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In the 48th episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield talks to historian, biographer and broadcaster Tom Holland. 18/09/2019
Tom Holland is the author of Rubicon, Persian Fire, Millennium and In the Shadow of the Sword among many others. He has just published Dominion, which tells the story of the influence of Christianity on the Western world.
In this episode he talks about losing his childhood faith, falling in love with the classical world, and why he’d really like to believe in God.
This podcast is a project of Theos Think Tank (@theosthinktank) and is hosted by Elizabeth Oldfield (@theoselizabeth).
Elizabeth is Theos’ Director. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, writing in The Financial Times and delivering Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.
Posted 18 September 2019
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