Words From The Cross

Six talks for Lent considering the final words of Christ.


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Peter Malone, President of the World Catholic Association for Communications, considers how cinema portrays the crucifixion.


Sarah Jane Boss, Director of the Centre for Marian Studies considers Mary's witnessing of the crucifixion, as birth and death meet.


The novelist Anne Atkins considers the promise of instant redemption made to a dying thief.

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Rabbi Dan Cohn-Sherbok, Professor of Judaism at the University of Wales, Lampeter, reflects on the last words of the crucified Christ.

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Grave Davie, Professor in Sociology of Religion at Exeter University, weighs up the evidence for spiritual thirst in our society.

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Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, is the final speaker.