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Series: A History of Christianity

 

God in the Dock

   2011    Culture
Diarmaid MacCulloch's own life story makes him a symbol of a distinctive feature about Western Christianity - scepticism, a tendency to doubt which has transformed both Western culture and Christianity. In the final programme in the series, he asks where that change came from. He challenges the simplistic notion that faith in Christianity has steadily ebbed away before the relentless advance of science, reason and progress, and shows instead how the tide of faith perversely flows back in. Despite the attacks of Newton, Voltaire, the French Revolutionaries and Darwin, Christianity has shown a remarkable resilience. The greatest damage to Christianity was actually inflicted to its moral credibility by the two great wars of the 20th century and by its entanglement with Fascism and Nazism. And yet it is during crisis that the Church has rediscovered deep and enduring truths about itself, which may even be a clue to its future.
Cosmos: Possible Worlds
Cosmos: Possible Worlds

   2020    Science
The Story of God
The Story of God

   2016    Culture
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
Survivors Guide to Prison
Survivors Guide to Prison

   2018    Culture
P.U.L.S.E
P.U.L.S.E

   2006    Art
Racism: A History
Racism: A History

   2007    Culture
In Search of
In Search of

   2018    Technology