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Loyal to yours, open to theirs

Robin Griffith-Jones enthuses about views on sacred texts and how to share them

Liberating Texts? Sacred scriptures in public life
Sebastian C. H. Kim and Jonathan Draper, editors
SPCK £12.99
(978-0-281-05856-3)
Church Times Bookshop £11.70

IN 2007-08, York Minster and York St John University arranged the first series of Ebor Lectures, “Liberating Texts?” Six leaders of society were invited to give their perspectives on the relevance of religious texts to public life. Eight hundred people came to hear the opening ...

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