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Lectionary Reading Blog for 8 May: 7th Sunday of Easter

LiturgyandSpirituality Who is set free in this passage? Is it the girl (without name) who cannot hope for Paul’s compassion but finds herself at the wrong end of his annoyance? The only other people that are in this particular way annoyed … Read more

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Paula Gooder’s Latest Book Exclusively on Sale at Sarum College Prior to Publication

Paul-Gooder-'the-Body'-jacket-web The eagerly anticipated book, The Body: Biblical Spirituality for the Whole Person, based on the 2013 Sarum Theological Lectures by Paula Gooder, will be available ahead of publication exclusively to Sarum College Bookshop for the 2016 Sarum Lectures. There is … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 1 May: 6th Sunday of Easter

LiturgyandSpirituality Such a pity that the lectionary begins in the middle of a paragraph: so that we miss the sense that many doors had been closed to them and they were really at the end of knowing what to do when … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 24 April: 5th Sunday of Easter

LiturgyandSpirituality It seems curious that this passage is almost word for word a repeat from the previous chapter. At a time when paper and ink were very valuable and compared with today little was written every word must have been weighed … Read more

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Bookshop Bestsellers: March 2016

NewBookshop2 The Real Easter Egg, The Meaningful Chocolate Company, £3.99 Palm Crosses (Bag of 50), African Palm Ltd, £9.99 Abraham: A Journey Through Lent by Meg Warner, SPCK £7.99 Unfurling: Poems by Ian Adams, Canterbury Press Norwich £9.99 Pilgrim: The Eucharist … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 17 April: 4th Sunday of Easter

LiturgyandSpirituality Tabitha, which means antelope or gazelle in Aramaic, is remembered for her good works and acts of charity: for the clothes she has made for widows. She is one of the very few people who come back or wake up … Read more

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Shakespeare Day at Sarum College Bookshop

shakespeare400square Visit Sarum College Bookshop on Saturday 23 April for a day celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare. There will be a good collection of books about Shakespeare, special offers, and a prize quiz – can you tell which sayings come from Shakespeare, and which from … Read more

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Murder in the Cloisters: A Talk with Author Kate Charles

Kate-Charles-web Join Sarum College Bookshop for a talk with author Kate Charles on why crime novels with church backgrounds are so enduringly popular. Tuesday 5 July at 6.30pm Kate has a special interest and expertise in clerical mysteries, and lectures on crime novels … Read more

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Gratitude and Grace: Reflections on the Writings of Michael Mayne

gratitudeandgrace Join Sarum College Bookshop for a talk with Father Joel Huffstetler on the writings of Michael Mayne. Thursday 5 May at 4pm The Very Reverend Michael Mayne was Dean of Westminster and earlier Head of Religious Programmes at the BBC. He … Read more

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Book of the Month: April 2016

drinkdeadly A Drink of Deadly Wine by Kate Charles (Marylebone House 2015, originally published 1991) Our book of the month for April is not new – it was originally published twenty-four years ago – but it has been recently published under … Read more

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