich treasury of tradition, ritual, and mystery that has engaged scholars as much as it has guided the...

5.84

Who's Got God's Millions?

Who's Got God's Millions?

Robert Llewellyn attempts to discover which of the world’s top four monotheistic religions has the most money. His journey takes him from Canterbury Cathedral to Vatican City and Israel, as he bids to calculate the income and assets of the Anglican Commune, the...

6.44

Buddha Wild: Monk in a Hut

Buddha Wild - Monk in a Hut

Buddhist monks aren't usually described as wild(at least not in our urban dictionary), but director Anna Wilding's intriguing feature documentary debut stirs up the meditation room a bit. Buddha Wild explores what really goes on behind the monastery doors, touching on...

6.56

The Lost Gospel of Judas

The Lost Gospel of Judas

The discovery of ancient texts such as the Gospel of Judas has sparked renewed interest in many ideas rejected by the early church. This documentary uncovers the truth behind the supposed secrets of Gnosticism. Featuring interviews with leading historians and scholars,...

6.20

Scientology And Me

Scientology And Me

Scientology and Me was a television documentary broadcast 14 May 2007 as part of the BBC's Panorama series. Reporter John Sweeney visited the United States to investigate whether the Church of Scientology was becoming more mainstream. The programme gained particular...

8.91

The Hidden Story of Jesus

The Hidden Story of Jesus

Theologian Dr Robert Beckford investigates amazing parallels to the Christ story in other faiths, some of them predating Christianity by thousands of years. The Hindu god, Krishna, was conceived by a virgin and his birth was attended by angels, wise men and shepherds....

6.85

Bloody Cartoons

Bloody Cartoons

Bloody Cartoons is a documentary about how and why 12 drawings in a Danish provincial paper could whirl a small country into a confrontation with Muslims all over the world. He asks whether respect for Islam combined with the heated response to the cartoons is now...

7.00

Satan: Prince of Darkness

Satan: Prince of Darkness

Satan, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Devil... known by many names, he was the once-favorite angel who fell from grace. Cast out from Heaven, he became mankind's tormentor, vowing to destroy the creation of his former master. From the Biblical tale of his fall to the...

6.90

The Fundamentalists

The Fundamentalists

To most people the word fundamentalism conjures up images of terrorism. This documentary tells how this phenomenon, with its complex history, is rife in many of the world's religions and how its intention is to impose a single truth on a plural world. Mark Dowd travels...

7.40

A History of God

A History of God

Based on Karen Armstrong's acclaimed book, this feature-length film guides viewers along one of humanity's most elusive quests. For over 4,000 years, adherents of the world's monotheistic faiths have wrestled with the question of God. This extraordinary, feature-length...

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