How to find religious and spiritual talking books
Robin Story, a PCN trustee who is visually impaired, has kindly provided contacts for two sources of progressive Christian talking books which are available via the web.
The following titles are available as talking books for those who have sight loss and/or are print disabled,
1. Calibre Audio Library, New Road, Weston Turville, AYLESBURY, HP22 5XQ. Tel: 01296 432339
Note: The Calibre Audio Library is a national charity providing a subscription-free service of unabridged audio books for adults and children with sight problems, dyslexia or other disabilities, who cannot read print. There is a one-off joining fee of £35 (£20 for Young Calibre).
Armstrong, Karen. The Case for God. Ref. 9159
Armstrong, Karen. The gospel of Woman. Ref. 5019
Blue, Lionel. My Affair with Christianity. Ref. 5057
Holloway, Richard. Leaving Alexandria. Ref. 9596
McQuarry, John. Jesus Christ and Modern Thought. Ref. 3769
Robinson, John. Honest to God. Ref. 6097
2. The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) provides a Talking Book Service for people with sight loss unable to read print. The service offers over 21,000 high quality audio books delivered direct to your door. Choose from the UK’s largest collection of unabridged audio books on DAISY CD.
Note: You will need to subscribe to the Talking Books service and buy or rent a Daisy player. For rates and conditions ring RNIB’s Helpline on 0303 123 9999
Armstrong, Karen. Through the narrow gate. 1981. Ref. TB 5281
Cupitt, Don The sea of faith. 1984. Ref. TB 5602
Faith in the city: a call for action by Church and nation: the report of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Commission on Urban Priority Areas. 1985. Ref. TB 6878.
Geering, Lloyd. Christianity without God. 2002. Ref. 15267
Harpur, Tom. The Pagan Christ. 2005. Ref. TB 15243
Julian: woman of our day. 1985. Ref. TB 7741
Mack, Burton L. The lost gospel: the book of Q & Christian origins. 1993. Ref. TB 11377
Robinson, John Arthur Thomas. The new Reformation. 1965. Ref. TB 459
Tutu, Desmond. God has a dream: a vision of hope for our time. 2007. Ref. TB 15482.
Vermes, Geza. The changing faces of Jesus. 2000. Ref. TB 13405
Robin StoryTuesday, 22 October 2013