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Episode 62 - To Interfaith or Not

July 15th, 2019

Episode 62 – To Interfaith or not


Things we talk about in this episode:


Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.


Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence


Background fire ambience by inchadney from



Traditional Bingo Calling:

Rich Tea Biscuits:

“You walked out of a shop? Champagne!” Eddie Izzard, the Definite Article 1996

Jack the Ripper and Delenn – from the episode Comes the Inquisitor, Babylon 5 (1995)

Vikings and connections to the Arabic World: (The Arabic inscription ring has now been discounted, but the rest is solid)

Monotheism – the belief that deity is one single form. Most commonly the Abramic faiths of Christianity, Islam and Judaism.

The Problem of Evil in Christianity: here the quick version from a Christian point of view , and here’s a deeper article:

“God is an absentee Landlord” – Devil’s Advocate (1997)

Marcus Aurelius -

Proselytisation – in which people of faith try and persuade others to believe or start learning about that faith. For example street preachers or going door to door.

Forced Conversion – here’s an article about historical forced conversion:

Tartarus, the Greek prison of the Dammed

The Asphodel Meadows

Kemetic concept of Judgement-

“Be Excellent to each Other” - Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989) and

Sikh’s and feeding people after Temple:

Muslim’s and prayer times:

Religious extremism and teaching awareness of it here , and an article here:

Kashmiri Tea


Charon’s Obol and crossing the Styx:

“Please Sir, can I have some more?” Oliver Twist (1968)

There’s a good book which looks at the conversion of Northern Europe – From Paganism to Christianity by Fletcher.

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