Monthly Archives: January 2017

Review: Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia

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Sarum Welcomes Andrew Todd in Spirituality Role

The Revd Canon Dr Andrew Todd begins his new role as Programme Leader in Christian Spirituality at Sarum College on 1 February. Dr Todd will oversee Sarum College’s thriving ecumenical MA in Christian Spirituality programme and support the development of … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 12th February: 3rd Sunday Before Lent

This is a very hard text: as if death and life are choices, as if it is always your own fault when life is short, as if your choices will be able to safeguard your children. Reality is so much … Read more

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Learning for Leadership

“Real leadership is about getting alongside people and helping them achieve things themselves.” The Revd Becky Roberts grew up in a church family in the Diocese, at St Mary’s, West Moors. She is now the vicar of Harnham in Salisbury. … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 5th February: 4th Sunday Before Lent

There are two Hebrew words in this reading I would like to draw attention to. The first is in verse 8 arukah translated as “healing”. This word is about the healing of a wound; properly the new flesh that grows … Read more

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Resourcing a Good Lent

Lent can be a confusing time. Should we run a Lent course? If so, how do we go about it and what resources are available? What are the practicalities? Should we consider a Lent book to read each day? Come … Read more

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Author Talk and Book Launch with Simon Parke

A return visit by popular author Simon Parke, this time to launch his first historical novel about Charles 1, The Soldier, The Gaoler, The Spy and her Lover. Monday 20 February at 6.30pm January 30th 1649. England is not a … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 29 January: The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany

Zarephath is in Phoenician territory just north of the border with Israel. When Elijah invokes “the God of Israel” he is talking of a foreign deity. In his question to the widow he is asking her to put trust in … Read more

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Call For Papers – Interrelations: Spirituality and Theology

On Sunday 7 May 2017 at 5pm, David Tracy – perhaps the preeminent US theologian of his generation – will deliver a public lecture at Sarum College, Salisbury, entitled The Journey Within: Plotinus, Gregory of Nyssa and Augustine.1 The next … Read more

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Bookshop Bestsellers: December 2016

Stepping into Grace by Paul Bradbury, BRF £7.99 The Way of Christlikeness by Michael Perham, Canterbury Press Norwich £16.99 Common Worship Lectionary 2016-2017, Church House Publishing £4.99 Beneath A Travelling Star by Timothy Dudley-Smith, RSCM £9.95 Dethroning Mammon by Justin Welby, … Read more

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