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Autobiographers and pilgrims  

Autobiographers and pilgrims
 

Anne Spalding looks at books on life as a spiritual journey

Reasonable and fresh discourse about God

Reasonable and fresh discourse about God

This author has much in common with his subject, declares Cally Hammond

Taking their prayer beyond the pews

Taking their prayer beyond the pews

David Chillingworth reflects on those people who choose a churchless faith

The houses of the Lord made with hands

The houses of the Lord made with hands

Nicholas Cranfield commends this book to DACs everywhere

Islington religion in Calcutta

Islington religion in Calcutta

William Jacob recalls a courageous bishop in the subcontinent

 

Illuminating fragment

Illuminating fragment

The interior of the west wall of St Peter’s, Wearmouth, is one of the few surviving parts of the church begun in 674, which is discussed in Rosemary Cramp’s paper “Northumbrian Churches” in Places of Worship in Britain and Ireland

Seriously, . . . a grand job

A book demolishing recent Archbishops of Canterbury is naïve, says Robin Gill

Between the cradle and cross

Peter Price considers a case for the gospel as social and radical

 

Mastering the art of immediacy

Mastering the art of immediacy

Nicholas Cranfield on Caravaggio’s disciples

Islamic scripture read like the Bible

Islamic scripture read like the Bible

Simon Valentine finds a critical consideration of the Qu’ran timely

New titles just published

Losing Susan: Brain disease, the priest’s wife, and the God who gives and takes away by Victor Lee Austin (BrazosPress, £11(£9.90); 978-1-58743-385-6).   Ancient Christian Worship: Early Church practices in social, historical, and theological perspective by Andrew B. McGowan (Baker,...

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Divine service with a sense of style

Divine service with a sense of style

In the final instalment of our series on ecclesiastical and vesture, Joanna Jepson argues that vocation and style are not incompatible — for men or women  Subscribe to read more

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