Faith & Religion

Leaving Amish Paradise

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What happens when you take a culture that’s shunned the modern world and force it to live in the 21st century?

The Amish travel by horse and buggy and dress as their forebears did when they landed in America 300 years ago. Countless rules prevent them from using electric lights, radio, TV and mobile phones.

This documentary follows two Amish families struggling to get to grips with modernity.

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Did Darwin Kill God?

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If evolution is incompatible with God, why is its father, Charles Darwin, buried in Westminster Abbey – one of the most famous religious sites in the world?

Noted atheist Richard Dawkins insists you can’t have both, but as theologian Conor Cunningham discovers in this BBC documentary on religion and evolution, Christianity and science haven’t always been at war. Is there really blood on Darwin’s hands?

It’s a murder case that will never go cold.

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How I Created A Cult

How I Created Cult explores the spectacular rise and fall of Andrew Cohen and his organization, EnlightenNext. How did the American guru go from devotion to denouncement? And what drives legions of ordinary people to join cults?

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Pilgrimage with Simon Reeve

For centuries pilgrimage was one of the greatest adventures on earth, involving epic journeys across countries around the world.

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