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Questions of Faith: Military Spending

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Questions Of Faith

Questions of Faith: Military Spending
From Libya to Daesh, and the debate over the future of Trident, there always seems to be money for war. But are there better ways to spend it? Marc Shoffman speaks to Andrew Smith, from the Campaign Against Arms Trade, looks at whether action against military spending is necessary, while Shuaghan Dolan, from Conscience, explores how the government could deal with global issues such as Isis. Reverend Mark Woods, contributing editor of Christian Today, also explains whether you are pacifist if you are religious.
Guests:

Andrew Smith, Shuaghan Dolan, Reverend Mark Woods


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Questions of Faith: Religion and the US Election

Rita Lobo
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Questions Of Faith

Questions of Faith: Religion and the US Election
According to a recent research by the Pew Research Center being an atheist remains one of the biggest liabilities that a presidential candidate can have. Half of American adults say they would be less likely to vote for a hypothetical presidential candidate who does not believe in God. So how big an issue is religion when it comes to choosing a Presidential candidate? Marc Shoffman is joined in the studio by Christian author Steven Sylvester, Chartered Psychologist and Author of DETOX YOUR EGO, and Ben Ryan, from Christian think tank Theos, over the phone.
Guests:

Steven Sylvester, Ben Ryan


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The World This Week with Pascale Davies - April 3rd

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The World This Week

The World This Week with Pascale Davies - April 3rd
The World This Week with Pascale Davies. This week we find out about the problems with the EU migrant deal with Turkey, by talking to Oz Ketaji, project coordinator for Help Refugees in Lesbos, A troubled Brazil calling for the resignation of president Dilma Rousseff and Fiona Norman talks to Mustafa Qadri from Amnesty Internatioal on their new report "The ugly side of the beautiful game" in light of the alleged human rights abuses coming from the Qatar world cup.
Guests:

Mustafa Qadri, Oz Ketaji, Fiona Norman, Pascale Davies, Riordan Roett


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Questions of Faith - Social Impact Investing

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Questions of Faith - Social Impact Investing
Marc Shoffman discusses with Joanna Hayward, from Christian Aid, and Sadequa Hassan, Project Manager Amar Desh Amar Gram from Bangladesh on social impact investing. Together they look at ACRE- access to capital for rural enterprises and how to invest money for good causes.
Guests:

Sadequa Hassan, Joanna Hayward


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Questions of Faith: Debt

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Questions Of Faith

Questions of Faith: Debt
Marc Shoffman discusses the topic of debt with Senior Network Coordinator for the Church Credit Champions, David Barclay, and Andy Burns, from organisation Capital Mass. He looks at the different ways small communities take on the challenge to campaign against poverty and inequality.
Guests:

David Barclay, Andy Burns


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Faith and Finance: Climate Change

Rita Lobo
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Faith & Finance

Faith and Finance: Climate Change
Marc Shoffman and Rita Lobo talk to Christine Allen, Director of Policy and Public Affairs at Christian Aid, about Climate change.
Guest:

Christine Allen


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Faith and Finance: Ramadan and the Importance of Charity

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Faith & Finance

Faith and Finance: Ramadan and the Importance of Charity
Marc Shoffman and Rita Lobo discuss Ramadan and the idea of charity that goes along with it. To talk about this, Imam Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra, Assistant Secretary General for the Muslim Council of Britain and Basit Khan, Head of Fundraising at Islamic Relief join them in the studio.
Guests:

Ibrahim Mogra, Basit Khan


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Faith and Finance: Trivializing poverty

Rita Lobo
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Faith & Finance

Faith and Finance: Trivializing poverty
Rita Lobo and Marc Shoffman talking about the idea of trivializing poverty and what religion can do to help the poor in society.
Guests:

Naill Cooper, Aaron Goldstein


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Faith and Finance: Right to Die

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Faith & Finance

Faith and Finance: Right to Die
Marc Shoffman and Rita Lobo discuss the right to die with, Alistair Thompson from Care Not Killing and Jonathan Romain from Dignity in Dying.
Guests:

Alistair Thompson, Jonathan Romain, Rabbi Shimshon Silkin


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Faith and Finance: Passover and Modern Day Slavery

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Faith & Finance

Faith and Finance: Passover and Modern Day Slavery
Rita Lobo and Marc Shoffman on Faith and Finance, discussing the issue of modern day slavery with Jude Williams, from Tzedek and Elliot Steinberg, from The Council of Christians and Jews.
Guests:

Jude Williams, Elliot Steinberg


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