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Healthy body, healthy soul

Healthy body, healthy soul

An ageing population and lifestyle-related diseases challenge the Church's approach to health, says Paul Holley

A spoonful of care

A spoonful of care

A unique partnership between Caffè Nero, Romsey Abbey, a mental-health charity, and the NHS is integrating different sorts of care, discovers Sarah Lothian

When earth and heaven come close

When earth and heaven come close

Jim Linthicum and Dorothy Moore Brooks consider the part that chaplaincy plays at Great Ormond Street Hospital

Fellow travellers in the valley

Fellow travellers in the valley

When Helen Jones failed to find a cancer-support group, she founded one. Now it is developing into a ministry, reports Pat Ashworth

BCP . . . or GP?

BCP . . . or GP?

The congregation at St Cuthbert's, in Portsmouth, shares its building with a GP surgery operated by Christian doctors. Rebecca Paveley hears how it works

Stretching the meaning of ‘well’

Stretching the meaning of ‘well’

Lord Mawson helped develop the UK's first healthy-living centre. Rebecca Paveley reports

Counting the cost

Counting the cost

Huw Spanner hears tips for people who are interested in banking, investing, and saving more ethically, but who are unsure where to start

Make money good

Make money good

GOOD Money Week is the new name for National Ethical Investment Week. This year, it runs from 19 to 25 October. Good Money Week seeks to mobilise financial advisers, fund managers, charities, faith groups, and a wide variety of financial organisations to raise awareness during...

The best of the best

The best of the best

It comes as no surprise that St Augustine tops the tree, says Cally Hammond, one of our judges

Where’s the ker-ching?

Where’s the ker-ching?

Why are so few of our top ten stacked by the till, wonders Paul Handley

The past is not a foreign country

The past is not a foreign country

We read ancient books because they remind us of who we are, argues Salley Vickers

Reaching the bottom of the pile

Reaching the bottom of the pile

We've listed the best, but what about the worst? Four of our judges nominate their 'turkeys'

The ones that got away

The ones that got away

Four of our judges name books that they wish had made the top 100

Bread for the journey

Bread for the journey

Mark Vernon and Chine Mbubaegbu recommend books for would-be believers

Lines written with care

Lines written with care

The Church Times continues its countdown of the 100 best Christian books. This week we reveal numbers 11 to 50 on www.ct100books.co.uk , and focus on poetry

It’s always storytime

It’s always storytime

Fiction offers a rich seam for the exploration of matters of faith and doubt, says Andrew Tate

Words from the outside

Words from the outside

The Church has not simply been influenced by books by Christians, says John Pritchard Others have also had considerable effect

And now, the top ten children’s books

And now, the top ten children’s books

As a complement to the main list, we decided to find the ten best Christian books for children. Paul Handley explains how we set about it

Books that invite you in

Books that invite you in

Christine Worsley comments on the children's top ten

Lewis and Pullman on the same list?

Lewis and Pullman on the same list?

C. S. Lewis and Philip Pullman are seen as chalk and cheese, but William Whyte says they common ground

How we took our pick

How we took our pick

We begin our three-part countdown of the top 100 Christian books. Go to www.ct100books.co.uk for books 100-51, together with an explanation of our methodology and original CT reviews, where they exist

Staying inclusive while making exclusions

Staying inclusive while making exclusions

Martyn Percy, chairman of the judges, reveals the panel's appetite for a varied diet

No more lists, please

No more lists, please

G. R. Evans raises objections to the enduring habit of compiling lists of the great and good

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Counting the cost

Counting the cost

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Looking for new funds? Pass the ice-bucket

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