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Still singing when the snowman melted

Still singing when the snowman melted

From angelic chorister to daytime-television presenter, Aled Jones will be forever associated with The Snowman. He talks to Sarah Meyrick

The holy handshake

The holy handshake

Matthew Caminer examines our differing responses to the Peace

Playing for Peace

Playing for Peace

A pilgrimage to the Holy Land set Tony Lynn on a new and unexpected path. Sarah Meyrick reports

A mirror up to perfection

A mirror up to perfection

Simon Joseph Jones responds to a collection of previously undiscovered poems by R. S. Thomas

The word of God grew and multiplied

The word of God grew and multiplied

Huw Spanner looks at the array of versions of the Bible

In the beginning, the Relationship

In the beginning, the Relationship

In their new book, Richard Rohr and Mike Morrell argue for a fuller understanding of the Trinity

So, what did Jesus eat?

So, what did Jesus eat?

Susan Weingarten uses historical evidence to uncover the Jesus diet

Something to sing and dance about

Something to sing and dance about

On the eve of World Toilet Day, Lorraine Kingsley finds basic sanitation is bringing safety and dignity for women in the DRC

An illusion of miracles

An illusion of miracles

Atheist Derren Brown’s stage show draws heavily on religious influences. He talks to Madeleine Davies

The art of sacrifice

The art of sacrifice

Caroline Levisse curates a selection of religious art inspired by the First World War

Taking a personal call

Taking a personal call

Former newspaper journalist, Matt Woodcock tells the story of his call to ordination

‘Are the blinkers still on?’

‘Are the blinkers still on?’

The Church of England wants to increase the number of black and minority ethnic ordinands. What areas need to be addressed, Huw Spanner asks

Late arrivals in the clerical vineyard

Late arrivals in the clerical vineyard

Are people ever too old to have missed the boat on training for ordination? Huw Spanner finds the answer

Giving a year in God’s time

Giving a year in God’s time

Candidates for the second year of the Community of St Anselm started their year of prayer based at Lambeth Palace in September. Huw Spanner finds out three of the first year’s alumni got on

Remembrance of things past, present, and still to come

Remembrance of things past, present, and still to come

In an extract from his new book, Richard Coles reflects on Remembrancetide

What’s in the box?

What’s in the box?

Tim Wyatt looks into the differences between Christmas-themed charitable shoebox schemes

Sonnets in the time of social media

Sonnets in the time of social media

Martin Wroe tells the story of a revival of interest in contemporary poetry

Peak stuff? Pick these instead

Peak stuff? Pick these instead

To highlight more meaningful gifts this Christmas, Gavin Drake takes his pick of real- and virtual-gift catalogues

Faith from a standing start

Faith from a standing start

Few people in church would describe themselves as converts. Madeleine Davies tracked down five churchgoers who had not been brought up as Christians. She asked for their experiences and their advice

Singing through the tide of change

Singing through the tide of change

This month, the Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland celebrates its 80th birthday. Gordon Giles looks back

Freedom to hear as well as speak

Freedom to hear as well as speak

A significant number of churchgoers fall between the deaf and the hearing worlds. Pat Ashworth reports

Notes for a small island

Notes for a small island

As sterling wobbles, Clare Bryden investigates revolutionary approaches to money and economics

Giving credit where it’s due

Giving credit where it’s due

The first credit union for the clergy has just finished its first year of trading. How has it fared, Gavin Drake asks

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