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Dr. Robert Beckford

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Professor

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Canterbury Christ Church University
North Holmes Road
Canterbury , Kent CT1 1QU
United Kingdom

Company Description: Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) offers a full range of programs - from an Access to Music, through undergraduate degrees in Music, Music Technology,...   more
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www.canterbury.ac.uk, 26 Feb 2015 [cached]
Dr Robert Beckford
Tel: 01227 782262
Our staff
www.canterbury.ac.uk, 12 Feb 2015 [cached]
Professor Robert Beckford
Professor Robert Beckford Professor of Theology and Culture in the African Diaspora
Professor Robert Beckford explores Brazil's unique religion for BBC 2 documentary - News Releases - Canterbury Christ Church University
www.canterbury.ac.uk, 19 June 2014 [cached]
Professor Robert Beckford explores Brazil's unique religion for BBC 2 documentary Professor Robert Beckford explores Brazil's unique religion for BBC 2 documentary - News Releases - Canterbury Christ Church University
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Professor Robert Beckford explores Brazil's unique religion for BBC 2 documentary
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As Brazilians show the world their desire and dedication to football, BBC 2 this Friday will follow Professor Robert Beckford on a journey to the heart of Brazil, to discover how the country's unique mixture of art, culture and religion blend together to produce an incredible spiritual diversity not experienced in any other country.
Brazilian Christianity was introduced when the country was colonised by the Portuguese almost 500 years ago. However, the uniqueness of the country's faith lies in its ability to incorporate the many different influences of its past, including indigenous Indian beliefs, African traditions and the Catholicism of the southern Europe.
Professor Beckford, from the University's Department of Theology and Religious Studies, explained: "Religion in Brazil is an integral part of society, in scribed into cities such as Rio and Sao Paulo.
Church of Ireland Gazette Newsdesk 4th May 2001
www.gazette.ireland.anglican.org, 17 May 2001 [cached]
Premier Radio's Peter Kerridge tackles the role of Christian broadcasting in multi-faith Britain and the BBC's Head of Diversity Linda Mitchell with theologian Dr Robert Beckford speak about the media's vital role in countering prejudice and stereotyping.On the final day delegates will hear from the Jim who fixed it.
Research in the department
www.canterbury.ac.uk, 1 Jan 2015 [cached]
Dr. Robert Beckford explores the political theologies of the Caribbean diaspora in Britain and was a founding member of Black Theology: An International Journal. With particular research interests in Pentecostalism, Rastafari and black music culture, Dr. Beckford examines the intersection(s) between religious experience, cultural expression and political action. With a concern for radical praxis, social justice and building inclusive communities Dr. Beckford researches in written and visual texts and has won awards for religious and political documentary film productions on commercial television stations including Channel 4, BBC 2, BBC4 and Discovery USA (www.robertbeckford.co.uk).
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