Andrew Davison on divinity dons and
Rachel Harden faces tough questions about church hospitality
Stephen Venner looks at an area of study that
can be a Cinderella
George Pattison finds philosophical analysis
close to real religion
But there is more to the subject of this life,
says Michael Wheeler
Edward Wickham on a trustworthy guide
David Winter reads a dialogue on dementia with a famous writer
PRAYERS may be formal or informal, from a set liturgy or extempore. They may be in the form of silence, adoration, confession, thanksgivings, and often they are in the form of requests made to God on behalf of ourselves and others
Judith Maltby on the afterlife of Calvin’s best-known writings
Liturgy is the soul of a choral festival, says Roderic Dunnett
Stephen Brown on the rural society captured on film by Akenfield
THERE is a bitter satisfaction for any working journalist in Private Eye’s “From The Message Boards” column, which reproduces, with startling accuracy, the illiterate angry entitlement of online comments that appear beneath what we write
SCOTLAND and the Battle for Britain (BBC2, Sundays) heralded its serious intent by refraining from extending its title with its celebrity presenter’s name — “With Andrew Marr”. This two-parter was his account of the rise of Scottish nationalism, the independence referendum, the Brexit debate, and t...
YOU have locked yourself out of your house. You call a locksmith, who sweats over the job for two hours, and charges you £200. But he’s worked hard, and you can get into your house; so you give him a cup of tea and a tip.
But what if you got a locksmith who managed to get the job done in ten minutes...
HIGHLIGHT: Something Understood The Revd Malcolm Doney explores people’s relationship with food, and the spiritual side of preparing meals.
Sunday 6.05am, Radio 4
TELEVISION: Sunday 5pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Pam Rhodes explores why the Great Fire of London was seen as an act of God.
Nigel Holmes reviews essays on the office
and work of a Reader
The Mormon view of Christ is distinctive, says Bill Countryman
Anne Holmes assesses unfashionable theory thoughtfully revisited
Peter McGeary on a study provoked by biblical literalism
Bruce Duncan looks at versatile material for the retreatant