On mental health. With the UK’s Mental Health Awareness Week taking place in May, this week’s Encounter delves into how religious belief affects the troubled mind. Can faith help to protect against mental illness? Does religious doctrine ever prevent open emotional discussion? What responsibilities do faith communities have to help each other? Featuring Ed Kessler, Ruth Adams, Mark Strivens, and Dunya Habash.
Lord Jonathan Sacks talks to Woolf Institute supporters about the future of dialogue, interfaith relations, and why even an Archbishop and a Chief Rabbi can’t guarantee a win for Arsenal:
Dr Edward Kessler reflects on Jewish-Christian relations from a European perspective. (Audio taken from his address to the International Council of Christians and Jews at the Progressive Synagogue, Dublin on Tuesday 27th September, 2016.)