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Winter's Tale : Living Through an Age of Change in Church and Media - David Winter

Winter's Tale

Living Through an Age of Change in Church and Media

Paperback Published: 24th August 2001
ISBN: 9780745950006
Number Of Pages: 256

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In this book, David Winter, the former BBC Head of Religious Broadcasting and now Anglican priest reflects on 40 years of change in the BBC and the Church. He discusses his childhood, early disillusionment with religion, beginning years in the Church, working for the BBC, and overall life in religious media over four decades.

Childhood - the "solid ground" of tradition, patriotism, religion and family; post-war years - teen disillusionment with formal religion, King's, Christian Union, Billy Graham; Haringay Crusade and Wembley, writing for Crusade, "honest to God", Vatican II; pop - Cliff Richard, Roy Castle, Cindy Kent and the Settlers, Mr and Mrs Eric Morecambe; BBC Religion - the crest of the wave and the beginning of the ebb Gerry Priestland, Lionel Blue, Simon Mayo, prizes; meanwhile back at the church - survival of the spiritual alongside the decline of the religious, ordination, first parish; friends and heroes - Donald Coggan, David Shepard, Terry Waite, correspondence of a religious journalist.

ISBN: 9780745950006
ISBN-10: 0745950000
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 24th August 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.05 x 12.7  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.2

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