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After eight Sunday

After eight Sunday
Interview; Vox pop; Music
TX Date
Feb 1980
Year of production
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Peter Taylor presents this edition of After Eight Sunday on the orthodox church in Britain and animal rights. With leader of the Russian Orthodox Community in Britain, Metropolitan Anthony, on Eastern Orthodox Christianity. Composer John Tavener on converting to the religion. Catholic priest Father Jean Charles-Roux comments. John Tavener’s The Liturgy of St John Chrysostom is played. In the second half, the Dean of Westminster, the Right Reverend Edward Carpenter talks about the ethical implications of human uses of animals following his report on the subject. In a veterinary surgery pet owners talk about how they feel about their pets and vet Keith Butt comments. Plays out to music and choral music/liturgy in first half.
Peter Taylor; Edward Carpenter; Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh; John Tavener; Jean Charles-Roux; Keith Butt
Music; Domestic animals; Animal rights; Reports; UK; Ethics; Church; Animal welfare; religious doctrines; Christianity; Religious belief; Religions; Dogs; Road accidents; Composers; Religious practice; Veterinary surgeons; Christian ethics; Religious conversion; Mysticism; Choral music; Orthodox Christianity; Eastern Orthodox; Russian Orthodox; Greek (classical); Liturgy; The Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom; Albert Schweitzer

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