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Prof. Robert Beckford

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Professor Robert Beckford explores Brazil's unique religion for BBC 2 documentary - News Releases - Canterbury Christ Church University, 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
Professor Robert Beckford explores Brazil's unique religion for BBC 2 documentary
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, 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.
Our staff, 19 Nov 2015 [cached]
Professor Robert Beckford
Professor Robert Beckford Professor of Theology and Culture in the African Diaspora
School of Historical Studies, 1 Oct 2007 [cached]
Act and Dr Beckford of American and Canadian Studies asks whether it has succeeded in embracing the multicultural dream, or whether indeed the plan has spectacularly backfired and created a multi million pound race relations industry that has lost touch with its grassroots.
Robert Beckford joins BBC Radio WM
Robert BeckfordRobert Beckford is the newest recruit to the BBC WM line up.He's on air every Saturday between 8 and 11pm with news, reviews and great music focused on the African-Caribbean community.
The Stirrer [cached]
BBC bosses will have been horrified by the furore surrounding Robert Beckford's departure from Radio WM. >>> more
Former BBC WM reporter Veron Graham has launched a stinging attack on his former employers in tonight's Birmingham Mail following The Stirrer's revelation that a disillusioned black presenter, Robert Beckford, has quit the station.>>> more
The Stirrer has discovered that leaders of the African-Caribbean community in the West Midlands met with BBC bosses earlier this to discuss the fallout from Robert Beckford's decision to leave the station.>>> more
Robert Beckford's claim that BBC WM is in danger of appearing "aggressive not progressive" towards the black community provoked the station to argue that it "now provides 10 hours of programming per week aimed at the African Caribbean population of Birmingham and the Black Country". Oh really? >>> more
The Stirrer revealed yesterday plans by leaders of the black community in the West Midlands to lobby the BBC's director general Mark Thomson, following the departure of presenter Robert Beckford.
Here's the first interview with Beckford since his decision to leave.>>> more
Leaders of the black community in the West Midlands are demanding a meeting with the BBC's director general Mark Thomson, following Robert Beckford's shock departure from Birmingham-based BBC WM.>>> more
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