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Posts tagged ‘Thought for the day’

Tftd: Harries 8/12/2017

this morning (friday 8th), 7.49-7.52am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by bishop richard harries

“But Jerusalem is also holy to Islam

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Tftd: Klausner 29/11/2017

last wednesday morning (29th november), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner

Judaism compares words to an arrow that cannot be recalled once out of the bow of our mouths, as even something seemingly fleeting like words can harm irrevocably. The same goes for data.”

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Tftd: Brawer 21/11/2017

yesterday morning (tuesday 21st), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi naftali brawer

Goodness contains a kernel of danger, and even as we celebrate it, we must be alive to its darker manifestations”

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Tftd: Sacks 10/11/2017

this morning (friday 10th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

“Because truth emerges from disagreement and debate. Because tolerance means making space for difference. Because justice involves audi alteram partem, listening to the other side. And because, in Orwell‘s words, liberty means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”

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Tftd: Sacks 3/11/2017

this morning (friday 3rd), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

Fake news is as old as time, and it can have devastating consequences. Jews suffered for centuries because of a fake new item known as the blood libel, accusing them of using the blood of Christian children …”

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Thought for the day critique

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 31st), 5.45-5.58pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by eddie mair) concludes with …

What do BBC Radio 4’s Today presenters think of Thought for the day?
(0:46:10) Julia Watts: ‘When Jonathan Sacks, the former Chief Rabbi, does it, I listen. There are a few people who are just profound, profound‘.
(0:50:55) Christina Rees:Jonathan Sacks, yes he was good‘.”

(see also http://www.radiotimes.com/news/radio/2017-10-30/does-thought-for-the-day-still-have-a-place-on-the-today-programme/) (more…)

Tftd: Brawer 24/10/2017

yesterday morning (tuesday 24th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi naftali brawer

Liminality

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