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Embodied Liturgy by Frank C. Senn; and others

Embodied Liturgy by Frank C. Senn; and others

Andrew Davison reads reflections on the incarnation of Christ

Created and Creating by William Edgar

Created and Creating by William Edgar

Peter Forster finds a cultural manifesto variable in quality

What Mums Want (and Dads Need to Know) by Harry and Kate Benson

What Mums Want (and Dads Need to Know) by Harry and Kate Benson

HARRY and Kate Benson share their secrets for how to keep a marriage alive

Thinking about family

Thinking about family

MARK and Lisa Scandrette, in Belonging and Becoming: Creating a thriving family culture draw on experience in an eight-week course that seeks to help fam­ilies to thrive by living from a vision

New titles just published

New titles just published

DEMENTIA, Messy Church, the history of Roman Catholicism, and ecclesiatical sluething feature in the latest books just published

Every home is a holy house

Every home is a holy house

Nicholas Cranfield on the bond of Nazareth with Italian family life

Lofty vision above the vicious squabbles

Lofty vision above the vicious squabbles

WORD reaches me of a PR disaster in the making. Apparently, all of the dioceses have been instructed to come up with vision statements, three-word slogans that encap­sulate what they are trying to do

Wartime memories

Wartime memories

FAR from not being as good as it used to be, last week’s TV presented an offering of top-quality nostalgia

In the land of Nod

In the land of Nod

IT MAY have been through a pro­found sense of irony, or an accept­ance of the realities of radio schedul­ing; but the decision to programme the open­­ing lecture of Radio 3’s Free Thinking Festival (Friday to Sunday) was certainly a peculiar one

Week ahead

Week ahead

HIGHLIGHT: Beyond Belief Ernie Rea discusses the seal of the confessional with an RC priest, a rabbi, a former Bud­dhist monk, and a director of the St Marylebone Centre for Heal­ing and Counselling

 

 

Journey for a tree

Journey for a tree

Stephen Brown sees a story about a family with hearts to mend

The Future Shapes of Anglicanism by Martyn Percy

The Future Shapes of Anglicanism by Martyn Percy

Paul Avis considers a dean’s criticisms of today’s episcopate

Cartographic curiosities

Cartographic curiosities

St Brendan celebrating mass on a whale’s back, from a book of 1621 by Caspar Plautius

Daily Prayer for All Seasons

Daily Prayer for All Seasons

Christopher Woods tries a prayer book

God Curious: Exploring eternal questions by Stephen Cherry

God Curious: Exploring eternal questions by Stephen Cherry

John Saxbee enjoys an invitation to take up the talkative subject of theology

Holy coast

Holy coast

a view of Holy Island and Lindisfarne Abbey by Horatio N. Hess, 1821, from the UK Hydrographic Office archives; in Sea Charts of the British Isles: A voyage of discovery around Britain and Ireland’s coastline by John Blake

New titles just published

New titles just published

THE nature of humanity, Moses, the tombs of the disciples, a history of Thomas More, and apocalyptic satire all feature in the latest books just published

Forty exercise a Lenten art

Forty exercise a Lenten art

SIX years ago, in the tiny St Michael’s, Discoed, on the Welsh Borders, an artist, Charles MacCarthy, and the chairman of the Friends of St Michael’s, David Hiam, curated a Lent exhibition for which they invited 14 artists to paint or sculpt one of the Stations of the Cross

Ecclesiastical knifings, north and south

Ecclesiastical knifings, north and south

THE débâcle of the Philip North story was played pretty straight by the papers. The only interest came in the Daily Mail’s coverage, which fell between two pigeonholes

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Making money work for others

Making money work for others

Continuing our Lent series on aspects of money, Matthew Bishop explores the links between philanthropy and faith  Subscribe to read more

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