The Modern Magi

Three modern magi retrace the steps taken by the Wise Men almost 2,000 years ago.

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19951223]

In the first of two programmes, three modern magi retrace the steps taken by the Three Wise Men almost 2,000 years ago. Rowan Williams , Bishop of Monmouth,

Professor Heather Couper , astronomer, and Paul Vallely of the Independent newspaper set off across the Syrian desert to re-create the atmosphere of this exotic group. Producer Christine Morgan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951223]

Unknown: Rowan Williams

Unknown: Professor Heather Couper

Unknown: Paul Vallely

Producer: Christine Morgan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951230]

In the second of two programmes, three modern magi, Rowan Williams , Bishop of Monmouth; Professor Heather Couper , astronomer; and Paul Vallely of the Independent newspaper continue their journey retracing the steps of the three Wise Men. Producer Christine Morgan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951230]

Unknown: Rowan Williams

Unknown: Heather Couper

Unknown: Paul Vallely

Producer: Christine Morgan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19981224]

The Sands of Time. The first of two programmes in which three modern magi retrace the steps taken almost 2,000 years ago. Rowan Williams , Bishop of Monmouth; Professor

Heather Couper , astronomer; and Paul Vallely of The Independent set off across the Syrian desert to re-create the atmosphere of this mystical group. Producer Christine Morgan Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19981224]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19981224]

Unknown: Rowan Williams

Unknown: Heather Couper

Unknown: Paul Vallely

Producer: Christine Morgan

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Rowan Williams, Bishop of Monmouth, Professor Heather Couper, astronomer, and Paul Vallely of the Independent set off across the Syrian desert to recreate the atmosphere of this exotic, mystical group and reflect on the aspirations of the present age.

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As they approach the place of Christ's birth, Rowan Williams, Bishop of Monmouth, Professor Heather Couper, astronomer, and Paul Vallely of the Independent ask: who is the child the modern age seeks, and what are the signs to follow?