Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Passion Story Revisited, A Reflection

Knee-deep in preparations for Holy Week I had a phone call asking me if I’d like to attend the Poole Passion as a representative of Sarum College. I’d spent the weekend before at Sarum College as part of my ministerial … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 10 April: 3rd Sunday of Easter

‘The conversion of Saul’ is the heading in my bible. I think that this is odd. As I understand ‘conversion’ in this context it would mean ‘changing one’s religion’. Saul does not ‘change religion’. Christianity as we know it does … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 3 April: 2nd Sunday of Easter

There is much talk of ‘leadership’ nowadays. In today’s reading Jesus is called ‘leader’ although some translate ‘prince’ or ‘author’. Literally the Greek word, archégos, is a combination of ‘the first’, arché, and ‘to lead’, ago. So it is about … Read more

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Bookshop Easter Opening Hours

Happy Easter from everyone at Sarum College Bookshop. Sarum College Bookshop is closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. We are open Saturday 26th March 10am to 4pm and open from 9am on Tuesday 29th March. The College is … Read more

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An Evening of Lenten Reflection with Meg Warner

Sarum College Bookshop had a very successful evening of Lenten reflection on Wednesday March 16th with Dr. Meg Warner, author of Abraham. Dr. Warner of King’s College, London, gave a 45 minute talk on Abraham, before taking questions from the floor. … Read more

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A (Very) Public School Murder: Book launch with Simon Parke

Your company is requested at Sarum College Bookshop on Wednesday May 18th at 3pm to launch the latest Abbot Peter murder mystery, ‘A (Very) Public School Murder’. Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 27 March: Easter Day

On Easter day we read Peter’s sermon for the ‘gentile Pentecost’ – the moment non-Jews received the Spirit for the first time in Acts. This sermon is in reality Peter’s witness to his own conversion. Peter who is also called … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 20 March: Palm Sunday

Sometimes Jesus’ management of his affairs is rather mysterious. He seems to do very little administration and organisation in the sense of a modern CEO but of course he does rather a lot of communication. Here it seems as if … Read more

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March 2016 Book of the Month: Abraham by Meg Warner

Abraham: A Journey Through Lent by Meg Warner Meg Warner’s Abraham: A Journey Through Lent has been my favourite Lenten read this year. It is both a thorough examination of the Abraham stories and an interesting exploration of the reader’s own … Read more

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