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Posts tagged ‘Judas’

6ocn: Polish effigy

this evening (monday 22nd), 6.24-6.26pm, on bbc radio 4

six o’clock news includes …

“The World Jewish Congress has condemned an Easter ritual in a town in Poland, during which an effigy of Judas Iscariot depicted as an Orthodox Jew was hanged beaten and burnt.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter danny eberhart


Lent talks: Judas

yesterday evening (wednesday 10th), 8.45-9.00pm (repeated 5.45am sunday), on bbc radio 4 

the uncertainty of judas (presented by candida moss) (in the lent talks series)

“ ‘The most hated person in all of literature’? Theologian Dr Candida Moss considers the questions surrounding Judas’ motives.”

“The demonisation of Judas had a pronounced effect on how medieval Christians thought about Jews in general. It contributed to anti-semitism and violence.”


Amos Oz on Judas

yesterday evening (tuesday 13th), 7.27-7.36pm, on bbc radio 4
frontrow (presented by samira ahmed) includes …

“The distinguished Israeli writer, Amos Oz, discusses his latest novel, Judas, which provides an alternative reading not just of the man whose name became synonymous with the word traitor, but suggests that traitors may have more to offer than simple betrayal.”


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