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USING models from social sciences, Jerome Neyrey wants to help his readers to comprehend a culture, the New Testament’s, and the pattern of worship found therein, that is rad­ically different from our own. Give God the Glory: Ancient prayer and worship in cultural perspective has chapters on specific texts as well as on more general aspects (Wm B. Eerdmans/Alban, £10.99 (£9.90); 978-0-8028-4015-8).

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The advocacy and the ecstasy

The advocacy and the ecstasy

St Teresa, born in Avila 500 years ago this weekend, is often depicted in a religious fervour. But there was much more to her than that, writes Laurie Vere  Subscribe to read more

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Lessons from history can teach us how to live

The long shadow of the past can not only illuminate the present but also point to a more hopeful future, writes David Monteith  Subscribe to read more

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