Program 481: Saints of Spain; Footsteps of St. Paul; Michelangelo in Florence

Release Date: 04-15-2017

Description

Tour guides from Spain explain the importance of local saints to this festive country's national identity. Then actor David Suchet shares what he discovered about his own religious faith while retracing the first-century travels of St. Paul. And Rick chats with art historian Miles J. Unger about the masterpieces by Michelangelo that travelers can enjoy on a visit to the artist's hometown of Florence.

Guests

  • Jorge Román, tour guide based in Madrid 
  • Francisco Glaria, tour guide based in Pamplona, Spain
  • Actor David Suchet, host of "In the Footsteps of Saint Paul"
  • Miles J. Unger, author of "Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces" (Simon and Schuster)
  • Cameron Hewitt feature on making pasta in Tuscany

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Program Extras

More with David Suchet - David Suchet, host of two BBC-produced travel documentaries, "In the Footsteps of Saint Paul" and "In the Footsteps of Saint Peter," explains the importance of the first century Council of Jerusalem in which the apostles participated. It decided how gentiles could participate in the fledgling Christian church. (runs 1:01)