I had had a conversation with Bev, the producer, the day before. We had gone over the sort of questions that might be asked, why I wrote the book, was it semi-autobiographical? 629 more words
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The first of the Reith Lectures 2016, “Mistaken Identities”, was delivered by Professor Kwame Anthony Appiah, and broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
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Appiah argues that when considering religion we overestimate the importance of scripture and underestimate the importance of practice.
I’ve been listening avidly to this week’s 15-minute drama on Radio 4 about a man whose wife suffers a brain haemorrhage. Usually I avoid these kind of programmes, particularly on the BBC, because they quickly irritate me in how unrealistic/over-dramatised/or just plain worthy they are. 329 more words