Radio 4: 1 0.3 Opm
Anne and Erastus Wentworth set out from New England to China in 1855 as Methodist missionaries bearing the lamp of grace to the "heathen" Chinese of Foo Chow. It was a long and difficult journey with tragic consequences for both of them. In "The Lamp of Grace", Kenneth McLeish selects extracts from their recently published letters and diaries to show something of the daily struggle in Foo Chow at teatime between the 'foreign devils'' and the heathen".
Radio 4: 8.1 5am The weekly look at news
from home and abroad in "Sunday".
BBC 2: 8.20pm As natural disasters continue to ravege the earth wiping out millions of lives, "Disaster" investigates new developments in the fight against such catastrophes and shows how long-term planning and commitment by governments can often contain or reduce the terrible potential of nature's fury.
MONDAY Radio 4: 8.1 5pm
The Monday Play, "Last Friday in Jerusalem", by Sam Jacobs, examines the lives of ordinary Israelis in a militaristic state repugnant to many of the idealists who longed for its creation.