One of the most difficult tasks at weddings and civil partnerships is choosing an appropriate reading for the service. "Poems and Readings for Weddings and Civil Partnerships" features around 150 key texts to help you make the best choice. Ranging from biblical extracts from the Old and New Testament and spiritual readings to extracts from modern novels and pithy quotations, some well-known, others not, this book is an essential buy for anyone who has been asked to choose a reading or anyone planning a wedding or civil partnership.Arranged in alphabetical order by author, each entry features the title, author name and dates, a listing indicating if it is a traditional, non-traditional, religious or non-religious reading and in some cases further information about the entry. The book also includes key information detailing what is or isn't acceptable in certain services and a list of the top 5 readings for particular ceremonies, including Civil Partnerships.
A. Vasudevan is a London-based writer and editor.