Lenten Talks

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Lenten Talks on BBC Radio 4

For a number of years the BBC marks the season of Lent by a series of talks associated with themes and reflections based on the spiritual practice of Lent. A memorable series a few years ago was that provided by the Oxford scholar and spiritual writer Anne Atkins,

This year the series kicks off tonight at 8.45pm. You will find the details here. Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, a leading human rights lawyer, is the speaker for tonight.

Inspired by the story of the Passion of Jesus, the theme of this year’s talks is “abandonment”. A number of eminent figures from the world of the arts, human rights, religion, literature and journalism will offer reflections.

You can listen to these broadcasts on the BBC Radio 4 Lenten Talks website. Or, if you have a smartphone, use the TuneIn app to listen to the broadcast. If you have an internet radio, well, you know what to do!

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