Faith & Religion

Kingdom of Heaven

An intimate insight into the world of the Hutterites, a Christian community living remotely in the Canadian prairies. The group believes that living communally and separating from what they call ‘the world’ is the route to heaven. But living like this is not easy.

With exclusive access, this fascinating documentary follows one young man who is planning to escape from the group.

Louis Theroux: The Ultra Zionists

Watch Louis Theroux: The Ultra Zionists on BBC Select

The West Bank has been the white-hot center of global religious and political unrest for decades. Now, a subculture of Jewish ultra-nationalists are considering it their obligation to populate some of its most sensitive areas. British filmmaker Louis Theroux gets close to the people most involved with driving this extreme movement, finding them warm, humorous – and deeply troubling.

Divine Women

Why is the role of women in religion so controversial and has it always been that way? Award winning historian Bettany Hughes explores the complex attitudes towards women and religion, from 10,000 BC to the present day, in this enthralling BBC history documentary.

Watch Divine Women and other great history documentaries on BBC Select. Restrictions apply*.

A History of Christianity

In this illuminating BBC documentary series, Diarmaid MacCulloch, one of the world’s leading historians, reveals the genesis of Christianity and explores what it means to be a Christian.

Mars Uncovered: Ancient God of War

Classicist Bettany Hughes investigates the enduring relationship between violence and worship by following the trail, through time, of the ancient god of war: Mars.