Sinopsis

Things Unseen grapples with a spiritual climate that no longer conforms to orderly patterns with fewer of us attracted to formal religion, but many still believing that theres more out there than meets the eye. Thought-provoking speech radio for people of faith and those who just feel intrigued by the spiritual dimension to life.

Episodios

  • Wonder Of Wonders

    Wonder Of Wonders

    21/12/2020 Duración: 37min

    Nearly one in five women in the UK are now childless at 40, many involuntarily. Among them was the writer and teacher Blanche Girouard, and she desperately wanted a baby. In this audio diary, she... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • Phone Prayers and PPE

    Phone Prayers and PPE

    30/07/2020 Duración: 29min

    Sarah Niyazi was pleased to get her husband, Arif, home from hospital in February, following treatment for a severe autoimmune condition. Within days they were both ill, but her husband was worse.... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • Ramadan In Lockdown

    Ramadan In Lockdown

    23/04/2020 Duración: 42min

    Journalist Remona Aly speaks to Islam scholar Abdal Hakim Murad, also known as Dr Tim Winter, about how to navigate the very different kind of Ramadan experience that Covid-19 brings – including how... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • The Last Shall Be First

    The Last Shall Be First

    14/04/2020 Duración: 05min

    In self-isolation at her new home in Virginia, former BBC religious affairs correspondent Jane Little reflects on whether the coronavirus pandemic could be a portal to a new world: one in which the... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • An Easter Like No Other

    An Easter Like No Other

    09/04/2020 Duración: 29min

    With churches closed and the coronavirus lockdown firmly in place, the UK faces a very different Easter this year. More and more people each day experience the sudden loss of a friend or family... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • The Face Of God

    The Face Of God

    08/04/2020 Duración: 05min

    Among the saddest stories to come out of the coronavirus crisis so far is that of 13-year-old Ismail, who died without seeing the loving faces of his family around him. In this short reflection, Mark... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • When Disaster Strikes

    When Disaster Strikes

    07/04/2020 Duración: 05min

    Former BBC correspondent Mike Wooldridge has reported first hand on many of the world’s worst disasters of the last few decades, from the famine in Ethiopia to the AIDS epidemic in Uganda. In this... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • The Donkey Who Wasnt There

    The Donkey Who Wasn't There

    19/12/2019 Duración: 26min

    It’s there on almost every Christmas card featuring the scene of Christ’s birth, and in almost every school Nativity play: the donkey, or ass. But look at the gospel accounts of Christ’s birth, and... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • Mindfulness and Faith – do they mix?

    Mindfulness and Faith – do they mix?

    21/11/2019 Duración: 37min

    “Mindfulness” seems to be everywhere these days. It’s often promoted as a way dealing with some mental health issues and reducing burnout. But with origins in Buddhism, how well does it sit with... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • Arrested to Save the Earth

    Arrested to Save the Earth

    11/10/2019 Duración: 20min

    For two weeks in October, members of the Extinction Rebellion movement are attempting to disrupt life in London and elsewhere to draw attention to what they say is an impending climate catastrophe.... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • Fishy Business

    Fishy Business

    18/07/2019 Duración: 29min

    Concern over the environmental and welfare aspects of the meat and dairy industries is on the rise, but what about the world of fish farming? For those who want to protect the world’s oceans from... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • Ramadan 101

    Ramadan 101

    24/05/2019 Duración: 30min

    Former Lord Mayor of Sheffield Magid Magid is joined by a team of fasting veterans to answer your burning questions on Ramadan – including the fasting rules, spiritual highs, spiritual lows, veganism... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • Entombed

    Entombed

    19/04/2019 Duración: 27min

    In the midst of a ferocious thunderstorm, Joe and Nick, two no-nonsense Irishmen, are carrying a body into a cave for burial. But their relief at getting out of the rain is short lived, when an... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • Abbis Last Christmas

    Abbi's Last Christmas

    19/12/2018 Duración: 27min

    Not long after Christmas last year, Abbi Banks died of leukaemia. With the grief still so raw, how can parents Tim and Liz and sister Debbie hang on to the Christmas message of hope as the festive... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • A Loan From God

    A Loan From God

    10/09/2018 Duración: 40min

    Shaunaka Rishi Das, an Irish-born Hindu priest reflects on his wife’s suicide and its aftermath. In her mid-50s and suffering from depression, Shaunaka’s wife Keshava took her own life, with... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • A Long Walk Towards Wellness

    A Long Walk Towards Wellness

    20/06/2018 Duración: 29min

    After years of mental illness Guy Stagg embarked on a walk from Canterbury to Jerusalem, spending ten months on a 5,500 km medieval pilgrim route, a journey to the centre of the three Abrahamic... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • Food, Faith and Fasting with The Great British Bake Off’s Ali Imdad

    Food, Faith and Fasting with The Great British Bake Off’s Ali Imdad

    17/05/2018 Duración: 22min

    Mango cake and chocolate brownies might seem a world away from politics and rising levels of anti-Muslim feeling. But Great British Bake Off contestant Ali Imdad is on a mission to counter negative... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • May The Force Be With You: Sci-Fi and Spirituality

    May The Force Be With You: Sci-Fi and Spirituality

    10/05/2018 Duración: 28min

    Things Unseen travels through space and time for a close encounter between science fiction and faith. Steering the ship will be the writer and broadcaster Natalie Haynes, with crewmates Beth Singler,... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • Death And Paradise

    Death And Paradise

    30/03/2018 Duración: 31min

    How does belief influence the way people approach death? Why don’t those who believe they’re going to heaven seem that keen to go? And how is belief changing, in an age where tweets continue to... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

  • Adam and Steve

    Adam and Steve

    27/02/2018 Duración: 39min

    It’s hard to think of an issue which has seen a more profound change in attitudes over the last two or three decades. Nearly thirty years after the introduction of Section 28, the law which forbade... Things Unseen. For people who have a faith, and those who just feel there’s more out there than meets the eye.

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