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In this section of the website we hope to provide links to talks and lectures on world religions that may be streamed online or downloaded. This is still under construction. To hear some audio files click on the links below.

You can begin with some short radio interviews by the author of this website:

Danielle Smith and Irving Hexham discuss the terror attack on a Quebec Mosque on QR77
More short talks are on the way ....

Here some talks on Christianity by Prof. Hans Rookmaaker:
On Reality
On Jazz
Jazz, Protest, and Revolution

The image of man in art - 1
The image of man in art - 2
The image of man in art -3

Here Jane Stuart Smith on:
An overview of Bach
Handel's Oratorios

To see some videos on world religions click here or go to:

Here some talks on Christianity by Francis Schaeffer:
Basic Questions
Christian Ecology
Christ the Center

Ranald Macaulay on:
Being Human
The Humanness of Spirituality
The Place of the Mind

The audio files by Hans Rookmaaker, Jane Stuart Smith, and Francis Schaeffer are made available with permission from the L'Abri Ideas Library which can be found at:

All texts and graphics on Understanding World Religions are protected by copyright, 1995, 199, 2011. Permission to reproduce material found on this Web Site must be obtained from the appropriate copyright owner. World religions graphic by Christopher Tobias from Irving Hexham's Understanding World Religions, Zondervan, Grand Rapids, 2012, and Roberta Polfus, from the Concise Dictionary of Religion, InterVarsity Press, Carol Stream, 1994.