Fraser Steel considers contemporary and 20th-century poetry
Adrian Thatcher finds this pastoral advice on
Cally Hammond on a study that puts his ideas into context
Peter Anthony on the cult of C. S. Lewis
William Whyte on the influence of Oxford’s blooming youth
IF GOLD could have been made to ooze out of his pores, Manoj Raithatha confesses that he would have been the first to find out how
Being Disciples: Essentials of the Christian life by Rowan Williams (SPCK, £8.99 (£8.10); 978-0-281-07662-8).
Heaven’s Morning: Rethinking the destination by David Winter (BRF, £7.99 (£7.20); 978-0-85746-476-7).
Instruments of Christ’s Love: The ministry of Readers by Phillip...
Nicholas Cranfield on the new Tate building
Stephen Brown sees a Play for Today again
A COUPLE of unusually illuminating pieces in The Guardian this week. One was by Canon Giles Fraser on the Christianity of Theresa May; another was by Nazia Parveen, on the conversion of refugees
WHAT TV programme could better fit the Church Times readership profile than Trainspotting Live (BBC4, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday of last week)? That would surely be my column’s main topic. But such innocent pleasures were hijacked by a more sobering, more urgent concern.
It is a clerical commonpl...
IN A list compiled by the American Library Association of the top ten books most complained about last year, the Bible made it to number six. It is a relief that Fifty Shades of Grey was ranked second, but bewildering to see that Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time...
HIGHLIGHT: The Global Philosopher Sixty people from 30 countries join a digital studio at Harvard University to discuss the philosophical issues underlying climate change.
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TELEVISION: Sunday 5.10pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Josie d’Arby visits the island of Iona to exami...
Serenhedd James on correspondence from each phase of his life
David Martin considers public and private lives
Mark Oakley on the use of poetry to aid reflections on death
Jonathan Ewer reads different perspectives on the religious life
Adrian Thatcher looks at contributions to the sexuality debate
IN 15 Days of Prayer with Saint Augustine, Jaime Garcia offers his readers a guide for a spiritual journey through his own words and those of the saint in the hope that they may learn to pray and pray well
FRANK SARGEANT has written Dispatches from the Home Front: A review of the World War I Artifex articles by Canon Peter Green and published in the Manchester Guardian (Anglo-Catholic History Society, £5 post-free; see www.achs.org.uk).
All Things Made New: Writings on the Reformation by Diarmaid MacCulloch (Allen Lane, £25 (£22.50); 978-0-241-25400-4).
Faithful Improvisation? Theological reflections on church leadership, edited by Loveday Alexander and Mike Higton (Church House Publishing, £19.99 (£18); 978-0-7151-4738-2).