Twist of Faith

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season

A global journey to discover how religions and spiritual traditions impact societies and individuals around the world. We are all impacted in one way or another by the rich diversity of the world's faiths.

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Temple Mount Controversy
13. Temple Mount Controversy
August 5, 2014
In this episode, we travel to Jerusalem and focus on a small piece of earth that is the focal point of the Middle East controversy. Moslems call it the Haram esh-Sharif, Jews call it the Temple Mount.
South Africa: A Pastor Fights HIV
12. South Africa: A Pastor Fights HIV
August 5, 2014
It's been more than a decade since apartheid has been defeated in South Africa. But the problems linked to apartheid still persist - problems like crime, AIDS and poverty.
Spirit Women: Thailand
11. Spirit Women: Thailand
March 1, 2012
This episode visits the hill tribes of northern Thailand, near the border of Myanmar. That's where the Akha live, and among the Akha there are spirit women.
Islam in China
10. Islam in China
March 1, 2012
This episode travels deep into central China, where very few people will visit. It's in the Gobi Desert, and it's where Islam was born in China.
Marriage and Divorce
9. Marriage and Divorce
August 5, 2014
Marriage and divorce are two areas in which religions are heavily involved - maybe, in some cases, too heavily?
India's Dalits
8. India's Dalits
August 5, 2014
We go to India to meet a very special lady, Hema Kansotia. She's a Dalit. That's the lowest Hindu caste, but she's working very hard to help her fellow Dalits get out of their predicament.
Catholicism
7. Catholicism
August 5, 2014
Among Catholic priests in Canada there's a caricature they feel they have to contend with: the caricature of a priest, kneeling down, praying twenty-four hours a day, just waiting to be called to a crisis. It couldn't be further from the truth.
The Future of Judaism
6. The Future of Judaism
March 1, 2012
We take a look at the Jewish faith. Where is Judaism going in the 21st century?
Ethiopia's Christianity: War on Terror
5. Ethiopia's Christianity: War on Terror
August 5, 2014
Somalia and Ethiopia have become strategically vital in the war against terror. That's where Al Quaeda militants have declared a holy war, in Somalia, against Ethiopia.
Religion and Conflict
4. Religion and Conflict
August 5, 2014
All religions really talk about peace and goodwill, but more conflicts have been fought about religion than anything else.
Women and Islam
3. Women and Islam
March 1, 2012
The role of women in Islam is changing, and this episode of Twist of Faith will look at how this role is evolving in different parts of the world.
Faith Healing
2. Faith Healing
August 5, 2014
Faith healing - does it work, or not? There are many heated arguments about it, but one thing's for sure - many millions do believe in faith healing.
Jesus of Siberia
1. Jesus of Siberia
August 5, 2014
Deep within Siberia is a very unusual religious group. Its followers believe their teacher is Jesus Christ.
Description

A global journey to discover how religions and spiritual traditions impact societies and individuals around the world. We are all impacted in one way or another by the rich diversity of the world's faiths. Twist of Faith is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on August 5, 2014.

Where to Watch Twist of Faith

Twist of Faith is available for streaming on the Gaia website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Twist of Faith on demand at Google Play.

  • Premiere Date
    August 5, 2014