Sarum College News

Celebrating Canon Harold Wilson

Harold Wilson Portrait On October 18th 2014, nearly 80 people gathered to commemorate Canon Harold Wilson, Principal of Salisbury and Salisbury and Wells Theological College 1965-1973 when he went on to become Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral. Unconventional in many ways, Harold Wilson … Read more

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Book Launch with Gillian Straine

9780281068739-2 Gillian Straine will be in Sarum College Bookshop on Wednesday 19 November at 12.15pm to launch her new book ‘Introducing Science and Religion‘. The book offers a useful toolkit for those who believe in God and science, and have a … Read more

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Sarum and STETS Step Closer to Unity

About Sarum College The Trustees of Sarum College and those of the Southern Theological Education and Training Scheme (STETS) have this week decided to seek to merge. This step would integrate the ordination training of STETS and Sarum College’s Christian research and study … Read more

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Gloucester Cathedral Honours the Academic Contribution of Sarum’s Academic Dean

Left to right: James Steven, Rachel Steven, Carol Lake and Stephen Lake, Dean of Gloucester Cathedral James Steven, programme leader for the MA in Christian Liturgy and Academic Dean at Sarum College has been appointed Honorary Canon Theologian of Gloucester Cathedral. His installation took place on Sunday 28 September at a special evensong service. “It is … Read more

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Bookshop Bestsellers September 2014

Sarum College Bookshop Advent must be approaching us as Paula Gooder and Paul Babington’s ‘Love Life Live Advent’ has reached our top ten bestsellers. An all-age resource for children and families to celebrate the run up to Christmas, it suggests an activity for … Read more

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Book of the Month: October 2014

acts and omissions final cover Acts and Omissions by Catherine Fox I knew I was going to enjoy this book when I looked at the Dramatis personae and saw that it was divided between Bishops, Priests & Deacons and People! But the clergy are very … Read more

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Sarum Bookshop Manager on National Panel

Te8AH6rz_400x400 If you were asked for your list of the best Christian books of all time, which titles would you chose? Jenny Monds, Manager of the award-winning Sarum College Bookshop in Salisbury’s Cathedral Close faced this difficult task when she was … Read more

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Book Launch with Dan Cohn-Sherbok and Mary Grey

71xCFYYrMXL._SL1500_ Mary Grey and Dan Cohn-Sherbok were in Sarum College to introduce their new book ‘Debating Palestine and Israel’. A crowd of 30 were treated to an engaging and thought provoking talk from the co-authors. The evening began with a brief … Read more

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Bookshop Bestsellers August 2014

Sarum College Bookshop The August bestsellers list shows some re-entries from previous months bestsellers. The Beatitudes stage in the Pilgrim series is once again proving to be popular, as is Paul Vallely’s ‘Pope Francis: Untying the Knots’. Lectionaries and diaries for 2015 are … Read more

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Book of the Month: September 2014

914KJYPN5dL._SL1500_ Music at Midnight by John Drury Like many people, my introduction to George Herbert was at school singing ‘Teach me my God and King in all things thee to see’ during assembly. Drury’s love of Herbert’s poetry and his analysis … Read more

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