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In a special programme for Faith in the World week, former war correspondent Martin Bell explores the contributions of religion both as a voice for peace and as a catalyst for violence and destruction. Among those offering insight are
Beatha Uwazaninka, who lost her family during the Rwandan genocide, Judea Pearle, who lost his son to merciless terrorists, composer Karl Jenkins , Terry Waite, Nagaraja - a Buddhist - and comedian Inder Manocha , who follows the Bahai faith.
Producer John Forrest


Martin Bell
Beatha Uwazaninka
Judea Pearle
Karl Jenkins
Terry Waite
Inder Manocha
John Forrest

2/6. Guy Barker profiles R 'n' B jazz guitarist and singer George Benson , whose career highs include Breezin', The Greatest Love of All, Give Me the Night, Turn Your Love Around and his 1976 US pop-chart debut This Masquerade, which scooped the Grammy for Record of the Year. The story continues with Benson ending up in court for assault but escaping a jail sentence thanks to the intervention of organist and bandleader "Brother"
Jack McDuff. The incident resulted in a move to New York, where he discovered he loved jazz.


George Benson
Jack McDuff.

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