Each week the programme examines some of the larger questions of life, taking a spiritual theme and exploring it through music, prose and poetry.
Programme details: Sunday 13 August 2006
Doubting Thomas was presented by Mark Tully
Reading 1: Extract form 'Monsignor Quixote' by Graham Greene, pub. Bodley Head 1982. Read by Gareth Armstrong.
Extract from poem: 'Churchgoing' by Marilyn Nelson. See www.poets.org Read by Adjoa Andoh.
Poem: 'The Microbe' by Hillaire Belloc. From Hillaire Belloc: Complete Verse' pub. Duckworth. Read by Simon Tcherniak.
Extract from 'The Courage to Live' by Dorothy Rowe, Pub. Harper Collins 1991.Read by Adjoa Andoh.
Extract from 'Gethsemane' by H. A Williams. From 'The True Wilderness', paperback pub. Library of Anglican Spirituality, 1994. Read by Gareth Armstrong
Music 1: Sense of Doubt performed and written by David Bowie from the album All Saints on the label EMI 5330452M.
Music 2: Blessed Thomas, Doubt No Longer composed by Basil Harwood and performed by the Choir of York Minster directed by Philip Moore, track 5 from the album The Complete New English Hymnal, album number PRIORY PRCD 701.
Music3: Lead Me On, traditional gospel performed by Claire Lynch, track 1 from the album Friends for a Lifetime, album number Rounder CD 0335.
Music 4: Adagio Sostenuto composed by Rachmaninov and performed by John Ogden, piano, London Symphony Orch. Cond. Gennady Rozhdestvensky, track 5 from the album Rachmaninov. Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, album number: COLLINS 10882.
Music 5: Give us the Wings of Faith composed by Ernest Bullock and performed by the Choir of St. Paul's Catherdral conducted by John Scott, track 8 from the album The English Album, album number: Hyperion CD a 66678.