Tagged: paganism


Byzantium: The Lost Empire

The ancient, legendary empire of Byzantium – also known as the Eastern Roman Empire – outlasted the demise of Rome by a thousand years. A new order rose to become the last classical civilization...


Pagans – Magic Moments

Is paganism a living tradition with roots deep in prehistory or just a collection of superstitions, magic tricks and witches’ spells? This episode explores the origins, history and spiritual beliefs of ancient Europe.


Pagans – Sexy Beasts

Sexy Beasts looks back to a time before sex was taboo, when humans saw themselves as an integral part of the natural world. Through history and prehistory, the representations of the ancient gods and...


The Hidden Story of Jesus

As Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus, theologian Robert Beckford investigates remarkable parallels to the Christ story in other faiths, some of them predating Christianity by thousands of years, to reinforce a more universal...