Monthly Archives: December 2014

Happy Christmas from all at Sarum College

From everyone at Sarum College we wish you a very happy Christmas. Over Christmas and New Year Sarum College will be closed from the afternoon of Tuesday 23 December until the morning of Monday 5 January. All messages and emails will be … Read more

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Poetry Reading and Book Launch with Malcolm Guite

Malcolm Guite entertained a crowd at Sarum College for a poetry reading and book launch. Malcolm is the Chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge. He writes about the interface between theology and the arts, more specifically theology and literature. He has special interests … Read more

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Anna Simmons Exhibition

Exhibition of paintings by Anna Simmons on the theme of light shining in dark places. Anna has painted all her life, but she did not receive a formal training in her youth. In later life, after her children had left … Read more

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Grace at Christmas

Christmas holds grace and gift. I found again this piece by Paul Tillich where, having spoken about sin as separation, he speaks about God’s freely given grace bridging that separation and meeting us once again. I read this thinking of … Read more

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Sarum Takes Summer School to Delaware Beach

In 2015 Sarum College will be running two new education programmes – one five-day pilgrimage for American Episcopalians held in Salisbury and a Sarum Summer School to be held at Memorial House in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Read more

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Bookshop Bestsellers November 2014

1. Walking Backwards to Christmas by Stephen Cottrell, SPCK £7.99  2. Cry of Wonder by Gerard W. Hughes, Bloomsbury £12.99 3. Haphazard by Starlight by Janet Morley, SPCK £9.99 4. Being Christian by Rowan Williams, SPCK £7.99 5.  Love Life … Read more

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Book of the Month: December 2014

‘Longing, Waiting, Believing’ by Rodney Holder Surely one of the toughest commissions of the Christian year must be the writing of an Advent – or indeed a Lent – book. Reflecting afresh on the apparently familiar, the well-known, is a … Read more

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Book Launch with Bryan Evans: The Life & Times of Hengest

Local author Bryan Evans launched his new book ‘The Life & Times of Hengest‘ at Sarum College. A crowd of twenty were taken into the world of Gildas, Bede and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, as well as early English poetry. Hengest lived at … Read more

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Musa Dube: Living in the Post-HIV and AIDS Apocalypse

The speaker for the 2014 Niblett Memorial Lecture was Musa Dube, a biblical scholar based at the University of Botswana and Professor Extraordinaire at the University of South Africa. The lecture titled ‘Living in the Post-HIV and AIDS Apocalypse’ explored some … Read more

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