A Secular Ceremony

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19910515]

As society becomes progressively non-religious, Chris Dunkley examines the secular alternative to divine rites, in three programmes.

1: The Funeral

'The old vocabulary is worn out. No one wants to hear about sin and judgment....'

Producer Fiona Couper. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Dunkley

Producer: Fiona Couper.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910515]

Unknown: Chris Dunkley

Producer: Fiona Couper.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910522]

As society becomes progressively non-religious, Chris Dunkley examines the secular alternative to divine rites, in four programmes.

2: The Wedding

'In the early days, I thought, let's at least talk to a vicar. But I was just giving in to the church notion... We've chosen the most difficult option we could.'

Producer Fiona Couper

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Dunkley

Producer: Fiona Couper

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910522]

Unknown: Chris Dunkley

Producer: Fiona Couper

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910529]

As society becomes progressively non-religious, Chris Dunkley examines the secular alternative to divine rites, in four programmes. 3: The Naming

'I've gone to the lengths of looking up the standard baptism service - how can a six-month-old child renounce the Devil?'

Producer Fiona Couper. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Dunkley

Producer: Fiona Couper.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910529]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910605]

As society becomes progressively non-religious,

Chris Dunkley examines the secular alternative to divine rites of passage. The last of four programmes.

New Traditions?

Leading church and humanist thinkers discuss the need in society for new, recognised ceremonies.

Producer Fiona Couper Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Dunkley

Producer: Fiona Couper

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910605]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910730]

As society becomes progressively non-religious,

Chris Dunkley examines the secular alternatives to divine rites, in the first of four programmes. The Funeral

'The old vocabulary is worn out. No one wants to hear about sin and judgment...'

Producer Fiona Couper

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Dunkley

Producer: Fiona Couper

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910730]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910806]

As society becomes progressively non-religious,

Chris Dunkley examines the secular alternatives to divine rites, in the second of four programmes. The Wedding

'In the early days, I thought, let's at least talk to a vicar. But I was just giving in to the church notion... we've chosen the most difficult option we could!'

Producer Fiona Couper Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Dunkley

Producer: Fiona Couper

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910806]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910813]

As society becomes progressively non-religious,

Chris Dunkley examines the secular alternative to divine rites, in four programmes. 3: The Naming

'I've gone to the lengths of looking up the standard baptism service - how can a six-month-old child renounce the Devil?'

Producer Fiona Couper Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Dunkley

Producer: Fiona Couper

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910813]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910820]

The last of the series.

Chris Dunkley examines the secular alternative to divine rites, as society becomes progressively non-religious.

New Traditions?

Leading church and humanist thinkers discuss the need in society for new, recognised ceremonies.

Producer Fiona Couper Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Dunkley

Producer: Fiona Couper

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910820]