God In The Palaces

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19930103]

Four programmes in which

Gerald Butt travels through the Middle East to find out how religion is influencing the politics of the region. 1: Children of Abraham People are looking to religion as a solution to complex political and economic problems.

Producer Denis Nowlan. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930103]

Unknown: Gerald Butt

Producer: Denis Nowlan.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930110]

Four programmes.

2: Proplwt and Pharaoh An Islamic revolution is gaining ground in Egypt. Gerald Butt meets a leader of the fundamentalists and talks to other Egyptians who fear a catastrophe for the Middle East.

Producer Denis Nowlan. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930110]

Producer: Denis Nowlan.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930117]

Four programmes on religion and politics in the Middle East. 3: Promised Land

The founders of modem

Israel were secular socialists, but the rise of militant Islam in Arab lands is being mirrored by a spirit of religious nationalism among Jews. Gerald Butt meets Israelis who carry a Bible in one hand and a gun in the other.

Producer Denis Nowlan. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930117]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930124]

4: Exodus

The Middle East was

Christian for six centuries before it was Moslem. Today Arab Christians find themselves squeezed between Zionism and militant Islam. In the last programme Gerald Butt meets Lebanese,

Palestinian and Egyptian Christians and asks what future they have.

Producer Denis Nowlan. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930124]