Sarum College News

Making Ministry Possible for Mandy

Congratulations are in order to Mandy Rhodes, a final year ministry student at Sarum, who has recently passed her accreditation panel to be ordained as a full-time, accredited, minister in the Baptist Union of Great Britain. Mandy will be ordained … Read more

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Window Facelift Courtesy of Author James Patterson

The children’s section of the Sarum College Bookshop has had a facelift thanks to a grant from the best-selling US author James Patterson. Sarum College was among 62 independent bookshops across the UK and Ireland to receive funds following the … Read more

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Bookshop Bestsellers: April 2017

Below is the list of the top ten bestsellers in Sarum College Bookshop in April. God with Us by Rowan Williams, SPCK £8.99 Dethroning Mammon: Making Money Serve Grace by Justin Welby, Bloomsbury £9.99 The Lion Storyteller Bible by Bob Hartman, … Read more

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Book of the Month: May 2017

Fierce Imaginings by Rachel Mann It is rare in my experience that a book lives up to its tantalising title. Rachel Mann begins by inveigling us in by telling us ‘This is a book about ghosts.’ These are not ‘ghouls’ … Read more

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Congratulations to June Osborne on her new role as Bishop of Llandaff

Sarum College wishes to congratulate The Very Revd June Osborne, Dean of Salisbury Cathedral, on her new role as Bishop of Llandaff. In response to the news, The Revd Canon Dr James Woodward, Principal of Sarum College said: ‘Salisbury Cathedral … Read more

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Sarum Graduate Publishes The Spirituality of Jane Austen

Congratulations are in order for Sarum graduate The Rev Prebendary Paula Hollingsworth, who has just published The Spirituality of Jane Austen: Her Faith Through her Life, Letters and Literature. Paula completed her MA in Christian Spirituality in 2007, and wrote … Read more

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Sarum College Pays Tribute to Michael Perham

In a tribute to the former Bishop of Gloucester, Michael Perham, who died on April 17th, Sarum College Principal James Woodward said: “Bishop Michael was a great friend and encourager of Sarum College and our life of learning. He brought … Read more

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A Functional Art: Reflections of a Hymn Writer with Timothy Dudley-Smith

Meet renowned hymn writer Timothy Dudley-Smith at the launch of his new book, A Functional Art. Thursday 1 June at 3.30pm Timothy Dudley-Smith has published around 400 hymn texts. In this fascinating book, he explores not only the writing of hymns … Read more

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Bookshop Easter Opening Hours

Happy Easter from everyone at Sarum College Bookshop. Sarum College Bookshop is closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. We are open Saturday 15th April 10am to 4pm and open from 9am on Tuesday 18th April. bookshop@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 326899 … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 23 April: 2nd Sunday of Easter or Easter Eve

This is a violent passage. Is it suitable for Easter? Is it suitable for baptism? Traditionally Easter Eve is a time for baptism. We travel with Jesus through the waters of death to new life. We travel with the Israelites … Read more

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