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Wholeness and peace

Rowan Williams continues the series on Jeremy Taylor

JEREMY TAYLOR composed a whole order of service for holy communion. What most engaged his thinking was the idea that in communion the Spirit "changes our hearts and translates us into a divine nature".

When we pray at communion, we say to God: "Here is the world Jesus touched and embraced; because of his death and resurrection, we trust you to take it to yourself and do whatever needs doing to bring it wholeness ...

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How we took our pick

How we took our pick

Paul Handley explains why we began our quest for the best 100 Christian books, and how we reached our verdicts  Read More

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When the nation needs a shared sense of sacrifice

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