Monthly Archives: February 2017

Lectionary Reading Blog for 12 March: 2nd Sunday of Lent

The call of Abram in Genesis 12:1 is not really the beginning of the story. The story really starts with his father, Terah (Gen. 11: 27). Terah gets his children later in life: he is seventy unlike his father and … Read more

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Thirsting for Water: Celebrating 30 years of Wells for India

Join Sarum College Bookshop for an illustrated talk with Nicholas and Mary Grey celebrating 30 years of the charity Wells for India. Monday 20 March 2017 from 4pm Wells for India is a not-for-profit organisation founded by Nicholas and Mary … Read more

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Review of 2017 Lent Books

Sarum College Bookshop has a wide range of Lent books in stock. Below, Principal James Woodward reviews some of the books available this Lent. Dethroning Mammon: Making Money Serve Grace by Justin Welby This short book is well organised into six chapters and … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 5 March: 1st Sunday of Lent

Read in combination with Matthew 4 and Romans 5 and a long Christian tradition it is rather easy to read Genesis 2 and 3 as a story of ‘sin’ and ‘punishment’; a story of ‘temptation’, ‘disobedience’ and ‘the fall’. But … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 26th February: Sunday Before Lent

Six days is a long time to wait. I wonder whether the six days in Matt. 17:1 are to remind us of the six days of nothingness that Moses had to wait through. The seventh day is the day that … Read more

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Bookshop Bestsellers: January 2017

The Splash of Words by Mark Oakley, Canterbury Press Norwich £12.99 The Word in the Wilderness by Malcolm Guite, Canterbury Press Norwich £12.99 Being Disciples by Rowan Williams, SPCK £8.99 Dethroning Mammon by Justin Welby, Bloomsbury £9.99 Let Me Go … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 19th February: 2nd Sunday Before Lent

This text is so rich it is hard to know whether to go for the ‘dark deep’ (v.2) the ‘dragons’ (v.21) or ‘dominion’ (v.28) or the ultimate relationship between all those. But I think that the real sting is in … Read more

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