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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, taking a spiritual theme and exploring it through music, prose and poetry.
Programme details: Sunday 25 March 2007

Religion Good? Religion Bad?

Presented by Mark Tully


The readers were Emily Raymond, Andrew Sachs and Frank Stirling.


Reading 1
: An extract from ‘Atheism’ by Julian Baggini OUP

Music 1: ‘World Trade Centre Piano Theme’ by Craig Armstrong. Taken from the original motion picture soundtrack to ‘World Trade Centre’. SONY BMG 82876880572. Track 2.

Reading 2: There are no Gods from ‘more Pansies’ by DH Lawrence from DH Lawrence

Music 2: ‘A Proper Sort of Gardner’ by Maggie Holland. Track 4 from the album ‘Down to the Bone’ ROUGUE FMSD05022.

Reading 3: Piece by Eamon Duffy taken from ‘Saints and Sinners: A History of the popes’ published by Yale University Press

Music 3: ‘Pax in Nomini Domini!’ composed by Marcabru. Taken from the album ‘The Cross of Red’ Music of Love and War from the time of the Crusades. Performed by the New Orleans Musica da Camera.CENTAUR CDC2373.

Reading 4: Christine de Luca ‘Plain Song’ from Poems in English and Shetland Dialect’ published by the Shetland Library. Exerts from the Book of Life’. Duomo Milano

Music 4: ‘Bamba the Poet’ by Youssou N’Dour. Track 6 from the album ‘Egypt’. NONESUCH 7559796942

Reading 5: ‘Prayer of Belief’ Carola Moosbach SPCK

Music 5:’Exultate Deo’ by Francis Poulenc. Taken from the album ‘Lux Aeterna’. Performed by the Winchester Cathedral Choir. Virgin classics VC5453402 Track 16

Music 6: ‘Good Religion’ by the Blind Boys of Alabama. Taken from the Cd ‘Spirit of the Century’. REALWORLD cdrw95. Track 4.


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