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Divine Women by the (almost) divine Bettany Hughes on BBC 2 tonight 11 April

Our favourite TV historian returns to the BBC with a brand new series tracing the hidden and, often controversial, history of women in religion. From Ancient Greece and Rome to China and India, she uncovers stories which unlock a secret … Continue reading

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Transition to Christianity, Onassis Cultural Center, New York City

An insightful art exhibition at the Onassis Cultural Center in New York City is providing answers to one of the central mysteries of Western civilization. How did Christianity evolve from a persecuted religious sect under the Roman Empire into a … Continue reading

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Bettany Hughes – The Day Jesus Died

I had no plans to post today, nor to add more about Bettany so soon, but this programme first shown on Good Friday shows how good she is as a historian and documentary maker. Given a full one hour slot … Continue reading

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