Monthly Archives: November 2016

Beneath A Travelling Star: Book Launch with Timothy Dudley-Smith

Join Sarum College Bookshop and the Royal School of Church Music for an afternoon of contemporary hymns and carols for Christmas from Timothy Dudley-Smith’s new book. Friday 9 December at 3pm Bishop Timothy is the author of around 400 hymn … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 11 December: 3rd Sunday of Advent

In the NRSV translation verse four sounds odd: say to the “fearful of heart” God will come with vengeance (and save you). In Hebrew the word for ‘fearful’ comes from the verb mahar which means “hasten” or “hurry” used a … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 4 December: 2nd Sunday of Advent

I wonder whether Paul had this verse in mind when he wrote 1Cor. 12: 8 “To one is given through the Spirit the utterance of wisdom, and to another the utterance of knowledge…” The church as the inheritor of the … Read more

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The Way of Christ-Likeness: Book Launch with Michael Perham

Join Sarum College Bookshop for the launch of Michael Perham’s latest book, The Way of Christ-Likeness. Thursday 15 December at 4.30pm This practical and theological companion to Lent, Holy Week and Easter offers advice on creatively using the church’s most … Read more

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Advent and Christmas Books in the Library

We have lots of resources in the library to help you celebrate and reflect on Advent  and Christmas.  These are just a few of the books you might like.  Click on the title to go to the catalogue record. LEWIN, … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 27 November: 1st Sunday of Advent

“Isaiah saw a word”. This is not a description of reading; it might be a description of understanding. Isaiah describes the word he sees to us in pictures. The introduction claims that the word he saw was about Jerusalem and … Read more

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New Library Books – October 2016

The Spiritual Practice of Remembering Margaret Bendroth 2013 A Gospel Pageant: A Reader s Guide to the Book of Revelation Allan Chapple 2015 Theological Reflection for Human Flourishing Helen Cameron 2012 A Shorter Guide to the Holy Spirit: Bible, Doctrine, … Read more

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The Development of Ethical Leaders: ESRC Seminar at Sarum College

Geoff Moore, Karen Blakeley, Eve Poole and Tom Stables where amongst the speakers at the ESRC seminar, The Development of Ethical Leaders, held at Sarum College on Friday 21 October. This nine-part Economic and Social Research Council seminar series aimed to … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 20 November: Christ The King

A king who dies on a cross and a criminal who is the first to recognise and witness that it is not in spite of the cross but because of the cross that this king is enthroned. Christ is a … Read more

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Bookshop Bestsellers: October 2016

1. Common Worship Lectionary 2016-2017, Church House Publishing £4.99 2. The Real Advent Calendar by the Meaningful Chocolate Company, £3.99 3. Listening to Your Life by Julia Mourant, Canterbury Press Norwich, £12.99 4. Advent for Everyone: A Journey Through Matthew … Read more

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