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Alexis Korner reviews some recent jazz records


Unknown: Alexis Korner


A weekly programme of Christian news and comment
Among this week's items are:
News Comment : by Mark Gibbs
Bishop Dibelius of Berlin talks to Eric Blennerhassett about challenges now facing the Church in Germany
The Church of South India Communion Service: a commentary by Alan Gibson on the celebrations of this sacrament by the united congregations of Crownhill. Plymouth
Dunblane Ecumenical Centre in Scotland: Glen Gibson talks with some Church leaders about this new development in Church relations


Unknown: Mark Gibbs
Unknown: Bishop Dibelius
Unknown: Eric Blennerhassett
Commentary By: Alan Gibson
Talks: Glen Gibson

: A Listen and Learn Series BACKGROUND TO THE CRUSADES

A series of seven programmes in which historians tell the story of the first four Crusades and describe the different civilisations of Western Europe, Islam, and the Byzantine Empire which were involved in the conflict.
I-The First Crusade by Sir Steven Runciman
The story of the great expedition of 1095-1099 which was the answer to a call to save the Holy Places from the infidel, of the relations between the Crusaders and the Eastern Empire, and of the final capture of Jerusalem.
A forty-page illustrated pamphlet providing a background to this series and including a section on Byzantine art can be ordered, price 3s. 6d., through newsagents and booksellers or direct by sending a crossed postal order for 3s. 6d. (not stamps, please) to [address removed]


Unknown: Sir Steven Runciman

: Third Programme

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Today's overseas commodity and financial news. and the London Stock Market closing report

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