A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death

In this podcast Dr Lynn Bassett explores the ways our approach to death, dying and bereavement has changed in the context of the global COVID-19 pandemic.   This recording was made as part of a series of online events this Autumn to help us see dying as something...
How Pentecostal Christians pray through the pandemic

How Pentecostal Christians pray through the pandemic

LCI member Carol Tomlin, an academic and Pentecostal Christian, is interviewed by Professor Robert Beckford on the BBC World Service programme Heart and Soul on How Pentecostal Christians pray through the pandemic. Throughout the pandemic, the message of healing...
Come the Revolution, by Testament

Come the Revolution, by Testament

It feels really important to reflect on Leeds experiences in light of the Black Lives Matter protests.   Playwright and lyricist, Testament, lit up the Minster with his spoken word performance of Come the Revolution, published in the anthology And The Stones Fell...
‘Is it too late to stop climate catastrophe?’

‘Is it too late to stop climate catastrophe?’

Jen Walper Roberts, a leadership coach and member of the Jewish community in Leeds, considers this question in conversation with her friend Nili Simhai, Director of Outdoor Education for Abundance Farm https://www.abundancefarm.org/, and reflects on the idea of giving...