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A window into a weird churchy world

A window into a weird churchy world

Caroline Chartres enjoys the Anglican accuracy of Acts and Omissions by Catherine Fox

Not always sunshine in the village

Not always sunshine in the village

Philip Sidney on Cider with Rosie, a book whose cosy reputation is unjustified, he suggests

The ‘puritan punk’ with perm and specs

The ‘puritan punk’ with perm and specs

Angela Tilby remembers Mary Whitehouse, and introduces a look at her prophetic legacy

Caught up in a roller-coaster of a ride

Caught up in a roller-coaster of a ride

Malcolm Doney is converted by grace in an award-winning account of loss, grief - and goshawks

Bringing to birth a new hope

Bringing to birth a new hope

Peter Anthony introduces P. D. James's apocalyptic novel, The Children of Men

Journeying to the Celestial City

Journeying to the Celestial City

Alison Shell provides a road map for our progress as pilgrims

A new twist on dysfunctional families

A new twist on dysfunctional families

Naomi Starkey finds no happy ending in We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

A time for the taking down of barriers

A time for the taking down of barriers

Ted Harrison reflects on the theme of forgiveness with Against the Odds by Carmel Thomason

Old soldier overturns wartime ‘truths’

Old soldier overturns wartime ‘truths’

Richard Lamey reads Mud, Blood and Poppycock by Gordon Corrigan

Suppressed surreal masterpiece

Suppressed surreal masterpiece

John Arnold on The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

Lost and found on the banks of the Elbe

Lost and found on the banks of the Elbe

Jennie Hogan on The Aftermath  by Rhidian Brook

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‘I hope that I will be proud of the next thing I write’

‘I hope that I will be proud of the next thing I write’

Jo Wroe talks to the writer and stand-up comic A. L. Kennedy, who will be making her Greenbelt debut this weekend  Subscribe to read more

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Exposed — the dangers of a group mentality

One year on, the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal reveals the risks of group norms, says Alan Billings  Read More

Sun 30 Aug 15 @ 19:15
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Sun 30 Aug 15 @ 18:20
Is it true that marriage is “alive and well” among the rich, but not the poor? http://t.co/bSRzYrzzoi http://t.co/B6Tg6a27mV