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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.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

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

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

 

Traditional Bingo Calling: https://www.bingomum.co.uk/bingo-calls/

Rich Tea Biscuits: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rich_tea

“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) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILLWZ6c3YsI

Vikings and connections to the Arabic World: (The Arabic inscription ring has now been discounted, but the rest is solid) http://www.1001inventions.com/vikings

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 https://corechristianity.com/resource-library/articles/god-and-suffering , and here’s a deeper article: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/15665399.2006.10819908

“God is an absentee Landlord” – Devil’s Advocate (1997) https://sitegallery.ru/video/IS4mUTQnIwUIHhI/al-pacino-speech-on-devils-advocate.html

Marcus Aurelius - https://www.britannica.com/biography/Marcus-Aurelius-Roman-emperor

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: https://christianhistoryinstitute.org/magazine/article/interview-converting-by-the-sword

Tartarus, the Greek prison of the Dammed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BH23AKkFg1s

The Asphodel Meadows https://mythworld.fandom.com/wiki/Asphodel_Meadows

Kemetic concept of Judgement- https://ancientegyptonline.co.uk/judgementofthedead/

“Be Excellent to each Other” - Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096928/ and https://medium.com/@zach.hughes/be-excellent-to-each-other-leadership-lessons-from-bill-ted-a3db4e2bbed3

Sikh’s and feeding people after Temple: http://pluralism.org/religions/sikhism/the-sikh-experience/langar-the-communal-meal/

Muslim’s and prayer times: https://www.islamic-relief.org.uk/prayer-timetable/

Religious extremism and teaching awareness of it here https://www.religiouseducationcouncil.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Gateway_4-1.pdf , and an article here: https://www.nber.org/papers/w11663.pdf

Kashmiri Tea https://www.arborteas.com/kashmiri-chai-recipe/

Erebus: https://www.greekboston.com/culture/mythology/erebus/

Charon’s Obol and crossing the Styx: https://www.ancient-origins.net/history-ancient-traditions/exposing-shady-secrets-charons-obols-spirit-coins-ancient-greece-005867

“Please Sir, can I have some more?” Oliver Twist (1968) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063385/?ref_=ttmc_mc_tt

There’s a good book which looks at the conversion of Northern Europe – From Paganism to Christianity by Fletcher. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B009ULCSZ0/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

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