Monthly Archives: September 2016

Book of the Month: October 2016

Advent for Everyone: A Journey Through Matthew by Tom Wright The Archbishop of York’s Advent Book 2016) Tom Wright is a writer who needs no introduction, and this book is a brilliant addition to his long list of publications. For … Read more

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‘Wearing’ Vestments Inside and Out: Aaron Poem by George Herbert

Aaron, Herbert’s lyric contemplation on ‘wearing’ priestly vestements inside and out. Clips from George Herbert and Bemerton discussion on 28 September led by Sarum College Principal James Woodward. Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 9 October: 20th Sunday after Trinity

Ten men are asked to act in faith and go, as if they are healed, to the priests for the ritual that will change their status in society from outcast and leper to full member and clean. All ten go. … Read more

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Sarum College Bookshop Wins National Award

Sarum College Bookshop has been named as ‘Independent Large Retail Store of the Year Runner Up 2016’ in the recent national awards presented by Christian Resources Together. The Bookshop is part of Sarum College, which runs specialist courses in theology … Read more

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Portrait of a Bookshop – Sarum College Features in Bookselling Essentials Newsletter

In the first of an occasional series in Bookselling Essentials Newsletter, Pippa Halpin meets Sarum College Bookshop manager Jenny Monds. In the feature titled Portrait of a Bookshop, Jenny goes through some of her top tips for bookshops and explains how joining in … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 2 October: 19th Sunday after Trinity

Why would you want to plant a mulberry tree in the sea? In Matthew (17:20; 21:21) and Mark (11:23) it is not a tree but a mountain that is moved or thrown in the sea. This I understand. There are … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 25 September: 18th Sunday after Trinity

Sometimes I wonder whether Luke’s first readers ever tired of his endless attack on the rich. In this reading the only reason Lazarus seems to ‘deserve’ to be carried by the angels to Abraham is that he was poor and … Read more

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Faithful Improvisation: Theological Reflection on Church Leadership

Join Sarum College Bookshop on Tuesday 11 October from 5pm for the launch of Faithful Improvisation, co-edited by Loveday Alexander. The production of the Green Report generated considerable debate in the Church of England about the applicability of practices from the business … Read more

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Listening to Your Life: 30 Ways to Discern Direction For Your Future

Join Sarum College Bookshop on Friday 7 October from 6.30pm for the launch of Listening to Your Life by Julia Mourant. Julia Mourant is an Anglican priest and Scholar in Residence at Sarum College where she leads courses in Spiritual … Read more

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Bookshop Bestsellers: August 2016

The August bestsellers from Sarum College Bookshop. Short Stories by Jesus by Amy-Jill Levine, Harperone £14.50 Being Disciples by Rowan Williams, SPCK £8.99 Pilgrim: The Lord’s Prayer by Steve Croft, Church House Publishing £5.99 Church Book and Desk Diary 2017, … Read more

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