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Mothers Day 30th March 2014 Women History Religion BBC Docu

“Mothers are the ones who are most able to sow the seeds of love, universal kinship, and patience in the minds of human beings. There is a special bond between a mother and a child… 192 more words


Akram Nadwi's Strange Views on Segregation

Here is Akram Nadwi on the BBC documentary – ‘Divine Women’ (see from 6:55 – 8:30 in the video)

In a recent interview between the BBC and Dr. 814 more words

Akram Nadwi

The eternal woman

Femininity is a complex issue for all civilisations. It hasn’t been uncomplicated in the history of the Christian church, and it’s not straighforward for us in modern day Europe. 600 more words


Divine Women - series review

I finally feel that I can post my review on ‘Divine Women’ as the free booklet that I ordered to accompany the series has just arrived – woohoo!  354 more words


BBC series: Divine Women (opening sequence)

You can find me in this series presented by Bettany Hughes on the forgotten history of women in religions. This is part of the opening sequence. 7 more words


Historian Bettany Hughes charts the role of women in the early church

Is religion created by society? Read any of the atheistic tomes that pepper the shelves of the modern bookshops and you’d be forgiven for thinking that the case was closed – society makes religion. 831 more words