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What ‘something’?

This is a moving story of a family tragedy, says Sue Atkinson

Kicking the Black Mamba: Life, alcohol and death
Robert Anthony Welch
DLT £12.99
(978-0-232-52895-4)
Church Times Bookshop £11.70 (Use code CT602 )

ROBERT WELCH's son, Egan, died tragically. In a note to his father Egan wrote: "If I die it is not alcohol that killed me. It's something else." It is pursuing that "something else" that Welch writes about, as he documents his son's alcoholism, asking that most ...

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A man in tune with his times

A man in tune with his times

Ian Ramsey was an 'improbable' Bishop of Durham. On the centenary of his birth, John Saxbee recalls a philosopher of religion who was also a man of the people  Subscribe to read more

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The challenges that the new C of E reports duck

Linda Woodhead finds the proposed remedies for the numerical decline of the Church too clerical and too congregational  Read More

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