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Lectionary Reading Blog for 29 May: 1st Sunday After Trinity

LiturgyandSpirituality The centurion in our story evokes other characters from other stories. Not least the contrast with the widow in Nain in the following story. Luke often pairs contrasting characters like this. But also the centurion in Acts 10, Cornelius, who … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 22 May: Trinity Sunday

LiturgyandSpirituality John brings in verse 15 together the Father, Jesus and the Spirit of truth. And he says something about their relationships. “All that the Father has is mine. For this reason I said that he [the Spirit] will take what … Read more

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The Future of Implicit Religion

davie This keynote address of the 2016 Implicit Religion conference given by Professor Grace Davie is open to the public. Friday 20 May at 7.30pm in Sarum College. £7.50 on the door. Davie’s lecture, The Future of Implicit Religion, is the … Read more

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Training Tomorrow’s Lay Leaders

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Sarum College trains lay leaders in a variety of ways, one of which is a partnership with Salisbury Diocese. In 2015, 10 candidates for LLM ministry enrolled on our HE Diploma course alongside our ordinands. Several of these LLM students are … Read more

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Book of the Month: May 2016

51dd3tMw7gL Good Disagreement? Grace and Truth in a Divided Church by Andrew Atherstone There is a little bit of the playground and its visceral realities still in all of us. We prefer to get our own way and sometimes go to … Read more

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Lectionary Reading Blog for 15 May: Pentecost

LiturgyandSpirituality Babel is the city where people babble: not only a pun in English but also in Hebrew. The story we read today has a dialogue that is not a dialogue at its heart. The people of Shinar talk to each … Read more

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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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