1. Ancient Book, Modern World | A History of the Bible by John Barton
Read by Hugh Bonneville, this first episode discusses the contemporary relevance of the Bible and explores the issue of translation.Tweet
Episode 3 | Saints and Sinners: Britain's Millennium of Monasteries
Dr Janina Ramirez discovers how the immensely rich and powerful monasteries that had dominated British society for 1,000 years were annihilated in less than five years.
Episode 2 | Saints and Sinners: Britain's Millennium of Monasteries
Janina Ramirez looks at how monasteries transformed society and rose to a position of immense power, only for sin and corruption to lead to collapse as the medieval period ended.