Sarum College News

Lectionary Reading Blog for 26th February: Sunday Before Lent

TheBibleCulturalCritiqueAndTransformation   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 … Read more

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Bookshop Bestsellers: January 2017

Sarum College Bookshop 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

LiturgyandSpirituality 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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Review: Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia

Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia Edited by Chris Clarke and Emma Wolverson Read more

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Sarum Welcomes Andrew Todd in Spirituality Role

Andrew Todd cropped 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

LiturgyandSpirituality 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

Becky-Roberts “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

LiturgyandSpirituality 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-books-photo 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

simon_parke_portrait 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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