Monthly Archives: December 2016

Lectionary Reading Blog for 8 January: The Baptism of Christ

In the first four verses we hear the word ‘justice’ (mishpat) three times. The coming of the servant is about bringing about what is right. This term, justice (mishpat), has a very broad meaning that has roots in legal and … Read more

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Happy Christmas From Sarum College

From everyone at Sarum College we wish you a peaceful Christmas and a happy new year. Over Christmas and new year Sarum College will be closed from 5pm on Friday 23 December and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 3 … Read more

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

Bishop Michael Perham gave an interesting talk to an audience of around 50 people on Thursday evening as he launched his new book The Way of Christ-Likeness. Michael has a lifelong love of liturgy and has published very widely. His … Read more

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The Splash of Words – Poetry Reading & Book Launch with Mark Oakley

Join Sarum College Bookshop for an evening of poetry reading and a book launch with Mark Oakley. Friday 20 January at 6.30pm Mark Oakley is Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral, London. He’ll be launching his new poetry collection, The Splash of Words, which … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 1 January: 2nd Sunday of Christmas

In the Hebrew of this passage there are two odd things to note. The first is in verse 7 that begins with the ‘gracious deeds’ (hasde from hesed) of the Lord. This word is hard to translate and we come … Read more

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The Living Cross: Talk & Book Launch with Amy Boucher Pye

Unfortunately the book launch with Amy Boucher Pye on Friday 6 January has been postponed. Please contact the bookshop on 01722 326899 or bookshop@sarum.ac.uk for all enquiries. Join Sarum College Bookshop for the launch of Amy Boucher Pye’s latest book, … Read more

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2017 Sarum Lectures – Origins of Spirituality: The Forgotten Anglican Innovators

Dr Jane Shaw, Dean for Religious Life at Stanford University is the speaker for the 2017 Sarum Lectures. The lectures, organised in partnership with Salisbury Cathedral, will look at four Anglicans from the early twentieth-century Church of England who revived spirituality at … Read more

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Bookshop Christmas Opening Hours

The bookshop will be closed from 5pm on Friday 23rd December 2016 and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. Our online shop will remain open, but orders received during this time won’t be sent out until early … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 25 December: Christmas Day

The lyrics of Awesome God begin with “When he rolls up his sleeves”. These lyrics later continue with “There is thunder in his footsteps and lightning in his fists”. This is about God as mighty warrior rather than God as little … Read more

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Book of the Month: December 2016

Enriching Our Vision of Reality by Alister McGrath Post-truth was the Oxford English Dictionaries’ 2016 Word of the Year. Given the level of debate around the UK’s EU referendum and the US presidential election, you can see their point. Against … Read more

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