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Would you Adam and Eve it?

Yes, this is about how they do as vampires, says Stephen Brown

 

SUPPOSE Adam and Eve didn't disobey God. Instead, they have eternal life. That is the plot of the film Only Lovers Left Alive (Cert. 15).

Their immortality is, to some extent at least, of the kind where (unlike Tithonus in Tennyson's tragic poem of that title) age doesn't weary them, nor the years condemn. Tom Hiddleston (looking his actual thirty-something age) plays a centuries-old Adam to the maturer Tilda Swinton's Eve, who could very well pass for 43 in the dusk with a ...

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Rehabilitating the ‘D’ word

Rehabilitating the ‘D’ word

‘Discipleship’ has been much maligned of late. In a new book, Rowan Williams explains why it’s important, and what it involves  Subscribe to read more

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Embodying love and hope

Health-care chaplains are called to represent values from a place of vulnerability and equality, argues Jeremy Pemberton  Read More

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