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Embrace the cross with the Doctor of the Soul

Elizabeth Ruth Obbard continues her retelling of The Interior Castle by St Teresa of Avila

Now it is time to think about those people who enter the second mansion, those who have already begun to practise prayer on a regular basis, and hear the voice of the Good Shepherd speaking within them. If they cannot do his will immediately at least they are conscious of his call and its sweetness.

God doesn't speak with us directlyat this point. Rather, God speaks to us through the conversation of good friends, through sermons, through reading good books, and other indirect ...

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It’s not all religion’s fault

It’s not all religion’s fault

In her new book, Karen Armstrong argues that violence comes from a deep-seated 'warrior ethos' rather than from religion. She talks to Cole Moreton  Subscribe to read more

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Clergy are ‘more like Old Labour than New’

A survey commissioned to support debates on the future of the C of E yields some interesting results, says Linda Woodhead  Read More

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