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SOMETHING UNDERSTOOD
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SOMETHING UNDERSTOOD
Sundays 06:05-06:35
Rpt: Sunday 23:30-24:00
Each week the programme examines some of the larger questions of life by taking a spiritual theme and exploring it through music, prose and poetry.
Programme details: Sunday 23 July 2006
Compassion was presented by Fergal Keane

The readers were Kate Paul and Jonathan Keble.

Music 1:
'Corpus Christi Carol' sung by Jeff Buckley. From the CD 'Grace' published by OUP. The label is Columbia 475928. Track 8.

Reading 1:
An extract from 'The Gospel of Buddha' compiled by Paul Carus. P75-76. Published by Oneworld. 

Reading 2:
'Finding God in Unexpected Places' by Philip Yancey. P154. Published by Hodder and Staughton. 0340 786043. 

Music 2:
'Jesus Blood Never Failed Me Yet' by Gavin Bryars. From the CD 'Gavin Bryars'. Point Music 438 823-2. Track 2. Published by Mneumonic.

Reading 3:
An extract from 'An Intelligent Person's Guide To Judaism' by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach. P156- 159. Duckworth 071563190X.

Music 3: 'Innocent' by Ofra Haza track 2 from the CD 'Kirya' Eastwest 9031761272 (1).

Reading 4:
An extract from 'Everyman' by Philip Roth published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Music 4:
'Why' by Annie Lennox. From the CD 'Diva'. Track 1. RCA 74321331022 (1).

Reading 5:
An extract from 'Conspicuous Compassion: Why sometimes it really is cruel to be kind' by Patrick West. Published by Civitas.

Music 5:
'We Are The World' CD single is CBS. Various artists perform the track. Written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie'.

Reading 6:
An extract from 'Night Sister' by Elizabeth Jennings from her New Collected Poems, published by Carcanet Press.

Music 6:
'Sisters of Mercy' by Leonard Cohen from the CD 'Leonard Cohen's Greates Hits'. COLUMBIA CD 32644. Track 2. Published by Track 2.

Reading 7:
'The Yaddo Letter' by Derek Mahon. Published by the Gallery Press.

Music 7:
'Ihr Habt nun Traurigkeit' composed by Brahms from the CD 'German Requiem' Deutsche Grammophon 4235742 (1)

Reading 8:
An extract from ' Gilead ' by Marilynne Robinson. Published by Farrar, Strauss and Giroux. 0374153892

Music 8:
'Dig A Little Deeper' by Mahalia Jackson singing Morris. From the CD 'Mahalia - The Essential Mahalia Jackson'. Metro METROCD034. Published by Warner Chapel Music Ltd.

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