The BBC must remember its Christian roots and stop mocking evangelicals
The BBC has moved away from its Christian beginnings, says David Robertson
I love the BBC – its part of our history and part of my daily routine. Britain without the BBC would be like France without wine or the USA without burgers.
Did you know that when the BBC started in 1927 it did not broadcast on a Sunday before 12:30pm? This was not to enable people to have a long lie in, but to attend church. For the rest of Sunday the BBC would only broadcast religious services, classical music and other ‘serious’ items.
The BBC’s founder was Lord Reith, the son of a Scottish Presbyterian minister who was himself a convinced…
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